Vietnam War

Barbra Streisand Kept Pentagon Papers Leaker Daniel Ellsberg Out of Jail, Says Filmmaker

Barbra Streisand Kept Pentagon Papers Leaker Daniel Ellsberg Out of Jail, Says Filmmaker

Paul Jay, at work on ‘How to Stop a Nuclear War,’ a documentary based on Ellsberg’s book, tells THR about Streisand throwing a party to crucially fund the whistleblower’s legal defense fund and keep his trial going in 1973.

Chomsky on Ellsberg and the Danger of Nuclear War – pt 1/2

Chomsky on Ellsberg and the Danger of Nuclear War – pt 1/2

Noam Chomsky discusses the heroic contributions Daniel Ellsberg made by releasing the Pentagon Papers and revealing the madness of American nuclear war plans. Ellsberg uncovered shocking information about the planning for nuclear war in the 1950s, during his time within the system and with high-level access. He revealed details about the planning documents and the existence of a “Doomsday Machine,” a system designed by both the United States and Russia that would ensure total destruction in the event of communication failure. He also discovered the delegation of authority to launch nuclear wars, with lower-level military officials interpreting instructions in a way that allowed them to initiate nuclear bombings.

Obama’s Defense of Hiroshima Mythology – RAI with Peter Kuznick (pt 1/2)
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Obama’s Defense of Hiroshima Mythology – RAI with Peter Kuznick (pt 1/2)

This is an episode of Reality Asserts Itself, produced on June 6, 2016. President Obama is defending the mythology that dropping atomic bombings on Hiroshima ended World War 2 and avoided a ground invasion by US troops, said award-winning historian Peter Kuznick.

In Hiroshima, Obama Neglects to Mention $1 Trillion Deal for Nuclear Weapons – Kuznick RAI (pt 2/2)
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In Hiroshima, Obama Neglects to Mention $1 Trillion Deal for Nuclear Weapons – Kuznick RAI (pt 2/2)

This is an episode of Reality Asserts Itself, produced on June 10, 2016. Peter Kuznick, the co-author of The Untold History of the United States, spoke to Paul Jay about the significance of the vice presidency of Henry Wallace, who served in the administration of Franklin D. Roosevelt in the context of the Bernie Sanders campaign.

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