SOURCE: NYT (3-16-13)
Jon Wiener teaches American history at the University of California-Irvine and is a contributing editor at the Nation. His latest book, "How We Forgot the Cold War: A Historical Journey Across America" (University of California Press), has just been published. Cross-posted from TomDispatch.
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