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Re: Running thread: Quality Long-form Journalism
« Reply #256 on: June 19, 2017, 05:49:54 AM »
"But mostly because of the Los Alamos labís safety deficiencies, it hasnít produced a usable new warhead core in at least six years."

https://apps.publicintegrity.org/nuclear-negligence/near-disaster/
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Re: Running thread: Quality Long-form Journalism
« Reply #258 on: June 20, 2017, 01:27:19 PM »
a war crime in the drug war
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2017/07/making-of-a-massacre-mexico/


(just a warning - this one is hard to read.  the pics aren't overly-graphic, but the stories are just horrible)
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Re: Running thread: Quality Long-form Journalism
« Reply #259 on: June 20, 2017, 01:41:39 PM »
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« Reply #261 on: June 21, 2017, 06:25:35 PM »
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Re: Running thread: Quality Long-form Journalism
« Reply #262 on: June 21, 2017, 06:38:14 PM »
An oral history of Predator

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/predator-oral-history-arnold-schwarzenegger-film-1014132

the movie that spawned 2 governors and a candidate for a third!

I forgot Jean Claude Van Damme was originally cast as the Predator.
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« Reply #263 on: June 21, 2017, 08:37:21 PM »
Sonny Langham ran for governor of Kentucky
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