Gar Alperovitz: Nuclear Attack on Japan was Opposed by American Military Leadership

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TheRealNews·Jan 24, 2014

On Reality Asserts Itself Mr. Alperovitz tells Paul Jay that President Truman used the A-bomb to make a “diplomatic” point to the Soviet Union, not out of military necessity.


From the archives:

Gar Alperovitz: Understanding the Imperialist System Changed My Life

Sakue Shimohira speaks about her experiences as a victim of the Nagasaki atomic bomb + For the 64th Time: No More Nuclear War

The Bomb: Daniel Ellsberg

The Truth Game by John Pilger (1983)

Gar Alperovitz: America Beyond Capitalism

see also:

Propaganda’s Greatest Hits – 2 (the Fire Bombing of Japan)