The Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist documented how CIA-connected drug runners helped usher in the crack cocaine epidemic in The San Jose Mercury News.
Read the series here. Webb discusses his work in this video.
For his trouble, meaning good reporting, Corporate McPravda , led by the L.A. Times and New York Times, raked him over the coals.
Telling the truth cost Webb dearly. He lost his career, family and life.