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Thursday, September 22, 2005

The Exploitation of Katrina

Posted by on September 22 at 15:44 PM

A NY book publicist named Kelly sent me this review pitch:

Hello Charles, In light of our government’s response to Hurricane Katrina, questions have recently been raised regarding our country’s safety and the government’s ability to handle another terrorist attack. As Ken Sewell discusses in RED STAR ROGUE: The Untold Story of a Soviet Submarine’s Nuclear Strike Attempt on the U.S. — now #25 on the New York Times bestseller list, few Americans know that in 1968 Pearl Harbor was nearly attacked by terrorist forces using nuclear weapons. With the United States in such a weakened state, what could this possibility mean for us today? What would happen if terrorists attempted to strike again?

That’s one mean marketing machine.