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Perpetual war for perpetual peace : how we got to be so hated

Author: Gore Vidal
Publisher: New York : Thunder's Mouth Press/Nation Books, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Federation of American Scientists has catalogued nearly two hundred incursions since 1945 in which the United States has been the aggressor. In these essays, whose centerpiece is a commentary on the events of September 11, 2001 (deemed too controversial to be published in the United States until now), the author challenges the comforting consensus following both September 11th and Timothy McVeigh's bombing of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Essays
Named Person: Timothy McVeigh; Timothy McVeigh
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gore Vidal
ISBN: 156025405X 9781560254058
OCLC Number: 49406442
Notes: Three of the essays were previously published in The last empire (c2001).
Description: xiii, 160 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: September 11, 2001 (a Tuesday) --
How I became interested in Timothy McVeigh and vice versa --
Shredding the Bill of Rights --
Meaning of Timothy McVeigh --
Fallout --
New theocrats --
Letter to be delivered.
Responsibility: Gore Vidal.
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Essays question the consensus view of the causes behind the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks and the bombing of the Oklahoma City federal building, and examine the erosion of American civil  Read more...

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