. . . And Cairo / Jerusalem Would Have Been at the Epicenter — So why is virtually the entire population of the world ignorant about that? Or, why do so many Americans believe that the closest we ever came to nuclear conflagration was during the Cuban Missle Crisis? THAT was nothing compared to the … Continue reading On the 55th Anniversary of the Day the U.S. Nearly Kick-Started a Nuclear War with the Soviet Union: 6/8/1967.
Tag: Bill Moyers
Doris Kearns Goodwin: The Complicated Conflictions of LBJ’s Chosen Biographer
Gifted Biographer or a Successful Grifter-Plagiarist? Doris Kearns, as a Harvard PhD candidate at age 24, was selected in 1967 for a White House fellowship despite having written an article for The New Republic titled “How to Remove L.B.J. in 1968”. She was undoubtedly not the only one surprised by that. At that point, … Continue reading Doris Kearns Goodwin: The Complicated Conflictions of LBJ’s Chosen Biographer
The Feud Between Bill Moyers and Morley Safer – Whom to Believe?
And, “Was I Another Target of Moyers’ Wrath?” I never had much in common with the great broadcast journalist / 60 Minutes anchor Morley Safer, but for one single thing: Evidently, we both got under the skin of Bill Moyers. Safer did so publicly, and a wide audience eventually came to know all about it; … Continue reading The Feud Between Bill Moyers and Morley Safer – Whom to Believe?
Robert Dallek’s “Limited Hangout” Revelations on LBJ’s Intrinsic Dishonesty and Duplicity
And Some Rare Glimpses of Truth and Honesty from Bill Moyers Some excerpts from Robert Dallek's 1998 article "Three New Revelations About LBJ" in The Atlantic magazine Robert Dallek Describes How LBJ Agonized About Vietnam The first sentence of Robert Dallek's article over two decades ago must have startled many readers: "URINATING in a sink, … Continue reading Robert Dallek’s “Limited Hangout” Revelations on LBJ’s Intrinsic Dishonesty and Duplicity