The Show: Gareth Porter and Seymour Hersh

by | Jun 30, 2008 | Stress Blog | 19 comments

Gareth Porter and Seymour Hersh will be the featured guests on the Scott Horton Show at Antiwar Radio, Tuesday, July 1.

Gareth Porter will be discussing his recent articles on, ‘Fear of U.S.-Sunni Ties Undercut Security Talks,’ ‘Anti-Iran Arguments Belie Fearmongering,’ and the anti-Iran resolutions in Congress at 12:15PM Eastern.

Update: Robert Parry of will join us at 1:30pm Eastern to discuss, Iran-Contra’s ‘Lost Chapter.’

Seymour Hersh will be discussing his article in the upcoming issue of The New Yorker, ‘Preparing The Battlefield: The Bush Administration steps up its secret moves against Iran’ at 1:15PM Eastern.

Dr. Gareth Porter is an investigative historian and journalist on U.S. national security policy who has been independent since a brief period of university teaching in the 1980s. Dr. Porter is the author of four books, the latest of which is Perils of Dominance: Imbalance of Power and the Road to War in Vietnam. He has written regularly for Inter Press Service on U.S. policy toward Iraq and Iran since 2005.

Seymour Hersh is an American Pulitzer Prize winning investigative journalist and author based in Washington, D.C. He is a regular contributor to The New Yorker magazine on military and security matters. Hersh’s work first gained worldwide recognition in 1969 for exposing the My Lai Massacre and its cover up during the Vietnam War, for which he received the 1970 Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting. His 2004 reports on the U.S. military mistreatment on detainees at Abu Gharib Prison gained much attention. Since 2005, Hersh has reported on U.S. plans for conflict with Iran.

Scott Horton will appear as a guest on the Tom Goodrich Show on KMAJ 1440 Talk Radio in Topeka, Kansas on Thursday, July 3, at 7:30am Central Time.

The Scott Horton Show airs Monday through Friday from 12PM-2PM Eastern on KAOS 92.7FM. Additional feeds and archives available at Antiwar Radio.