Suppressed in myriad ways and the subject of the author’s landmark federal lawsuit, Du Pont Dynasty is an essential history of the United States. Leuthère irénée du pont, official keeper of the gunpowder of corrupt King Louis XVI, fled from revolutionary France to America. From plans to force president roosevelt from office, to the manufacture of deadly gases and the covered-up poisoning of Du Pont workers, to the reputation the company earned for being the worst polluter of America’s air and water, to Freon’s damage to the planet’s life-protecting ozone layer, to munitions sales to warlords and the rising Nazis, the Du Pont reign has been dappled with scandal for centuries.
Culled from years of painstaking research and interviews, this fully documented book unfolds like a novel. Du pont, betrayed by his cousins and pushed out of the organization, landing in social exile as the powerful “count of florida”; the three brothers who expanded Du Pont’s control to General Motors, and then launched a family tradition of waging campaigns to destroy FDR’s New Deal regulatory reforms; Governor Pete du Pont, fought autoworkers’ right to unionize, who ran for president and backed Newt Gingrich’s 1994 Republican Revolution; and Irving S.
Du Pont Dynasty: Behind the Nylon Curtain Forbidden Bookshelf Book 6 #ad - Two years later he founded the gunpowder company that called itself “America’s armorer”—and that President Wilson’s secretary of war called a “species of outlaws” for war profiteering. Du pont dynasty introduces many colorful characters, who profited from the Civil War to build the Gunpowder Trust, including “General” Henry du Pont, one of the first corporate monopolies; Alfred I.
Blowback: America's Recruitment of Nazis and Its Destructive Impact on Our Domestic and Foreign Policy Forbidden Bookshelf Book 4Open Road Media #ad - As the soviets consolidated power in Eastern Europe, the CIA scrambled to gain the upper hand against new enemies worldwide. Unrepentant mass murderers were secretly accepted into the American fold, their crimes forgotten and forgiven with the willing complicity of the US government. Blowback is the first thorough, scholarly study of the US government’s extensive recruitment of Nazis and fascist collaborators right after the war.
A searing account of a dark “chapter in U. S. The author demonstrates how this secret policy of collaboration only served to intensify the Cold War and has had lasting detrimental effects on the American government and society that endure to this day. Cold war history . . . Even before the final shots of world war II were fired, another war began—a cold war that pitted the United States against its former ally, the Soviet Union.
Blowback: America's Recruitment of Nazis and Its Destructive Impact on Our Domestic and Foreign Policy Forbidden Bookshelf Book 4 #ad - To help the anti-soviet aims of American intelligence and national security agencies” Library Journal. Many new recruits were clearly responsible for the deaths of countless innocents as part of Adolph Hitler’s “Final Solution, ” yet were whitewashed and claimed to be valuable intelligence assets.
To this end, national security council, senior officials at the CIA, and Nazi collaborators for propaganda, and other elements of the emerging US national security state turned to thousands of former Nazis, psychological warfare, Waffen Secret Service, and military operations. Although others have approached the topic since, Simpson’s book remains the essential starting point.
The Hidden History of the Korean War, 1950-1951 Forbidden Bookshelf Book 10Open Road Media #ad - Much about the korean War is still hidden, and much will long remain hidden. I believe i have succeeded in throwing new light on its origins. From the author’s preface in 1945 US troops arrived in Korea for what would become America’s longest-lasting conflict. By closely analyzing us intelligence before june 25, 1950 the war’s official start, and the actions of key players like John Foster Dulles, and Chiang Kai-shek, General Douglas MacArthur, the great investigative reporter I.
A great journalist” raises troubling questions about the forgotten war in this courageous, controversial book—with a new introduction by Bruce Cumings The Baltimore Sun. F. Stone demolishes the official story of America’s “forgotten war” by shedding new light on the tangled sequence of events that led to it.
The Hidden History of the Korean War, 1950-1951 Forbidden Bookshelf Book 10 #ad - The hidden history of the korean war was first published in 1952—during the Korean War—and then republished during the Vietnam War. While history books claim without equivocation that the war lasted from 1950 to 1953, those who have actually served there know better. In the 1990s, documents from the former Soviet archives became available, further illuminating this controversial period in history.
Science of Coercion: Communication Research & Psychological Warfare, 1945-1960 Forbidden Bookshelf Book 13Open Road Media #ad - An important, thought-provoking work, Science of Coercion shines a blazing light into a hitherto remote and shadowy corner of Cold War history. A provocative and eye-opening study of the essential role the US military and the Central Intelligence Agency played in the advancement of communication studies during the Cold War era, now with a new introduction by Robert W.
In this fascinating study, the cia, author christopher Simpson uses long-classified documents from the Pentagon, and other national security agencies to demonstrate how this seemingly benign social science grew directly out of secret government-funded research into psychological warfare. Mcchesney and a new preface by the author since the mid-twentieth century, interrogation, marketing, the great advances in our knowledge about the most effective methods of mass communication and persuasion have been visible in a wide range of professional fields, public relations, including journalism, and public opinion studies.
Science of Coercion: Communication Research & Psychological Warfare, 1945-1960 Forbidden Bookshelf Book 13 #ad - However, the birth of the modern science of mass communication had surprising and somewhat troubling midwives: the military and covert intelligence arms of the US government. It reveals that many of the most respected pioneers in the field of communication science were knowingly complicit in America’s Cold War efforts, intimidation, subversion, and that their findings on mass communication were eventually employed for the purposes of propaganda, regardless of their personal politics or individual moralities, and counterinsurgency.
The Lords of Creation: The History of America's 1 Percent Forbidden BookshelfOpen Road Media #ad - The rockefellers, along with like-minded magnates, controlled the economic destiny of the country, Fords, Morgans, and Vanderbilts were the “lords of creation” who, unrestrained by regulations or moral imperatives. A “stimulating” account of the capitalists who changed America in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, setting the stage for the 1929 crash and Great Depression Kirkus Reviews.
The lords of creation, scoundrels, is a fascinating story of bankers, first published when the catastrophe of the 1930s was still painfully fresh, speculators, railroad tycoons, steel magnates, and robber barons. They established their power and authority, transportation, energy, ensuring that they—and they alone—would control the means of production, and commerce—creating the conditions for the stock market collapse of 1929 and the Great Depression that followed.
The Lords of Creation: The History of America's 1 Percent Forbidden Bookshelf #ad - In the decades following the civil war, america entered an era of unprecedented corporate expansion, with ultimate financial power in the hands of a few wealthy industrialists who exploited the system for everything it was worth. . Through a combination of foresight, ruthlessness, and greed, ingenuity, America’s giants of industry remolded the US economy in their own image.
It is a tale of innovation and shocking exploitation—and a sobering reminder that history can indeed repeat itself. As modern society continues to be affected by wealth inequality and cycles of boom and bust, it’s as important as ever to understand the origins of financial disaster, and the policies, practices, and people who bring them on.
All Honorable Men: The Story of the Men on Both Sides of the Atlantic Who Successfully Thwarted Plans to Dismantle the Nazi Cartel System Forbidden Bookshelf Book 21Open Road Media #ad - In conclusion, he said, “We had not been stopped in Germany by German business. After the allies had successfully occupied Germany and removed the Third Reich, the process of reconstructing the devastated nation’s economy began under supervision of the US government. A scathing attack on wall street’s illegal ties to nazi germany before wwii—and the postwar whitewashing of Nazi business leaders by the US government Prior to World War II, German industry was controlled by an elite group who had used their money and influence to help bring the Nazi Party to power.
Martin’s efforts at decartelization were unsuccessful though, largely due to hindrance from his superior officer, an investment banker in peacetime. Effectively, wall street’s greed had led them to aid Hitler and hinder the Allied effort. What he discovered was shocking. James stewart martin, returned to germany as the director of the division for Investigation of Cartels and External Assets in American Military Government, who had assisted the Allied forces in targeting key areas of German industry for aerial bombardment, a position he held until 1947.
All Honorable Men: The Story of the Men on Both Sides of the Atlantic Who Successfully Thwarted Plans to Dismantle the Nazi Cartel System Forbidden Bookshelf Book 21 #ad - We had been stopped in Germany by American business. This exposé on economic warfare, author of blowback:america’s recruitment of Nazis and Its Destructive Impact on Our Domestic and Foreign Policy, Wall Street, and America’s military industrial complex includes a new introduction by Christopher Simpson, and a new foreword from investigative journalist Hank Albarelli.
Many american corporations had done business with German corporations who helped fund the Nazi Party, despite knowing what their money was supporting. .
Deadly Deceits: My 25 Years in the CIA Forbidden Bookshelf Book 11Open Road Media #ad - Startling, and infuriating, eye-opening, deadly Deceits is an honest and unflinching insider’s look at a toxic government agency that the author cogently argues has no useful purpose and no moral right to exist. Stationed in southeast asia in the mid-1960s, he worked to stem the Communist tide that was sweeping through the region, first in Thailand and later in Vietnam.
A veteran of the central intelligence Agency unmasks its culture of lethal lies in this devastating exposé, now with a new foreword by David MacMichael. Ralph W. With courage and candor, ralph mcgehee illuminates the CIA’s dark catalog of misdeeds in his stunning, no-holds-barred memoir of a life in the service of deception.
While his country was being pulled deeper and deeper into the vietnam quagmire, mcgehee awoke to a chilling reality: The CIA was not a gatherer of actual intelligence to be employed in a legitimate war against dangerous enemies, but a tool of the president’s foreign-policy staff designed solely to stifle the truth and fabricate “facts” that supported the agency’s often immoral agenda.
Deadly Deceits: My 25 Years in the CIA Forbidden Bookshelf Book 11 #ad - Mcgehee was a patriot, dedicated to the American way of life and the international fight against Communism. Following his graduation with honors from Notre Dame, McGehee was recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency in 1952 and quickly became an able and enthusiastic cold warrior. But despite his notable successes in reversing enemy influence among the local peasants and villagers, McGehee found himself increasingly alienated from a company culture built on deceit and wholesale manipulation of the truth.
The Phoenix Program: America's Use of Terror in Vietnam Forbidden Bookshelf Book 5Open Road Media #ad - In the darkest days of the vietnam war, and assassination devised to destabilize the infrastructure of the National Liberation Front NLF of South Vietnam, America’s Central Intelligence Agency secretly initiated a sweeping program of kidnap, torture, commonly known as the “Viet Cong. The victims of the phoenix program were vietnamese civilians, male and female, suspected of harboring information about the enemy—though many on the blacklist were targeted by corrupt South Vietnamese security personnel looking to extort money or remove a rival.
. The ebook edition includes “the phoenix has landed, ” a new introduction that addresses the “Phoenix-style network” that constitutes America’s internal security apparatus today. Between 1965 and 1972, brutal rape, horrific torture, more than eighty thousand noncombatants were “neutralized, and in many cases execution, ” as men and women alike were subjected to extended imprisonment without trial, all under the watchful eyes of US government agencies.
The Phoenix Program: America's Use of Terror in Vietnam Forbidden Bookshelf Book 5 #ad - This shocking expose of the cia operation aimed at destroying the Vietcong infrastructure thoroughly conveys the hideousness of the Vietnam War” Publishers Weekly. Based on extensive research and in-depth interviews with former participants and observers, Douglas Valentine’s startling exposé blows the lid off of what was possibly the bloodiest and most inhumane covert operation in the CIA’s history.
Residents on american soil are routinely targeted under the guise of protecting us from terrorism—which is why, more than ever, people need to understand what Phoenix is all about.
Thy Will Be Done: The Conquest of the Amazon: Nelson Rockefeller and Evangelism in the Age of Oil Forbidden Bookshelf Book 25Open Road Media #ad - What happened when a wealthy industrialist and a visionary evangelist unleashed forces that joined to subjugate an entire continent? Historians Gerard Colby and Charlotte Dennett tell the story of the forty-year campaign led by Standard Oil scion Nelson Rockefeller and Wycliffe Bible Translators founder William Cameron Townsend to establish a US imperial beachhead in Central and South America.
Beginning in the 1940s, devastate the amazon rain forest, future Vice President Rockefeller worked with the CIA and allies in the banking industry to prop up repressive governments, and destabilize local economies—all in the name of anti-Communism. Meanwhile, townsend and his army of missionaries sought to undermine the belief systems of the region’s indigenous peoples and convert them to Christianity.
Thy Will Be Done: The Conquest of the Amazon: Nelson Rockefeller and Evangelism in the Age of Oil Forbidden Bookshelf Book 25 #ad - Their combined efforts would have tragic and long-lasting repercussions, argue the authors of this “well-documented” Los Angeles Times book—the product of eighteen years of research—which legendary progressive historian Howard Zinn called “an extraordinary piece of investigative history. A “blistering exposé” of the usa’s secret history of financial, political, and cultural exploitation of Latin America in the 20th century, with a new introduction Publishers Weekly.
Its message is powerful, its data overwhelming and impressive. ”.
Votescam: The Stealing of America Forbidden Bookshelf Book 15Open Road Media #ad - First published in 1992, this groundbreaking exposé has been updated by journalist Victoria Collier, daughter and niece, respectively, of the late James and Kenneth Collier, and editor of Votescam. Org, to reflect modern threats to American democracy. It comes face-to-face with the supreme court justice who buried key vote fraud evidence; the most powerful female publisher in America, lawyers, who refused to permit her newspapers and television stations to expose vote rigging; the Attorney General who jailed Jim Collier to avoid an investigation into vote fraud; and a cast of weak-kneed, and members of the media entangled in a massive crime, corrupt politicians, but who have yet to be held accountable.
This book is the culmination of a twenty-five-year investigation into computerized vote fraud in the United States. It tracks down, confronts, and calls the names of Establishment thieves who silently steal votes for their own profit. As computers grow ever more powerful, the need to read Votescam is increasingly urgent.
Votescam: The Stealing of America Forbidden Bookshelf Book 15 #ad - Journalists james and kenneth collier pose the question, “Why can’t we vote the bastards out?” Their answer: “Because we didn’t even vote the bastards in. Votescam fills in the blanks for anyone who senses that their ballot is worthless, but does not know why. This “provocative and profoundly disturbing” history of US election rigging “details political corruption reaching to the highest levels of government” Skeptic Files.
Inside Job: The Looting of America's Savings and Loans Forbidden Bookshelf Book 16Open Road Media #ad - Less than 10 years later, half the nation’s savings and loans were insolvent, leaving the American taxpayer on the hook for a large hunk of the nearly half a trillion dollars that had gone missing. The looser regulations and reduced federal oversight also opened the industry to an army of shady characters, white-collar criminals, and organized crime groups.
Decades after the savings and loan collapse, Inside Job remains a thrilling read and a sobering reminder that our financial institutions are more fragile than they appear. But in the 1970s, congress passed sweeping financial deregulation at the insistence of industry insiders that allowed these once quaint and useful institutions to spread their taxpayer-insured assets into new and risky investments.
Inside Job: The Looting of America's Savings and Loans Forbidden Bookshelf Book 16 #ad - The authors of inside Job saw signs of danger long before the scandal hit nationwide. For most of the 20th century, savings and loans were an invaluable thread of the American economy. New york times bestseller: a history of the S&L scandal that caused a financial disaster for American taxpayers: “Hard to put down” Library Journal.