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Westmoreland v. CBS

Walter Schneir

Westmoreland v. CBS

guide to the microfiche collection

by Walter Schneir

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Published by Clearwater Pub. Co. in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State),
  • New York,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Westmoreland, William C. 1914- -- Trials, litigation, etc. -- Bibliography -- Microform catalogs.,
    • CBS Inc. -- Trials, litigation, etc. -- Bibliography -- Microform catalogs.,
    • Trials (Libel) -- New York (State) -- New York -- Bibliography -- Microform catalogs.,
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- United States -- Sources.

    • Edition Notes

      Guide to: Vietnam, a documentary collection--Westmoreland v. CBS.

      Other titlesVietnam, a documentary collection--Westmoreland v. CBS Microform., Westmoreland versus CBS.
      Statementedited by Walter Schneir.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF228.W42 S36 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 308 p. ;
      Number of Pages308
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2395237M
      ISBN 10088354038X
      LC Control Number87024920

      In the other trial, William Westmoreland, the former commander of United States forces in Vietnam, sued CBS. In Reckless Regard, Adler directed her attention toward the plaintiffs, with whom she sympathized. However, her reaction to the cases made her even more unpopular within the journalist spectrum. Free read new releases A Little History of the World book online. No only that, you also can read or download other free books on this blog, magazine and also comics. If you want this A Little History of the World book for free, Please follow instruction step by step until finish.


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Westmoreland v. CBS by Walter Schneir Download PDF EPUB FB2

Renata Adlers Reckless Disregard should have been a page-turner for me. Having a strong and longstanding interest in journalistic ethics and libel law, I was something of a buff of the two high-profile libel trials she writes about, which pitted Generals William Westmoreland and Ariel Sharon against, respectively, CBS News and Time Magazine/5.

Oppenheimer Fund, Inc. Sanders, U.S. n. 17, 98n. 17, 57 2d (), and this Court cannot now discern an exclusively case-oriented reason to find CBS' interest in videotaping Ambassador Helms' deposition sufficient to overcome his own well-founded objections to.

William Joseph Westmoreland (Ma – J ) was a United States Army General, most notably commander of United States forces during the Vietnam War from to He served as Chief of Staff of the United States Army from to Westmoreland adopted a strategy of attrition against the Viet Cong and the North Vietnamese Army, attempting to drain them of manpower Born: MaSaxon, South Carolina, U.S.

Westmoreland v. CBS -- a one-sided view of a convoluted case; A Matter of Honor: General William C. Westmoreland Versus CBS, by Don Kowet. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.

$Author: Keith Henderson. In "Westmoreland v. CBS et al" Lyndon Johnson's photogenic choice to direct his war in Vietnam was propped up like cardboard cutout while lawyers hired by paper-tiger patriots sought to make CBS's Mike Wallace and my friend Sam Adams pay two and a half million dollars for "libeling" the General when they exposed his staff's complicity in /5(3).

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.

A soldier reports by William C Westmoreland (Book) Reckless disregard: Westmoreland v. CBS et al., Sharon v. Time by Renata Adler (Book) A matter of honor by Don Kowet (Book) Westmoreland: the. Renata Adler’s fierce book about two recent libel suits—Westmoreland v. CBS and Sharon v. Time—has revived the debates they provoked and become a cause célèbre of its own.

The lawsuits themselves attracted great public attention and were widely covered in both the American and foreign press. Both cases involved commanding generals, unpopular wars, and [ ]. CBS furnished s pages of documents to General Westmoreland, and received more thanpages from the Army, Central Intelligence Agency, and other government institutions.

Reckless disregard: Westmoreland v. CBS and others, Sharon v. Time. 1st Vintage Books ed. New York: Vintage Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide) Adler, Renata. Reckless Disregard: Westmoreland V. CBS and Others, Sharon V. Time. New York: Vintage Books. Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide).

Get this from a library. Reckless disregard: Westmoreland v. CBS et al., Sharon v. Time. [Renata Adler] -- "In the winter ofan extraordinary series of events brought two remarkable libel suits to trial in neighboring courtrooms in Manhattan, and in doing so brought into almost astrological.

Westmoreland v. CBS. General Westmoreland in sued for libel against CBS News, and named as co-defendants the producer George Crile, correspondent Mike Wallace, and consultant Sam Adams. The case, Westmoreland v.

CBS, went to trial but ended in a private, out-of-court mater: Harvard College. Sam Adams outside the U.S Courthouse in New York, NY during the Westmoreland v. CBS trial. Photo courtesy of Steerforth Press Sam Adams, a CIA analyst from tohad a passion for accuracy — and a huge problem with the Pentagon’s estimates of Viet Cong forces during the Vietnam War.

Responsible for. Libel & the Media. Reckless Disregard: Westmoreland v. CBS et al., Sharon V. Time. by Renata Adler. Knopf. $ In two articles published last year in the New Yorker, Renata Adler leveled a stinging attack on the press and the lawyers who defend the Columbia Broadcasting System, in her view, libeled General William Westmoreland in a CBS News minute documentary (The.

Westmoreland v. CBS was a $ million libel suit brought by William Westmoreland against CBS Television for the televising of a. cite book first=Stephen G last=Christianson Westmoreland charged CBS with reckless misstatements of evidence and contended these distortions indicated malice.

The trial began on October 9, CBS made a. Janu Westmoreland v. CBS Libel Case. The panelists discussed Westmoreland in which General William Westmoreland charged that the producer of a CBS special.

Their book, published inis Vietnam on Trial: Westmoreland v. CBS. It is still available on book sales sites. The first page of the book demonstrates well the significance of the trial: “On the last day of the Westmoreland v. CBS trial, Judge Pierre N.

Leval told the jury: ‘We have watched the creation in this courtroom of an. Westmoreland v. CBS was a $ million libel suit brought in by former U.

Army Chief of Staff General William Westmoreland against CBS, Inc. for broadcasting on its program CBS Reports a documentary entitled The Uncounted Enemy: A Vietnam reland sued the documentary's narrator, investigative reporter Mike reland's claims were governed by. CBS et al., Sharon v.

Time Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Reckless disregard: Westmoreland v. CBS et al., Sharon v. Time by Adler, Renata. Publication date Topics Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Van Gordon Sauter, then head of CBS News, drew up a 10,word assault, and CBS hired press agent John Scanlon - an engaging panjandrum of the East Hampton rat pack.

Renata Adler, Reckless Disregard: Westmoreland v. CBS et al.; Sharon v. Time. New York: Vintage, pp. Previously published as "Annals of Law: Two Trials," in the New Yorker magazine, Jpp.and Jpp. From the brief glance I have taken at this book, Adler seems to be seriously biased, and to lack.

Westmoreland filed a lawsuit against CBS. In Westmoreland v. CBS, Westmoreland sued Wallace and CBS for libel, and a lengthy legal process began. While the trial was in progress, Westmoreland suddenly settled with CBS for an apology, no more than CBS had originally offered.

A Full Court Press On Books Renata Adler published two long articles in successive issues of The New Yorker on the libel trials of General William Westmoreland v.

CBS and General Ariel Sharon. The first week of the Westmoreland v. CBS News libel trial brought testimony from witnesses who were key figures in the Vietnam war during the late s, but no : Victoria Irwin. Aggie Kenny, while covering Westmoreland v.

CBS, (), in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, found time to draw her paint box in this unfinished sketch.

Book/Printed Material New York (State). Court of Oyer and Terminer (New York County) - Ebenezer Hazard Pamphlet Collection (Library of.

William Westmoreland was born in near Spartanburg, South Carolina, into a family whose ancestors fought in the Revolutionary War and served in. Westmoreland is a great book, a classic by an author who knows his subject well and tells the story without l Donn A.

Starry, U.S. Army (ret.), Commander, Army Training and Doctrine Command () Is it possible that the riddle of Americas military failure in Vietnam has a one-word, one-man answer?/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 and Edward R.

Murrow. Myron Leon "Mike" Wallace (May 9, – April 7, ) was an American journalist, game show host, actor, and media personality. He interviewed a wide range of prominent newsmakers during his seven-decade career.

He was one of the original correspondents for CBS' 60 Minutes, which debuted in Wallace retired as a regular full-time correspondent inbut still appeared occasionally Children: 2, including Chris Wallace. Although originally clandestine, this conflict involving the highest levels of the U.S.

government burst into public view during the acrimonious lawsuit Westmoreland v. CBS. The central issue in the suit, as in the war itself, was the calamitous failure of U.S. intelligence agencies to ascertain the strength of the Viet Cong and get that Cited by: 1.

William C. Westmoreland. Born William Childs Westmoreland, Main Spartanburg, SC; died Jin Charleston, ry general. William C. Westmoreland was a four-star general who led American troops during a significant portion of the Vietnam the general's leadership in Vietnam was controversial, he had a long, distinguished career in the U.S.

Army. Years. The article went on and we did hold the press conference. It had the intended effect. History books are full of the complete story of what ensued, classes are taught in law schools about Westmoreland v. CBS. A Google search will yield many hours and days and nights reading.

Several books were written about Westmoreland v. CBS. Westmoreland needed PR assistance with a $ million libel suit he filed against CBS in response to their documentary, The Uncounted Enemy: A Vietnam Deception.

This documentary, narrated by journalist Mike Wallace, accused Westmoreland of manipulating military intelligence to claim there were fewer communists in South Vietnam, thereby. A soldier reports / William C. Westmoreland Westmoreland, William C.

(William Childs), [ Book: ] Languages: English;Vietnamese, [1. William Westmoreland. Military (Mar — Jul) SUBJECT OF BOOKS. Renata Adler. Reckless Disregard: Westmoreland v. CBS et al., Sharon v. Time. Random House. Burton Benjamin. Fair Play: CBS, General Westmoreland, and how a.

Conversazioni to examine journalistic abuse and the need for change. By Brian Fitzgerald What was true and what was false “seemed, at times, a matter of almost complete indifference to them,” writes Renata Adler in her book Reckless Disregard: Westmoreland v.

CBS et al; Sharon v. Time. Browse more videos. Playing next. An extraordinary coincidence occurred recently when two major libel cases involving famous military men and the American pressU.S. General William Westmoreland versus CBS and Israeli General Ariel Sharon versus Time magazinewere tried in the same courthouse in Manhattan at the same time.

Westmoreland v. Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc. On JanuCBS television broadcast a minute documentary entitled The Uncounted Enemy: A Vietnam Deception. The program was produced by George Crile and based in large part on the reporting of Sam Adams, a Pentagon analyst who had acted as a CBS consultant for the program.

To the Editors: As the attorney for General Westmoreland who was in charge of that part of the case which concerned the history behind the CBS show “The Uncounted Enemy,” I feel compelled to write regarding Ronald Dworkin’s review of Renata Adler’s Reckless Disregard [NYR, February 26].

Whatever one’s ultimate view of the controversy, Mr. [ ]. This book concerns two pieces of litigation, Westmoreland v. CBS et al. and Sharon v. Time, involving accusations of libel on the part of the media. The Westmoreland case grew out of a CBS documentary based on the work of former CIA analyst Sam Adams who had argued for a conspiracy within the U.S.

government to manipulate Order of Battle.Westmoreland dropped his suit before the case could be sent to the the Hell Are We Fighting?

is the first serious narrative history of Adams' controversial discovery of the Vietnam "numbers gap." Hiam's book is a timeless, cautionary tale that combines the best elements of biography, military history, and current affairs.

Westmoreland sued the network for $ million in damages. The trial, Westmoreland v. CBS, was held from October to February On February 17th both sides settled, each agreeing that it had proven its major points and Westmoreland settling for a letter of apology.

For Westmoreland, a West Point graduate, it was always about honor.