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.
With a preface by Bruce Springsteen. “Worthy of shelving alongside the best of the Iraq books.”--Kirkus “Greg Mitchell has given us a razor-sharp critique of how the media and the government connived in one of… MoreBuy
A New York Times "Notable Book." "A fair, compelling, and convincing account of a dark period of American history." -- The Economist "An instructive reminder of how bad things really were in the good old… MoreBuy
"Devastating and persuasive." -- Los Angeles Times Book Review "Compelling reading...Dr. Lifton and Mr. Mitchell offer a sweeping account of not only why the atomic bomb was used but of what Hiroshima means--and has done--to… MoreBuy
The Campaign of the Century: Upton Sinclair's Race for Governor of California and the Birth of Media Politics
Winner of the Goldsmith Book Prize. A finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award, it served as the basis for one episode in the award-winning PBS documentary "The Great Depression" “Sizzling, rambunctiously… MoreBuy
Capital Punishment, the American Conscience, and the End of Executions
"In eloquent detail, Lifton and Mitchell indict the randomness and cruelty of executions and the heavy burden they place on the souls of those who prosecute, defend, and sit as judges and jurors, and those… MoreBuy