James Munves

The Kent State Coverup

The definitive account of the Kent State shootings and the civil trial that followed, written with Joseph Kelner, chief counsel for the 13 victims. "A terrifying indictment of justice. . .a challenging, sad, amazing, necessary book." PLAYBOY; "An important footnote to the history of dissent and repression in America," HOUSTON CHRONICLE; "To read this book. . .is to weep." GREENSBORO DAILY NEWS; "Once having started to read it, I was unable to put it aside." NEW YORK STATE BAR JOURNAL; "An eloquent reminder of how fragile our first amendment rights really are." PITTSBURGH PRESS; "The long process of Administration attempts to whitewash the campus massacre devastatingly explored in a moving new book." NEW YORK POST; "For those who feel there is an intrinsic quality about truth that makes us seek it even when we sense it will bring upon us both horror and shame." THE NATION

Selected Works

History,
A Short Illustrated History of the United States from 1776 to 1964
How the American people lived and worked, struggled for justice, and achieved world power
History
Thomas Jefferson and the Declaration of Independence.
changes in different drafts of declaration, draft by draft
The Kent State Coverup
about the shootings at Kent State University, May 1970
Fiction
Andes Rising
Missing nuclear physicist, exotic bird lore, puzzles of evolution, in a new heart of darkness.