Antiwar Radio: Daniel Ellsberg and Gareth Porter on Tonkin Gulf

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Scott Horton
Antiwar Radio
July 07, 2009

Daniel Ellsberg, author of Secrets: A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers, discusses the events leading to the Tonkin Gulf Resolution, earlier CIA attempts to provoke N. Vietnam retaliation, Robert McNamara’s role in hiding evidence that the second Tonkin Gulf incident never happened, the possibility an earlier leak of the Pentagon Papers would have prevented the Vietnam War and saved millions of lives, the sociological explanation of how government secrects are kept and the U.S. penchant for planning false-flag operations that sacrifice American lives.

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via Daniel Ellsberg « Antiwar Radio with Scott Horton and Charles Goyette

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Gareth Porter on Antiwar Radio

Gareth Porter, independent historian and journalist for Inter Press Service, discusses evidence that Robert McNamara never told LBJ the August 4, 1964 Tonkin Gulf attack on the USS Maddox and Turner Joy never happened, information revealed in recorded phone conversations between LBJ and McNamara released in 2006 and Gareth Porter’s own phone conversation with McNamara. Note: recorded on June 22, 2009

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via Gareth Porter « Antiwar Radio with Scott Horton and Charles Goyette

see

McNamara Dies at 93: A Look at His Legacy With Howard Zinn, Marilyn Young & Jonathan Schell

An Open Letter to Robert S. McNamara by Daniel N. White

One response to “Antiwar Radio: Daniel Ellsberg and Gareth Porter on Tonkin Gulf

  1. Pingback: Gareth Porter: McNamara deceived LBJ on Vietnam « Dandelion Salad

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