Verso, 1998. First Edition. Cloth. Used - Very Good / Very Good. Item #232142
In the late summer of 1996, a young reporter on a California newspaper electrified the United States with the charge that the CIA had conspired in the smuggling of cocaine into the US, subsequently disseminated in the form of crack into black urban neighbourhoods.
In 1996, Gary Webb, a young reporter on a California newspaper charged that the CIA had conspired in the smuggling of cocaine into the U.S. and its subsequent dissemination into black urban neighborhoods. In an exciting narrative, WHITE-OUT surveys the resulting furor and lays out in explosive detail one of the most shocking hidden histories of our time. First/first in very good dustjacket. Black cloth with white lettering on spine. Black end pages. Clean, tightly bound. Gently read.