Episode 215 – History Repeating: My Lai, Abu Ghraib, Afghanistan

01/21/20120 Comments

From My Lai to Abu Ghraib to Afghanistan, we have seen the all-too-familiar pattern: denials followed by excuses followed by faux apologies and offical handwringing. What is never examined is how each event fits into the bigger picture of the dehumanization of war. Join us this week on The Corbett Report as we go in search of the thread that connects our own time to the history that helps to explain it.

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Documentation

Brig. Gen. talks about video of Marines pissing on Taliban
Time Reference: 03:34

Marines urinate on dead bodies
Time Reference: 04:32

Hillary Clinton condemns Marines’ Afghanistan video
Time Reference: 05:48

Michael Savage: Don’t punish brave Marines
Time Reference: 07:24

Barack Obama should pardon Marines in corpse case
Time Reference: 07:34

Rick Perry jumps to defense of Marines accused of urinating on Afghan corpses
Time Reference: 07:42

Four Hours In My Lai
Time Reference: 10:52

American Experience: My Lai
Time Reference: 25:18

EXCLUSIVE: To Provoke War, Cheney Considered Proposal To Dress Up Navy Seals As Iranians And Shoot At Them
Time Reference: 26:02

Are you longing for Seymour Hersh Coverage? Well, One Way to Bring Him Backā€¦
Time Reference: 26:26

Seymour Hersh: Mario Savio Memorial Lecture
Time Reference: 27:22

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