Does partisan ideology inhibit the ability to learn from political mistakes? This episode deals with some of the recurring core issues of the show, including secrecy, corruption and partisanship.
1. “New documents from Vietnam era resonate even now” by Nancy Benac and Tom Raum for The Associated Press, July 15, 2010.
2. “Ex-diplomat says UK exaggerated Iraq WMD” by The Associated Press, July 13, 2010.
3. “Historian warns of sudden collapse of American ’empire'” by Brent Gardner-Smith for the Aspen Daily News, July 6, 2010.
4. “Fund-Raising Before House Vote Draws Scrutiny” by Eric Lipton and Eric Lichtblau for The New York Times, July 15, 2010.