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The Whole 'Bay of Pigs' Thing By Michael Yates
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tracing the connections between the Bay of Pigs and Watergate
Make Nice By Mark Pritchard
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It's 1960, and Frank Sinatra is at the height of his power and influence in Hollywood. Bobby Blaine, a peripheral member of the Rat Pack, chafes under the singer's egomania and bullying. He tries to... More > land roles without Sinatra's help and encounters only failure, until he is asked to do one last favor: pick up Marilyn Monroe in Reno, where she is having a nervous breakdown trying to finish "The Misfits," and deliver her into the clutches of Sinatra's Mafia pals at the Cal-Neva Lodge. Bobby hires Gene, a 20-year-old would-be beatnik, as his driver. Gene falls in love with a Mexican-American motel maid, encounters the racism of the day, and like Bobby, tries to become his own man. Bobby and Gene's struggles shine a light on the hidden ways of the world of the early 1960s, where a presidential candidate could carry on affairs under the nose of reporters, a world of Hollywood double-crosses, political shenanigans, bad Beat poetry, a hapless Broadway producer, and a comedian with a broken heart.< Less
Make Nice By Mark Pritchard
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It's 1960, and Frank Sinatra is at the height of his power and influence in Hollywood. Bobby Blaine, a peripheral member of the Rat Pack, chafes under the singer's egomania and bullying. He tries to... More > land roles without Sinatra's help and encounters only failure, until he is asked to do one last favor: pick up Marilyn Monroe in Reno, where she is having a nervous breakdown trying to finish "The Misfits," and deliver her into the clutches of Sinatra's Mafia pals at the Cal-Neva Lodge. Bobby hires Gene, a 20-year-old would-be beatnik, as his driver. Gene falls in love with a Mexican-American motel maid, encounters the racism of the day, and like Bobby, tries to become his own man. Bobby and Gene's struggles shine a light on the hidden ways of the world of the early 1960s, where a presidential candidate could carry on affairs under the nose of reporters, a world of Hollywood double-crosses, political shenanigans, bad Beat poetry, a hapless Broadway producer, and a comedian with a broken heart.< Less
GANGSTER GALLERY ISBN By Tony Stewart
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This genre of fine art is a parody depicting scenes and events of the 1920’s - 1930’s bank-robbing era to La Cosa Nostra- Mafia days. All pictures are self-fashioned through the eyes and... More > imagination of the author who reconstructs and revisit gangsters of the early nineteen hundreds straight from crime annals of American history. Fire away and fall back into this rip-roaring account of America’s most infamous public enemies that reads like a famous detective Novel portrayed in photographs. Every picture is worth more than a thousand words in these historic moments of time. Includes new facts on criminals from Al Capone, Lucky Luciano, and Sam Giancana to John Dillinger, Charley "Pretty Boy" Floyd, Bonnie & Clyde, Machine Gun Kelly and the Barker-Karpis gang. Note: This particular style of artwork pertains to true-to-life subjects, and the realistic events. Some pictures included are deliberately exaggerated to add humor, yet all pictures are of a serious nature portraying the period.< Less