Stephen Kinzer

Bitter Fruit: The Story of the American Coup in Guatemala

Bitter Fruit: The Story of the American Coup in Guatemala

Bitter Fruit recounts in telling detail the CIA operation to overthrow the democratically elected government of Jacobo Arbenz of Guatemala in 1954. The 1982 book has become a minor classic, a textbook case study of Cold War meddling that succeeded only to condemn Guatemala to decades of military dictatorship. The authors make extensive use of U.S. […]

Archived Audio/Visual 2011 and prior

A collection of Audio and videos that occurred in 2011 and prior, separated by topic.

Archived Interviews 2011 and prior

A collection of interviews that occurred in 2011 and prior, separated by topic.

2011

A collection of articles & events that occurred in 2011.

Stephen Kinzer, Author & Journalist

Welcome to StephenKinzer.com

This site is dedicated to the work of author and journalist Stephen Kinzer, who the Washington Post has placed “among the best in popular foreign policy storytelling.”