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Paul Christensen: The Lie Detectors

I recall those gray days after school in the 1950s when I settled in to watch “Superman” on our black and white TV. The theme music was proto-John Williams epic … Continue reading

February 11, 2018 · 1 Comment

W. J. Astore: The Vietnam War, the Pentagon Papers, and Lying

In November 1971, the political philosopher Hannah Arendt published “Lying in Politics: Reflections on the Pentagon Papers” in the New York Review of Books. Earlier that year, Daniel Ellsberg had … Continue reading

April 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

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