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Time Capsule: Mike Wallace hammers Margaret Sanger in 1957 interview
LifeSiteNews.com ^ | December 3, 2010 | Matthew Cullinan Hoffman

Posted on 04/08/2012 8:49:47 AM PDT by Deo volente

In 1957, an aging Margaret Sanger, founder of Planned Parenthood and the international birth control movement, agreed to an interview with CBS News’ Mike Wallace. In stark contrast with the sympathetic reception Sanger could expect to receive today in a network television interview, Wallace hammered Sanger with difficult questions and caught her in contradictions, while Sanger squirmed, fidgeted, and denied statements she had made only a week earlier in pre-interview discussions with CBS staff.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News
KEYWORDS: abortion; cbs; margaretsanger; mikewallace; plannedparenthood; sanger

1 posted on 04/08/2012 8:49:55 AM PDT by Deo volente
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To: Deo volente

Full interview here:

http://www.hrc.utexas.edu/multimedia/video/2008/wallace/sanger_margaret.html


2 posted on 04/08/2012 8:51:41 AM PDT by Deo volente (God willing, America will survive this Obamination.)
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To: Deo volente

I’m Mike Wallace, the cigarette is Phillip Morris.

Two killers talking to each other.


3 posted on 04/08/2012 8:54:56 AM PDT by Henry Hnyellar
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To: Deo volente

In ‘57 Planned Parenthood/Sanger was on the other side of the cultural divide. Post JFK...Wallace almost never interviewed a liberal that he did not play footsy with.

The main reason this guy survived as long as he did...was his ability to discern where the cultural divide was...and which way was it moving.

Recently, Wallace only made love to liberals, while he castigated conservatives. 1957 was a long time ago.


4 posted on 04/08/2012 8:55:10 AM PDT by kjo (+)
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To: Deo volente

Bump


5 posted on 04/08/2012 8:56:14 AM PDT by lowbridge (Rep. Dingell: "Its taken a long time.....to control the people.")
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To: Deo volente
This country was very different back in 1957.

Mike Wallace is one of the people who helped us change into what we are today.

Curse you, Mike Wallace.

6 posted on 04/08/2012 8:57:03 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (Like Emmett Till, Trayvon Martin has become simply a stick with which to beat Whites.)
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To: ClearCase_guy

Mike Wallace is one of the people who helped us change into what we are today.


That’s exactly right.

I’ll say nothing good of the man.

Good riddence in my opinion.


7 posted on 04/08/2012 9:03:46 AM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: kjo

Mike and his son Chris have both been in different places, different times asking different questions of different people.

Mike Wallace started out in the 1930’s as a radio announcer in Detroit, later Washington DC.

In the 1950’s his late night “Nightbeat” interview series ran on Channel 5 in New York. Wallace gave a late news roundup and interviewed a guest.

ABC-TV liked the show and brought Mike Wallace to the network with the “Mike Wallace Interview” series on weekends.

It was in the early 1960’s that Wallace made it to CBS and eventually found his way to producer Don Hewitt’s creation called “60 Minutes” where the Mike Wallace ambush interview became the stuff of legend.


8 posted on 04/08/2012 9:05:17 AM PDT by Nextrush (PRESIDENT SARAH PALIN IS MY DREAM)
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To: Deo volente

Wallace interviews liberals and interrogates Conservatives.


9 posted on 04/08/2012 9:19:03 AM PDT by Parley Baer
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To: Nextrush

In other words, they are weasels that blow with the wind.


10 posted on 04/08/2012 9:19:10 AM PDT by Henry Hnyellar
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To: Deo volente

There isn’t any love loss for this traitor in my home. I hope he has a special reserved room in hell now.


11 posted on 04/08/2012 9:22:04 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Henry Hnyellar
Back then, he was known as Mike Malice.
12 posted on 04/08/2012 9:22:58 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Beware the Sweater Vest)
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To: Gaffer

There isn’t any love loss for this traitor in my home.


Same here. My Dad hated that man. I was too young to understand but I caught on pretty quick.


13 posted on 04/08/2012 9:35:03 AM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: unkus

There is nothing more than a US Journalist that would betray our own soldiers for a story. And, in this day and age, whenever one of them bites the bullet in a war zone, they are cannonized and overly mourned.

As far as I’m concerned, they’re just collateral damage who got the wrong end of that coveted Pullitzer Stick...


14 posted on 04/08/2012 9:38:40 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Deo volente

Ms Sanger advocated abortion for black women. The emergingly powerful abortion industry could not have its goldming (liberal and financial) potentially being assaulted
in the media through the use of race empathy. They just could not have it. Ergo, Mike Wallace steps in and propels the future PP Association into a billion dollar industry responsible for dozens of millions of murders.


15 posted on 04/08/2012 9:41:59 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Gaffer

And, in this day and age, whenever one of them bites the bullet in a war zone, they are cannonized and overly mourned.


I saw a “journalist” from England get the barrel of an M-16 shoved into his belly and told to get the hell out of our faces. We hated the bastards whenever we encountered them.


16 posted on 04/08/2012 9:44:51 AM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: Gaffer

Woops, I didn’t mention that took place in Vietnam.


17 posted on 04/08/2012 9:46:22 AM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: Henry Hnyellar

It would seem that way, although I don’t know all the details of their lives.

For a lot of folks there may be no deeply held convictions, just the need for a paycheck being the most important thing.

God help me not to be in such a mindset.


18 posted on 04/08/2012 9:51:42 AM PDT by Nextrush (PRESIDENT SARAH PALIN IS MY DREAM)
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To: unkus

Dan Rather was another in country journopuke that never missed a chance to promulgate US failure there.


19 posted on 04/08/2012 9:53:58 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Gaffer

As you know, Rather is as bad as they come.


20 posted on 04/08/2012 10:02:41 AM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: Gaffer
Wallace and Peter Jennings fulling demonstrated the moral void that is liberal journalism some years ago when asked by Wallace if he, Jennings, while covering a war would warn his own side of an ambush. Jennings said he would, and an astonished Wallacer asked him why. According to Wallace, journalists should not take sides. Then Jennings changed his mind and agreed and said the proper thing for a journalist to do in that situation would be to let the American troops get ambushed (and supposedly slaughtered). After reading the transcript of that conversation, I lost whatever respect I had for either "journalist."

Could you imagine coming back to your own country and admitting you could have stopped some of your own troops from being killed, but you did nothing because journalists are above petty things like patriotism and love of country? I would have absolved any parent of one of the slain troops for strangling Wallace or Jennings if they had done so.

21 posted on 04/08/2012 10:04:49 AM PDT by driftless2
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To: driftless2

The network owners were even worse because ,after those remarks, the two men were kept on the payroll when they should have been fired.


22 posted on 04/08/2012 10:32:51 AM PDT by hoosierham (Freedom isn't free)
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To: hoosierham
“The network owners”

Which set of Saudi sheiks along with Soros would that be?

23 posted on 04/08/2012 10:45:50 AM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah, so shall it be again.")
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To: Gaffer

Welcome Home!


24 posted on 04/08/2012 11:03:38 AM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: unkus

That’s the reason I don’t believe in this Greatest Generation idea. The Greatest Generation begat the generation that is destroying our America (i.e., Mike Wallace).


25 posted on 04/08/2012 11:05:33 AM PDT by AlmaKing
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To: AlmaKing

You have a good point but it’s more complicated than that.


26 posted on 04/08/2012 11:12:35 AM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: Deo volente

He was also smoking in the interview. Hurrah. I just believe Wallace liked turning the screws on someone. Not that he was not a big lib pro-abort.


27 posted on 04/08/2012 11:23:27 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: unkus

That was a fairly good interview with follow-up questions and some pushing by Wallace; not an interview we’re likely to see today by any interviewer Left or Right. Sanger stood her ground for the most part until she started to deny saying things that she knew she said. Despite those observations, the end result of her movement should be judged by all today. The smooth talk and deception about womens’ health and social engineering were used as a means to end life electively. Mr. and Mrs. Obama use the same tactics.

Thanks for posting. I bookmarked the video.


28 posted on 04/08/2012 11:48:45 AM PDT by AlmaKing
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To: unkus

The media people I saw in Vietnam were bearded & hippie looking. We were flying in & out of An Loc and stood down for a 1 hr break. They came along and started asking questions. Crewmen just stood & stared silently at them until they shrugged & went away.

It had sunk in that the media saw the North Vietnamese as the underdogs. Jane Fonda was in Hanoi that week IIRC.


29 posted on 04/08/2012 12:10:38 PM PDT by elcid1970 ("Deport all Muslims. Nuke Mecca now. Death to Islam means freedom for all mankind.")
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To: elcid1970

It had sunk in that the media saw the North Vietnamese as the underdogs. Jane Fonda was in Hanoi that week IIRC.


My memory isn’t that sharp after 41 years but we had gotten off helicopters and for some reason they’d been allowed to approach us. It was around Camp Eagle, near Phu Bai. We were a bunch of grodie Grunts and an E-6 put his rifle barrel into the guys gut and made the comment to get out of our faces. We just gave them dirty looks and ignored their questions. The smell of us might have had something to do with them leaving us alone.


30 posted on 04/08/2012 12:48:25 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: Henry Hnyellar

Yep, he was cut down in his prime.

Might have lived to cover the WW2 Centennial if it hadn’t been for those death sticks.


31 posted on 04/08/2012 1:04:12 PM PDT by ExGeeEye (Islam: a transnational fascist government that demands worship.)
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To: driftless2

The last two or three generations of journalists have confused objectivity with moral neutrality in the face of evil. And so, they have given equal time to the Devil, as though he were presumably deserving of a rebuttal to God.


32 posted on 04/08/2012 1:09:28 PM PDT by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: Gaffer

Actually Sanger made it into the big time back in the ‘20s when she won the support of the Rockefeller foundation and others. The Rich, aka, social darwinists, wanted to keep down the numbers of the unfit, which included blacks, and the mentally handicapped. She also suppirted the KKK which in the beginning was respectable middle-class organization that hated Jews, Catholics and Bolsheviks with equal intensity. Mrs Roosevelt was a supporter.


33 posted on 04/08/2012 1:48:52 PM PDT by RobbyS (Christus rex.)
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To: AlmaKing

Even though we have her publications and know they contained stuff not unlike that of the Nazi publications on race, Planned Parenthood lies about their content and continue to man clinics in ethnic neighborhoods.


34 posted on 04/08/2012 2:11:01 PM PDT by RobbyS (Christus rex.)
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To: unkus

God bless the Infantry! My Dad was infantry from WWII through Vietnam. Guess that’s why I became a `real helicopter pilot’ (Hueys). We [229th AHB] flew you guys all over MR III and then brought hot food in marmite cans to wherever you were. Then came back to a cold water shower and tuck in the mosquito net until 0430 or so and do it all again. But we loved the `grunts’ for what it was you did.

I’m working on my anthology of hates about the late nonlamented Mike Wallace who would see GI’s killed just to get his story. More later.


35 posted on 04/08/2012 3:44:08 PM PDT by elcid1970 ("Deport all Muslims. Nuke Mecca now. Death to Islam means freedom for all mankind.")
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To: elcid1970

Thanksgiving, 1971 was rainy and miserable out in the boonies and we thought we were socked in but you guys brought Thanksgiving Dinner to us. Yep, we had all the trimmings brought in in those Marmite Cans. We were impressed and very greatful. That was up in I Corp.

Thanks again after a lot of years.

Your Dad saw it all. God bless him.


36 posted on 04/08/2012 4:35:53 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: elcid1970

I’m working on my anthology of hates about the late nonlamented Mike Wallace who would see GI’s killed just to get his story. More later.


Please let us know how it goes.

All I can say about Mike Wallace is AMF.


37 posted on 04/08/2012 5:22:25 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: unkus

He was one of the first elitist to come out of the closet as a “citizen of the world” with no loyalty to the US Republic and Americans.


38 posted on 04/08/2012 5:36:12 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: unkus

Thanks. Dad passed away in 2003 then I got deployed. So much we could still talk about.

We got turkey & trimmings in the messhall on T-Day and there was even shrimp cocktail but the flies were so huge someone said they were trying to slingload the shrimp away only at least in Vietnam there wasnt that no-alcohol cr@p like in Enduring Freedom where some colonel actually told me it wasnt about health & welfare but so as not to offend the muslims.

If you were in I Corps they stood down the 101st in December 1971 and all their Huey pilots less than six months came south to us and the old guys deros’d. It was great, no new guys for months then they RIFd half of the pilots and then the NVA came across with tanks & APCs I guess old charlie read the Army Times too.

Mike Wallace said he wouldnt trip an enemy ambush because he was a journalist first and an American second (or fourth or fifth JMO) but if his s**t was in the wind and he was out there wounded he expected our guys to rescue him because “after all, I’m still a citizen”. He said this same thing first in RVN then in Afghanistan so he didnt learn anything over the years. Better not get started my wife isnt feeling well and I still need to call my Mom to say Happy Easter.

“We were winning when I left!”


39 posted on 04/08/2012 6:00:52 PM PDT by elcid1970 ("Deport all Muslims. Nuke Mecca now. Death to Islam means freedom for all mankind.")
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To: elcid1970

If you were in I Corps they stood down the 101st in December 1971


That was us. We flew out of Cam Rahn Bay for “the world”.

Some of us got to go down to see Bob Hope near Saigon for Christmas.


40 posted on 04/08/2012 6:18:30 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: SaraJohnson

He was one of the first elitist to come out of the closet as a “citizen of the world” with no loyalty to the US Republic and Americans.


Typical hypocrit. He certainly lived well in that crummy place he called America.


41 posted on 04/08/2012 6:24:48 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: unkus

I saw that Bob Hope show at Long Binh in December 1971. Got slides of Les Brown & his Band of Renown and the chorus girls & maybe Joey Heatherton was there. Martha Raye did a singalong of Silent Night only that didnt go over too well and some idiots had signs saying “Where’s Jane Fonda” but that was before the b#tch went to Hanoi. I was already sick of hearing on AFVN radio Rolling on the River and Jeremiah Bullfrog and one firebase where we spent the night loaded with MK56 flares they showed Easy Rider night after night until I cheered whenever Dennis Hopper got blown away jeez thats forever & a day ago.


42 posted on 04/08/2012 7:10:13 PM PDT by elcid1970 ("Deport all Muslims. Nuke Mecca now. Death to Islam means freedom for all mankind.")
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To: elcid1970

Bien Hoa was the place we saw the Bob Hope show. Man, that’s a long time ago. All those young GI’s are at least in their early 60’s now. I’ll be 62 next Feb.

The Vietnam Vets are not to be taken lightly. These bastards had better realize we have some pent up “pissed off” inside us and we can still kick some ass.


43 posted on 04/08/2012 8:53:16 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: unkus

I qualified with the M-16 in 1970. My last reserve drill was November 2010 and I still fired sharpshooter. I can see at a distance but that sight picture is blurry now.

As for pent up anger, lots of vets haven’t forgotten Jane Fonda.


44 posted on 04/09/2012 6:26:07 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("Deport all Muslims. Nuke Mecca now. Death to Islam means freedom for all mankind.")
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