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In addition to a four-part series on the search for a captured pilot (which ran August 1-4, 1993), Schanberg published dozens of articles for Newsday on the M.I.A./P.O.W. issue.


If you’re game for the library research involved, there’s a forgotten history waiting to be rediscovered. Here’s a starter list:


October 27, 1987 – “Will the Vietnam Body Count Ever Add Up?”


December 10, 1991 – “From the Soviets, Information on MIAs”


July 7, 1992 – “Disclosures Point to an MIA Cover-Up”


July 14, 1992 – “The Democrats Are Ducking Vietnam, Too”


July 24, 1992 – “On MIAs, the Press Was Lazy or Cowed”


August 21, 1992 – “More Bush Deviousness on POWs/MIAs”


September 18, 1992 – “The POWs: ‘Buried’ by the U.S. in ‘73”


September 25, 1992 – “The Nixon Presidency: Unraveling, Again”


September 29, 1992 – “Let’s Follow the Trail Of The Missing Men”


October 9, 1992 – “Bit by Bit, the POW/MIA Facts Emerge”


October 20, 1992 – “No More Cover-Ups Now on POW/MIAs”


October 30, 1992 – “An Honest Man Says POWs Live in Laos”


November 10, 1992 – “Fearing a New Cover-Up on POW/MIAs”


November 20, 1992 – “The Sad Scripted Ending to Our POWs’ Story”


November 24, 1992 – “Why the Rush to Close the POW Issue?”


December 18, 1992 – “The Odd, Pat Story of Col. Pham Duc Dai”


December 22, 1992 – “Why No Outrage at Nixon’s Stonewalling?”


January 7, 1993 – “It’s Operation Censor in Draft POW Report”


January 8, 1993 – “The Footnote Kissinger Wants Expunged”


January 15, 1993 – “Report Spins the Facts into Mush”


April 13, 1993 – “It’s Time to End POW Cover-Up”


August 27, 1993 – “What is the POW Probe Hiding From Us?”


September 3, 1993 – “First Get the Truth, Then Forgive”


September 10, 1993 – “Spy Papers Back MIA Cover-Up Accounts ”


October 26, 1993 – “Senator Shuns the Evidence on Four MIAs”


November 5, 1993 – “POW Searchers Risk a Deal with Clinton”


November 16, 1993 – “The MIA Story: It’s Got to Be Kept Alive”


December 10, 1993 – “Washington Plays Softball With Hanoi”


January 4, 1994 – “Making ‘Negatives’ in the POW/MIA Case”


January 7, 1994 – “The Photo: Shadow or MIA Signal”


January 12, 1994 – “A New MIA Tale of Disappearing Images”


January 14, 1994 – “Laos May Hold the Key to Missing MIAs”


January 28, 1994 – “A Loss for Honesty on the Senate Floor”


February 1, 1994 – “POW/MIA facts: Just Too Troublesome”


August 5, 1994 – “A Pentagon Stonewall on Field Reports”


June 16, 1995 – “Facing Up to the Dirty Secret of Vietnam”



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