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Entries by Murray Fromson from 07/2009

The Hell to Principle!

| Posted 07.04.2009 | Media

When we think of the Washington Post, we accord it a special place in journalism's pantheon of great newspapers. Who can ever forget the role it pla...

A Postscript on McNamara's Death

| Posted 07.12.2009 | Politics

Many so-called experts were to blame for the tragedy of Vietnam. But as Ward Just, my old friend and colleague, once told a fellow reporter, McNamara "was not a bad man, just a flawed one."

Three Cheers for Sotomayor

| Posted 07.13.2009 | Politics

Judge Sonia Sotomayor and I can never forget the mutual experiences we endured as children of the Bronx and fans of the New York Yankees.

And That's the Way It Was...

| Posted 07.21.2009 | Media

When I first met Cronkite, he was a hawk, a supporter of the conflict in Vietnam like so many Americans of his generation. What led to his profound change of heart about the war?