Fascinating reading, from an engaging memoir of authentic Middle America to a distinguished career in Congress. Findley throughout has been an independent thinker and courageous advocate [...] an impressive record and a lively and informative account.” Noam Chomsky
A must-read about a true American patriot. Paul Findley is one of those rare U.S. citizens in public life who is incorruptible, who stands up for what he believes. It is this honorable trait that cost him reelection for a twelfth term. He dared to criticize and challenge Israel's criminal actions vis-à-vis Palestinians.” Hedy Epstein, human rights activist and Holocaust survivor
Paul Findley’s fascinating life story ends with a wakeup warning: Our government’s subservience to Israel is costing America dearly.” former Senator James Abourezk
Powerful lobby forces conspired to force him out of an influential career in Congress, only to have him surface again as a bestselling author and political activist, still fighting for justice and peace in the Middle East. In the words of Harvard professor Stephen Walt, Paul Findley was there first.’” James M. Wall, former editor, Christian Century magazine
About the Author
Paul Findley served as a U.S. representative from Illinois from 1960 to 1982. He is the author of Deliberate Deceptions: Facing the Facts About the U.S.Israeli Relationship, Silent No More: Confronting America’s False Images of Islam, and They Dare to Speak Out.
Helen Thomas is a former White House correspondent.