Washington Post Rejects Op-Ed Critiquing Charges of Communist “Hoax” on Germ Warfare

Jeffrey Kaye
7 min readMay 25, 2023
Photos of U.S. propaganda leaflet bombs modified during the Korean War to carry insects and other materials infected with biological pathogens (from 1952 report of the International Scientific Commission, from photos supplied by the People’s Republic of China)

The history of this period is a press forgery. Falsified news manipulates public opinion. Democracy needs facts. — George Seldes, as quoted in Russ Bellant’s Old Nazis, the New Right, and the Republican Party (1991, South End Press)

Democracy Dies in Darkness — Masthead of The Washington Post

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