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Top Ten Greatest Lies of the 20th Century

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Last century there were a lot of liars. Here are the top ten.

The Top Ten Greatest Lies of the 20th Century (Untruths, Misstatements, Deceptions and other Lies!)

  1. That “two U.S. aircraft were lost in the Gulf of Tonkin on August 4, 1964” and that Congress had given the president authority to fight a war in Vietnam. – Linden B. Johnson and Robert McNamara*
  2. “I have no plans to commit American troops in Viet Nam.” Lyndon Johnson
  3. “I am not a crook” – Richard M. Nixon
  4. “I never had sex with that woman, Miss Lewinski.” – Bill Clinton
  5. Apollo 13 was a Failure. The American Press
  6. “Lee Harvey Oswald was the lone assassin of John F. Kennedy.” – The Warren Commission
  7. “I have a plan to end the Vietnam conflict.” – Richard M. Nixon
  8. “I am not a communist.” – Fidel Castro
  9. “I will bury you” – Nikta Khrushchev
  10. “Segregation yesterday, today and forever.” – George Wallace
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