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Epstein, Edward Jay 1935-

Overview
Works: 65 works in 294 publications in 7 languages and 12,805 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  True crime stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E842.9, B
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Most widely held works about Edward Jay Epstein
 
Most widely held works by Edward Jay Epstein
Legend : the secret world of Lee Harvey Oswald by Edward Jay Epstein( Book )

24 editions published between 1968 and 1979 in 3 languages and held by 1,954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inquest : the Warren Commission and the establishment of truth by Edward Jay Epstein( Book )

35 editions published between 1966 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mr. Epstein...began this book with the intention of writing a case study of the nature and activity of an extraordinary government commission. He has accomplished this task brilliantly. But in the course of interviewing nearly all members of the [Warren] Commission, and many members of its staff, he discovered that the official version of the Kennedy assassination fails to contend with serious contradictions presented by the evidence. Inquest clearly traces the process by which this official story came into being; it does not indulge in theoretical speculation about a deliberate suppression of crucial evidence. Mr. Epstein instead proposes an explanation based on the concept of "political truth": the Commission, sincerely convinced that the national interest would best be served by the termination of rumors, and predisposed by its make-up and by the pressure of time not to search more deeply, failed to answer some of the essential questions about the tragedy. Inquest includes hitherto unpublished government documents and illustrations. Although the author's revelations are startling, he nowhere makes unsupported claims; his style is cool and objective. A sober, new view of the way the Commission dealt with the central event of our recent history, this book is destined to induce widespread discussion and debate." --Book jacket
News from nowhere: television and the news by Edward Jay Epstein( Book )

27 editions published between 1973 and 2000 in English and held by 1,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In an age when more of the American public relies on television for its news than any other medium, Edward Jay Epstein's detailed, probing analysis of the decision-making process in network news organizations has achieved the status of a classic. Mr. Epstein shows how internal corporate policy and budget requirements shape the direction of television news coverage. What we see on the network evening news, he demonstrates, does not mirror reality because TV's essential aim is not to inform but to excite viewers enough to induce them to "stay tuned.""--Jacket
Dossier : the secret history of Armand Hammer by Edward Jay Epstein( Book )

16 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 1,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During his investigation, Epstein discovered that for many years Hammer had, like Richard Nixon, secretly taped conversations, many of them dealing with illegal activity. These tapes give an intimate view of a master con man at work
The big picture : the new logic of money and power in Hollywood by Edward Jay Epstein( Book )

19 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the Hollywood motion picture industry examines how the major entertainment empires make their money, profiling the individuals who created these conglomerates and the ways in which Hollywood has evolved to survive financially
Agency of fear : opiates and political power in America by Edward Jay Epstein( Book )

11 editions published between 1977 and 1990 in English and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deception : the invisible war between the KGB and the CIA by Edward Jay Epstein( Book )

12 editions published in 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers, among other topics, Anatoly Golitsyn, Yuri Ivanovich Nosenko, and Vitaliy Sergeyevich Yurchenko
The annals of unsolved crime by Edward Jay Epstein( Book )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The product of more than 40 years of investigative work: an insightful guide to some of the most controversial and mysterious crimes of the last 200 years Edward Jay Epstein's book on the Kennedy assassination" Inquest: The Warren Commission and the Establishment of Truth" was one of the first books on the case and an instant bestseller. After interviewing every member of the Warren Commission, Epstein concluded that enough remained uninvestigated that conspiracy theories would persist for years. Ever since, Epstein has remained a skeptic--and a dogged investigator
The rise and fall of diamonds : the shattering of a brilliant illusion by Edward Jay Epstein( Book )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An investigation by Edward Jay Epstein into the De Beers cartel and the fantastic machine that created the illusion that diamonds are forever. The story of the men and manipulations that maintained the value of diamonds for over a century. Based on interviews with Harry Oppenheimer and the key executives of De Beers. As Newsweek describes it, "Reads like high-finance James Bond. Fascinating detail."
Between fact and fiction : the problem of journalism by Edward Jay Epstein( Book )

11 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Counterplot by Edward Jay Epstein( Book )

7 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A substantial portion of the contents of this book appeared originally in the New Yorker."
The Hollywood economist : the hidden financial reality behind the movies by Edward Jay Epstein( Book )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Veteran investigative reporter Edward Jay Epstein goes undercover to explore Hollywood's "invisible money machine," probing the dazzlingly complicated finances behind the hits and the flops, while he answers the surprisingly puzzling question: How do the studios make their money?--From publisher description
The assassination chronicles : inquest, counterplot, and legend by Edward Jay Epstein( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cartel by Edward Jay Epstein( Book )

11 editions published between 1978 and 1985 in 4 languages and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who owns the corporation? : management vs. shareholders by Edward Jay Epstein( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The diamond invention by Edward Jay Epstein( Book )

10 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Im Kreuzverhör der Warren-Bericht über den Mord an Präsident Kennedy by Edward Jay Epstein( Book )

3 editions published between 1966 and 1969 in German and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freedom of the press : the first amendment protections( Recording )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Da yin mu hou : hao lai wu qian quan mi xin by Ai pu si ting( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in Chinese and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu jie shao le hao lai wu xian wei ren zhi de cai wu mi mi, Ye ji zai le ta de nei mu xiao xi, Rang wo men le jie le hao lai wu dang jin de xian kuang
Three days in May : sex, surveillance, and DSK by Edward Jay Epstein( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Here investigative reporter Edward Jay Epstein casts fresh doubt on the events surrounding a now-infamous sexual encounter between Dominique Strauss-Kahn -- better know by his initials, 'DSK' -- and a maid at New York's Sofitel hotel. Epstein shows that DSK, then managing director at the IMF and a leading contender to unseat Nicolas Sarkozy as president of France, was under close surveillance both before and after the incident. Just two days before, French authorities intercepted a sensitive phone conversation with DSK in Washington, DC. It looks as if he was carrying his own bug: a smart phone. T
 
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Dossier : the secret history of Armand Hammer
Alternative Names
Edward Jay Epstein Amerikaans journalist

Epst, Edward Jay

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Epstein E. J. 1935-

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Jay Epstein, Edward 1935-

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Dossier : the secret history of Armand HammerThe big picture : the new logic of money and power in HollywoodAgency of fear : opiates and political power in AmericaThe Hollywood economist : the hidden financial reality behind the movies