Southern Man

Posted on by David Gelber

Hollywood has presented versions of Jesse James in several movies; usually he is seen as a poor, persecuted farm boy from the gallant South, forced into a genteel form of banditry on the Robin Hood model until his good works are brought to an untimely end by a cowardly bullet in the back. T J […]

How Are the Tyrants Fallen

Posted on by David Gelber

In May 1991 I rode a rebel tank through the gates of the palace in Addis Ababa during the final battle of the civil war and forced an entry into the inner sanctum of the ousted Communist dictator Mengistu Haile Mariam. I sat in his big red leather chair with its hanm1er and sickle embossed […]

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