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Stephen Kinzer Retrospective: 100 Years of the U.S. Overthrowing Governments

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Award-winning author, journalist and academic, Stephen Kinzer (born August 4, 1951) reported on wars, foreign affairs, and world events. As a former New York Times correspondent, and later with the Boston Globe, Kinzer has published several books, chronicling US interventions and the sordid history of US imperialism.

In this unique compendium assembled by Film Archives, Kinzer hashes out his unique brand of pragmatic noninterventionist activism and journalism in a series public speaking events and interviews spanning over the course of nearly a decade (2001-2008), and covering some of the most seminal events in recent history. Watch: 

Listen to a free audiobook of Stephen Kinzer:…

His books:
– Bitter Fruit: The Story of the American Coup in Guatemala, with Stephen Schlesinger; Doubleday, 1982; revised ed. Harvard University Press,
– Crescent and Star: Turkey Between Two Worlds, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2001,
– All the Shah’s Men: An American Coup and the Roots of Middle East Terror, John Wiley & Sons, 2003,
– Overthrow: America’s Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq, Times Books, 2006,
– Blood of Brothers: Life and War in Nicaragua, with a new afterword, Harvard University Press, 2007,
– A Thousand Hills: Rwanda’s Rebirth and the Man Who Dreamed It, John Wiley & Sons, 2008,
– Reset: Iran, Turkey, and America’s Future, Times Books, 2010,
– Reset also published as Reset Middle East: Old Friends and New Alliances: Saudi Arabia, Israel, Turkey, Iran, I.B. Tauris, 2010,
– The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and Their Secret World War, Times Books, 2013.
– The True Flag: Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, and the Birth of American Empire, Henry Holt and Co., 2017.
– Poisoner in Chief: Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA Search for Mind Control, Henry Holt and Co., 2019,

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