Although they’re not literary or spiritual peers, in certain structural terms the publishing career of Maj. John Newman has parallels with that of an epoch-making writer, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. JFK and Vietnam, first published in 1992 and then suppressed and unavailable for twenty-five years, is Newman's equivalent of One Day in the Life. Oswald and the CIA is his Cancer Ward. And his sprawling, in places rough-hewn work on the presidency and murder of John F. Kennedy, in three large volumes so far, is our Gulag Archipelago—a work of vast range, deep research and meticulous detail—and with the awful ring of truth.
—James K. Galbraith holds the Lloyd M. Bentsen Jr. Chair in Government/Business Relations at the LBJ School of Public Affairs and a professorship in Government at The University of Texas at Austin.
Titles by John M. Newman
Major Newman is a brilliant and meticulous historian and sleuth from whom secrets cannot seem to hide.
Major John Newman has crafted a groundbreaking work that finally illuminates the dark places where democracy goes to die… Major Newman is a brilliant and meticulous historian and sleuth from whom secrets cannot seem to hide. Newman is the ultimate patriot; devoting his life to righting the treacherous wrongs committed by clandestine spy agencies against our country and revealing existential truths about our national values. By patient parsing, he here exposes the momentous official lies that for fifty years have been corroding the heart of American idealism.
—Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., president, Waterkeeper Alliance, author of American Values, Lessons I Learned from My Family.