Episode 3: How to Treat a Plague

Now that we have a better understanding of the political & economic climate of the 1970s and 80s, this week, Prasanna and Joe discuss how politicians and media members reacted to (and in some ways, incited) the crack cocaine scare of the 1980s and 90s.

Check out the coinciding section of our quasi-research paper here.

 

Outside audio source: C-SPAN "Presidential Address on National Drug Policy."