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Media for Memorandum 46

Today I will be on NPR's Tell Me More hosted by Michel Martin from about 3:30 p.m. EST. I'll be on with the programming director who pulled my show off the air after we argued over program content.

I will also be doing Paul Preston's Ed Talk from 9 p.m.

I've had a few other requests but I haven't confirmed yet...

Who would have ever thought that a questionable 1978 Memorandum would be worth discussing in national media? Speaking of conspiracies...I'll be discussing Memorandum 46. If you look at the address for NPR's Tell Me More, you'll see that it is show number 46...

I want to thank those of you who have been sending me e-mail messages. Unfortunately, I can't respond immediately but will do so when things slow down. I didn't expect to get so much attention for the article and have some commitments I can't break.

CJL


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