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Archive for May 2010

From the Times to the Tomes: Remember the Maine, to hell with Spain!

When considering the moments in American history where the media narrative arguably changed the course of history, the sinking of the battleship USS Maine in 1898 leapt to mind.

Echoes of MY LAI: A Look at Jim Frederick’s "Black Hearts"

Wasn't the horror of the American people after the My Lai massacre enough to ensure that innocent civilians would never again be needlessly and dispassionately murdered?