Edward Jay Epstein

Biography

I studied government at Cornell and Harvard, and received a Ph.D from Harvard in 1973. My master's thesis on the search for political truth ("Inquest: The Warren Commission and the Establishment of Truth" and my doctoral dissertation ("News From Nowhere") were both published as books. I taught political science at MIT and UCLA. I have now written 14 books. My website www.edwardjayepstein.com)

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Books

The JFK Assassination Diary: My Search for Answers to the Mystery of the Century
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,080. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
One of the most important original documents about the assassination of president john f. kennedy to be published on the 50th anniversary of the event. The never before published diary of edward jay epstein’s investigation into the assassination reveals startling new details. epstein is one of america’s most acclaimed investigative journalists.
James Jesus Angleton: was He Right
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,970. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
A new biography of James Jesus Angleton by Edward Jay Epstein that asks the question: was he right after all? Angleton was the legendary head of CIA counterintelligence during most of the Cold War.his rise, fall, and the astounding revelations that emerged in the CIA after his death. Epstein .spent hundreds of hours interviewing him to understand the mind of this unique mind warrior.
The Rockefellers: An EJE Original
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,560. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
John D. Rockefeller was the wealthiest man that America had ever know. The Standard Oil trust he created controlled the world's oil (even after it was broken up.) Edward Jay Epstein, author of the prize winning biography of Armand Hammer, now turns to the Rockefeller dynasty that produced Governors, Senators, and even a Vice President of the United States.
Tabloid America: Crimes of the Press: An EJE Original
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Edward Jay Epstein, who has established new standards of investigative press criticism in his books News From Nowhere, Between Fact and Fiction and Myths of the Media, now turns to the tabloidization of the mainstream media in America. In Tabloid America: The Crimes of the Press he describes the tacit partnership between media and perpetrators in four media-proclaimed “crimes of the century."
Crude Cartel: An EJE Original
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,930. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
Edward Jay Epstein, who previously exposed the workings of the De Beers cartel in his classic book "The Rise and Fall of Diamonds," now turns to the crude cartel that dominated the world oil business for the past century.
Zia's Crash
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
Edward Jay Epstein's on-site investigation of the murder of President Zia. A Story of sabotage, terrorism, and cover up in Pakistan.
Jim Garrison's Game: An EJE Single
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,130. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Edward Jay Epstein's investigation of Jim Garrison, the DA who tried to crack the JFK assassination. Epstein went to New Orleans for a month for the New Yorker to watch Garrison as he developed his case.
Who Killed God's Banker?: An EJE Single
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Roberto Calvi was found hanged under a bridge in London. He was the Vatican banker. Edward Jay Epstein explores the mystery of who killed him.
Myths of the Media: An EJE Single
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,340. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Seven investigative essays by Edward Jay Epstein including his classic essay on the myths of the Black Panthers, the Watergate exposé, and the fake heroin epidemic.
Armand Hammer, The Darker Side: An EJE Single
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,230. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
A look into the darker side of tycoon Armand Hammer. Dr. Hammer was a man skilled in bribing world leaders and collecting old masters and young mistresses.
Agency of Fear: Opiates and Political Power
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 93,650. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Edward Jay Epstein's investigation of how the Nixon administration attempted to use drug control policy to create a secret police.
Have You Ever Tried to Sell a Diamond? And Other Investigations of the Diamond Trade
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,140. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Five essays by Edward Jay Epstein on the international diamond cartel including the investigation that appeared in the Atlantic "Have You Ever Tried to Sell a Diamond?"
The Rise and Fall of Diamonds
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 79,140. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
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An investigation by Edward Jay Epstein into the De Beers cartel and the fantastic machine that created the illusion that diamonds are forever.