Richard interviews an historian/archivist, an author and a journalist/rapper about the life, times and music of Bob Marley and how he became caught-up in the CIA's attempt to destablize and overthrow the progressive government of Michael Manley.
Roger Steffens is a Brooklyn, New York-born American actor, author, lecturer, editor, reggae archivist, photographer and, producer. He may be best known for his reggae archives, in particular his archives of Bob Marley. He is the author of So Much Things to Say: The Oral History of Bob Marley.
David Dusty Cupples, Ph. D., studied psychology at Cal State Fullerton and UC Santa Barbara with specializations in personality, cognition, hypnosis and consciousness. He has taught psychology at university in California and English in Vietnam and Taiwan. He is the author of Stir it Up; The CIA Targets Jamaica, Bob Marley and the Progressive Manley Government.
Casey Gane-McCalla is a journalist and rapper, born in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Born to a South African mother and Jamaican father, he quickly became interested in global politics and history, which he studied at Columbia University. The former staff writer for NewsOne has covered a wide variety of subjects from music to politics to drugs and organized crime. He is the author of Inside The CIA's Secret War in Jamacia
Michael Jackson's sudden death in June 2009 is re-examined amidst recent allegations by his children, Paris and Prince, that their father was murdered. Featured interviews include a journalist/author who attended Dr. Conrad Murray's manslaughter trial, and a close friend of Jackson's who has letter's written by Jackson which may reveal the names of his killers.
Michael Jacobshagen is the author of Will You Be My Friend.
As a child Jacobshagen spent time on the move with Michael Jackson.
He met Michael Jackson the first time 1995 in Paris, the beginning of a friendship that stretched over years.
They visited the famous Circus Krone in Munich, stayed 1998 two weeks in that city, went shopping and spent private time together in hotel suites and elsewhere. When Michael Jackson roamed Europe on his legendary 1997 History Tour, he invited the 13 year old Michael Jacobshagen time and again to various cities his concerts took place in. In his book, Michael Jacobshagen lets other fans participate and talks for the first time in detail about his marvelous experiences with Michael Jackson in a profoundly open and personal manner.
David Gardner is a former Daily Mail foreign correspondent and author of Murder, Lies, and Cover-ups; The Last of the Hitlers, an account of his investigation to track down the last living direct descendants of Adolf Hitler in the United States. He also wrote a biography of Tom Hanks and ran international news agencies in New York and Los Angeles. He was the first British print journalist into Baghdad during the first Gulf War and has covered four presidential elections during his twenty years in America. He lives in Laguna Beach, California, with his wife, Michelle, and their three children.