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Gary Webb (born in Corona, California, died in Carmichael, California) was a famous Journalist from USA, who lived between August 31, 1955 and December 10, 2004.


Gary Webb was an American investigative journalist, recipient of the Pulitzer Prize.

Webb is best known for his series of articles called "Dark Alliance" published in the San Jose Mercury News and later published in book form. Webb describes the results of its investigation into the financing of the contras in Nicaragua by the CIA who was distributing crack cocaine in black neighborhoods of Los Angeles for this purpose are causing what was called a "crack epidemic" by the media.

It evokes a media war ensued between the Mercury News and the rest of the media saying that it was unsubstantiated claims. In September 1997, Gary Webb left the Mercury News after its relegation to subordinate positions. In 2004, he was found in Sacramento with two bullets in his head. The survey concludes suicide, although it is rare to hold the trigger so as to draw a second ball.

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He is born under the zodiac virgo, who is known for Analyzing, Practical, Reflective, Observation, Thoughtful. Our collection contains 2 quotes who is written / told by Gary.

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Famous quotes by Gary Webb (2)

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"After spending three years of my life looking into this, I am more convinced than ever that the U.S. government's responsibility for the drug problems in South Central Los Angeles and other inner cities is greater than I ever wrote in the newspaper"
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"You can't believe the government - on anything. And you especially can't believe them when they're talking about important stuff"