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A stirring work that offers a chilling glimpse into the negligence, greed, murder, and, at times, comical disorganization behind some of the CIAs most controversial secret operations, this book collects the first five issues of the zine. Summarizing the influence the CIA had in the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.; the AIDS virus; the killing of Filiberto Ojeda Rios, a Puerto Rican independence movement leader; the Patriot Act; and the Iran-Contra affair, this forthright representation provides an behind the scenes look at the United States foreign and domestic policies. The radical claims presented are built on fact and posit an accessible alternative to mainstream histories that help to contextualize current events and the worldwide anti-American backlash.

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Keith Rosson is an artist best known for album covers, gig posters, and underground books. He is the author of the zine Avow. He lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Abner Smith is a researcher and writer. His work has been featured in Paranoia Magazine and Razorcake. He lives in Defiance, Ohio. Joe Biel is the founder of Microcosm Publishing and the creator of the documentary about the DIY music scene, If It Aint Cheap, It Aint Punk. He is the coauthor of 13 Years of Good Luck and the author of Bipedal, By Pedal!; all volumes of the CIA Makes Science Fiction Unexciting series; the Perfect Mix Tape Segue series; and You Can Work Any Hundred Hours a Week You Want (In Your Underwear)!! He lives in Portland, Oregon.

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Smith, Abner
Microcosm Publishing
Rosson, Keith
Biel, Joe
Politics - General
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