In Memory

Gary Webb

August 31, 1955 - December 10, 2004

Rest in peace.




Dark Alliance: The CIA, the Contras, and the Crack Cocaine Explosion
by Gary Webb

Gary Webb remembered
In their words … and his own
SN&R Feature by Melinda Welsh and Bill Forman

A sad goodbye
SN&R Editor’s note by Tom Walsh

We need him
People around the country are speculating on the cause of Gary Webb’s death, but all evidence points to suicide.
SN&R Editor’s note by Tom Walsh

The day the writing died
Mourners say goodbye to Gary Webb and the courageous brand of journalism he represented
SN&R News story by Chrisanne Beckner

Author Archives
(Gary Webb’s recent stories for the SN&R)

Kill the Messenger
Gary Webb, 1955-2004
by Nick Schou

Cracked Report
Why did the San Jose Mercury News recant Gary Webb’s story about CIA involvement in the War of Drugs?
(SN&R’s 1997 Cover on Gary Webb by Nick Budnick)

R.I.P. Gary Webb — Unembedded Reporter
(Jeff Cohen on the death of Gary Webb)

America’s Debt to Journalist Gary Webb
(Robert Parry on the death of Gary Webb)

Snow Job
The Establishment’s Papers Do Damage Control for the CIA
(Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting’s background on the history of Gary Webb and Dark Alliance)

Gary Webb Speaks
(Complete text of Gary Webb’s 1999 talk in Eugene, Oregon)

Trashed by the CIA’s Claque
Gary Webb: a Great Reporter
(Alexander Cockburn and Jeffrey St. Clair on the death of Gary Webb)

Is Anyone Apologizing to Gary Webb?
by Michael Levine

Gary Webb, 1955 - 2004
Esquire—and All of Journalism—Loses a Friend
(Introduction and Esquire stories)

If you would like to send condolences to the family:

Susan Bell
552 Fisher Circle
Folsom CA 95630