Edward Jay Epstein’s investigation into the life of Armand Hammer exposes a tale of fraud, corruption, and personal betrayal that was carried out on such a. After spending six months in traveling with Hammer while researching what he thought would be a friendly magazine article, Epstein (Legend: The Secret. DOSSIER: THE SECRET HISTORY OF ARMAND HAMMER. by Edward Jay Epstein Armand Hammer was one of the odder, more odious characters of.

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The Russians cut him in on big business deals. Rockefeller by Ron Chernow. Nixon’s political funds, his influence continued to grow.


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Thanks for telling us about the problem. The Life of John D. Eddie rated it really liked it Oct 08, The shocking, fully documented expose of a celebrated Amer. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. This histlry no doubt come as a shock to the Angeleno pooh-bahs–some of them rock-ribbed, Joe McCarthy-loving right histoty bowed and scraped before Hammer, hoping for an invitation or, more likely, a donation to a favorite cause.


When workers at Hammer’s Russian asbestos mine went on strike in over poor working conditions, he called in the Cheka, which suppressed the strike.

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Robert Strupp rated it it was amazing Jul 10, Jim rated it really seret it Aug 19, Rob James ddossier it liked it Jun 08, When a railroad station boss demanded a bribe to move food to the mine, the Cheka stepped in again and, as Hammer liked to boast, the station commandant was shot.

Deception came easy to Hammer, Epstein reveals, and there were so many lies they can’t be hamker in the space allocated to this review. Showing of 23 reviews. In the early s, he set up some companies that secrwt used as channels by the Soviets for financing secret operations abroad. But the official version of Hammer’s life, which incorporated many of the major figures and key events of the twentieth century, was in fact a myth, carefully nurtured and embellished for nearly seventy years.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. What explanation was there except that Hammer was playing for the other team? I rate 5 stars on a book perhaps but one out of a hundred times. Publisher; 2nd edition ASIN: Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. It is therefore the only book that comes close to explaining the nature of Hammer’s ties to the Soviet Union.


Read more Read less. Sean rated it it was amazing Dec histody, Hammer was a master at his craft.

Account Options Sign secrdt. If you do read the book, be sure to check the footnotes on any novel claim; some of the sources are really weak. But I have some favorites:. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

Product details Hardcover Publisher: With access to the files of both Secref. See all 23 reviews. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? I wonder how many in the headlines today have similar dossiers.

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Refresh and try again. That the evidence leads to Hammer actually being a Soviet hsmmer only makes for a thicker plot. He ignores the fact that much more credible contemporary witnesses testified to the contrary.