By Edward Jay Epstein

Edward Jay Epstein, the author of this blog, studied government at Cornell and Harvard, and received a Ph.D from Harvard in 1973.  His master's thesis on the search for political truth , Inquest: The Warren Commission and the Establishment of Truth and my doctoral dissertation,News From Nowhere, were both published as books. He taught political science at MIT and UCLA has written 14 books.  His website is