Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Sy Hersh on Vietnam War, My Lai (video)

Seymour Hersh, Amy Goodman, Juan Gonzalez (, June 20, 2018); Pfc. Sandoval, Ashley Wells, Seth Auberon, Crystal Quintero (eds.), Wisdom Quarterly

  • The US is currently involved in 76 wars. - Sy Hersh, 6/20/18

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(June 20, 2018) Remembering the US military's massacre of My Lai: Sy Hersh on uncovering the untold horrors of U.S. mass murder in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos In 1970, U.S. investigative journalist Seymour Hersh won a Pulitzer Prize for his reporting on how the U.S. slaughtered more than 500 innocent Vietnamese women, children, and old men in the village of My Lai on March 16, 1968. The event became known as the My Lai Massacre. He speaks from NYC today. Video
I, Sy: Reporter: A Memoir
“Our Country’s biggest enemy is the Fake News,” Pres. Trump tweeted last week, in his latest attack on the nation’s free press. A week earlier, federal prosecutors revealed they had secretly captured years’ worth of phone and email data from journalist Ali Watkins, who broke several high-profile stories related to the Senate Intelligence Committee. A former top aide on the committee, James Wolfe, has been charged with lying to the FBI about his contacts with the press. Meanwhile, Reporters Without Borders recently dropped the U.S. to Number 45 in its annual ranking of press freedom. When the group first published its list in 2002, the U.S. came in at Number 17. Sy Hersh has a new book, Reporter: A Memoir, looking back on his more than half-century of scoops and digging up secrets. More

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