There is good news and there is bad news. The good news is, thisbook has been written. The bad news is, it’s true.Certain people in high places are going to dispute the validity of this book, they will probably try to discredit it, because they have avested interest in concealing their activities and agenda.But I encourage anyone who reads
The Shadows of Power
to noteits painstaking documentation. This is no opinion piece; it is an as-sembly of hard facts that state their own conclusions. You can check information in this book against its sources, whichare noted. One thing I find interesting is that its revelations are notnew. They have always been available — but available like a newsstory that is tucked under a small headline on page 183 of a Sundaynewspaper. Anyone who goes to a fair-sized library can probablyfind copies — however dusty — of Admiral Theobald’s
The Final Secret of Pearl Harbor, or
FromMajor Jordan’s Diaries.
John Toland’s epic
on bookstoreshelves today. And though it may mean microfilm, you can obtainaccess to the old
Lots of powerful stories areburied there, and I mean buried, because the mass media ignoredthem.The book is especially unique because it not only describes scoresof underreported events, but elucidates them by showing their com-mon thread: the influence of the internationalist Establishment of the United States. If the Establishment is elusive in its identity, itcertainly has a perceptible face in the Council on Foreign Relations,and that is what the author has centered on.