1000 Americans

1000 Americans

by George Seldes
     
 
The Big Powers, Press, Plutocrats & Politics

1000 AMERICANS is loaded with explosive revelations of plans by that master-group of financiers and politicians often referred to cynically as 'the boys in the back room.'
The author takes us boldly into all the nation's significant back rooms, the seamiest and the most sumptuous, and shows us where the real controls

Overview

The Big Powers, Press, Plutocrats & Politics

1000 AMERICANS is loaded with explosive revelations of plans by that master-group of financiers and politicians often referred to cynically as 'the boys in the back room.'
The author takes us boldly into all the nation's significant back rooms, the seamiest and the most sumptuous, and shows us where the real controls are concealed. We see not only how they are manipulated but also by whom.
This daring account would seem a fantastic nightmare were it not so fully documented from unimpeachable sources.

By George Seldes (1890-1995): crusading activist journalist and editor who knew world leaders personally, subject of the film, "Tell the Truth and Run."
"George Seldes was the father of the alternative press." - I . F. Stone."There have been three great independent journalists in this century - Lincoln Steffens, I.F. Stone and George Seldes... The children and grandchildren of the "1000 Americans" that Seldes said control America still rule today." - Randolph T. Holhut

Topics:
Names names of those who control our institutions through the media and pressure groups. 99% of media push the agenda of the powerful and cover up suborning of the public interest and exploitation of the people by private influence. Example of Montana and Anaconda: the USA as a company town.
The genesis of Time magazine; financed by Harriman and Morgan; covering up the Ambassador Page cable to Wilson in 1917, calling for war on Germany to serve Morgan financial interests. Conflict of interest between magazines and advertisers.
Pro-Hitler line of Wall-Street-controlled newspapers. Commerce Secretary Hoover helps munitions makers circumvent the Geneva arms control conference. Dupont, ally of IG Farben and campaign funding champion, elects Hoover president.
The white-washing of Wall Street. Each major industry dominated by a few corporations controlled by a few families like Rockefeller and Morgan. Financing of the Liberty League, the KKK, et al. Smedley Butler and the 1934 Morgan putsch against FDR. The Commission on Freedom of the Press condemns the press as liars and prostitutes. War profiteers destroy our hopes for a world of peace, prosperity and the American way.

Table of Contents

PART ONE: BIG POWERS

1. Enemies of America
2. Power, Press and Politics
3. JP Morgan Stops the St. Lawrence River
4. NAM-to-Press-to-Congress

PART TWO: BIG MAGAZINES

5. The Magazine Press
6. The Morgan House and Magazines
7. Morgan Empire and Luce Empire
8. The Morgan Empire: Press Relations
9. The Seven Big Monthly Magazines
10 The Seven Big Weeklies

PART THREE: BIG BUSINESS

11. Big Business in the War
12. duPont, Hoover and Hitler
13. The Top of the Pyramid
14. Who Buys the Elections?

PART FOUR: BIG REACTION

15. Big Money Men
16. Big Money Organizations
17. The General Welfare in the Atomic Age

APPENDICES

1. The 13 Most Powerful Families in America
2. The 12 super rulers of American industry
3. The power of the Big Eight banks
4. Forty-five corporations with more than $1,000,000,000 in assets
5. Noted names on the Morgan "preferred list"
6. JP Morgan & Co. and the St. Lawrence Seaway
7. JP Morgan & Co. and public power
8. The Page Cable
9. President Wilson on causes of wars
10. America's worst newspapers
11. DuPont influence on the American press
12. The newspaper press controls the majority of radio stations
13. Curtis Publishing Co. finances
14. Time ownership
15. The press in chains
16. Control of the NAM
17. Industrial espionage
18. NAM press relations
19. The NAM: National Association of Manufacturers
20. The first fascist plot to seize the U.S. Government
21. The fascist plot officially confirmed
22. The big subsidizers of American reaction and fascism
23. The suppressed U.S. War Department's expose of fascism

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781615779000
Publisher:
Progressive Press
Publication date:
07/04/2009
Pages:
324
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.73(d)

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