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Garrett M. Graff, a magazine journalist and historian, has spent more than a dozen years covering politics, technology, and national security. He's written for publications from Wired to the New York Times, and he's served as the editor of two of Washington's most prestigious magazines, visa mer Washingtonian and Politico Magazine. His books include The Threat Matrix: Inside Robert Mueller's FBI and the War on Global Terror and The First Campaign: Globalization, the Web, and the Race for the White House. He lives in Vermont. visa färre
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How is it possible to make such an interesting subject so boring?
planetjanet_99 | 1 annan recension | Feb 24, 2024 |
A rather large and indepth look at the UFO phenomenon over the years dating from the 1940's to current.The author covers numerous topics related to events and project most of which the government was involved one way or other, mostly investigation and reporting. His conclusion is that most incidents can be explained away ruling out extraterrestrial involvement. He points out repeatedly the unlikeliness of visitors from beyond the exposes his take on the hype and commercialization of the UFO promoters.… (mer)
knightlight777 | 1 annan recension | Feb 5, 2024 |
4.5 stars

This is an oral history of 9/11 by people from all perspectives. These are quotes from people who were “there” in some capacity, whether that be on a plane, in one of the towers, at the Pentagon, on the ground, a first responder, part of the president’s staff, the family of someone who was there, or in some other way involved. The book goes primarily over the day of, but continues to the next day and some of the events (funerals, etc) following.

I listened to the audio, and I feel like this was the way to go with this one (I am giving it 4.25 stars, with an extra ¼ star for the audio).

No surprise: this was pretty powerful. It also included actual speeches by George W. Bush and Barack Obama, as well as some recordings of air traffic controllers and flight attendants on the planes. I will admit that I did lose interest a bit during some of the political stuff and the air force people tasked with bringing down any possible planes that may be a threat, and this is why I didn’t rate it higher… but it’s still likely to make my favourites this year.
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LibraryCin | 37 andra recensioner | Dec 31, 2023 |
This book should be required reading in every school in America. Astonishing.
Suem330 | 37 andra recensioner | Dec 28, 2023 |



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