". . . I commend this two-handed sword of a book . . ." -- John Ziman, Fellow British Royal Society and author of REAL SCIENCE
"Mitchell combines exhaustive research and conceptual breadth to provide one of the few genuinely fresh contributions to this long-running debate." -- John Pike, Federation of American Scientists
"Mitchell has written a book on Star Wars that is of rare and considerable merit . . . his research is exceptional." -- Anthony Cave Brown, author of BODYGUARD OF LIES
The disabling of public discourse by the cancer of government secrecy is portrayed brilliantly ... -- Robert P. Newman, author of TRUMAN AND THE HIROSHIMA CULT
About the Author
Gordon R. Mitchell has been published in journals such as The Bulletin of Atomic Sciences; The Quarterly Journal of Speech; Science, Technology, and Human Values; and Argumentation and Advocacy. He is assistant professor of communication and director of debate at the University of Pittsburgh, where he has taught in the areas of public argument and rhetoric of science since 1995.