Stories by Greg Mitchell

Greg Mitchell has written more than a dozen books, including “Atomic Cover-up” and, with Robert Jay Lifton, “Hiroshima in America.”  He writes daily for The Nation. subscribe to Greg Mitchell's feed

Posted on: May 31, 2013, Source: The Nation

The incident raised questions from the start, but now it is approaching absurdity—maybe parody

Posted on: May 14, 2013, Source: The Nation

Critics condemn Holder's secret subpoena as an 'abuse of power.'

Posted on: May 8, 2013, Source: Sinclair Books

The U.S. Military and the Truman Administration Censored a 1946 Film Meant to Warn America About the Dangers of Nuclear War.

Posted on: Sep 2, 2011, Source: The Nation

In notes for an unfinished screenplay, the right-wing heroine called the nuclear bomb "an eloquent example of, argument for and tribute to free enterprise."

Posted on: Aug 3, 2011, Source: The Nation

In a new book, Greg Mitchell explains how the United States' coverup of nuclear footage from Hiroshima and Nagasaki affects us to this day.

Posted on: Mar 4, 2011, Source: The Nation

With Manning gaining wide attention, it's worth recalling that three months ago he was largely forgotten. Here's what happened.

Posted on: Aug 27, 2010, Source: The Nation

Palin was tapped for VP candidate based on unsubstantiated rumors that white women wouldn't vote for Obama. Despite constant media attention, her ratings remain abysmal.

Posted on: Jul 26, 2010, Source: The Nation

On Sunday, WikiLeaks released more than 90,000 docs that paint a damning picture of the failing war effort in Afghanistan. Here's a guide.

Posted on: May 4, 2010, Source:

The New York Times columnist explains why he he thinks Arizona's racial profiling law is the latest example of the rage of 2010.

Posted on: Jun 8, 2009, Source: Huffington Post

Dick Cheney took the article's questionable facts and ran with them, arguing against trying Gitmo prisoners in the U.S.

Posted on: Feb 2, 2009, Source: Sinclair Books

In election '08, the ascendance of new media changed the rules of the game and smoothed Obama's path to victory.

Posted on: May 12, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

As a national crisis grows and Congress starts to pay attention, small town newspapers remain the only sources for information on veteran suicides

Posted on: Apr 17, 2008, Source: Editor & Publisher

Also: Right-wing talking-point question came from right-wing Fox talker.

Posted on: Nov 13, 2007, Source: Editor & Publisher

New York Times columnists Bob Herbert, Paul Krugman and David Brooks battle it out over Reagan and racism.

Posted on: Sep 12, 2007, Source: Editor & Publisher

They were at the tail-end of their deployments.

Posted on: Oct 31, 2006, Source: Editor & Publisher

'How can we expect ordinary Iraqis to trust the police when we don't even trust them not to kill our own men?'

Posted on: May 3, 2006, Source: Editor & Publisher

The same media that's trashing Stephen Colbert gave a pass to Bush's jokes about missing WMDs in Iraq two years earlier.

Posted on: Dec 20, 2005, Source: Editor & Publisher

Just when it publishes its groundbreaking investigative piece on Administration spying, news that the <i>Times</i> withheld the story for a year gets heads shaking.

Posted on: Nov 16, 2005, Source: Editor & Publisher

Now that Nicholas Kristof has come out for withdrawal from Iraq, won't the nation's editorial boards help bring the tragedy to a close?

Posted on: Oct 11, 2005, Source: Editor & Publisher

Judith Miller's 'missing notebook' raises new questions in the search for the leaker of Valerie Plame's identity.

Posted on: Sep 26, 2005, Source: Editor & Publisher

Reporters are the 'badfellas' in Martin Scorsese's PBS documentary about the folk-rock legend.

Posted on: Sep 20, 2005, Source: Editor & Publisher

What will it take for the <i>New York Times</i> to call for withdrawal from Iraq?

Posted on: Aug 4, 2005, Source: Editor & Publisher

60-year-old footage from Hiroshima and Nagasaki -- suppressed and nearly destroyed by the U.S. -- will finally be shown in America.

Posted on: Jun 21, 2005, Source: Editor & Publisher

Dana Milbank used the valuable real estate of the Washington Post -- its only coverage of the Downing St. Memo -- to mock Rep. John Conyers and his 'hearty band of playmates.'

Posted on: Jun 8, 2005, Source: Editor & Publisher

Many of the nation's newspaper editorialists have roused themselves from seeming acceptance of the continuing slaughter in Iraq to voice outright condemnation of the war.

Posted on: May 25, 2005, Source: Editor & Publisher

In the week after Newsweek's retraction, where is the comparable outrage over the military's cover-up of the 'friendly fire' death of Pat Tillman? And where is a Scott McClellan lecture on ethics and credibility?

Posted on: May 2, 2005, Source: Editor & Publisher

Iraq is not Vietnam; still, though some find comparisons silly, the fact remains that 53% of Americans feel the current war is 'not worth it.'

Posted on: Apr 4, 2005, Source: Editor & Publisher

Returning home to Las Vegas, the star <i>New York Times</i> reporter who saw WMD in Iraq romanticizes nuclear childhood and omits conflict of interest.

Posted on: Mar 1, 2005, Source: Editor & Publisher

A veteran reporter traces his first blog-aided journey through an investigative story.

Posted on: Feb 10, 2005, Source: Editor & Publisher

How did an inexperienced White House 'reporter' get such extraordinary access despite using a fake name?

Posted on: Feb 5, 2005, Source: Editor & Publisher

Are the turnout numbers routinely cited by the press &#8211; 8 million and 57% &#8211; supported by reality? And was the outpouring of voters in Sunni areas really "surprisingly strong"?

Posted on: Jan 26, 2005, Source: Editor & Publisher

Despite kneejerk accusations of his lack of patriotism, decorated war reporter Joe Galloway says 'declare victory and pull out.'

Posted on: Jan 19, 2005, Source: Editor & Publisher

Ken Burns' campaign to pardon Jack Johnson was inspired by racist editorials from some surprising sources.

Posted on: Nov 18, 2004, Source: Editor & Publisher

Since the start of the Fallujah offensive, almost 500 wounded U.S. military personnel have been airlifted to Germany &#8211; but you wouldn't know it to read the coverage.

Posted on: Nov 1, 2004, Source: Editor & Publisher

Both print reporters and TV talking heads predicted an Osama bounce for Bush. They were very, very wrong.

Posted on: Sep 2, 2004, Source: Editor & Publisher

The Georgia senator loses his cool on MSNBC in the face of a few tough questions.

Posted on: May 25, 2004, Source: Editor & Publisher

Following the fall of its favorite source, Ahmad Chalabi, the newspaper issues an overdue but scathing self-rebuke of its coverage of Iraq's weapons of mass destruction. But does it go far enough?