More New and Used
from Private Sellers
The CIA Makes Science Fiction Unexciting; Dark Deeds & Derring-Do from 1950 to Todayby Unknown
In Stock Usually Ships in 24 Hours
Questions About This Book?
Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the edition with a publication date of 2/1/2013.
What is included with this book?
- The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
- The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.
A stirring work that offers a chilling glimpse into the negligence, greed, murder, and, at times, comical disorganization behind some of the CIA's 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.
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 Ainít Cheap, It Ainít 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.