American Conspiracies: Lies, Lies, and More Dirty Lies that the Government Tells Us (Paperback)
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New York Times Bestseller! Let former Minnesota Governor, actor, and superstar professional wrestler Jesse Ventura walk you through the assassinations of John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Jr, Watergate, the Jonestown massacre, and more.
In this explosive account of wrongful acts and ensuing cover-ups, Jesse Ventura takes a systematic look at the wide gap between what the government knows and when the government knows it, and what is revealed to the American people and when it is revealed.
The media is complicit in these acts of deception, often refusing to consider alternate possibilities and dismissing voices that diverge from public opinion. In American Conspiracies, Ventura looks closely at the theories that have been presented over the years and examines the truth, as well as the lies.
The assassinations of Abraham Lincoln, the Kennedys, and Martin Luther King Jr.—these cases and more need to be re-examined in Ventura’s eyes.
- Was Watergate presented honestly, or was the CIA involved?
- Did the Republican Party set out to purposefully steal two elections?
- Has all of the evidence on 9/11 been presented, or is there another angle that the media is afraid to explore?
- Was the financial collapse and the bailout plan by the Federal Reserve the widest-reaching conspiracy ever perpetrated?
- And much more!
Nothing gets by Jesse Ventura in American Conspiracies.
About the Author
Jesse Ventura is the former independent governor of Minnesota. He is also a former US Navy frogman, a professional wrestler, a movie actor, a visiting fellow at Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and the New York Times bestselling author of seven books, including American Conspiracies, 63 Documents the Government Doesn’t Want You to Read, and Don’t Start the Revolution Without Me! He was the host and executive producer of truTV’s Conspiracy Theory with Jesse Ventura, which won the Stony Award from High Times magazine in 2010. He was also the host of the political talk show Off The Grid, which aired on RT America and online at Ora.tv. He has a reputation as a rebel and a freethinker, and he has no qualms about questioning authority. He spends half the year in Baja, Mexico and the other half in his home state of Minnesota.
Dick Russell has written for such varied publications as Time, Sports Illustrated, and the Village Voice.His books include The Man Who Knew Too Much, Black Genius, and On the Trail of the JFK Assassins. He is also the coauthor of several New York Times bestsellers, including American Conspiracies, 63 Documents the Government Doesn't Want You to Read, and They Killed Our President.
“An action-packed read? You bet.” (Booklist)