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The Great Challenge: The Myth of Laissez-Faire in the Early Republic

By: Bourgin, Frank

Price: $4.99

Publisher: New York, NY, George Braziller: 1989

Seller ID: 002873


Bourgin's cogently argued study deflates the cherished national myth that the early American republic flourished under a policy of benign government noninterference in economic matters. The doctrine of laissez-faire was scarcely known to the framers of the Constitution; the merchant and financial classes, as the author demonstrates, espoused a mercantilist philosophy while they used the powers of the central government to improve their own status. Bourgin shows how Alexa... View more info

High Treason: Assassination of President John F. Kennedy What Really Happened

By: Groden, Robert

Price: $4.99

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A., Conservatory Pr: 1989

Seller ID: 001114


Originally published in 1980, High Treason remains one of the touchstone texts for many who are unconvinced that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone in the 1963 assassination of John F. Kennedy. "Too many people have too much at stake to allow the truth to come out," cautions Livingstone, "even though it has been squeezed out drop by drop over the years. The cover-up is kept in place to this day by those with interests that are threatened by the truth of a politica... View more info