Westmoreland Vs CBS

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The months of charges, counter-charges, investigations, and denials following the airing by CBS-TV of The Uncounted Enemy: A Vietnam Deception on Janutook a step toward resolution when retired General William C. Westmoreland filed a $million libel suit against CBS. Westmoreland, the Commander of the U.S.

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IN COLLECTIONS. Books Pages: The "true legacy" of General William Westmoreland's libel suit against CBS for alleged untruths in the network's documentary "The Uncounted Enemy: a Vietnam Deception" is the historical light it cast on how and why the Vietnam War was fought. Brewin and Shaw, both journalists, provide an impartial and thorough account of this landmark case Cited by: 3.

General Westmoreland then filed a $ million libel suit - the largest in the history of American media. A Matter of Honor is the full inside story of the CBS documentary and its repercussions, is the result of some interviews pages of pre-trial affidavits and depositions.5/5(1).

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After CBS refused Westmoreland’s demands for monetary compensation and a full retraction to be aired on the network, the general in September filed a $million dollar libel lawsuit against CBS and those involved in the program, including Adams, Crile, and Wallace.

CBS protests that former CIA Director Helms has submitted an affidavit at Gen. Westmoreland's behest which relates the events of the period in a manner which advances Westmoreland's case, and since the contemporaneous documents seem to be missing, CBS will need the draft history to test Helms' version.

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Westmoreland’s Chief of Intelligence Testifies. CIA analysts were not the only former officials to testify on behalf of CBS. Some members of General Westmoreland's staff also testified for the defense, including his chief of intelligence inGeneral Joseph McChristian, who also argued for the importance of the order of battle.

Renata Adler reports on two of the most talked-about trials in recent legal history--Sharon vs. Time and Westmoreland vs. CBS--and, through a meticulously researched account of both libel suits, paints an astonishing portrait of the vanity and /5. Westmoreland vs. CBS: The Military, the Media.

and the Vietnam War. Michael Moravitz. Voice of America Radio Westmoreland vs. CBS was a legal battle in and that pitted the proud former commander of United States forces in Vietnam against a respected news organization that had been the home of such venerable correspondents as Walter Cronkite.

A soldier reports by William C Westmoreland (Book) Reckless disregard: Westmoreland v. CBS et al., Sharon v. Time by Renata Adler Westmoreland vs.

CBS by Bob Brewin (Book) Fair play: CBS, General Westmoreland, and how a television. Westmoreland's young lawyer, provided by a conservative public-interest law firm, was outspent and frequently outmaneuvered by CBS's Cravath, Swaine and Moore. Westmoreland dropped the suit at the 11th hour in return for a CBS statement that the network ""respected"" his ""long and faithful service to his country and never intended to assert.

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A crummy business all around, the present book included. In Januaryyou'll recall, CBS aired a documentary accusing General Westmoreland of deliberately suppressing reports of enemy strength, in the year before Tet, to make US prospects look better. That May, following Westmoreland's protests, TV Guide published a long article, co-authored by Kowet (and Sally.

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Westmoreland who served for four years () as commander of U.S. Military Forces in Vietnam sued CBS, several CBS employees, and Samuel Adams (a. The libel suit brought by Gen.

William C. Westmoreland against CBS, seldom quiescent since its inception last September, recently grew heated again. Westmoreland V. CBS ().On 22 JanuaryCBS Television broadcast a 90‐minute documentary, CBS Reports: The Uncounted Enemy: A Vietnam Deception.

The program was produced by George Crile and based in large part on reporting by Sam Adams. Crile was the co‐author. The narrator—who also conducted some of the interviews—was Mike Wallace of 60.

The panelists discussed [Westmoreland v. CBS] in which General William Westmoreland charged that the producer of a CBS special, 'The Uncounted Enemy: A Vietnam Deception,' manipulated the.

Delaney Westmoreland refused to let a mix-up in A Little Dare by Brenda Jackson released on Jun Thorn's Challenge by Brenda Jackson released on This book is a Prequel to Stone Stone Cold Surrender by Brenda Jackson released Women called him the perfect storm because he Pretending to be Jared Westmoreland's fiancée.

looking at the case of Westmoreland vs. CBS and the events that preceded the lawsuit.4 The reader may wonder whether it is proper to try to look at the lawsuit that retired General William C. Westmoreland brought against CBS, and those responsible for the television program called "The Uncounted Enemy: A Vietnam.

The WESTMORELAND VERSUS CBS COLLECTION contains many of the joint exhibits entered into the record during the libel suit of General William Westmoreland against the Columbia Broadcasting Company in Included are photocopies of interview transcripts, notes, memoranda, cables, CIA records, books, and newspaper articles.

The WESTMORELAND. Samuel Alexander Adams (J – Octo ), known as Sam Adams, was an analyst for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). He is best known for his role in discovering that during the mids American military intelligence had underestimated the number of Viet Cong and North Vietnamese Army soldiers.

Although his opinion was challenged, he pushed the Alma mater: Harvard College. Westmoreland Co. Man Shot While Allegedly Assaulting His MotherA Westmoreland County man was hospitalized after he was shot while allegedly assaulting his year-old mother. WESTMORELAND vs.

CBS: WAS INTELLIGENCE CORRUPTED BY POLICY DEMANDS. By: T. Cubbage II Major, MI, USAR (ret.) Special Abridgement of A PAPER PRESENTED AT THE INTELLIGENCE AND MILITARY OPERATIONS CONFERENCE U.S. ARMY WAR COLLEGE MAY The views expressed in this paper are those of the author and do. VIETNAM ON TRIAL Westmoreland vs.

CBS. By Bob Brewin and Sydney Shaw. Illustrated. New York: Atheneum. $ BLOOD LIBEL The Inside Story of General Ariel Sharon's History-Making Suit. While there have been a number of books detailing the particular sides of the intelligence controversy surrounding the Westmoreland vs.

CBS libel suit, this book is the most comprehensive and scholarly. It details the story of a relatively junior CIA civilian analyst who uncovered major methodological errors within USMACV J2 insurgent Order of.

Bob Brewin & Sydney Shaw, Vietnam on Trial: Westmoreland vs. CBS. New York: Atheneum, pp. The bulk of this book is a journalistic account of the Westmoreland/CBS dispute, pretty competently done except for a tendency simply to. Westmoreland is a series of romance novels by American author Brenda Jackson.

Each novel in the series focuses on a different member of the Westmoreland family, including Delaney, Dare, Thorn, Stone, Storm, Jared, Durango, Ian, Spencer, Clint, Cold, Quad, Reginald and Dillon.

The Westmoreland series began in with Delaney’s Desert Sheikh. From a systematic point of view, all intelligence work can be studied on three levels: Acquisition, analysis, and acceptance. The author focuses on the third of these levels, studying the attitudes and behavioural patterns developed by leaders during their political careers, their willingness to consider information and ideas contrary to their own, their ability to admit Cited by:Vietnam on trial: Westmoreland vs.

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Dan Burt, chief attorney for the general, David Dorsen, attorney, General Westmoreland, [and] jury advisor Jay Schulman Summary Drawing shows attorneys Dan M. Burt and David M. Dorsen, and jury advisor Jay Schulman, with General William Westmoreland during the Westmoreland vs .CBS television network broadcast the minute CBS Reports documentary, "The Uncounted Enemy: A Vietnam Deception." On SeptemGeneral William C.

Westmoreland, who served for four years () as commander of U.S. military forces in Vietnam, sued CBS, several CBS employees, and Samuel Adams (a former CIA analyst) for libeling him on. William Westmoreland was born in near Spartanburg, South Carolina, into a family whose ancestors fought in the Revolutionary War and served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War.