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THE ZAPPER
John Walters
July 24, 2000
Neil Sheehan's A Bright Shining Lie is one of the best books about Vietnam. The title also describes what former Blue Jays manager Tim Johnson chronically told regarding his military service during that conflict. Johnson paid for his deceit with his job. On a provocative Real Sports (HBO, Monday, 10 p.m.), Bernard Goldberg chronicles Johnson's exile to the Mexican League. The show also features an SI/Real Sports profile of Giants leftfielder Barry Bonds.
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July 24, 2000

The Zapper

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Neil Sheehan's A Bright Shining Lie is one of the best books about Vietnam. The title also describes what former Blue Jays manager Tim Johnson chronically told regarding his military service during that conflict. Johnson paid for his deceit with his job. On a provocative Real Sports ( HBO, Monday, 10 p.m.), Bernard Goldberg chronicles Johnson's exile to the Mexican League. The show also features an SI/Real Sports profile of Giants leftfielder Barry Bonds.

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