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Boston, MA: South End Press, 1983. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Trade paperback. , 365,  pages. David T. Dellinger (August 22, 1915 – May 25, 2004) was an influential American radical pacifist and an activist for nonviolent social change. He achieved peak notoriety as one of the Chicago Seven, who were put on trial in 1968. For his lifelong commitment to pacifist values and for serving as a spokesperson for the peace movement, Dellinger was awarded the Peace Abbey Courage of Conscience on September 26, 1992. Michael Albert (born April 8, 1947) is an American activist, economist, speaker, and writer. Since the late 1970s he has been involved with publishing left wing literature. He is known for helping to develop the socioeconomic theory of participatory economics. Albert founded South End Press in 1977 along with Lydia Sargent, Juliet Schor, among others.
New York, NY: Miramax Books, 2003. Second printing [stated]. Hardcover. Glued binding. Paper over boards. xiv, 562 pages. Illustrations. Selected Chronology. Official International Travel. Index. Inscribed on half-title page by the author to Rita. Previous owner's address label is on the fep. DJ has slight wear and soiling. Madam Secretary: A Memoir is the autobiography of United States Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, published in 2003. It covers both her life and the eight years she spent in the Clinton administration, first as United States Ambassador to the United Nations and then as head of the State Department. The book's title reflects the term of address for a female governmental secretary. A national bestseller on its publication in 2003, Madam Secretary is a riveting account of the life of America's first woman Secretary of State, Madeleine Albright. For eight years, during Bill Clinton's two presidential terms, Albright was a high-level participant in some of the most dramatic events of our time—from the pursuit of peace in the Middle East to NATO's intervention in the Balkans to America's troubled relations with Iran and Iraq. In this thoughtful memoir, one of the most admired women in U.S. history reflects on her remarkable personal story, including her upbringing in war-torn Europe and the balancing of career and family responsibilities, and on America's leading role in a changing world.
Washington, DC: Institute for Policy Studies, 1982. Second Edition [stated]. Third Printing [stated]. Trade paperback. xi, , 85,  pages. Wraps. Occasional footnotes. Illustrations. Notes. Glossary. IPS Publications. The author was a World War II veteran (25th Division artillery serving in the Pacific Theater). After the war he studies aeronautical engineering and then worked for Lockheed. He helped design three generations of the Polaris submarine-launched ballistic missile and worked on the beginning of the Trident program. He became interested in arms control policy, weapons technology, and issues associated with first strike capabilities.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995. First Edition [stated], presumed first printing. Hardcover. xiv, 847,  pages. Footnotes. Appendix. Notes. Selected Bibliography. Index. Inscribed by author on fep. The author was assisted by Sanho Tree, Edward Rouse Winstead, Kathryn C. Morris, David J. Williams, Leo C. Maley III, Thad Williamson, and Miranda Grieder. Gar Alperovitz (born May 5, 1936) is an American political economist and historian. He was the Lionel R. Bauman Professor of Political Economy at the University of Maryland, College Park Department of Government and Politics from 1999 to 2015. Alperovitz was a Fellow of King's College, Cambridge; a founding Fellow of the Harvard Institute of Politics; a Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies; and a Guest Scholar at the Brookings Institution. He also served as a Legislative Director in the US House of Representatives and the US Senate and as a Special Assistant in the US Department of State. Alperovitz is a member of the board of directors for the New Economics Institute and a founding principal of the Democracy Collaborative.
Arlington, VA: American Defense Preparedness Association, 1985. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Periodical. 29 cm. 85,  pages (including covers). Wraps. Illustrations. Mailing label removed from front cover. The National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) [Formerly the American Defense Preparedness Association] is an association for the United States government and the defense industry. Based in Arlington, Virginia, NDIA was established in 1919 as a result of the inability of the defense industry to scale up the war effort during World War I. It connects government officials, military and industry professionals, and organizations that represent the branches of the armed forces, homeland security, and first responders. The NDIA publishes a magazine, the National Defense, and holds over 80 symposia a year.