Michel Thomas is the World War II veteran and language teacher to the stars whose supporters are in a running dispute with the L.A. Times over a feature story in 2001 story that said many of his claims to wartime heroism are questionable. Tonight, pro-Thomas private investigator Alex Kline (you may know him from the L.A. Observed comments queue, where he writes long) got on "The O'Reilly Factor" with Bill O'Reilly to allege malfeasance on the Times' part. An email correspondent says the villain of the piece was Times editor John Carroll, who just happens to have blasted O'Reilly in his provocative "pseudo-journalists" speech last month. Link to the show listing, but no audio or video that I can see. O'Reilly also talked tonight about the Los Angeles County seal controversy.
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