Kill the Messenger (Schou book)

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Kill the Messenger: How the CIA's Crack-cocaine Controversy Destroyed Journalist Gary Webb
Author Nick Schou
Country United States
Language English
Publisher Nation Books
Publication date
2006
Media type Print
ISBN 978-1-56025-930-5

Kill the Messenger: How the CIA's Crack-cocaine Controversy Destroyed Journalist Gary Webb (New York: Nation Books, 2006) is a biography of investigative journalist Gary Webb, focusing on his 1996 "Dark Alliance" investigative series in the San Jose Mercury News. The series linked the 1980s' crack cocaine trade in the United States and the CIA-backed Nicaraguan Contras.

Kill the Messenger was adapted into a 2014 film by the same name.

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