New York: See Publishing Company, Inc., 1950. Magazine. 50 pages plus covers. Format is 10.25 inches by 13 inches. Cover has small edge tears and chips. Other minor edge tears. Advertisements/illustrations. Some page discoloration. Cover has a provocative picture of Mary Collins and text about articles by Cecil Brown entitled "Will There Always be an England?" and by Edwin J. Lukas "Can Psychiatry Prevent Crime?" Mary Collins was described as "20, is an auburn-haired green-eyed colleen from Nederland, Texas. ...Just five and a half feet high, shed boasts a 36" bust, 23-in. waist and 35-in. hips. She left college and the Lone Star State to model in New York." Mary has entered six beauty contests and won all six. This appears to be a somewhat demur 'girlie' magazine with a lot of photos of girls/women as drum majorettes, swimmers, models, etc.
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New York: Viking, 2004. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. ,419,  pages. Notes. Index. Inscription by Mark Green reads 1/30/04 Pat, With great affection, admiration & gratitude. Best, Mark. A critical look at the presidency of George W. Bush reveals how the current administration has used misstatements, half-truths, distortions, and other deceptions to mislead Americans and how this manipulation has led to failed policies, hindered homeland security, damaged foreign relations, and undermined efforts to improve the economy. Eric Alterman (born January 14, 1960) is an American historian, journalist, author, media critic, blogger, and educator. He is a CUNY Distinguished Professor of English and Journalism at Brooklyn College and the author of eleven books. From 1995 to 2020, Alterman was "The Liberal Media" columnist for The Nation. He is a contributing writer there. Mark Joseph Green (born March 15, 1945) is an American author, former public official, public interest lawyer, and Democratic politician from New York City. Green was New York City Consumer Affairs Commissioner from 1990 to 1993 and New York City Public Advocate from 1994 to 2002. Green won Democratic primaries for the U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Senate, and mayor of New York City, in each case losing the general election.
Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1986. 24 cm, 141, wraps, footnotes, tables, references, pencil erasure residue on table of contents Topics covered include the agenda-setting effect of crime news on prosecutors, interpersonal communication and news comprehension, measuring change in personal economic well-being, race differences in abortion attitudes, election predictions, the pressure to answer survey questions, measuring and explaining interviewer effects in centralized telephone surveys, and polls on environmental protection.
New York: Grand Central Publishing, 2021. First U. S. Trade Edition [stated]. Third printing [stated]. Trade paperback. , 437,  pages. Signed by the author sticker on the front cover. Signed by the author on the title page. David Baldacci (born August 5, 1960) is an American novelist. An attorney by education, Baldacci writes mainly suspense novels and legal thrillers. David Baldacci earned a B.A. in political science from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law, after which he practiced law for nine years in Washington, D.C. While practicing law, he turned to novel writing, taking three years to write Absolute Power. Published in 1996, it was an international best seller. To date, Baldacci has published at least 46 best-selling novels. Baldacci's novels have been published in over 45 languages and in more than 80 countries.
Santa Barbara, CA: Forum for Contemporary History, 1974. Presumed first edition/first printing of each issue. Hardcover. Sturdily bound volume with special issues 1 through 16. Subtitle changed for issues 15 and 16 to The Magazine of Opposing Views. Issue number 1 is dated May/June, 1974. It was published bimonthly. Issue number 16 was November/December 1976. Many noted author's work appears in these special issues. Cover has slight wear and soiling. Each issue has about 60 pages, and cover illustrations are in color, orther are in black and white.
New York, NY: Ballantine Books, 2007. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. x, 372 pages. Inscribed by the author on the title page. Inscription reads: Ruby, May all your dreams come true! Suzanne Brockmann. P.S. Thank you for telling me about 442! Suzanne Brockmann (born 1960) is an American romantic fiction writer. She has also written works under the name Anne Brock. Brockmann attended Boston University's School of Broadcasting and Film majoring in film and minoring in creative writing. Initially, she focused on television scripts, screen plays and Star Trek novels but after doing research she decided to focus her efforts on the romance genre. Her first published novel, Future Perfect in 1993, was written along with nine other manuscripts in 1992 after her decision to publish a romance novel. In 1996, Brockmann published the first in her Tall, Dark & Dangerous series. The series develops among a fictional group of US Navy SEALs. The books following in the series, and that of the Troubleshooters, Inc. series, are all classified in a subgenre known as "military/romantic suspense". In 2014, she began writing a young adult paranormal trilogy, Night Sky, with her daughter, Melanie Brockmann. Brockmann is twice winner of the RITA Award from the Romance Writers of America. She has also appeared on the Romance Writers of America Honor Roll for having appeared on both the USA Today and the New York Times Best Sellers lists. She has been the recipient of the Romantic Times Reviewers' Choice Awards in 1996, 1998 and 1999, as well as the Romantic Times Career Achievement Award for Series Romance in 1997, 2000 and 2002.
Fairfax, VA: AFCEA International Press, 1998. May be later printing. Hardcover. vi, 403,  pages. Tables. Figures. Endnotes. Glossary. As an Air Force staff officer, Alan Campen spent four years at Strategic Air Command headquarters working on capabilities for surviving nuclear attacks. The colonel later worked on survivable high-frequency and satellite-based communications. Col. Campen served for four years on the Air Staff in the Pentagon before assuming command of the Air Force Communications Service (AFCS) United Kingdom (UK) Region and the role of assistant chief of staff, communications, U.S. Air Force, 3rd Air Force. The colonel then assumed his final posting as commander, Defense Communications Agency-Europe. He accepted a political appointment in the Reagan administration as director, command and control policy, Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Policy. In this position, he defined civilian use of military Global Positioning System (GPS) capabilities.
New York: Summit Books, 1990. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. 303,  pages. Illustrations. Glossary. Index. Introduction by Vitaly Korotich. Afterword by Andrei Sakharov. Afterword by Olzhas Suleimenov. There is an inscription on the fep signed by the Editor (Albee) The inscription reads To Senator Leahy: Russia is a long way from Vermont, but at least I knew how to keep warm there. My best wishes to you and your family. Marina Albee. Christopher Cerf (born August 19, 1941) is an American author, composer-lyricist, voice actor, and record and television producer. He has contributed music to Sesame Street, and co-created and co-produced the PBS literacy education television program Between the Lions. Cerf's father was Random House co-founder, publisher, editor and TV panelist Bennett Cerf. Cerf also work as an author and satirist. In 1970, he helped launch the National Lampoon, serving as a Contributing Editor from its first issue until the mid-1970s. Marina Albee was a Ph.D. student at The Harriman Institute at Columbia University in NYC in 1985. She decided to go there because of dynamic professor Jonathan Sanders, who had organized the construction of an antenna on the roof of the Institute to watch Soviet television. Marina began to study the Soviet Union through its television and Mikhail Gorbachev's USSR was changing it every day. The inventor of the system went on tour to Moscow and she accompanied him to Gosteleradio. This led to a career spanning 30 years, doing live satellite TV, to TV and film production, to music production, to telecom servicing. She teaches at the European University at St. Petersburg.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1970. Second Printing [stated]. Hardcover. 346,  pages. Inscribed by the author on fep. Introduction by Tom Wicker. DJ has wear, soiling, tears and chips. Some corners have been creased. William Ramsey Clark (born December 18, 1927) is an American lawyer, activist and former federal government official. A progressive, New Frontier liberal, he occupied senior positions in the United States Department of Justice under Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson, notably serving as United States He was known for his vigorous opposition to the death penalty, his aggressive support of civil liberties and civil rights, and his dedication in enforcing antitrust provisions. Clark supervised the drafting of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and Civil Rights Act of 1968. Since leaving public office Clark has led many progressive activism campaigns, including opposition to the War on Terror. Clark is one of only two living members of Johnson's Cabinet, along with Alan Boyd.
New York: The New Press, 1999. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xi, , 18,  pages. Endnotes. Index. Some yellow highlighting observed. In his role as national legal director, David Cole directs a program that includes approximately 1,400 state and federal lawsuits on a broad range of civil liberties issues. He manages 100 ACLU staff attorneys in New York headquarters, oversees the organization’s U.S. Supreme Court docket, and provides leadership to more than 200 staff attorneys who work in ACLU affiliate offices in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and Washington, D.C. Another 1,700 volunteer cooperating attorneys throughout the country are engaged in ACLU litigation. With an annual headquarters budget of $140 million and more than 1.5 million members, the ACLU is the nation’s largest and oldest civil liberties organization. Cole is on leave from Georgetown University, where he has taught constitutional law and criminal justice since 1990, and is the Hon. George J. Mitchell Professor in Law and Public Policy. Cole writes regularly for The Nation, New York Review of Books, Washington Post, and many other periodicals. He is the author or editor of 10 books, several of which have won awards, including the Palmer Civil Liberties Prize, the American Book Award, and prizes from the American Political Science Association, the Boston Book Review, and the Jesuit Honor Society.
New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1997. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. viii, , 451,  pages. Notes. Selected Bibliography. Index. Signed by the author on the title page. DJ has Autographed Copy sticker on front. Minor edge soiling noted. Jonathan Coleman (born 1951) is an American author of literary nonfiction living in New York City. Jonathan Coleman worked as a book editor with Knopf and Simon & Schuster. In 1980, in a piece about publishing, he was profiled in Time magazine as one of the best editors in the field. In 1986, Coleman began teaching literary nonfiction writing at the University of Virginia through 1993. He lectures at universities throughout the country. Coleman's books have included Exit the Rainmaker (1989), the story of Jay Carsey, a college president who abruptly abandoned his marriage and career and disappeared, a book the Los Angeles Times Book Review called "A fascinating, symbolic statement of the American psyche"; At Mother's Request: A True Story of Money, Murder, and Betrayal, about the Franklin Bradshaw murder (which was hailed as "a masterwork of reporting" by the Washington Post Book World, won an Edgar Allan Poe Award from the Mystery Writers of America and was made into a miniseries); and Long Way to Go: Black and White in America, which Library Journal called "A stunner....Coleman's narrative technique is superb...a brilliant book." In 2011, Coleman coauthored the autobiography of basketball legend Jerry West—West by West: My Charmed, Tormented Life—which received critical acclaim and became a New York Times bestseller. The Los Angeles Times named it one of the best nonfiction books of 2011.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1939. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. xxvi, 316 pages. Frontis illustration. Footnotes. Appendix: Politics and Humanity. Index. This does not have a DJ. Some spotting and scratches to fore-edge, discoloration inside boards & flyleaves. Some edge wear and scuffing to boards and spine, presentation copy signed by the author. Homer Stille Cummings (April 30, 1870 – September 10, 1956) was a U.S. lawyer and political figure who was United States Attorney General from 1933 to 1939. He also was elected mayor of Stamford, Connecticut, three times before founding the legal firm of Cummings & Lockwood in 1909. He later served as chairman of Democratic National Committee between 1919 and 1920. Cummings reentered politics. In 1932, he helped persuade 24 senators and numerous congressmen to announce their support for Franklin D. Roosevelt. At the Chicago convention, he planned strategy, operated as floor manager, and delivered a resounding seconding speech. Following the election, Roosevelt chose Cummings as governor-general of the Philippines. Two days before the inauguration, Thomas J. Walsh, who had been designated attorney general, died. Upon taking office on March 4, 1933, Roosevelt named Cummings to lead the Justice Department. Cummings served almost six years as attorney general. Cummings transformed the Department of Justice by establishing uniform rules of practice and procedure in federal courts. He secured the passage of twelve laws that buttressed the "Lindbergh Law" on kidnapping, made bank robbery a federal crime and cracked down on interstate transportation of stolen property.