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An Assassin's Diary

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An Assassin's Diary
Mass Market, 144 pages
Published September 1st 1973 by Pocket Books (first published January 1st 1973)
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Jun 23, 2010 Robert rated it it was amazing
Found-document noir. Hotel rooms, diners, campaign stops, loneliness. It has something to say about the last century of American life.
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Sep 25, 2016 Jon(athan) Nakapalau rated it it was amazing
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Take a look into the mind of Arthur Bremer, the man who shot and paralyzed George Wallace.
Apr 22, 2016 Mark rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
A document of trickle-down dissatisfaction that leaked to every facet of Bremer's life, from broad social and economic complaints to the quality of the apple pie he's served; this relentless cycle of unhappiness with one's position, fed as much internally as externally, is one that makes this book almost quintessentially American, just with an unusual conception of the American Dream (perhaps not even that unusual, as these solutions still seem to appeal to Bremer's brand of young American white ...more
Feb 13, 2013 Ellen rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
interesting and creepy
Jul 27, 2007 David rated it it was ok
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Not long after Arthur Bremer shot George Wallace and paralyzed him for the rest of his life, his diary was published. I read it many years ago and found it mildly interesting. It's more interesting to think of what might have happened if his initial target, Richard Nixon, had been the one he shot. Bremer removed Wallace from the national political scene, and Jimmy Carter finished the job four years later by roundly defeating Wallace in Southern primaries. Wallace was never a factor anywhere outs ...more
J.t. Conroe
Arthur Bremer is the man who attempted to assassinate George Wallace in 1972. His book is only interesting as an illustration of the banality of evil. It may have been written, not by Arthur Bremer, but by someone with connections to the CIA -- possibly E. Howard Hunt of Watergate fame. There may also be a connection to the CIA's MK Ultra research program.
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