Longform : Episode 192: Seymour Hersh

Seymour Hersh is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and the author of The Killing of Osama Bin Laden. “The government had denied everything we said. We just asked them and they said, ‘Oh no, not true, not true.’ That’s just—it’s all pro forma. You ask them to get their lie and you write their lie. I’m sorry to be so cynical about it, but that’s basically what it comes to.” Thanks to MailChimp, Johnson & Johnson, Freshbooks, Trunk Club, and Squarespace for sponsoring this week's episode. Show Notes: Hersh on Longform [2:00] The Killing of Osama Bin Laden (Verso • 2016) [15:00] "The My Lai Massacre" (St. Louis Post-Dispatch • Nov 1969) [15:00] "The Scene of the Crime" (New Yorker • Mar 2015) [21:00] "Defending the Arsenal" (New Yorker • Nov 2009) [22:00] "The Deal" (New Yorker • Mar 2004) [27:00] "Whose Sarin?" (London Review of Books • Dec 2013) [28:00] "The Red Line and the Rat Line" (London Review of Books • Apr 2014) [33:00] "The Killing of Osama bin Laden" (London Review of Books • May 2015) [36:00] Zero Dark Thirty [40:00] The Longform Guide to Nurses


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