The Tunnels

A thrilling Cold War narrative exploring two harrowing attempts to rescue East Germans by tunneling beneath the Berlin Wall, the U.S. television networks who financed and filmed them, and the Kennedy administration's unprecedented attempt to suppress both films.

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The Tunnels

Escapes Under the Berlin Wall and the Historic Films the JFK White House Tried to Kill

A thrilling Cold War narrative of superpower showdowns, media suppression, and two escape tunnels beneath the Berlin Wall
 
In the summer of 1962, the year after the rise of the Berlin Wall, a group of young West Germans risked prison, ...

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So Wrong for So Long: How the Press, the Pundits--and the President--Failed on Iraq

It is often said that a free press is the watchdog of democracy, insuring that the conduct of our leaders is examined with a critical eye. This makes Greg Mitchell the watchdog of watchdogs, as tracking the performance of the media is his priority ...

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Tricky Dick and the Pink Lady: Richard Nixon vs. Helen Gahagan Douglas, 1950

The year 1950 was a time of absolute trauma for America. The Korean War began, and the Communists completed their takeover of China. The Rosenbergs were arrested as spies for the Soviet Union, which had recently tested its first atomic bomb. Senator ...

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The Campaign of the Century: Upton Sinclair's Race for Governor of California and the Birth of Media Politics

In 1934, voters hoping to turn the tide of the Great Depression backed an unlikely candidate for governor of California: Upton Sinclair, muckraking author of "The Jungle" and lifelong socialist. Amazingly, Sinclair swept the Democratic primary, ...

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Atomic Cover-up: Two U.S. Soldiers, Hiroshima & Nagasaki, and The Greatest Movie Never Made

In this book, which has gained national attention, award-winning author Greg Mitchell probes a turning point in U.S. history: the suppression of film footage, for decades, shot by a U.S. Army unit in Hiroshima and Nagasaki -- with staggering ...

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Journeys With Beethoven: Following the Ninth, and Beyond

Co-author Kerry Candaele "A passionate, deeply felt and altogether personal account of coming to Beethoven in middle age, after a lifetime's immersion in other musical forms. They understand Beethoven's eternal wildness: As well as we may think ...

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Who Owns Death?

Capital Punishment, the American Conscience, and the End of Executions

Co-authored by  Robert Jay Lifton
"It is a remarkable testimony to the authors' skills and the clarity of their writing that whether one is for or against capital punishment, by the end of this book the reader wlll agree that inexorable ...

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