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Michael Le Flem reviews Stephen Kinzer’s Poisoner in Chief: Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA Search for Mind Control (Henry Holt and Co., 2019)

By Lucien S. Vandenbroucke, in Diplomatic History; at Penn State University (Paterno Lib), May 11, 2016

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Thursday, 28 February 2019 22:24

John Newman, Countdown to Darkness, Volume 2

In my opinion, Newman offers one of the best medium-length treatments of the Congo crisis I have read, writes Jim DiEugenio.

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 22:39

Obituary for a Fake Intel Source

The Cuban defector known to the CIA as TOUCHDOWN, and whose story Brian Latell has bandied about as “proof” of Castro’s foreknowledge of the JFK assassination, died at 71 last month, as Arnaldo Fernandez relates.

Published in Obituaries

From Michael's conclusion: Ganis’ book is an uncomfortable, freewheeling careen down strange dead-end tracks, with unannounced detours through cold dark streets full of faceless characters, and later, journeys through mirror-filled fun houses of speculation, with a final twist and turn that spits you out right over Niagara Falls, barrel and all.

Thursday, 11 January 2018 20:32

JFK Declassified: Tracking Oswald, Part 7

Arnaldo Fernandez returns to wrap up his review of this miserable History Channel series with a searing look at the seventh episode, which adds insult to injury by pretending to be an update in response to the October 26, 2017 “final declassification” of JFK records.

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 22:12

Bill Davy at the VMI Seminar

The following is a transcript of the talk Bill presented for the seminar held at the Virginia Military Institute on Saturday, September 2, 2017.

Wednesday, 12 July 2017 22:21

JFK Declassified: Tracking Oswald, Part 6

In this final installment of his review of the History Channel series, Arnaldo Fernandez concludes: “With Castro as vantage point instead of the CIA, Baer was not tracking Oswald to articulate a true picture of the past, but to drive the historical truth away.”

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