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Re: Book Announcement: The World of the John Birch Society

I have been reading this new book for the past few days and it is easily the best-researched, best-documented, and best written study of the JBS ever published.   Only Sam Brenner's 2009 doctoral dissertation (Shouting at the Rain) is comparable in terms of new insights and new primary source documentation.

There are a couple matters about which I have disagreements with Professor Mulloy -- and, at some future time, I will post a review online which will present my (friendly) critique.  The link to my JBS report is below.

Ernie Lazar

Book Announcement: The World of the John Birch Society

 

I would like to annouce the publication of my new book, The World of the John Birch Society: Conspiracy, Communism and the Cold War (Vanderbilt University Press), which I hope will be of interest. The book examines the John Birch Society during its first ten years, from 1958 to 1968.

The publisher's blurb is as follows:

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