Investigative reporter Seymour Hersh describes ‘executive assassination ring’

by | Mar 11, 2009 | Stress Blog

By Eric Black,

At a ‘Great Conversations’ event at the University of Minnesota last night, legendary investigative reporter Seymour Hersh may have made a little more news than he intended by talking about new alleged instances of domestic spying by the CIA, and about an ongoing covert military operation that he called an ‘executive assassination ring.’

Hersh spoke with great confidence about these findings from his current reporting, which he hasn’t written about yet.

In an email exchange afterward, Hersh said that his statements were ‘an honest response to a question’ from the event’s moderator, U of M Political Scientist Larry Jacobs and ‘not something I wanted to dwell about in public.’

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