Thursday, February 27, 2014

Stumbling Upon an Undiscovered Archive

"Turse opened a box — it was dusty and looked untouched — and began thumbing through reports of more than 300 allegations of massacres, murders, rapes, torture, assaults, mutilations and other atrocities committed by U.S. military personnel and substantiated by Army investigators."

Paul Grondahl describes Nick Turse's discovery of unknown Pentagon documents, and the subsequent investigations that led to his 2013 bestseller, Kill Anything That Moves, in the Times Union.


Turse visited the Writers Institute last week:

Picture:  National Archives in Washington, D.C.