Good News: 1980s 'Crack Babies' Epidemic Was Hugely Overblown

The narrative of the "crack epidemic" came to be a subject of frenzied media discourse in the 1980s. The pregnant crack-addicted body, in particular, became a location of acute panic — the media fixated on the idea of the "crack baby," the innocent soul born addicted to cocaine who, according to claims, was three… » 5/21/13 4:15pm 5/21/13 4:15pm