Charles Loeb, a World War II reporter for America’s Black newspapers, saw through the War Dept.’s disinformation about the radiation effects on people of the atomic bombings of Japan. A key agent in misinforming Americans about that radiation was William “Atomic Bill” Laurence of our own New York Times. A pair of books documents in great detail the way that Laurence serially defied journalistic ethics throughout his career. – Michael Roston(Senior staff editor for Science, The New York Times)
In the United States, there’s always a cover up.