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Paul Findley

Born: Jacksonville, Illinois
Connection to Illinois: Findley attended Illinois College and resides in Jacksonville, Illinois.

Biography: Findley served as a United States Congressman from Illinois from 1961 to 1983, and received worldwide attention during his tenure for his views on events in the Middle East. He has written three highly acclaimed books about the region, including the thought provoking ''Silent No More: Confronting America's False Images of Islam''.

  • D.H.L. from Lindenwood College

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Paul Findley on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

A. Lincoln, the crucible of Congress /
ISBN: 188585241X OCLC: 456417778

James Stevenson Publisher, Fairfield, Calif. : 2004.

Deliberate deceptions :
ISBN: 0937165093 OCLC: 47160118

American Educational Trust, Washington, D.C. : ©1995.

Deliberate deceptions :
ISBN: 1556522398 OCLC: 31952495

Findley outlines a strong anti-Israeli position. Using provocative themes to set the tone, he delves into three aspects of the Arab-Israeli conflict: "Statehood and Conquest," "Collusion and Conflict," and "Perils to Peace." Basing his argument upon a notion that all problems can be separated into two clear and unequivocal ideal positions of right and wrong, Findley popularizes a highly complex social and political conflict.

  Silent no more :
ISBN: 9780159008003 OCLC: 861644185

International Graphics, Beltsville, Maryland, US : 2003.

Silent no more :
ISBN: 1590080017 OCLC: 45963104

Amana Publications, Beltsville, MD : 2001.

This book chronicles Paul Findley's far-flung trial of discovery, the false stereotypes of Islam that linger in the minds of the American people, the corrective actions that the leaders of American's seven million Muslims are undertaking, and the community's remarkable progress in mainstream politics.

They dare to speak out :
ISBN: 155652482X OCLC: 853456033

Lawrence Hill Books, Chicago : ©2003.

"The first book to speak out against the pervasive influence of AIPAC (American-Israeli Public Affairs Committee) on American politics, policy, and institutions resonates today as never before. With careful documentation and specific case histories, Findley demonstrates how the Israel lobby helps to shape important aspects of U.S. foreign policy and influences congressional, senatorial, and even presidential elections. He describes the stranglehold AIPAC exerts in the House and the Senate and the undue pressure the lobby brings to bear on university professors and journalists. This completely updated edition includes details on the current administration and brings together all the new voices speaking out, including former President Jimmy Carter, U.S. Representative Cynthia McKinney, Senator Robert Byrd, prominent Arab American Dr. Ziad Asali, Rabbi Michael Lerner, and journalist Charley Reese. Findley laments the lack of open debate among politicians with regard to U.S. policy in the Middle East and blames AIPAC. He also draws connections between America's unconditional support of Israel and raging anti-American passions around the world -- and ultimately the tragic events of 9/11. Book jacket."--Jacket.