Joe Dempsey

Hitler’s Handlers

Shore’s intriguing book examines the archived papers of several important Nazi-era diplomats and foreign policy officials in an effort to piece together how well informed Hitler was–or wasn’t–about Germany’s foreign adversaries in the period leading up to World War II and how, in at least one case, that may have accelerated the oncoming war. In… Read more »

Reinventing The Wheel

During the eventual post mortem on the events of that day, researchers examined everything from the tear gas canisters to the FBI leadership to the behavior of the Davidians themselves. But one aspect of the fiasco that has gone largely unnoted is the impact of the fledgling presidency of Bill Clinton. The Waco disaster came… Read more »