Posts Tagged ‘American Revolution’

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Prof. Howard Zinn discusses the lost realities of three ‘romanticized, idealized’ American wars: the American Revolution, Civil War, and World War II. (36:50):

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Daniel Ellsberg and Gareth Porter discuss the late-Secy. of Defense Robert McNamara’s role in hiding evidence regarding the Gulf of Tonkin Incident used to grant LBJ  authorization to use military force in Vietnam without a formal declaration of war. Mr. Ellsberg discusses the intelligence operations in North Vietnam to provoke blowback, the “Pentagon Papers” he leaked, and false-flag operations. (more…)



Dr. Murray N. Rothbard — American economist of the Austrian School, reformed “big-O” Objectivist, self-proclaimed anarcho-capitalist — establishes what constitutes a just war, breaks down the oxymoron of neoliberal “humanitarian intervention” and lectures on “America’s Two Just Wars.” This lecture is in five parts totaling a little under 50 minutes. Seeing as Dr. Rothbard died in early Jan ’95 and his citing of Bosnia and Somalia in this lecture, this has to be 1994?

Part One (9:59):

Part Two (10:00):

Part Three (9:58):

Part Four (10:01):

Part Five (10:25):