Next month will mark the 50th anniversary of one of the very few well-known atrocities committed by U.S. forces in Vietnam. Compare mainstream coverage of this anniversary with the following … … 1,578 more words
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But there may be a much deeper connection between the Kennedys and the mob, and legendary entertainer Frank Sinatra reportedly served as a key intermediary and whipping boy in one case. 354 more words
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“I got a call from the President one afternoon back in April . He wanted to talk about some disturbing images that were coming in from Syria.
WORMWOOD -- Seymour Hersh : "Frank Olson was a man profoundly distressed about what he was learning... And he was dangerous."
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“Morris makes a persuasive case that there’s sinister stuff to be unraveled here, and that the CIA is the only organization that can shed light on its former actions.
Truth over Acquiescence: How Journalists Set the Standards of an Independent Press during the Vietnam War
In 1963, the New York Times Saigon correspondent, 28-year-old David Halberstam who was covering the Vietnam War, sent a strongly-worded cable to his editor in New York, “GERSTANZANG IF YOU SEND ME ONE MORE CABLE REFERRING TO THAT WOMANS COPY YOU WILL HAVE MY RESIGNATION FORTHWITH BY RETURN CABLE AND I MEAN IT REPEAT MEAN IT HALBERSTAM.” 998 more words