How the CIA Killed Che: The Murder of a Revolutionary


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Skyhorse Publishing
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5.8 X 1.0 X 8.3 inches | 0.75 pounds
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About the Author

Michael Ratner is president of the Center for Constitutional Rights. He is a past president of the National Lawyers Guild and the author of several books including "The Pinochet Papers" and "Guantanamo: What the World Should Know." He lives in New York City.
Michael Steven Smith is an attorney and a board member of the Center for Constitutional Rights. He is the author of "Notebook of a Sixties Lawyer." He lives in New York City.


"Ratner and Smith cut through the lies and distortions to provide a riveting and thoroughly documented history of the murder of Che Guevara." --Amy Goodman, host of Democracy Now!

"A page-turner with meticulous research that burrows deep into the archives of recently declassified documents to tell the full story of how Che Guevara was hunted and killed." --Jane Franklin, historian and author of Cuba and the U.S. Empire

"A stinging indictment of a government hell-bent on silencing an extraordinary humanitarian leader. This eye-opening gem of a book--with riveting original source materials--is a must-read for all seeking the truth behind Che Guevara's assassination." --Heidi Boghosian, cohost of Law and Disorder

"With formal US-Cuba ties restored, Smith and Ratner have provided a great service of documentation. . . . Readers everywhere will appreciate their contribution toward defeating historical amnesia." --Walter Lippmann, editor-in-chief, CubaNews Yahoo News Group

"Michael Ratner and Michael Smith, relying on newly disclosed government documents, have exposed what many of us who worked as reporters in Latin America long suspected--the CIA ordered the assassination of the revolutionary leader Ernesto 'Che' Guevera. . . . Washington has attempted to hide. Now it cannot." --Chris Hedges, Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporter and author of Unspeakable: Chris Hedges on the Most Forbidden Topics in America