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The book is just packed full of information and documents to back up the concepts of the author.
Olmsted takes a very middle of the road approach to each theory and gives the reader the opportunity to decide if the conspiracy is real or not.
It's an amazing read and makes you wonder how these possible conspiracies could have ever happened.
When Americans think about conspiracy theorists, images of wacky and "un-American" individuals come to mind. Who can actually blame them? Read morePublished 4 months ago by Social Historian
Conspiracy theory is an easy way to tell complicated stories, Kathryn Olmsted reminds us in "Real Enemies: Conspiracy Theories and American Democracy, World War I to 9/11. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Rob Fitzgibbon
This book is wonderful. There is a lot of good insight contributed by Olmsted, and the correlations drawn are well supported. I would read this book 3 times.Published 13 months ago by Leenebee
All-in-all Not a bad book. I'm don't believe in any conspiracy theories but I think this articulated some good thoughts.Published 19 months ago by Ross Mullen
This book makes you question EVERYTHING. It's an amazing read and makes you wonder how these possible conspiracies could have ever happened. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Mack
Keep you friends close, and your enemies closer. I guess these is always another side or angle to explain away many strange happenings.Published on November 7, 2012 by John M. Wasilnak
This book analyzes conspiracy theories from World War One to the present and is to a degree an extension of Richard Hofstadter's book on the same topic.As Ms. Read morePublished on March 24, 2011 by Paul Gelman