Down the rabbit hole: the assassination of Barry Seal
This was the pilot of "The Fat Lady", a CIA-owned airplane that smuggled cocaine from the Contras in Nicaragua to Mena, Arkansas. The media purported the idea that Seal was murdered by the drug lords when in all reality, we kinda already understood that he was murdered in the same ruthless fashion as the many others who threatened to go public with what they knew regarding the CIA.
You can catch the whole talk here: https://youtu.be/KclyzXYmi4s?t=1s
Or you can check out this book, "Barry & 'the Boys': http://www.amazon.com/Barry-Boys-Americas-Secret-History/dp/0970659105