Category: Book News

WGBH-TV in Boston interviews Russ Baker on “Danny”

image001.png@01CF4768.1DA70650TV journalist Emily Rooney recently interviewed WhoWhatWhy’s Russ Baker about “Danny,” the mysterious carjacking victim in the Boston Marathon case. It’s a fascinating point-by-point on some of the big discrepancies Baker uncovered during his exclusive investigation of Danny’s story. Here are links to Part One and Part Two of his original investigation.

 

 

 

Russ Baker in San Francisco

Russ Baker lecture in San Francisco. On the tabloidization of life, the stories we’re not getting, liberal vs. conservative, our heroes, elites vs. common people, how the powerful keep their power, and why we must read books. (One hour)

 

JOIN RUSS BAKER IN NYC—April 24th, 2012

JOIN RUSS BAKER IN NYC

In the greater New York City area? Please come out on Tuesday, April 24 to hear and meet our founder and editor, Russ Baker.

He’ll be speaking at 6:30pm, Mid-Manhattan Library, 455 Fifth Avenue at 40th St, 6th floor. Copies of his book Family of Secrets will be available, and he’ll be glad to sign them.

 

Russ will talk about

*Family of Secrets and WhoWhatWhy

*How and why the “mainstream” media (and even the “alternative” media) hide discomfiting revelations

*How the hidden truth about the forces and values behind the Bush presidency reflect fundamental problems with American democracy that continue in the Obama era.

 

We’ll have a lively Q&A, so come with questions

Meet Russ Baker: San Francisco, This Sunday

If you are in the Bay Area this Sunday, March 25, 2012, 9:30 am, please come to hear and meet Russ Baker. Russ will discuss “The News You Don’t Get” about foreign policy, the economy, and power in America—and how the presidential race obscures why we cannot get real democracy and meaningful change. First Unitarian Universalist Society, San Francisco, 1187 Franklin Street at Geary. FREE and open to all. Copies of Russ’s Book, Family of Secrets: the Bush Dynasty, America’s Invisible Government, and the Hidden History of the Last Fifty Years, will be available.

Russ Baker, Borders Books, San Francisco, 2010, on digging deep and making a difference.

Russ Baker, Borders Books, San Francisco, 2010, on digging deep and making a difference.

Russ Baker Talks Occupy Wall Street With Thom Hartmann, Nov. 9, 2011

Russ Baker Talks Occupy Wall Street With Thom Hartmann, Nov. 9, 2011.

Russ Baker on KGO talk radio with Pat Thurston, on Libya, the Texas Rangers, and much more. Oct 30, 2011

WhoWhatWhy editor Russ Baker on KGO talk radio with Pat Thurston, on Libya, the Texas Rangers, and much more. Oct 30, 2011

Click HERE to listen. (2hrs 50min)

Russ with Thom Hartmann: Bush Secret Motive in Iraq

Russ talks to Thom Hartmann about Bush’s personal motivation for invading Iraq…Thom asks about revelations found in Family of Secrets

Jonathan Rowe, 1946-2011
(Jon was Senior Editor at WhoWhatWhy)

Jonathan Rowe was, by inclination, an unobtrusive man. He moved through this world quietly, and he left quietly.

He did not promote himself. He was not comfortable seeking recognition. He concentrated instead on substance.

Jon died the other day, abruptly, with no warning of any kind, and left behind a wife, Mary Jean, and an 8-year-old son, Josh.

In part because of his modesty, and in part because celebrity and valor are not the same, you very likely did not know of him.  Or, if you did, not nearly enough.  Continue Reading…

Upcoming Event

MIAMI AREA

Tuesday, April 26, 2011, 8pm

Books & Books
265 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, Fl 33134

Russ Baker delivers a lively, informal talk about Family of Secrets. He will explore the ongoing significance of the book’s revelations about the nature of power and “deep politics,” and address the past, present and future of the larger Bush-centered enterprise. There will be a lengthy Q&A session, and Russ will sign copies.

If you are in the greater Miami area, we hope you’ll join us. If you have friends who may be interested, please alert them.

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