Brothers in Arms
The Kennedys, the Castros, and the Politics of Murder
Publication Date: February 2009
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A groundbreaking new reporting of the historical drama linking the Kennedys and the Castros that sheds new light on the JFK assassination.
Gus Russo is the author of Supermob, The Outfit, and Live by the Sword, the last two of which were nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. He has worked as an investigative reporter for PBS's Frontline, ABC News Special Reports, and Dan Rather's CBS Reports, as well as a consultant for such programs as 60 Minutes and Eye to Eye with Connie Chung. He lives in Baltimore. Stephen Molton is the author of the novel Brave Talk. Molton adapted Gus Russo's book Live by the Sword into a four-hour miniseries for Showtime and has also written films for such companies as New Line Cinema and Paramount Television. He lives in New York City and Pioneertown, California. Paul Boehmer appeared for two seasons at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego, California, where he played Oberon/Theseus in A Midsummer Night's Dream and Lucius in Titus Andronicus. He also appeared in The Constant Wife, played Banquo in Macbeth, and was Antipholus of Syracuse in The Comedy of Errors in the 2005 Summer Rep Season at the Globe. He has appeared in Sir Peter Halls's acclaimed Broadway production of Oscar Wilde's An Ideal Husband, Off-Broadway in the New York premiere of Miss Evers' Boys, and Off-Off-Broadway in New Yorrick, New Yorrick and End of the Day. He has appeared regionally at the Pioneer Theatre Company, Arena Stage, Seattle Rep, Huntington Theatre Company, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Cleveland Playhouse, Missouri Repertory Theatre, Walnut Street Theatre, Syracuse Stage, Berkshire Theatre Festival, and Theatre Works Palo Alto. His film and television appearances include The Good German, The Thomas Crown Affair, Star Trek: Enterprise, Star Trek: Voyager, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Frasier, Judging Amy, Guiding Light, and All My Children. Paul is most proud of his award-winning unabridged recording of Moby Dick. He holds a BFA in acting from Southern Methodist University and an MFA in acting from the Professional Theatre Training Program at the University of Delaware.
"A Shakespearean reckoning, lush with psychological and historical nuance, of the fateful symmetry between the personal and the political." ---Diane McWhorter, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Carry Me Home