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John Steinbeck and the Coconut Monk

Alison Teal | Posted 06.09.2014 | Travel
Alison Teal

John was a serious Buddhist and took Sam to visit his teacher, the Coconut Monk, at his floating pagoda in the Mekong Delta. They rode through rice fields on a motorbike driven by John, his orange monk's robes flying in the wind.

Michael Calderone

New Yorker, Washington Post Passed On Seymour Hersh Syria Report | Michael Calderone | Posted 01.25.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -- Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Seymour Hersh accused the Obama administration Sunday of having “cherry-picked intelligence” regardi...

A Muckraker and a President Go to the Dark Side

Robert Miraldi | Posted 11.18.2013 | Politics
Robert Miraldi

The attempt to tackle the sexual legacy of John Kennedy was an unmitigated disaster for Sy Hersh, the low point of an otherwise illustrious career. Why would Hersh, the man obsessed with public policy, tackle this sordid tale in the way that he did?

Watergate's Lessons, Washed Away

Michael Winship | Posted 05.31.2013 | Politics
Michael Winship

Combined with the ongoing tragedy of Vietnam -- including the secret bombing of Cambodia and the violent squelching of antiwar protest -- Watergate shook the public's confidence in government as it hadn't been since the bleakest days of secession and the Civil War.

Cheney May Have Mole In Obama Government: Sy Hersh

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an interview on NPR's Fresh Air yesterday, host Terry Gross asked investigative journalist Seymour Hersh if, as he continues to investigate the Bus...

Syria's Assad Emails Sy Hersh: Peace With Israel Still Possible If America Mediates

New Yorker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

When the Israelis' controversial twenty-two-day military campaign in Gaza ended, on January 18th, it also seemed to end the promising peace talks betw...

"Executive Assassination Ring" Reported To Cheney, Says Sy Hersh

MinnPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At a "Great Conversations" event at the University of Minnesota last night, legendary investigative reporter Seymour Hersh may have made a little more...

Shoe Fetishism...The Arab Way!

Faisal J. Abbas | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Faisal J. Abbas

If our journalists in the Arab world were as good at investigating and writing stories as they were in shoe tossing, we would have perhaps uncovered a whole series of Abu Ghraibs or even more horrific stories.

Obama and "The Chicago Way"

Martin Nolan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Martin Nolan

How does Barack Obama fit into political Chicago? I found out at another convention, Boston's in 2004.

Hersh: Bush's Case For Hitting Iran Has "Shifted," Now Focused On "Surgical Strikes" To "Sell" It

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Seymour Hersh, The New Yorker's Pulitzer-Prize winning investigative journalist, writes in a new article entitled "Shifting Targets" that there has be...