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Peking: Bantam Books, 1967. New and Amplified Edition [stated], Third printing [stated]. Mass market paperback. xxx, 182,  pages/ Footnotes. This is the first U.S. publication, complete and unexpurgated. This includes a special introductory essay and notes by Stuart R. Schram. Stuart Reynolds Schram (February 27, 1924 – July 8, 2012) was an American physicist, political scientist and sinologist who specialized in the study of modern Chinese politics. He was particularly well known for his works on the life and thought of Mao Zedong. During the late 1950s he turned his attention to Chinese politics, and started to research on the primary sources. He focused his research on Chairman Mao, and by 1963 he had completed a book on the Political Thought of Mao Tse-tung. In 1966 Penguin Books published his seminal biography of Mao. These works made him prominent in the field of modern China studies. The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London offered Schram a chair. Schram led establishment of the Contemporary China Institute and the continued development of journal, China Quarterly.
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1987. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. 24 cm. viii, 396 pages. Illustrations. Notes., DJ has some wear and soiling. Mansur Rafizadeh (14 December 1930, Kerman, Iran - 8 February 2018, Middletown, New York) was an Iranian-born intelligence expert who worked for multiple intelligence agencies and, in 1987, wrote an exposé, Witness: From the Shah to the Secret Arms Deal, An Insider's Account of U.S. Involvement in Iran, for which he is best known. He worked for the Iranian Pahlavi dynasty during the 1970s and, he claimed, for the CIA into the early 1980s. Disillusioned with the monarchy of the Shah and his excesses, Rafizadeh became a double-agent for the CIA during the Carter/Reagan years. He also worked in New York City at the Iranian Mission to the United Nations. After the Iranian Revolution in 1979, diplomats with the Islamic Republic of Iran stated that he was an agent of SAVAK (the Shah's secret police) in the U.S., a claim he denied at the time. Years later, he confirmed the claim. He claims to have been the U.S. director for SAVAK.
New York: Times Books Random House, 1994. First Edition [stated], presumed first printing. Hardcover. xvi, 447,  pages. Notes, Bibliography, index, Presentation copy signed by the author. DJ has a small spine tear at front and minor other wear and soiling. Washington Post columnist Hobart Rowen helped expand the scope of newspaper business pages beyond local news to the world economy - without losing sight of what it all meant to the average reader. "Bart taught a generation of business journalists how to cover economic policy in a more sophisticated way," said David Ignatius, Post assistant managing editor for business news. Rowen's column was nationally syndicated. Rowen covered the economic policies of presidents from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Clinton. Rowen began his professional career as a copy boy for the New York Journal of Commerce and rose to Washington correspondent in 1941. He became Washington correspondent and then an editor for Newsweek magazine, where he wrote his first syndicated column in 1960.
New York: Miramax Books, 2004. First Edition Stated. Presumed First Printing. Hardcover. xvi, 336 pages. Illustrated endpapers. Illustrations (some color). Some soiling and sticker residue on front DJ. Inscribed by the author. Timothy John "Tim" Russert (May 7, 1950 – June 13, 2008) was an American television journalist and lawyer who appeared for more than 16 years as the moderator of NBC's Meet the Press. He was a senior vice president at NBC News, Washington bureau chief and also hosted an eponymous CNBC/MSNBC weekend interview program. He was a frequent correspondent and guest on NBC's The Today Show and Hardball. Russert covered several presidential elections, and he presented the NBC News/Wall Street Journal survey on the NBC Nightly News during the 2008 U.S. presidential election. Time magazine included Russert in its list of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2008. Russert was posthumously revealed as a 30-year source for syndicated columnist Robert Novak.