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George Seldes: “Tell the Truth and Run”
This film excerpt was from the 1996 Academy-Award-nominated documentary feature film by Rick Goldsmith, Tell the Truth and Run: George Seldes and the American Press.
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We’ve been running excerpts of the film “Tell the Truth and Run”
It’s about the life and work of George Seldes who was one of the first people to expose corruption in the news business.
His reward: Regular people loved his books. The newspapers ignored him.
So he started his own newsletter: “In fact.” Howard Zinn, Ralph Nader, Daniel Ellsberg and many others subscribed to him.