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San Jose Mercury News editor claims CIA-Crack Cocaine story lacked evidence.

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Jerry Ceppos, editor of the San Jose Mercury News has made statements that the integrity of his paper’s story connecting the CIA to crack cocaine distribution in South Central Los Angeles and the military contra in Nicaragua. Amy and Juan are joined by Gary Webb, the journalist that first broke the story. Webb defended his journalistic integrity as well as the information in his articles about the LA drug ring.


- Gary Webb–journalist for the San Jose Mercury News

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