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Dallas 63

Author : Peter Dale Scott
ISBN : 9781504019897
Genre : Political Science
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“Our most provocative scholar of American power” reveals the forces behind the assassination of JFK—and their continuing influence over our world (David Talbot, Salon). On November 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was gunned down in Dallas by Lee Harvey Oswald. Shortly after, Oswald himself was killed. These events led many to believe there was a far greater plan at work, with a secret cabal of powerful men manipulating the public and shaping US policies both at home and abroad for their own interests. But no one could imagine how right they were. Beneath the orderly façade of the American government, there lies a complex network, only partly structural, linking Wall Street influence, corrupt bureaucracy, and the military-industrial complex. Here lies the true power of the American empire. This behind-the-scenes web is unelected, unaccountable, and immune to popular resistance. Peter Dale Scott calls this entity the deep state, and he has made it his life’s work to write the history of those who manipulate our government from the shadows. Since the aftermath of World War II, the deep state’s power has grown unchecked, and nowhere has it been more apparent than that day at Dealey Plaza. In this landmark volume, Scott traces how culpable elements in the CIA and FBI helped prepare for the assassination, and how the deep state continues to influence our politics today. As timely and important as ever in the current chaotic political climate, Dallas ’63 is a reality-shattering, frightening exposé not of those who govern us—but of those who govern those who govern us.
Category: Political Science

Civic Culture And Urban Change

Author : Royce Hanson
ISBN : 0814330800
Genre : Political Science
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A study of how civic culture shaped policy responses to the demographic and economic transformations of Dallas, Texas.
Category: Political Science

Deep Politics And The Death Of Jfk

Author : Peter Dale Scott
ISBN : 9780520205192
Genre : History
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Meticulously documented investigation uncovering the political secrets surrounding John F. Kennedy's assassination.
Category: History

Americana Political

Author : Heritage Auction Galleries (Dallas, Tex.)
ISBN : OCLC:1030336191
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The Accommodation

Author : Jim Schutze
ISBN : UOM:39015029511055
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Discusses racial relations in Dallas during the 1950s and 1960s and describes the struggles of the black community to gain power
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Politics Of Big Fantasy

Author : John C. McDowell
ISBN : 9780786474882
Genre : Performing Arts
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Bringing critical attention to a particular set of Science Fiction and Fantasy films--Larry and Andy Wachowski's The Matrix, George Lucas' Star Wars saga, and Joss Whedon's Avengers--this book utilises a wide-ranging set of critical tools to illuminate their political ideologies, while also examining any resistant and complicating turns or byways the films may provide. What they all have in common ideologically is that they--or at least the genres they belong to--tend to be regarded as belonging to politically conservative frames of sociocultural reference. With the Star Wars saga, however, this idea is shown to be superficial and weak.
Category: Performing Arts

Religious Leaders And Faith Based Politics

Author : Jo Renee Formicola
ISBN : 0847699633
Genre : Political Science
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Religious Leaders and Faith-Based Politics: Ten Profiles offers a powerful and timely analysis of the dynamic relationship between religious leaders of all faiths and political activism in the United States. By examining the lives and works of such prominent leaders as Reverend Floyd Flake, Bishop T. D. Jakes, Reverend Al Sharpton, Elder Dallin H. Oakes, Rabbi Daniel Lapin, Reverend Benjamin Chavis-Muhammed, and Sister Maureen Fiedler, this volume reveals an American tradition of religious influence on public policy that continues to be an important hallmark of our democracy. From the colonial era to the present, religious leaders have raised Americans moral and political awareness of countless issues, including revolution, slavery, temperance, civil rights, and, most recently, the culture wars. This book is the first to explore the renewed and intense commitment of evangelicals, Catholics, Muslims, and Jews to preach, teach, and participate in politics today. Among the questions answered in this book: are religious leaders today as active and vocal as the radicals of the turbulent 1960s? Are these activists still involved in civil rights or have other contentious topics such as abortion and traditional family values preempted such issues? In the wake of the 2000 election and at the start of a new administration committed to elevating the role of religion in politics, Jo Renee Formicola, Hubert Morken, and this prominent collection of contributors ask might we expect greater American religious involvement in the years ahead? This is essential reading for anyone interested in religious and political activism, or the evolving relationship between church and state in America."
Category: Political Science

Politics 501

Author : Dallas Darling
ISBN : 1441567704
Genre : Political Science
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Category: Political Science