Reading Time: 20 minutes Russ Baker looks into the telltale heart of George H.W. Bush and the real (and tragically under-investigated) legacy of the Bush family.
Reading Time: 12 minutes As a young naval intelligence officer, George H.W. Bush got a verbal thrashing for failing to be discreet. He sure learned that lesson, and became a man who did one thing in public and another in private. Thanks to that — and to an incurious and superficial media — there’s a whole lot of shocking stuff out there you probably never knew.
Reading Time: 20 minutes WhoWhatWhy has found evidence linking the Saudi royal family to Saudis in South Florida who reportedly had direct contact with the 9/11 hijackers before fleeing the United States just prior to the attacks.
Reading Time: 3 minutes WhoWhatWhy Editor-in-Chief Russ Baker weighs in on an early salvo in the Jeb Bush 2016 campaign, fired off in disguise as journalism. See why the big media appears to think we’re all dunces.
Reading Time: 2 minutes George W. Bush is out with yet another book—this time his “biography” of his father, George H.W. Bush. What’s going on with this strange phenomenon where 43 narrates 41’s life for us? And could it possibly have something to do with rehabilitating the family surname to help ensure a possible third President Bush?
Reading Time: 2 minutes With a third George Bush winning elected office— George P. Bush is now the Texas land commissioner—what are the next electoral conquests the Bush family is planning? Russ Baker explains the secret recipe behind the Bush dynasty’s enduring power during an interview with RT.
Reading Time: 5 minutes George H.W. Bush has made jumping out of aircraft to celebrate his birthdays a habit, a nod to his image as a WW II naval aviator and hero. Here’s a look at the fog surrounding his first jump, made 70 years ago after Japanese fire struck his aircraft over the Pacific.
Reading Time: 4 minutes When a man like Louis Freeh has a car crash, it may be a plain old accident. And then again, it may not be.
Reading Time: 2 minutes When authors like these gather for lunch, you can be sure deep politics is on the menu.
Reading Time: 1 minute WhoWhatWhy’s Russ Baker talks with Stocks and Jocks radio’s Kevin Riordan and Kathy Dervin about how the brewing Iraq crisis should be no surprise to anyone—least of all the government. Tune in to the wide-ranging interview to hear Russ go deep on topics like the JFK assassination, the Boston Marathon Bombing, and the pattern that ties all American wars together
Reading Time: 1 minute RadioRuss: Interviewed by the folks at Radio Litopia, London. Mostly on his book Family of Secrets, but also about power, history, and current events.
Reading Time: 1 minute Russ Baker and comedian David Feldman have a pretty serious conversation about pretty serious stuff.
Reading Time: 1 minute Russ Baker interviewed by Jay Taylor on our hidden history—the big picture you are not getting in the convention coverage. Find out why neither the Democrats nor Republicans will diverge very much from policies that benefit the few.
Reading Time: 1 minute Russ Baker lecture in San Francisco. On the tabloidization of life, the stories we’re not getting, liberal vs. conservative, our heroes, elites vs. common people, how the powerful keep their power, and why we must read books. (One hour)
Reading Time: 1 minute Russ Baker and KGO AM talk radio host Pat Thurston cover the waterfront – March 24, 2012, Click “Read More” to listen.
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Reading Time: 5 minutes Politicians certainly get religion when they have an eye on the White House. Even the no-nonsense Ron Paul knows he has to play the game to have a chance.
Reading Time: 9 minutes The web is buzzing about that clever Errol Morris anti-conspiracy video on the NY Times’s website. WhoWhatWhy interviewed the expert featured in the video about the strange JFK assassination figure “Umbrella Man,” and found a big problem with the central assertion. In fact, our research casts doubts not only on the most recent JFK propaganda, but on the New York Times itself.
Reading Time: 1 minute Here’s your chance to give us feedback about WhoWhatWhy. Will you answer just 12 questions? This will help us better deliver what you want from the site. In appreciation, we’ll enter you in a raffle to meet WhoWhatWhy founder and editor Russ Baker, and get an inscribed copy of his book, Family of Secrets.
Russ Baker on KGO radio: WhoWhatWhy revelations on Saudi royal family and 9/11 hijackers, and much more. (Sept 25, 2011)
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