Reality Asserts Itself - Peter Kuznick
Replay of a TRNN interview from June 2016. Peter Kuznick, co-author of The Untold History of the United States, spoke to Paul Jay about the significance of the vice presidency of Henry Wallace, who served in the administration of Franklin D. Roosevelt, in the context of the Bernie Sanders campaign.
Despite Obama’s historic visit to Hiroshima, the U.S. president’s push “for nuclear expansion, making the arsenal more efficient and making the arsenal more useable” is “Obama’s real, tragic legacy”, “a contradiction of what he had called for,” says historian Peter Kuznick.
President Obama is defending the mythology that dropping atomic bombings on Hiroshima ended World War 2 and avoided a ground invasion by US troops, said award-winning historian Peter Kuznick.