Book Reviews Archives - The Constantine Report    
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June 14, 2022
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The Rise of Bircherism (The Progressive)

" ... Although Welch was interested in poetry and languages, his family’s bitterness over 'the lost cause of the Confederacy' nagged at him. How

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May 27, 2022
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Book Review: "The Newspaper Axis: Six Press Barons who Enabled Hitler" (Daily Mail)

THE NEWSPAPER AXIS: SIX PRESS BARONS WHO ENABLED HITLER by Kathryn S. Olmsted On December 11, 1941, four days after Japan’s attack on Pearl Harb

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May 7, 2022
2 mins

THE (CONTRACTUALLY CONVENIENT) DEATH OF SAM COOKE

Summary of "One More River to Cross: The Redemption of Sam Cooke," by B.G. Rhule (Amazon) Sam Cooke was the son of a Chicago Baptist minister who

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July 22, 2016
2 mins

Acres of Skin -- Human Experimentation at Holmesburg Prison

Book review by Anil Pundlik Gokhale Acres of Skin—Human experiments at Holmesburg Prison, A widely reviewed Book and a true story of abuse

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December 1, 2015
2 mins

The Never-ending Psychological Warfare of Henry Kissinger

What if the “psy-war” the young Kissinger was captivated by is still ongoing? "... Psy-war derived from the wartime Office of Strategic Services

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June 7, 2015
2 mins

Big Soda Unmasked: It’s Not as Sweet as You Think

A review of Citizen Coke: The Making of Coca-Cola Capitalism, by Bartow J. Elmore Since my fellow citizens and I in Berkeley recently approved a

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April 10, 2015
2 mins

Book Review: "The Essential Mae Brussell: Investigations of Fascism in America"

The Essential Mae Brussell: Investigations of Fascism in America Edited by Alex Constantine Foreword by Paul Krassner Publisher: Feral House Mae

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April 4, 2015
2 mins

The Rise and Fall of Fritz Kuhn’s German-American Bund

"... We cannot assume that Nazism could not happen here in America, because it could—and it has. ..." Anti-Semitism has kept a “relatively” l

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March 2, 2015
2 mins

Car Bomb in Washington DC?

“I think we should understand our policy-that however unpleasant they act, this government is better for us than Allende was.” – Henry Kissing

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January 24, 2015
2 mins

Willis Carto: The First Major Biography

"Without a means of confronting the onrushing third world, white civilization is doomed. It can do nothing else but deteriorate to a thi

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January 6, 2015
2 mins

Books: Eichmann ... He Wasn't Only Following Orders

Books: Eichmann... He wasn't only following orders Saul David on a new study of Adolf Eichmann, the bureaucratic mastermind of the Holocaust S

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December 22, 2014
2 mins

The Nazi Cold Warriors of Postwar America

The US made many former Nazis welcome – but this study doesn’t ask ethical questions Dec 20, 2014 Book Title: The Nazis Next

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November 22, 2014
2 mins

IG Farben and Hitler: A Fateful Chemistry (Bloomberg Businessweek, August 13, 2008)

"... IG Farben went on to build a plant at Auschwitz so massive that it consumed more electricity per day than Berlin. ..." How a company whose Nobel

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September 25, 2014
2 mins

RAT’S NEST: TWO NEW RELEASES ON THE CIA-NAZI-DRUG NEXUS (Book Reviews)

The Essential Mae Brussell: Investigations of Fascism in America edited by Alex Constantine Feral House, 359 pp, $18.95 Drugs as Weapons Against Us

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September 13, 2014
2 mins

Italy: The Integration of Church & State Under Mussolini (Book Review)

Integration of Church and State By George Howland Jr. Book Review - The Pope and Mussolini / By David I. Kertzer A scholar exposes the collabor

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August 11, 2014
2 mins

Excerpt from Eric Schlosser's Terrifying Book on Nukes (and a Radiohead Video, Too)

By Michael Mechanic Mother Jones, September 15, 2013 Update (1/16/2014): The Air Force announced yesterday that it had suspend

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August 9, 2014
2 mins

How the KGB Tried to Stop the Plot to Murder John Kennedy

"... The Soviets had found out about a plot to kill Kennedy. Fearing they would be blamed for the murder, they hired Nagell to infiltrate the plot and

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August 5, 2014
2 mins

Review of Hack Attack: How the Truth Caught Up with Rupert Murdoch, by Nick Davies, with an Excerpt from the Book

Nick Davies’s account of how he exposed the Murdoch empire is as exciting as a thriller By Peter Oborne Most journalists

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August 2, 2014
2 mins

Ronald Reagan and the Infantilization of American Politics

How Ronald Reagan turned America into a nation of children A new book on the rise of modern conservatism argues that Reagan's rhetoric infantilized o

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June 27, 2014
2 mins

Political Warfare and the History of Terrorism: The CIA’s Phoenix Program

"I never knew in the course of all those operations any detainee to live through his interrogation. They all died. There was never any reasonable esta

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June 16, 2014
2 mins

New Biography of the Koch Clan: ‘Sons of Wichita,’ by Daniel Schulman (WaPo)

Book review: ‘Sons of Wichita’ by Daniel Schulman BY MATEA GOLD  Daniel Schulman’s riveting biography of the Koch family ope

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June 6, 2014
2 mins

Book Review: "Half World," a Novel about MKULTRA by Scott O'Connor, Ranks with Graham Greene's Strongest Fiction

Weekend Bookworm: Half World By Rob Minshull ABC Brisbane, June 6, 2014 Rich in philosophy and dark in its politics, Half World is an incredibly

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May 24, 2014
2 mins

The Secret History of Rupert Murdoch: CIA/Mafia Drug & Murder Ties, Cover-Ups in Australia

The CIA, Drugs, And An Australian Killer Cop By Michael Barker "Most well-developed heroin networks very quickly move towards a complementation

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May 22, 2014
2 mins

Book Reveals Close Ties Between Pope Pius and Mussolini

By Richard Griffin Wicked Local Cambridge, May. 4, 2014 In 1928, the year of my birth, the leader of the Catholic Church was Pope Pius XI. Before