Second Front (Paperback)

Censorship and Propaganda in the 1991 Gulf War

By John R. MacArthur, Ben H. Bagdikian (Foreword by)

University of California Press, 9780520242319, 318pp.

Publication Date: May 26, 2004

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Now updated with a new preface that examines the current conflict in Iraq, this brilliant work of investigative reporting reveals the government's assault on the constitutional freedoms of the American media during Operation Desert Storm. John R. MacArthur's engaging and provocative account is as essential and alarming today as when the first paperback edition was published ten years ago.

About the Author

John R. MacArthur is President and Publisher of Harper's Magazine and the author of The Selling of "Free Trade": NAFTA, Washington, and the Subversion of American Democracy (California, 2001). Ben H. Bagdikian is Dean Emeritus of the Graduate School of Journalism, University of California, Berkeley. He is the former assistant managing editor for national news at the Washington Post and is the author of a number of books.