Every government is a liar. That's a prima facie assumption.
February 11, 2014 2:28 PM Subscribe
I.F. Stone's Weekly
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, a 1973 documentary about one of the greatest American journalists of the 20th century (Part 1). Part 2 of 6 here
(incomplete). Isidor Feinstein "Izzy" Stone discusses how he exposed widely-accepted fictions about the Vietnam War and the escalation of the Cold War—merely by reading what the government published. He was blacklisted in 1950 and began his own newsletter, which railed against McCarthyism, racial discrimination, and the complacent establishment media.
The documentary is narrated by New York Times
columnist Tom Wicker
. If anyone has access to the rest of this, do share.