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When a primary source isn't good enough- Wikipedia

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  • Roth tried to have the original claim censored and replaced by his own claims. As such, a request for third-party verification of his claim is not unreasonable. Roth claims that the 'spook' incident occurred in 1985 at Princeton. Both Tumin and Princeton are well enough documented that it shouldn't be that hard to find a verifiable reference. Doing so would both support Roth's claim and provide a useful footnote for history and Wikipedia.

    That having been said, the 'spook' incident and the source of the '

    • by darkonc ( 47285 )
      Because Roth might have reason to deny the Broyard claim if it was true, he's not as authoritative a source on this tiny bit of history as he might imagine.

It seems intuitively obvious to me, which means that it might be wrong. -- Chris Torek