Synopses & Reviews
Who Owns the U.S.? is the clearest summary yet of Vidal's political views. The book is shot through with the coruscating wit that has made him one of America's most popular writers. 10 duotone photographs. Mailing to 150,000 targeted names.
Six essays on the theme of empire and republic, with particular focus on the national security state and the failure of the U.S. economic system./P>
Includes bibliographical references (p. 89) and index.
About the Author
In 1960, as a candidate for U.S. Congress in upstate New York, he received the most votes of any Democrate in his district in half a century. In California's 1982 Democratic primary for U.S. Senate, he got half a million votes and came in second in a field of nine.
Author of: The American Presidency -- The Decline and Fall of the American Empire