A slim, elegant volume containing explosive insight into who conspired to assassinate the father of modern nonviolence and why. . . No other contemporary writer is exposing the mechanics of assassination as methodically and bravely as Douglass. But because he is a Catholic scholar and activist most well-known for his writings on nonviolence and suffering, this book is more than a fresh look at historical circumstances: it s spiritual spelunking into the depravity of unchecked political power. -- --Publisher's Weekly
Well argued, documented, and very revealing. --Arun Gandhi, President, Gandhi Worldwide Education Institute, Rochester, NY
Jim Douglass deeply researched little masterpiece based on Gandhi s faith in nonviolence and his assassins misguided philosophy is an eloquent story of the two conflicting philosophies that humankind faces today and makes us pause and think. --Narayan Desai, author, My Life is My Message
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About the Author
James W. Douglass, a long-time scholar and peace activist, is the author of many books, including JFK and the Unspeakable: Why He Died and Why It Matters, widely acclaimed as one of the most important books ever written on the subject. He lives in Birmingham, Alabama.