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Beverly Hills, CA: New Millennium Press, 2001. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xii, 444 pages. Frontis Illustration. Illustrations. Footnotes. Source Notes. Index. Richard Hack (March 20, 1951) is an American writer best known for his biographical books and screenplays. He is a frequent guest on talk shows and an outspoken critic of bias in television news. By the early 1980s, Hack began writing the TeleVisions column for the daily entertainment trade paper, The Hollywood Reporter. During the next decade, Hack often appeared on The Tonight Show and Today reporting on Hollywood. In 1990, Hack became Vice President of Creative Affairs at Dove Audio and Entertainment, a production company that specialized in miniseries and books-on-tape. While at Dove, Hack wrote his first book, Next to Hughes with Robert Maheu. His bestseller Hughes: The Private Diaries, Memos and Letters was released on September 11, 2001.
Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1989. First Printing [Stated] of English Language Edition of Revised and Enlarged Edition. Hardcover. Quarto, xvi, , 442,  pages. Illustrations. Endpaper maps. Appendices. Index. Translator's Note. Japanese Naval Terminology and Abbreviations. Foreword to the English-Language Edition by John B. Lundstrom. Ikuhiko Hata (born 12 December 1932) is a Japanese historian. He acquired his Ph.D. at the University of Tokyo and has taught history at several universities. He is the author of a number of influential and well-received scholarly works, particularly on topics related to Japan's role in the Second Sino-Japanese War and World War II. Hata is variously regarded as being a "conservative" historian or a "centrist". He has written extensively on such controversial subjects as the Nanking Massacre and the comfort women. Fellow historian Edward Drea has called him "the doyen of Japanese military historians". Hata co-wrote two books with Yasuho Izawa on Japanese fighter aces of World War II, both of which were described by historians as the definitive treatments of the subject. Yasuho Izawa is an ophthalmic optician whose past works include co-authoring Japanese Army Air Force Fighter Units and their Aces 1931-45, Japanese Naval Air Force Fighter Units and their Aces 1932-45 and Bloody Shambles Vols. 1 and 2.
Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2003. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. , 394 pages. Illustrations. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Minor DJ wear. Minor edge wear. Thomas A. Heppenheimer (Jan. 1, 1947- Sept. 9, 2015) was a major space advocate and researcher in planetary science, aerospace engineering, and celestial mechanics. His books recommended by the National Space Society. Thomas A. Heppenheimer held a Ph.D. in aerospace engineering from the University of Michigan, and was an associate fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. He held research fellowships in planetary science at California Institute of Technology and at the Max Planck Institute in Heidelberg, Germany. He had been a free-lance writer since 1978. He has written extensively on aerospace, and the history of technology. He was a frequent contributor to American Heritage and its affiliated publications, and to Air & Space. He had written 300 published articles for various publications.