Ten Years Ago: The CIA and the Crack Epidemic in South Central Los AngelesMiami 27 Aug 2006 18:07 GMT
Ten years ago, on August 18, 1996, the San Jose Mercury News articles uncovered the CIA connection with the crack epidemic in South Central Los Angeles. All major media networks including the Los Angeles Times would refute all the evidences brought up by the the San Jose Mercury, and a DEA officer testimony. The story exposed by a small local paper would have died, but the articles were posted on the San Jose Mercury website for the world to see. Later, under a lot of pressure, the editor of the paper would take all the articles off the website.