Power Brokers, Fixers, and Elite Insiders

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Who rules America?: A century of invisible government,
1.  Who rules America?: A century of invisible government, by J. W. McConaughy
The list author says:
  "Exceptional account of the countervailing political and financial elites who founded the Republic. Extremely rare. The establishment does not want this hidden history widely known

See my five star Amazon.com review."
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Tragedy & Hope: A History of the World in Our Time
2.  Tragedy & Hope: A History of the World in Our Time by Carroll Quigley
The list author says:
  "Cecil Rhodes, Alfred Lord Milner, J P Morgan, Montagu Norman, Elihu Root, Henry L Stimson, Otto Kahn, Benjamin Strong, Thomas Lamont, Walter Lippmann, Jerome D Greene, John Foster Dulles, Allen Welch Dulles, John Fitzgerald Kennedy

See my five star Amazon.com review."
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Wall Street Banks and American Foreign Policy
3.  Wall Street Banks and American Foreign Policy by Murray N. Rothbard
The list author says:
  "This is the finest primer on power elite analysis in print.

Available online at Mises.org"
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Bought and Paid For: The Unholy Alliance Between Barack Obama and Wall Street
4.  Bought and Paid For: The Unholy Alliance Between Barack Obama and Wall Street by Charles Gasparino
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Family of Secrets: The Bush Dynasty, the Powerful Forces That Put It in the White House, and What Their Influence Means for America
5.  Family of Secrets: The Bush Dynasty, the Powerful Forces That Put It in the White House, and What Their Influence Means for America by Russ Baker
The list author says:
  "Riveting secret history of the powerful forces behind the rise of the Bush dynasty.  You only thought you knew this family before. After reading this explosive book you will never look at American history in the same way."
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American Dynasty: Aristocracy, Fortune, and the Politics of Deceit in the House of Bush
6.  American Dynasty: Aristocracy, Fortune, and the Politics of Deceit in the House of Bush by Kevin P. Phillips
The list author says:
  "My highest recommendation!  The most brilliant, in-depth synthesis in "Establishment Studies" since Carroll Quigley's Tragedy and Hope. An instant classic!""
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The Mafia, CIA and George Bush
7.  The Mafia, CIA and George Bush by Pete Brewton
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  "Well written, exceptionally documented account of the nefarious behind-the-scenes players linked to this powerful criminal family"
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The Yankee and Cowboy War: Conspiracies from Dallas to Watergate
8.  The Yankee and Cowboy War: Conspiracies from Dallas to Watergate by Carl Oglesby
The list author says:
  "Highly acclaimed by economist/historian Murray N. Rothbard, Oglesby's grand synthesis of the power elite dynamic between the eastern establishment "Yankees" versus the southwestern Sunbelt "Cowboys" explains much of contemporary history over the past sixty years"
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Secrecy & Privilege: Rise of the Bush Dynasty from Watergate to Iraq
9.  Secrecy & Privilege: Rise of the Bush Dynasty from Watergate to Iraq by Robert Parry
The list author says:
  "An excellent follow-up book to Carl Oglesby's brilliant The Yankee and Cowboy War, demonstrating the Bush dynastys uncanny ability to straddle the elite dividing line between old money eastern CFR establishment "Yankees" and the new money Sunbelt "Cowboy" neocons who cut their teeth in the Nixon and Reagan regimes"
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Partners in Power: The Clintons and Their America
10.  Partners in Power: The Clintons and Their America by Roger Morris
$17.95   Used & New from: $0.41
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A History of Money and Banking in the United States: The Colonial Era to World War II
11.  A History of Money and Banking in the United States: The Colonial Era to World War II by Murray N. Rothbard
The list author says:
  "Absolutely fascinating account of the fierce internecine warfare between elite financial blocs such as the House of Morgan and the Rockefellers for dominance and control of America

See my five star Amazon.com review

Available online at Mises.org"
$15.02   Used & New from: $9.49
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The House of Morgan: An American Banking Dynasty and the Rise of Modern Finance
12.  The House of Morgan: An American Banking Dynasty and the Rise of Modern Finance by Ron Chernow
The list author says:
  "J P Morgan, Thomas Lamont, George Perkins, Henry P Davidson"
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Woodrow Wilson's Right Hand: The Life of Colonel Edward M. House
13.  Woodrow Wilson's Right Hand: The Life of Colonel Edward M. House by Godfrey Hodgson
The list author says:
  "Godfather of the Federal Reserve, the League of Nations, and the Council on Foreign Relations, Woodrow Wilson's self-described "alter ego," the enigmatic "Colonel" Edward Mandell House was one of the most powerful behind-the-scenes political fixers in American history. 

http://www.lewrockwell.com/higgs/higgs86.html"
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Philip Dru: Administrator- A Story of Tomorrow, 1920-1935
14.  Philip Dru: Administrator- A Story of Tomorrow, 1920-1935 by Edward Mandell House
The list author says:
  "First published anonymously, "Colonel" Edward Mandell House's horribly written novel tells the story of how America was seized in a coup d'etat by dictator Philip Dru to implement "socialism as dreamt by Karl Marx." A fictionalized blue-print for tyranny by one of the most sinister power-brokers in American history.

See Jules Archer's The Plot To Seize The White House."
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The Speculator, Bernard M. Baruch in Washington, 1917-1965
15.  The Speculator, Bernard M. Baruch in Washington, 1917-1965 by Jordan A. Schwarz
The list author says:
  "This volume was highly acclaimed by economist/historian Murray N. Rothbard because of what it revealed concerning Baruch's intimate connection with the powerful Guggenheim interests"
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ELIHU ROOT 2 VOLUMES
16.  ELIHU ROOT 2 VOLUMES 
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  "Wall Street super-lawyer Elihu Root, the quintessential "Wise Man," was the eastern establishments' first chairman of the Council on Foreign Relations"
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Colonel, The: The Life and Wars of Henry Stimson, 1867-1950
17.  Colonel, The: The Life and Wars of Henry Stimson, 1867-1950 by Godfrey Hodgson
The list author says:
  "Stimson, the Establishment's model statesman - Andover, Yale, Skull and Bones, protege/partner of Elihu Root within the J P Morgan ambit, TR's & FDR's Secretary of War, Hoover's Secretary of State"
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America's 60 Families
18.  America's 60 Families by Ferdinand Lundberg
The list author says:
  "Details the internecine conflict between countervailing elites within the American oligarchy from 1896 to 1936. A fabulous historical reference guide to the real face of power during that crucial period."
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The Brandeis/Frankfurter Connection: The Secret Political Activities of Two Supreme Court Justices
19.  The Brandeis/Frankfurter Connection: The Secret Political Activities of Two Supreme Court Justices by Bruce Allen Murphy
The list author says:
  "Master Manipulators - Justices Louis Brandeis and Felix Frankfurter"
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The Fall of the House of Roosevelt: Brokers of Ideas and Power from FDR to LBJ (Columbia Studies in Contemporary American History)
20.  The Fall of the House of Roosevelt: Brokers of Ideas and Power from FDR to LBJ (Columbia Studies in Contemporary American History) by Michael Janeway
The list author says:
  "Democratic power brokers Harry S Truman, Tommy "the Cork" Corcoran, Clark Clifford, William O Douglas, LBJ, Abe Fortas, Benjamin V Cohen"
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Desperate Deception: British Covert Operations in the United States, 1939-44
21.  Desperate Deception: British Covert Operations in the United States, 1939-44 by Thomas E. Mahl
The list author says:
  "British spymaster Sir William Stephenson, Morgan banker Thomas Lamont, media superstar Walter Winchell,  and Washington insider/fixer Ernest Cuneo"
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The CHAIRMAN: JOHN J MCCLOY & THE MAKING OF THE AMERICAN ESTABLISHMENT
22.  The CHAIRMAN: JOHN J MCCLOY & THE MAKING OF THE AMERICAN ESTABLISHMENT by Kai Bird
The list author says:
  "Eastern Establishment chairman - John J McCloy - Chairman, Chase Manhattan Bank  and Council on Foreign Relations;  pivotal Warren Commission member"
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The Wise Men: Six Friends and the World They Made
23.  The Wise Men: Six Friends and the World They Made by Walter Isaacson
The list author says:
  "Monumental Establishment Insider's account of how Dean Acheson,  Averell Harriman, George Kennan, John J McCloy, Charles E Bolen, and Robert Lovett shaped the American post-WWII foreign policy elite"
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The Shadows of Power: The Council on Foreign Relations and the American Decline
24.  The Shadows of Power: The Council on Foreign Relations and the American Decline by James Perloff
The list author says:
  "The Council on Foreign Relations is the Mt. Olympus of the Establishment, where the elite plutocracy meet for plunder and deceit"
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The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and Their Secret World War
25.  The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and Their Secret World War by Stephen Kinzer
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The Secret War Against the Jews: How Western Espionage Betrayed The Jewish People
26.  The Secret War Against the Jews: How Western Espionage Betrayed The Jewish People by John Loftus
The list author says:
  "Allen Welch Dulles,  George Herbert Walker Bush"
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The Georgetown Set: Friends and Rivals in Cold War Washington
27.  The Georgetown Set: Friends and Rivals in Cold War Washington by Gregg Herken
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The Color of Truth: McGeorge Bundy and William Bundy: Brothers in Arms
28.  The Color of Truth: McGeorge Bundy and William Bundy: Brothers in Arms by Kai Bird
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The Best and the Brightest
29.  The Best and the Brightest by David Halberstam
The list author says:
  "McGeorge and William Bundy, Robert McNamara, Dean Rusk, and Walt Rostow"
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Tommy the Cork: Washington's Ultimate Insider from Roosevelt to Reagan
30.  Tommy the Cork: Washington's Ultimate Insider from Roosevelt to Reagan by David McKean
The list author says:
  "Political fixer and corporate lobbyist - Tommy "the Cork" Corcoran"
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The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York
31.  The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York by Robert A. Caro
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  "The Master Builder - Robert Moses"
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The Man to See
32.  The Man to See by Evan Thomas
The list author says:
  "Superlawyer/Washington Insider/Fixer -  Edward Bennett Williams"
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Walter Lippmann and the American Century
33.  Walter Lippmann and the American Century by Ronald Steel
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  "The editorial voice of the Eastern Seaboard Establishment - Walter Lippmann"
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Citizen Cohn
34.  Citizen Cohn by Nicholas Von Hoffman
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  "Mob mouthpiece, fixer, and GOP power broker - Roy Cohn"
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Empire: The Life, Legend, and Madness of Howard Hughes
35.  Empire: The Life, Legend, and Madness of Howard Hughes by Donald L. Barlett
The list author says:
  "Billionaire megalomaniac Howard Hughes"
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The Money and the Power: The Making of Las Vegas and Its Hold on America
36.  The Money and the Power: The Making of Las Vegas and Its Hold on America by Roger Morris
The list author says:
  "Meyer Lansky, Joseph P Kennedy, Howard Hughes"
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Financier: The Biography of André Meyer: A Story of Money, Power, and the Reshaping of American Business (Trailblazers)
37.  Financier: The Biography of André Meyer: A Story of Money, Power, and the Reshaping of American Business (Trailblazers) by Cary Reich
The list author says:
  "Andre Meyer of Lazard Freres was the premier investment banker of his time, friend and confidant to David Rockefeller, Jean Monnet, Katharine Graham, David Sarnoff, William Paley, and John F Kennedy"
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Elites in American History: The Federalist Years to the Civil War
38.  Elites in American History: The Federalist Years to the Civil War by Philip H. Burch Jr.
The list author says:
  "Absolutely essential "Who's Who" resource focusing upon the major domestic and foreign policy issues, elite cabinet members, and key appointments of each administration"
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Elites in American History: The Civil War to the New Deal
39.  Elites in American History: The Civil War to the New Deal by Philip H. Burch Jr.
The list author says:
  "Professor Phillip H Burch continues his exemplary scholarly research into the elite structure of the American Establishment"
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Elites in American History: The New Deal to the Carter Administration
40.  Elites in American History: The New Deal to the Carter Administration by Philip H. Burch Jr.
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  "The concluding volume of this landmark definitive series in the exploration of Establishment power in America"
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