Posner, Gerald L.
Most widely held works by Gerald L Posner
Case closed : Lee Harvey Oswald and the assassination of JFK by Gerald L Posner ( Book )
16 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and Polish and held by 2,965 libraries worldwide
After thirty years, Case Closed finally succeeds where hundreds of other books and investigations have failed - it resolves the greatest murder mystery of our time, the assassination of JFK. Based upon explosive new interviews, secret files, and the latest scientific and computer enhancements of film and evidence, Case Closed not only uncovers where the Warren Commission erred but also demolishes the leading conspiracy theories, putting to rest once and for all speculation about involvement of the CIA, FBI, and the mafia, and the supposed links between Lee Harvey Oswald and Jack Ruby. Case Closed answers all lingering questions about the assassination. Some of the book's revelations include: the inside story of Oswald's defection to Russia, told for the first time by the KGB agent who handled his case; new details about Oswald's attempt to kill Army General Edwin Walker, and how he was shadowing Walker when Kennedy arrived in Dallas; and how the latest computer enhancements of the Zapruder film determine the number and precise timing of the shots fired in Dealey Plaza. As historian Stephen Ambrose has written, "Mr. Posner's chapter on the single bullet is a tour de force, absolutely brilliant, absolutely convincing." At the heart of this mesmerizing reinvestigation of the case is the first in-depth portrait of Lee Harvey Oswald's tortured life. Drawing on new and intimate interviews with Oswald's wife and friends as well as startling details from his classified KGB file, Posner unmasks the enigma that is Oswald. No less fascinating is his profile of Jack Ruby, which includes the most complete presentation ever of his actions over the assassination weekend. Case Closed cuts through three decades of misinformation and distortions by examining all the evidence to make sense of what really happened. This ground-breaking book presents an absorbing story that finally leads us back to the truth behind one of the nation's most enduring and painful mysteries. Posner weaves a narrative that restores the human drama to one of the watershed events in American history, and in the process answers the riddle of how and why Lee Harvey Oswald killed JFK.
Why America slept : the failure to prevent 9/11 by Gerald L Posner ( Book )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,944 libraries worldwide
Examines the terrorist attacks of September 11th and why the disaster was not prevented, discussing how breakdowns in intelligence and political infighting allowed terrorists to carry out an unprecedented attack on American soil.
Killing the dream : James Earl Ray and the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr by Gerald L Posner ( Book )
6 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 1,940 libraries worldwide
After thirty years, Killing the Dream reexamines the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., based on new interviews, confidential files, and previously undisclosed evidence. Killing the Dream not only uncovers the errors of previous investigations - both private and governmental - but resolves the speculation about whether the FBI, CIA, or mafia was involved in the death of Dr. King. Killing the Dream untangles the case's leading puzzles. Was there a mysterious person called Raoul who directed James Earl Ray in the year leading up to the murder? Was the fatal shot fired from the bathroom window of a Memphis flophouse, or from a sniper's perch hidden in a densely overgrown garden across from King's motel? Did the military have a covert team of snipers in Memphis on the day King was killed? Has the recent confession by a restaurant owner exposed a wide conspiracy leading to a New Orleans crime family? And was James Earl Ray a patsy, as the King family recently declared?
Mengele : the complete story by Gerald L Posner ( Book )
17 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 1,759 libraries worldwide
Life story of Dr. Josef Mengele, the notorious "Angel of Death."
Hitler's children : sons and daughters of leaders of the Third Reich talk about their fathers and themselves by Gerald L Posner ( Book )
5 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 1,176 libraries worldwide
Presents a series of interviews with the children of prominent Nazis and how they judge the sins of their fathers.
Secrets of the kingdom : the inside story of the Saudi-U.S. connection by Gerald L Posner ( Book )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,113 libraries worldwide
The 9/11 Commission report called the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia "a problematic ally in combating Islamic extremism." To Posner, this is a gross understatement. In this book, he exposes the truth about U.S.-Saudi relations--and how the Saudis' influence on American business and politics poses a grave threat to our security. Using bank records and other previously undisclosed information, his two-year investigation penetrates the innermost layers of the shielded House of Saud and presents evidence of complicity and deceit at the highest levels--evidence that the 9/11 Commission failed to consider.
Motown : music, money, sex, and power by Gerald Posner ( Book )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 1,055 libraries worldwide
A history of the legendary music label offers profiles of the artists, many from Detroit's inner-city projects, who achieved fame, detailing their rise to success, the inability of many to handle stardom, and their conflicts.
Citizen Perot : his life and times by Gerald L Posner ( Book )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 1,031 libraries worldwide
The result of two years of meticulous research, and based on hundreds of new interviews and documents, Citizen Perot strips away the mythology and unmasks the real Ross Perot for the first time. This groundbreaking book discloses the inside story of how Perot made his fortune; uncovers the tremendous influence he wielded with different presidents; presents the complete saga of his rescue mission from Iran; exposes the private wars he waged against government officials.
Warlords of crime : Chinese secret societies--the new Mafia by Gerald L Posner ( Book )
4 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 711 libraries worldwide
Miami Babylon : crime, wealth, and power--a dispatch from the beach by Gerald L Posner ( Book )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 513 libraries worldwide
Posner offers the untold story of Miami Beach, from the Mariel Boatlift and the cocaine cowboys to the hot and changing city it is today.
The bio-assassins by Gerald L Posner ( Book )
5 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and Japanese and held by 400 libraries worldwide
Hitler's children by Gerald L Posner ( Book )
15 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in 7 languages and held by 200 libraries worldwide
War lords of crime : Chinese secret societies - the new Mafia by Gerald L Posner ( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
Killing the dream by Gerald L Posner ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
Reexamines the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. based on explosive new interviews, confidential files, and previously undisclosed evidence.
Case closed by Gerald L Posner ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Mengele : die Jagd auf den Todesengel by Gerald L Posner ( Book )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Hitler's children : sons and daughters of Third Reich leaders talk about themselves and their fathers by Gerald L Posner ( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Motown : money, power, sex, and music by Gerald Posner ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Triades : la mafia chinoise by Gerald L Posner ( Book )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Hitler's children : Sons and daughters of the Third Reich by Gerald L Posner ( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
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