Questioning War- Organizing Resistance- Upcoming 9/11 Truth Show with John Leonard, Manuel Valenzuela and Hal Sisson

Listen 7:00- 9:00 pm (PST) to the and to our guests- discuss publishing 9/11 Truth books, the challenges and opportunities of fiction and non-fiction, serious and humorous, from a publisher, a writer seeking a publisher, an author, and an activists' point of view.

John Leonard, publisher of Progressive Press, publisher of many 9/11 Truth books- including the first one in English- Nafeez Ahmed's The War on Freedom: How and Why America was Attacked, September 11, 2001, Webster Tarpley's 9/11 Synthetic Terror- Made in USA, and Kevin Barrett's Truth Jihad: My Epic Struggle against the 9/11 Big Lie.

John-Paul Leonard has an BA in Political Science from UCLA, and an MBA in Finance from UC Berkeley. He spent the 1980's in Europe working as an auditor for multinational corporations, and the 1990's in his own business in Eastern Europe, working on stock market privatization. In Oct. 2000 his interest in politics was re-awakened by the Al-Aqsa Intifada, and he became on online pro-Palestinian writer and activist. In 2001 he returned to the US, where he published the first 9/11 Truth book in English, The War on Freedom, in 2002. He devotes most of his energies since then to 9/11 Truth publishing. John has also spoken at 9/11 Truth events, has worked closely with Carol and Blaine to publish and distribute the Deception Dollars, and can talk about the challenges that publishers face overcoming the deafening silence of the mainstream media.

Manuel Valenzuela, is a social critic, commentator, Internet essayist and author of the novel- Echoes in the Wind. His essays appear regularly at various alternative news websites from around the globe. He is looking for a publisher for his next book, Beyond the Smoking Mirror: Reflections on America and Humanity, a collection of his essays, which include some excellent ones on 9/11 Truth.

Hal Sisson was born in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. He was an armourer with the Royal Canadian Air Force during World War II. He later attended the University of Saskatchewan, where he obtained a degree in law in 1951. His varied career includes a stint as a reporter for the Saskatoon Star-Phoenix and a thirty-year law practice in Peace River, Alberta. He retired from the law in 1984 to devote time to croquet, marble collecting and writing fiction. He conceived, produced and starred in Sorry 'Bout That, the longest running annual burlesque revue in Western Canada. He is the author of The Big Bamboozle; Coots, Codgers and Curmudgeons (with Dwayne W. Rowe); Caverns of the Cross; The Big Bamboozle; A Fowler View of Life; A Fat Lot of Good and its sequel, Maquiladora Mayhem. He has just finished the third in that humourous murder mystery series, entitled You Should Live so Long, scheduled for midsummer release. He is author of the new Modus Operandi 9/11, the first humorous, fictional novel tackling 9/11.

At one time a ranking Canadian player of international and USCA croquet, in 2001 Hal placed in the top 25 shooters in the World Marble Championships in London, England.


Carol Brouillet is a longtime activist who organized three conferences on Strategies to Transform the Global Economy and (the first) marches on her Senators and Congresswoman in January 2002 to Demand a Congressional Investigation of 9-11. She publishes the Deception Dollars, and Co-Founded the 9-11 Truth Alliance, and the Northern California 9-11 Truth Alliance . She organized premieres of films, educational events, marches, rallies for 9-11 Truth, the San Francisco International Inquiry into 9-11, and produced the film Behind Every Terrorist- There is a Bush. She is also a mother of three boys and has held a weekly Listening Project in downtown Palo Alto since October 2001. She ran for Congress in 2006 on the Green Party ticket on a 9-11 Truth, Peace, Impeachment platform.

Please send questions to be addressed or telephone during the second hour of the showand join in the conversation at 888 202-1984.