Vanished resurrects Cold War era anxieties

Vanished is a Cold War era political thriller that will sound familiar to readers who grew up in that era. White House Press Secretary Eugene Culligan relates the events. One election year, a good, personal friend of President Roudebush vanishes from Burning Tree Golf Club. Investigators learn Steve Greer left the country by a circuitous […]

Convention Hinges on Database and Daughter-in-Law

In Convention,  veteran Washington reporters Fletcher Knebel and Charles W. Bailey II take readers behind the scenes to see what happens at a national political convention out of sight of TV cameras. Unfortunately, what happens out of sight of the TV cameras isn’t much more interesting than what readers see on TV. Charles B. Manchester, Secretary […]