Scott Horton Interviews Greg Mitchell
Greg Mitchell, editor of Editor and Publisher, discusses the suppressed documentary color footage of Hiroshima and Nagasaki devastation, today’s casual threats to use nuclear weapons without a serious understanding of the consequences, the continuing disagreement over the need to use atomic weapons to quickly defeat Japan in WWII and the surprising cast of characters (MacArthur, Eisenhower, John Foster Dulles) who were against using the bomb.
MP3 here. (38:30)
Greg Mitchell is the author of Hiroshima in America, So Wrong for So Long: How the Press, the Pundits–and the President–Failed on Iraq and Why Obama Won: The Making of a President 2008.