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Dr. Martin Luther King, 1965

Fake MLK quote from bin Laden's death

05/03/11 03:35PM

As the news began to sink in about Osama bin Laden's death yesterday, a quote attributed to Martin Luther King, Jr. went viral:"I mourn the loss of thousands of precious lives, but I will not rejoice in the death of one, not even an enemy."The facts first - this is not a quote from Dr. King.Yesterday before I knew that fact, I tried to track down the origins of this quote and determine if, in fact, it was said/written by Dr. King. My initial Google search produced hits. Lotsa hits. But all from blogs and aggregated quote sites without any real journalistic credibility. That was a red flag... read more

The Rewrite: Who's soft on defense?

05/02/11 10:13PM

For years the conventional wisdom in politics has been that Democrats are soft on matters of defense. So how does the capture and killing of Osama bin Laden change that notion? Lawrence has the answer in the Rewrite. read more

What did Pakistan Know?

What did Pakistan Know?

05/02/11 08:00PM

How much did Pakistani officials know about Osama bin Laden’s whereabouts? NBC News National Investigative Correspondent Mike Isikoff has the latest. watch

Bin Laden: Bush vs. Obama

Bin Laden: Bush vs. Obama

05/02/11 08:00PM

How did the Obama White House handle the hunt for Osama bin Laden differently than its predecessor? Foreign policy expert Thomas Ricks joins Msnbc’s Lawrence... watch

Terror War: What’s next?

Terror War: What’s next?

05/02/11 08:00PM

Now that Osama bin Laden is out of the picture, what is next for America’s push to end terrorist threats? Jane Harman, President and CEO of the Woodrow... watch

The military heroes

The military heroes

05/02/11 08:00PM

The men of the Special Ops team are known as “the most dangerous people on the face of the Earth.” Jeremy Scahill joins msnbc’s Lawrence O’Donnell to talk... watch

Who’s soft on defense?

Who’s soft on defense?

05/02/11 08:00PM

For years the conventional wisdom in politics has been that Democrats are soft on defense. How does the capture and killing of Osama bin Laden change that... watch

Ground Zero Reactions

05/02/11 02:27PM

Last night we took a trip down to Ground Zero and talked to some of the people gathered by the site of the World Trade Center. Here are their reactions to the death of Osama Bin Laden.Note: We apologize for the low audio in a couple of these clips...we went down with our Flip Cams and Blackberries so the quality is not as great. We still hope you enjoy! read more

Crowds celebrating.

Scenes from Ground Zero

05/02/11 01:24PM

After President Obama announced the death of Osama Bin Laden last night, we took a trip down to Ground Zero to see the reaction from the crowds. Here are some photos from last night. Video is on its way!  read more

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