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Clara Jeffery is the editor in chief of Mother Jones
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And the Band Played On
by Randy Shilts (Nov 26, 2007)
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Upon its first publication twenty years ago, And The Band Played on was quickly recognized as a masterpiece of investigatve reporting. An international bestseller, a nominee for the National Book Critics Circle Award, and made into a critically acclaimed movie, Shilts' expose revealed why AIDS was allowed to spread unchecked during the early 80's w...
Sons of Wichita
How the Koch Brothers Became America's Most Powerful and Private Dynasty
by Daniel Schulman (May 11, 2015)
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Tags: united-statesbiographypoliticsbusinessentrepreneurshiphistory
Like the Rockefellers and the Kennedys, the Kochs are one of the most influential dynasties of the modern age, but they have never been the subject of a major biography... until now. Not long after the death of his father, Charles Koch, then in his early 30s, discovered a letter the family patriarch had written to his sons. "You will receive what n...
Our Man
Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century
by George Packer (May 06, 2019)
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Richard Holbrooke was brilliant, utterly self-absorbed, and possessed of almost inhuman energy and appetites. Admired and detested, he was the force behind the Dayton Accords that ended the Balkan wars, America's greatest diplomatic achievement in the post-Cold War era. His power lay in an utter belief in himself and his idea of a muscular, generou...
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