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Martin Hay reviews the merits and shortcomings of William Pepper's most recent book on the Martin Luther King Jr. case in light of his long career and previous contributions.

 

 

 

Sunday, 10 July 2016 20:52

Greg Poulgrain, The Incubus of Intervention

Jim DiEugenio calls this book "a provocative revisionist history of why the epochal coup in Indonesia happened as it did in 1965 ... [and which] has enlightened us on the crucial figures of Allen Dulles, Sukarno, Dag Hammarskjold and John Kennedy, how they played with and against each other and how this nexus led to a horrible tragedy."

 

by Michael Best, At: Glomar Disclosure

Published in News Items
Saturday, 18 June 2016 20:28

The Incubus of Intervention – Chapter 2

An excerpt from Greg Poulgrain's book on United States policy toward Indonesia, reprinted here with the kind permission of the author.

Published in General
Monday, 16 May 2016 16:48

The Missing Church Committe Transcripts

by Rex Bradford, At:  Mary Ferrell

Published in News Items
Monday, 16 May 2016 16:47

CIA Admits It Sent Mandela to Jail

Published in News Items

Bridge of Spies is a well-made film.  I just wish it had dispensed with a lot of the dramatic license, which I do not think was really necessary. It would also be nice to see these two men do something a little gutsy concerning American history, opines Jim DiEugenio.

Monday, 25 April 2016 19:36

How the CIA Writes History

by Jefferson Morley

At: The Intercept

Published in News Items

by Gordon Correra

At:  BBC News

Published in News Items

If the reader is interested in knowledge about the inner workings of the radical right back in the fifties or sixties, then this is a useful book. But as far as relating that group to the murder of JFK, it is simply a dud. And a pretentious, bombastic, overlong and tedious dud at that. In this reviewer’s opinion, it is the worst book on the JFK case since Ultimate Sacrifice, concludes Jim DiEugenio.

 

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