The Fish is Red: The Story of the Secret War Against Castro

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Harper & Row, 1981 - Political Science - 373 pages
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A documented account of a secret paramilitary war waged against Cuba in the early 1960s reveals bizarre plots involving the Mafia, the CIA, and the television networks

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Warren James Hinckle III was born in San Francisco, California on October 12, 1938. He received a bachelor's degree in philosophy from the University of San Francisco in 1961. After graduating from college, he started a public relations company and joined The San Francisco Chronicle as a city reporter. He became the executive editor of Ramparts in 1964 and resigned in 1969. He edited several other magazine before becoming a columnist for The Chronicle, The San Francisco Examiner, and The San Francisco Independent in the 1980s and 1990s. He wrote a memoir entitled If You Have a Lemon, Make Lemonade in 1974. He died from complications of pneumonia on August 25, 2016 at the age of 77.

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