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Book Excerpt: "Hiroshima Cover-up: How the War Department’s Timesman Won a Pulitzer"

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As the 66th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima, read a chapter of Amy and David Goodman’s book, Exception to the Rulers, to learn how how the Pulitzer Prize–winning science reporter, William L. Laurence, was on the payroll of the War Department while also reporting for The New York Times on the U.S. attacks and their aftermath.

Click here to read Chapter 16: "Hiroshima Cover-up :How the War Department’s Timesman Won a Pulitzer."

Click here to see Democracy Now’s Coverage of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

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