The Bush Dynasty, America's Invisible Government, and the Hidden History of the Last Fifty Years.

Making Waves at Alternet

Alternet just published a new article by Russ Baker called “Obama Should Worry About the Bush Family Tentacles Undermining His Plans.” The piece has quickly become the most e-mailed essay on the website. We encourage readers to continue e-mailing Baker’s article, and to start a discussion on how our ambitious new President can most effectively […]

Feedback From the Blogs

With newspapers cutting back on their book review sections, much of the best feedback on Family of Secrets is coming from personal blogs. At, Stan Nodvik reviews the book, calling it “a must-read for those interested in preserving our democracy and its history.” The website Strangely Blogged calls Baker’s book “a useful read, especially […]

Blaxploitation, GOP Style

Russ Baker has a new article up at Huffington Post about the Bushes’ “lemon diversity,” and the Republicans’ latest cynical attempt to share in President Obama’s historical accomplishment. Timely reading.

Washington Post Chat

Yesterday, Russ Baker answered questions about the Bush legacy for readers of The Washington Post: Minneapolis: Hi Russ — Thanks for taking questions today. Maybe it’s just me, but I not only have “Bush fatigue,” I have “Bush goodbye fatigue.” Have we always had these endless valedictories and post-mortems when a president leaves office, or […]

GRITtv with Laura Flanders

Watch Russ Baker, Jeff Chang, and Janeane Garofalo discuss the best and worst of Bush-era media coverage with Laura Flanders of GRITtv:

RB on the Radio

You can now listen to Christopher Lydon’s conversation with Russ Baker at Open Source radio, or download it as a podcast.

In the Post

This weekend, Family of Secrets was reviewed by The Washington Post — itself a major character in the book. Critic Jamie Malanowski feels that “Baker exceeds his grasp,” but the Post will allow the author to speak for himself. On Thursday, January 15 at 2pm, Russ Baker will answer questions about the Bush/Cheney legacy and […]

New Baker HuffPost Essay, and More Coverage

Russ Baker has a new essay up at The Huffington Post about the USS George H.W. Bush, the Navy aircraft carrier that will be christened on Saturday, January 10th. This week, Russ also appeared on Judith Regan’s show on Sirius Satellite Radio, taped an interview with Reuters Television for a special program on the Bush […]

Plenty of New Coverage

Yesterday, Russ Baker appeared on the Thom Hartmann Program, and that interview can be listened to in full. The New York Observer sent reporter Leon Neyfakh to cover the Family of Secrets book release party earlier this week. Neyfakh asked partygoers and friends of the book about its likely reception in the mainstream media. Dan […]

The Thom Hartmann Program

Russ Baker will be talking about Family of Secrets on Air America’s nationally-syndicated Thom Hartmann Program today at 1pm. Listen at


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