WAMC News Podcast
WAMC News Podcast
WAMC News Podcast - Episode 455
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Barry Meier is a former “New York Times journalist,” and author of the book “Pain Killer: A Wonder Drug’s Trail of Addiction and Death.” It’s the grim story of OxyContin, the opioid epidemic, the pharmaceutical company Purdue Pharma, and its owners, the Sackler Family. His groundbreaking reporting helped bring the corporate malfeasance that fueled a massive wave of substance misuse to light for the first time.