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My Lai Massacre

Turning Refugees Away? "We're Not That Kind of Country!" (Actually, We Are.)

Rick Horowitz | Posted 11.21.2016 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

We're America. And sometimes, we're afraid.

Sy Hersh: Old, Cranky and Spot On

Robert Miraldi | Posted 05.19.2016 | Media
Robert Miraldi

This is Sy Hersh. He is irascible, iconoclastic, irrepressible, difficult, passionate -- and still angry about governmental lies. And he is usually right.

Sy Hersh and Ben Bradlee: Lovers Who Only Danced Together

Robert Miraldi | Posted 12.23.2014 | Media
Robert Miraldi

Bradlee sounded a bit nostalgic for the days when the Post and the Times dueled and the institution of journalism lived off scoops and leaks. "They changed the kind reporting we do. They institutionalized what we do today. They made it the norm."

US Government Sanitizes Vietnam War History

Marjorie Cohn | Posted 12.17.2014 | Politics
Marjorie Cohn

The Pentagon is planning to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War by launching a $30 million program to rewrite and sanitize its history. Replete with a fancy interactive website, the effort is aimed at teaching schoolchildren a revisionist history of the war.

Seymour Hersh: A Man Still On Fire

Robert Miraldi | Posted 11.13.2013 | TED Weekends
Robert Miraldi

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgIn the fall of 1969, as men walked on the moon and Ted Kennedy's car slipped off a bridge, Sy Hersh, a 32-year-old hard-nosed reporter, was chasing down the biggest tip of his life.

I Love the Smell of Napalm

David Sable | Posted 08.11.2013 | World
David Sable

The movie, the experience, the war, the horrors, the "victory" -- were much on my mind as I made my first trip to Vietnam last week. I -- and I'm sorry for the cliché -- felt like I was making a pilgrimage.

45th Anniversary Of My Lai Massacre

Posted 03.16.2013 | World

Saturday marks the 45th anniversary of the My Lai massacre, the mass murder of hundreds of unarmed South Vietnamese civilians at the hands of U.S. sol...

Anniversary Of The Bombing That Inspired Picasso's Masterpiece

The Huffington Post | Travis Korte | Posted 06.26.2011 | Arts

This April 26, we commemorate not a birth but a conception. 74 years ago, the air forces of Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy conducted a raid against ci...

PBS Documentary Relives one of America's Lowest Moments

Byron Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Byron Williams

On Monday, PBS will air a program about one of the dark moments in U.S. history -- the massacre at My Lai. My Lai has the infamous distinction of being the most brutal atrocity of the Vietnam War. It is a tragedy on multiple fronts.

The Scapegoat's Apology

Robert Koehler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Koehler

William Calley has apologized for his role in the My Lai massacre; now it's time to atone.

William Calley Apologizes For My Lai Massacre

Columbus Ledger-Enquirer | Dick McMichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

William Calley, the former Army lieutenant convicted on 22 counts of murder in the infamous My Lai Massacre in Vietnam, publicly apologized for the fi...