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CBS pulls Reagan miniseries
CNN ^ | November 5, 2003

Posted on 09/15/2004 8:38:58 AM PDT by Tai_Chung

"This was a left-wing smear of one of the nation's most beloved presidents and CBS got caught," said Brent Bozell, founder of the Media Research Center.

(Excerpt) Read more at cnn.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: cbs; liberalmedia; thereagans
I believe the attack movie against President Reagan is exactly the same as the attack news against President Bush. Both attacks are based on lies in an attempt to influence public opinion.

CBS was not duped by the false documents. They were only surprised that the forgeries were discovered so quickly.

1 posted on 09/15/2004 8:38:58 AM PDT by Tai_Chung
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To: Tai_Chung

Yeah...we didn't give 'em enough time to Twist it and spin it story they could love......


2 posted on 09/15/2004 8:42:29 AM PDT by thingumbob (Kerry/Edwards are Verry/Leftwards)
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To: Tai_Chung

We need a federal investigation:

CBS did not interview Mr. Camacho for its story. "It was horrible for him," says Bill Anthony, at the time head of public affairs for the Customs Service. "For 18 months, internal affairs and the Secret Service had him under a cloud while they established that Horner had forged the document out of bitterness over how he'd been treated." In 2000, Mr. Horner admitted he forged the memo "for media exposure" and was sentenced to 10 months in federal prison. . . .

Sounds on point, but a 2000 news story reports that Horner "pleaded guilty to conspiracy to obstruct a U.S. Senate investigation and to lying to the FBI agents who investigated the memorandum's origin" — what got him wasn't the forgery itself, but the interference with a particular government investigation.

http://volokh.com/archives/archive_2004_09_14.shtml#1095184556

also:
WAS THE FORGERY CRIMINAL? [Jonathan H. Adler]
Eugene Volokh has some thoughts

http://www.nationalreview.com/thecorner/corner.asp


3 posted on 09/15/2004 8:44:01 AM PDT by blindmoron
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To: Tai_Chung

Neal Gabler is an idiot.

At least this was aired after REagan left office. Kitty Kelly releases a book that is 700 negative pages about a sitting president in war time.

I mean, how treasoness is that? What is the point to put out a book like this now other than because you've been paid to do so.

nick


4 posted on 09/15/2004 8:44:52 AM PDT by nikos1121
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To: nikos1121

see also:

Are There Any Federal Crimes Involved In The CBS/Rather
Forgery Scandal? You Bet!

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1212837/posts

Forgery of documents intended to be used in an election

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/1212632/posts


5 posted on 09/15/2004 8:55:17 AM PDT by blindmoron
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