Stephen Kinzer

journalist and author

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Former long-time reporter for the New York Times and author of several books, including All the Shah's Men: An American Coup and the Roots of Middle East TerrorOverthrow: America's Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq and The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and Their Secret World War

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John Foster Dulles was Secretary of State during the Eisenhower Administration. His brother, Allen Dulles, was the first head of the CIA.

The Dulles Brothers' Secret World War

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