American Experience FDR on Lying: Creating a Reason to Go to War
"I am perfectly willing to... tell untruths if it will help win the war," FDR said. Details
Program: American Experience
Episode: FDR on Lying: Creating a Reason to Go to War
President Roosevelt did not tell Congress or the American people the truth behind the Greer incident that led to US involvement in World War II. "I am perfectly willing to mislead and tell untruths if it will help win the war," FDR told a friend.
Premiere Date: 11/01/2011
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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