Nicaragua & the US
(see also Nicaragua, Nicaragua: Sandinista Regime, Nicaragua: Atlantic Coast & Nicaragua since 1990)
On the Web: Specialized Sites
Fitgerald, France. “Annals of justice: Iran-Contra,” New Yorker (8/16/89):52-84.
Leogrande, William. "The House divided: ideological polarization over aid to the Nicaraguan Contras," Legislative Studies Quarterly 18,1 (2/93):105-36.
__________. "Making the economy scream: US economic sanctions against Sandinista Nicaragua," Third World Quarterly 17,2 (6/96):329-48.
Robinson, William I. & Kent Norsworthy. "Nicaragua: the strategy of counterrevolution," Monthly Review 37,3\7 (11/85):11-24.
Russell, David. "Baseball, Hollywood & Nicaragua," Monthly Review 34,10 (3/83):22-29.
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books
Bermann, Karl. Under the Big Stick: Nicaragua & the US since 1846 (Boston: South End, 1986).
Binns, Jack R. The U.S. in Honduras, 1980-1981. An Ambassadors Memoir (Jefferson NC, 2000). How CIA deceived State Dept. about Contras; effort to overthrow Sandinistas was a "costly failure."
Burns, E. Bradford. At War in Nicaragua: The Reagan Doctrine & the Politics of Nostalgia (NY: Harper & Row, 1987).
Boeker, Paul & others (eds.) Henry L. Stimson's American Policy in Nicaragua: The Lasting Legacy (Princeton NJ: Marcus Wiener, 1991).
Grossman, Karl. Nicaragua: America's New Vietnam? (Sag Harbor NY, 1984).
Kamman, William. A Search for Stability: US Diplomacy toward Nicaragua, 1925-1933 (Notre Dame IN: U. of Notre Dame, 1968).
Kornbluh, Peter. Nicaragua, the Price of Intervention: Reagan's War Against the Sandinistas (Washington: Institute for Policy Studies,1987).
Marshall, Jonathan; Peter Dale Scott & Jane Hunter. The Iran-Contra Connection: Secret Teams & Covert Operations in the Reagan Era (Boston: South End, 1987).
Robinson, William I. & Kent Norsworthy. David & Goliath: The US War Against Nicaragua (NY: Monthly Review, 1987).
Sklar, Holly. Washington's War on Nicaragua (Boston: South End, 1988).
Walker, kThomas W. Nicaragua: Living in the Shadow of the Eagle (Boulder CO: Westview, 2003).
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In the Library: Photography
"Target Nicaragua: Inside a Covert War" , dir. Saul Landau, 42m. From Cinema Guild.