Utilizing newly declassified records and interviews with practitioners, Nicholas J. Cull has pieced jointly the tale of the ultimate decade within the lifetime of the U.S. info business enterprise, revealing the selections and activities that introduced the USA' equipment for public international relations into disarray.
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