Chris McGreal

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Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 7:00pm
2720 Frankfort Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206

In AMERICAN OVERDOSE: The Opioid Tragedy in Three Acts investigative journalist Chris McGreal scrutinizes these questions by calling to account the people Americans look to protect them yet who catastrophically failed to address the crisis as the bodies piled up year after year. In parallel with heartrending insights into the devastation of opioids on families and communities, McGreal homes in on the role of Big Pharma as it poured millions of dollars into discrediting the evidence that mass prescribing was creating an epidemic. Above all, AMERICAN OVERDOSE exposes how a greedy drug industry spent years coopting and corrupting Congress, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the medical establishment into colluding in the tragedy.

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