The Broad In The Kimono (häftad)
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21:B&W 5.06 x 7.81 in or 198 x 129 mm Perfect Bound on White w/Gloss Lam
The Broad In The Kimono (häftad)

The Broad In The Kimono

Häftad Engelska, 2020-05-25
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1947 - The Mob establishes the Flamingo casino creating the famous Vegas strip. The Federal Bureau of Narcotics, controlled by a dodgy Harry Anslinger, is given massive funding to initiate the failed War on Drugs. Senators Thomas and Rankin start their communist witch hunt against a Hollywood where Jack Warner is at war with his writers as the long established Studio System begins to crumble.

All this while the New York Yankees and the Brooklyn Dodgers, featuring professional baseball's first black player, face off in the first televised World Series. And oh yeah, it?s a Presidential re-election year.

1947 - It was a great time to be alive. For some. But for Benjamin 'Benny' Joules' a promising young script writer who just signed a lucrative contract with Warner Brothers it could be better. Young Joules? contract was abruptly cancelled when his body was found hanging in the closet of his Greenwich Village apartment.

With the newly available gizmo called ?tele-vision? Truman, Thomas, Rankin, Warner and others initiate a fight for control of the main stream media that reverberates until today.

In the last book of the Operation Underworld Trilogy, The Broad in the Kimono, a remarkable episode of déjà vu is captured showing today?s political turmoil is a mere repeat of what has gone before.

Specifically in the year 1947.

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