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Sunday, November 15, 2009

Lies of the Left -- Falling Soldier

One of the most famous images to emerge from the Spanish Civil War was Robert Capa's "falling soldier". It purported to show a Spanish leftist being felled by a Falangist bullet and it became a powerful symbol of resistance to fascism, used for decades to promote sympathy for left-wing causes. But it was a fake.

George Will explains here.