With the death on Friday of former National Security Adviser Gen. Brent Scowcroft at 95, we look back at a very telling encounter the late, founding editor of this website had with the general.
Tag: Lawrence Walsh
Triumph of Conventional Wisdom: AP Expunges Iran/Contra Pardons from Barr’s Record
Sam Husseini writes that the news agency ignored the nominee’s link to a major U.S. scandal broken by its own investigative reporter at the time, the late Robert Parry, founder of Consortium News.
Firewall: Inside the Iran-Contra Cover-up
From the Archive: The death of Iran-Contra special prosecutor Lawrence Walsh on Wednesday at the age of 102 marked the passing of what is now rare in the American Establishment, a person who courageously fought for a truthful historical record,…