journalism history

Interview 91: M.S. King

Americans today have an almost identical recollection of World War Two as the “good war”, fought by their forebears against maniacally evil “Nazis” and “Japs”. Yet how much do we really know about that crucial event and the decades of complex European history preceding it? Why, and for whom, were the twentieth century’s world wars actually waged?

badwarM.S. “Mike” King joins James to discuss his book The Bad War: The Truth Never Taught About World War 2. Mike is a private investigative journalist, researcher, and political analyst based in the New York City area. A 1987 graduate of Rutgers University, he spent 30 years in marketing and advertising–areas of expertise that have equipped him with a unique perspective when it comes to understanding how “public opinion” on decisive issues and events has been scientifically manufactured for at least a century. 

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Encore – Ben Garrison

garrison1James is joined by political cartoonist Ben Garrison in this encore broadcast from February 2015. In a sea of homogeneity Garrison’s work offers a truly unique perspective on political and economic concerns. Presently a freelance graphic artist, his first cartoons appeared in The San Angelo Standard Times in the early 1980s. Garrison has since been a graphic artist at the The San Antonio Express News and The Seattle Post-Intelligencer.

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