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Truman Delayed End of WWII to Demonstrate Nuclear Weapons – Daniel Ellsberg on RAI  Pt 3/13
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Truman Delayed End of WWII to Demonstrate Nuclear Weapons – Daniel Ellsberg on RAI Pt 3/13

To intimidate the Soviet Union and prove to Congress the nuclear program should be funded, Truman dropped nuclear weapons on Japan to end the war; no scientist came forward to warn of the dangers to life on earth, says Daniel Ellsberg on Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay. This is an episode of Reality Asserts Itself, produced November 2, 2018, with Paul Jay.

The Doomsday Machine: The Big Lie of the Cold War  – Daniel Ellsberg on RAI Pt 1/13
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The Doomsday Machine: The Big Lie of the Cold War – Daniel Ellsberg on RAI Pt 1/13

On Reality Asserts Itself, Daniel Ellsberg tells host Paul Jay that US intelligence agencies knew that Stalin was not planning to invade Western Europe or seek world domination, but based on the myth, the world came close to nuclear war – and it’s all happening again.

Reagan, the Media and the United States of Amnesia – “The Reagans” Part 5
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Reagan, the Media and the United States of Amnesia – “The Reagans” Part 5

Reagan created the model for Trump. Reagan flipped the media industrial complex in America on its head and was not just a hero to the Republican Party; he was a hero to American media. Matt Trynauer, director of the documentary series “The Reagans,” joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news

The Price of NAACP Compromise was Too High – Gerald Horne on Reality Asserts Itself (pt 1/6)
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The Price of NAACP Compromise was Too High – Gerald Horne on Reality Asserts Itself (pt 1/6)

This is an episode of Reality Asserts Itself, produced on August 18, 2014. Mr. Horne, author of The Counter-Revolution of 1776, says it was a turning point in the history of black America when the NAACP succumbed to the pressures of the Cold War – the effects of which are still felt today.

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