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Tony Blair
Why I stopped trusting TV history - totally
Why I stopped trusting TV history - totally

Don’t trust TV history — ever. That’s the big conclusion I came to this week after starting out on the simple assignment of previewing a two-hour National Geographic special on the Iraq War. “America Vs. Iraq,” which premieres at 9 p.m. Monday on the National Geographic Channel, drove me to it with a maddening hole at its core. And that squishy center of imprecise research and confusing assertions has enormous consequences in that it gives former Vice President Dick Cheney and the rest of George W. Bush’s administration loads of wiggle room to try and rewrite history with their claims that they didn’t lie about possessing evidence that Saddam...