Shows featuring Robert Parry

  • "Kill the Messenger" Resurrects Gary Webb, Journalist Maligned for Exposing CIA Ties to Crack Trade S3-webb1
    The new Hollywood film "Kill the Messenger" tells the story of Gary Webb, one of the most maligned figures in investigative journalism. Webb’s explosive 1996 investigative series "Dark Alliance" for the San Jose Mercury News revealed ties between the CIA, Nicaraguan contras and the crack cocaine...
    October 09, 2014 | Story
  • Walter Cronkite (1916-2009): Legendary CBS Anchorman Was Critical of Media Consolidation, Wars in Vietnam and Iraq Cronkiteweb
    The legendary CBS anchorman Walter Cronkite died at the age of ninety-two at his home in New York on Friday. For nearly twenty years, Cronkite’s broadcast was a nightly staple in millions of American homes from 1962 until he left CBS Evening News in 1981. Praise for Cronkite’s work and legacy is all over the news, but few in the mainstream media have mentioned what many consider...
    July 20, 2009 | Story
  • Robert Parry: Why Are McCain Backers So Angry? Parryweb
    "From Republicans at political rallies to GOP lawmakers on TV talk shows, McCain-Palin supporters are angry, very angry — and they seem to think their anger justifies whatever they do: from calling Barack Obama a 'terrorist' to shouting 'kill him' and 'off with his head' — to getting huffy when their violent rhetoric is challenged," writes...
    October 13, 2008 | Story
  • Robert Parry: Hillary Clinton Signals Free Pass for Bush Parry
    "Former President Bill Clinton’s comment that his wife’s 'first thing' as President would be to send him and former President George H.W. Bush on a worldwide fence-mending tour has a political subtext," reports investigative journalist Robert Parry. "It signals that a second Clinton administration would give a free pass to the second Bush administration on its...
    January 02, 2008 | Story
  • Investigative Reporter Gary Webb Who Linked CIA to Crack Sales Found Dead of Apparent Suicide Gary_webb
    Gary Webb, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter who wrote a series of stories linking the CIA to crack cocaine trafficking in Los Angeles, is dead at age 49. We hear an 1998 interview with Gary Webb on Democracy Now! and we speak with his colleague, veteran investigative journalist Robert Parry. [includes rush transcript]
    December 13, 2004 | Story