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A phone call on October 22, 1969, answered by freelance investigative ...

wikipedia - 19 Mar 2018
A phone call on October 22, 1969, answered by freelance investigative journalist, Seymour Hersh, and his subsequent independent inquiry, broke the wall of silence that was surrounding the My Lai massacre. Hersh initially tried to sell the story to Life and Look magazines; both turned it down. Hersh then went to the small Washington-based Dispatch News Service, which sent it to fifty major American newspapers; thirty of them accepted it for publication. New York Times reporter Henry Kamm investigated further
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Why Isn't Sy Hersh Covering President Trump?

Washingtonian - 08 Oct 2018
In 1969, Hersh broke the story of the My Lai massacre, in which American soldiers had slaughtered as many as 500 Vietnamese civilians. To pull off the scoop, he combed Fort Benning, Georgia, in search of one of the perpetrators, canvassing in a single ...
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Me Too founder to speak on campus in December

Macalester College The Mac Weekly - 19 Oct 2018
The prize is named for Vietnam veteran Ron Ridenhour, who exposed the My Lai massacre in 1969. “The job of the LCB is to bring in speakers who the whole community can engage with,” LCB representative Liv Gigliotti '21 said. “As the founder of the Me ...
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My Lai Vietnam Memorial Exhibit – Veterans For Peace

Detroit Metro Times - 27 Sep 2018
Traveling exhibit on the 50th anniversary of the My Lai massacre during the Vietnam war The 40-panel exhibition includes photos, printed memories of survivors and interactive stations. The Exhibit experience invites participants to make a renewed ...
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The Whistleblower of My Lai part of VIFF's M/A/D stream

Vancouver Sun - 21 Sep 2018
Exposed by crusading journalist Seymour Hersh and others, the My Lai massacre where American troops slaughtered an estimated 500-plus civilians — mostly women, children and the elderly — lead to 26 soldiers being charged with various criminal ...
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Big Screen Berkeley: Mill Valley Film Festival

Berkeleyside - 11 Oct 2018
Accordingly, there's plenty to recommend during week two – including the North American debut of Connie Field's The Whistleblower of My Lai (screening at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 11 at Cinearts Sequoia and at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 12 at the ...
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A tribute to a veteran Atlanta journalist

Atlanta Business Chronicle - 21 Sep 2018
He was immediately dispatched to Ft. Benning, in Columbus, Ga., to cover the court martial trial of William Calley, who was a U.S. Army officer convicted of murdering 22 unarmed South Vietnamese civilians in the My Lai Massacre, which occurred on March ...
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'Vietnam' by Max Hastings is masterful account of the war

WRAL.com - 15 Oct 2018
The fighting would continue for another seven years, a period marked by the My Lai massacre, the invasion of Cambodia and the 1972 Christmas bombing, which Hastings says was designed for partisan political purposes and had no military justification.
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Survivors recall US massacre in My Lai

Aljazeera.com - 12 Mar 2018
As the 50th anniversary of the My Lai massacre approaches, survivors of the 1968 massacre spoke to the dpa news agency about the deaths of up to 504 civilians at the hands of US soldiers during the war in Vietnam. Although 26 US soldiers were charged ...
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The Ghosts of My Lai

Smithsonian - 05 Jan 2018
The red-haired Miami native known to friends as Rusty became the face of the massacre, which was named after one of the sub-hamlets where the killings took place, My Lai 4. His story dominated headlines, along with the Apollo 12 moon landing and the ...
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Army captain who led troops at My Lai Massacre dies at 81

Stars and Stripes - 14 May 2018
Capt. Ernest L. Medina, the company commander accused and acquitted of responsibility for killing hundreds of Vietnamese civilians in the My Lai Massacre, has died. Medina, 81, died May 8, according to an obituary by the Thielen Funeral Home of ...
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50 Years After The My Lai Massacre, An Opera Confronts The Past

NPR - 17 Mar 2018
One of the most horrible events of the Vietnam War took place 50 years ago this week. The story of Hugh Thompson, Jr., the American soldier who tried to stop the My Lai Massacre, has been made into an opera being performed all over the country, most ...
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Exhibit on Vietnam War's My Lai Massacre comes to Santa Fe

Santa Fe New Mexican - 02 Mar 2018
The My Lai Massacre, as the slaughter became known, was one of several events that helped turn Americans against the war, which was growing increasingly unpopular by 1968. The tragedy showed the public how foggy the line between combat and murder ...

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