Veronica Guerin

Friday, October 17, 2003

This week the movie "Veronica Guerin" hits theaters across the country. It's the story of an Irish reporter who, through assiduous reporting and extraordinary courage, tracked down and exposed the drug lords who were turning Dublin into a war zone in the mid 1990s. But veteran Irish journalist Ed Moloney tells Brooke that it was Guerin's murder in 1996, rather than her years of a crusading journalism, that spurred Ireland to crack down on the drug trade.

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