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White House Horrors: The Huston Plan By Church Committee
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Just as the U.S. was obsessed by Vietnam, so too the White House became transfixed by the wave of domestic protest that swept the country. On June 5, 1970, President Nixon called in J. Edgar Hoover... More > of the FBI, Richard Helms of the CIA, and others from the military intelligence agencies. He charged them with getting better information on domestic dissenters, and directed them to determine whether they were subject to foreign influence. After a series of meetings throughout June 1970, a special report was prepared for the President. It set forth several options which ranged from the innocuous to the extreme, from doing nothing to violating the civil liberties of American citizens. In a memorandum, White House aide Tom Charles Huston recommended the extreme options to the President. These recommendations have become known as the Huston plan. The President approved the plan, and it was sent to the FBI, the CIA, and the military intelligence agencies for implementation.< Less
White House Horrors: The Huston Plan By Church Committee
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Just as the U.S. was obsessed by Vietnam, so too the White House became transfixed by the wave of domestic protest that swept the country. On June 5, 1970, President Nixon called in J. Edgar Hoover... More > of the FBI, Richard Helms of the CIA, and others from the military intelligence agencies. He charged them with getting better information on domestic dissenters, and directed them to determine whether they were subject to foreign influence. After a series of meetings throughout June 1970, a special report was prepared for the President. It set forth several options which ranged from the innocuous to the extreme, from doing nothing to violating the civil liberties of American citizens. In a memorandum, White House aide Tom Charles Huston recommended the extreme options to the President. These recommendations have become known as the Huston plan. The President approved the plan, and it was sent to the FBI, the CIA, and the military intelligence agencies for implementation.< Less
paradigm volume two By RAIN FARM PRESS
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The second anthology from the acclaimed literary journal PARADIGM, featuring carefully-selected fiction, nonfiction, and poetry from 2008. Also features interviews with novelists Charlie Huston... More > ("Caught Stealing") and Louis Bayard ("Mr. Timothy"), comedian Michael Showalter ("Wet Hot American Summer"), crop-circle designer John Lundberg, musician Joey Cape (Lagwagon), among many others. Introduction by bestselling novelist Steve Alten ("MEG").< Less
paradigm volume two By RAIN FARM PRESS
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The second anthology from the acclaimed literary journal PARADIGM, featuring carefully-selected fiction, nonfiction, and poetry from 2008. Also features interviews with novelists Charlie Huston... More > ("Caught Stealing") and Louis Bayard ("Mr. Timothy"), comedian Michael Showalter ("Wet Hot American Summer"), crop-circle designer John Lundberg, musician Joey Cape (Lagwagon), among many others. Introduction by bestselling novelist Steve Alten ("MEG").< Less
RIGHT-BRAINED POEMS FOR LEFT-BRAINED PEOPLE By Paul Jeffrey Davids
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An award-winning poet from Princeton University and well-known film director and author (6 STARS WARS books) offers serious reflections on philosophical topics and famous people. Paul Jeffrey Davids... More > is noted for his work in television (from THE TRANSFORMERS to Showtime's ROSWELL) and documentaries released by NBC Universal (JESUS IN INDIA, THE SCI-FI BOYS) and Universal's STARRY NIGHT. Here you will find his poems about Vincent van Gogh, Edgar Allan Poe, John Huston, Forrest J Ackerman, Ray Harryhausen and other cinema pioneers. Some poems delve into reincarnation, life after death, hauntings, love and despair, visions of the future and distant past, synchronicity, the meaning of life and death, and the poet's father (Prof. Jules Davids of Georgetown U.) and his mother. This completes his 2012 trilogy of poetry books, the other two being much lighter and filled with humor: POEMS TO READ WHILE DRIVING ON FREEWAYS (AND OTHER WAYS TO DIE LAUGHING) and POEMS TO READ WHEN YOU RUN OUT OF WEED.< Less
Quick Guide: Green Shadows, White Whale By College Guide World
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Green Shadows, White Whale is a 1992 novel by Ray Bradbury. It gives a fictionalized account of his journey to Ireland in 1953-1954 to write a screen adaptation of the novel Moby-Dick with director... More > John Huston. Bradbury has said he wrote it after reading actress Katharine Hepburn's account of filming The African Queen with Huston in Africa. The title itself is a play on Peter Viertel's novel White Hunter, Black Heart, which is also about Huston. Bradbury considers Green Shadows to be the culmination of thirty-five years of short stories, poems, and plays that were inspired by his stay in Ireland. As with most of his previous short-story collections, including The Illustrated Man and The Martian Chronicles, many of the short stories were originally published elsewhere and modified slightly for publication in the novel.< Less
Jerry Goldsmith - Music Scoring for American Movies By Mauricio Dupuis
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This essay represents the first organic study about Jerry Goldsmith (1929-2004), an emblematic American film composer from the second half of 20th century. His personality is examined within the... More > cinematic production system in which he operated for about fifty years, collaborating with directors like John Huston, John Frankenheimer, Franklin J.Schaffner, Roman Polanski, Joe Dante, Richard Donner, Paul Verhoeven and many others. He won the Academy Award in 1976 for “The Omen”.< Less
Postal Secrets: The Mail Opening Programs of the CIA and FBI By Church Committee
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The Church Committee inquired into the question of why the Federal Government opened the mail of American citizens for over two decades, a policy fundamentally at odds with freedom of expression and... More > contrary to the laws of the land. The committee first reviewed in public some details of the CIA mail openings while considering the Huston Plan (see: White House Horrors). One provision of that plan was a recommendation to institute a mail opening program, although, ironically, intelligence officers were already busily unsealing envelopes in various parts of the country and had been doing so for years. As a case study, mail opening provides the most revealing look at the inner life of the CIA and the FBI. In the instance of the CIA, the evidence suggests their mail program was allowed to continue despite the harshest criticism of it from investigators within the CIA Inspector General's Office, and despite the fact that it was not very productive in terms of intelligence information.< Less
Postal Secrets: The Mail Opening Programs of the CIA and FBI By Church Committee
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The Church Committee inquired into the question of why the Federal Government opened the mail of American citizens for over two decades, a policy fundamentally at odds with freedom of expression and... More > contrary to the laws of the land. The committee first reviewed in public some details of the CIA mail openings while considering the Huston Plan (see: White House Horrors). One provision of that plan was a recommendation to institute a mail opening program, although, ironically, intelligence officers were already busily unsealing envelopes in various parts of the country and had been doing so for years. As a case study, mail opening provides the most revealing look at the inner life of the CIA and the FBI. In the instance of the CIA, the evidence suggests their mail program was allowed to continue despite the harshest criticism of it from investigators within the CIA Inspector General's Office, and despite the fact that it was not very productive in terms of intelligence information.< Less
The Little Red Book© On The Art of Acting & Filmmaking By Alan Smithee
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POCKET-SIZED—NOT AVAILABLE ANYWHERE ELSE! HOW TO MAKE IT IN HOLLYWOOD— The best acting advice—BASED ON 20 YEARS RESEARCH—from the top Hollywood stars, the most successful... More > movie producers, leading feature film directors, and major screenwriters ACTORS: Anthony Hopkins, Laurence Olivier, Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman, Gwyneth Paltrow, Elizabeth Taylor, Jack Nicholson, Diane Keaton, Humphrey Bogart, Marilyn Monroe, Julia Roberts, Richard Harris, Joaquin Phoenix, Tom Hanks, Richard Burton, Katherine Hepburn, Alec Baldwin, Robert Redford, George Clooney, Catherine Deneuve, James Cagney, Marlene Dietrich DIRECTORS, WRITERS, PRODUCERS: Ridley Scott, Peter Jackson, Francis Ford Coppola, Stanley Kubrick, Steven Spielberg, Orson Welles, Robert Altman,Alfred Hitchock, Otto Preminger, John Huston, Werner Herzog, John Ford, Fritz Lang, Billy Wilder, Samuel Goldwyn, Louis B. Mayer, Michael Eisner, Norman Mailer, Garson Kanin, Mario Puzo< Less