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Confessions of an Economic Hit Man by John Perkins

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JOHN PERKINS PERSONAL HISTORY

1963                

Graduates prep school, enters Middlebury College.

1964

Befriends Farhad, son of an Iranian general. Drops out of Middlebury.

1965

Works for Hearst newspapers in Boston.

1966

Enters Boston University College of Business Administration.

1967

Marries former Middlebury classmate, whose “Uncle Frank” is a top-echelon executive at the National Security Agency (NSA).

1968

Profiled by the NSA as an ideal economic hit man. With Uncle Frank’s blessing, joins the Peace Corps and is assigned to the Ecuadorian Amazon, where ancient indigenous tribes battle U.S. oil companies.

1969

Lives in the rain forest and the Andes. Experiences firsthand the deceitful and destructive practices employed by ...

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