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COINTELPRO: The checkered history and recovery of the FBI

It’s not news that our Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) comes under attack over what some decry as overbearing behavior. It’s a tough job and often attacked by those who would least benefit from doing the job the agents signed up for.

A lot depends on who is in charge. This was particularly true in the 1960’s and 70’s when J. Edgar Hoover headed the agency. Back then, Hoover created … Read the rest

How did I get here? –My Writer’s Journey from Reluctant Author to Movie Option

I have numerous requests asking me to write about my journey from a reluctant author to having a movie option for my book.

Here is how it goes:

I had no intention of writing a book. As I’ve said to many friends and strangers, I had no aspirations of being an author. Books take too long and are too difficult to write.

Well, we know that changed. It was a … Read the rest

5 Star Book Review of Taking Aim from Reader’s Favorite Book Review

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Well-researched and brilliantly written, Taking Aim At The President: The Remarkable Story Of The Woman Who Shot At Gerald Ford by Geri Spieler explores the life of one of the two women who attempted to assassinate the president. … Read the rest

Skip-More Than Sara Jane’s Brother-My Friend

Geri with llama

 

I lost a friend this week. Well, I call him a friend, although we had an unusual relationship.

In large part, he began as a source for my book, Taking Aim at the President: The Remarkable Story of the Woman Who Shot at Gerald Ford. The book is about his sister, Sara Jane Moore, the middle-age mother who shot at President Gerald Ford in 1975 in front of the … Read the rest