Americans like to think that violence only plays an important role in the politics of foreign countries. But assassinations and other forms of political violence have all too often changed the course of U.S. history. The assassinations of leaders such as John and Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X remain unsolved cases — nightmares that continue to haunt the national psyche.
I join with CAPA to shed a light on the dark corners of power in the United States and to reveal its secrets. As long as high crimes such as this remain a mystery and government continues to block the release of material that belongs to the American people, our democracy will always be under a shadow.
– David Talbot, founder of Salon, author of the New York Times bestseller, “Brothers The Hidden History of the Kennedy Years,” and the forthcoming book, “The Devil’s Chessboard: Allen Dulles, the CIA, and the Rise of America’s Secret Government”