The Encyclopedia of Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories

Editor/Author Newton, Michael
Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Facts On File

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-8160-6740-4
Category: History - World history
Image Count: 68
Book Status: Available
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This intriguing reference provides detailed entries that define the major conspiracies, both proven and unproven, throughout history. From the "inheritance powder" of the Medicis to the U.N. oil-for-food scandal, this encyclopedia investigates the broad history of conspiracies and their impact on global affairs and everyday life.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • A
  • ABBAS, Abu (1948-2004)
  • AFGHANISTAN
  • AFRICAN National Congress
  • AGENT Orange
  • AGHORA cult
  • AGNEW, Spiro (1918-1996)
  • AIDS
  • AIR America
  • ALBANIA
  • ALEPH
  • ALEXANDER 1 (1888-1934)
  • ALEXANDER II (1818-1881)
  • ALGERIA
  • ALIEN abductions
  • ALPHA 66
  • al-Qaeda
  • AMERICA First Committee
  • AMERICAN Indian Movement
  • AMERICAN Legion
  • AMERICAN Liberty League
  • AMES, Aldrich Hazen (1941-)
  • ANARCHISTS
  • ANDERSON, Jack (1922-)
  • ANGLICAN Church
  • ANGOLA
  • ANIMAL Liberation Front
  • ANIMAL Rights Militia
  • ANSLINGER, Harry (1892-1975)
  • ANTARCTICA
  • ANTHRAX conspiracies
  • APOLLO Project
  • AQUINO, Benigno (1932-1983)
  • ARAB Communist Organization
  • AREA 51
  • ARGENTINA
  • ARMENIA
  • ARMY of God
  • ARNOLD, Benedict (1741-1801)
  • ARYAN Brotherhood
  • ASBESTOS
  • ASHCROFT, John (1942-)
  • ASSASSINS cult
  • ASTRAZENECA
  • ATF
  • ATLANTA Police Department
  • AUM Shinrikyo
  • AUSTRIA
  • “AXIS of Evil”
  • AZERBAIJAN
  • B
  • BACKWARD masking
  • BAHAMAS
  • BAHRAIN
  • BALTIMORE Police Department
  • BANGLADESH
  • BAPBOMB
  • BARBIE, Klaus (1913-1991)
  • BARBIE® dolls
  • BAYER Corporation
  • BAY of Pigs invasion
  • BCCI conspiracy
  • BELARUS
  • BELGIUM
  • BELIZE
  • BERIA, Lavrenty Pavlovich (1899-1953)
  • BIG Seven
  • BIKO, Stephen Bantu (1946-1977)
  • BILDERBERG group
  • BILLY the Kid
  • BIN LADEN family
  • BIRMINGHAM Police Department
  • BLACK Dragon Society
  • BLACK Friday conspiracy
  • BLACK Guerrilla Family
  • BLACK Hand(s)
  • BLACK Hundreds
  • BLACK Muslims
  • BLACK Orchestra
  • BLACK Panther Party for Self-Defense
  • BLACK September
  • BOHEMIAN Club
  • BOLIVIA
  • BONAPARTE, Napoleon (1769-1821)
  • BORMANN, Martin (1900-?I945)
  • BOSNIA and Herzegovina
  • BOTSWANA
  • BOY Scouts of America
  • BRAZIL
  • BROOKINGS Institution
  • BULGARIA
  • BULL, Gerald Victor (1928-1990)
  • BUREAU of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms
  • BURNETT, Alfred (fl. 1970)
  • BURNS, William J. (I860?-I932)
  • BURUNDI
  • BUSH dynasty
  • C
  • CAMBODIA
  • CAMDEN 28
  • CAMORRA
  • CAMP Van Dorn massacre
  • CANCER cures
  • CARLOS the Jackal (1949-)
  • CARTER, Asa Earl (?-1979)
  • CASEY, William (1913-1987)
  • CASOLARO, Joseph Daniel (?-1991)
  • CASSIDY, Butch
  • CASTRO, Fidel (1926-)
  • CATHOLIC Church
  • CENTRAL African Republic
  • CENTRAL Intelligence Agency
  • CERMAK, Anton Joseph (1873-1933)
  • CHAD
  • CHALLENGER shuttle disaster
  • CHAPPAQUIDDICK incident
  • CHASE Manhattan Bank
  • CHECHNYA
  • CHENEY, Dick (1941-)
  • TRILATERAL COMMISSION.
  • CHERNOBYL disaster
  • CHIANG Kai-shek (Jiang Jieshi) (1887-1975)
  • CHICAGO Police Department
  • CHICAGO 7
  • CHILE
  • CHINA
  • CHRISTIAN Front
  • CHRISTIAN Identity
  • CHRISTIAN Reconstructionism
  • CHURCH Committee
  • CISPES case
  • CITIZENS’ Councils
  • CLINTON, Bill (1946-) and Hillary (1947-)
  • COBAIN, Kurt (1967-1994)
  • COCA-COLA
  • COCAINE
  • COINTELPRO
  • COLOMBIA
  • COLONIA Dignidad
  • COLUMBIA shuttle disaster
  • COMMITTEE to Reelect the President
  • COMMUNISM
  • COMOROS
  • CONFEDERATE Underground
  • CONGO (Democratic Republic)
  • CONGO (Republic)
  • CONNOR, Eugene (“Bull”) (1897-1973)
  • CONTRAS
  • COSTA Rica
  • CÔTE d'Ivoire
  • COUNCIL on Foreign Relations (CFR)
  • CRIPS and Bloods
  • CROATIA
  • CUBA
  • CYPRUS
  • CZECH Republic
  • D
  • DALEY, Richard Joseph (1902-1976)
  • DALLAS Police Department
  • DAUGHERTY, Harry (1860-1923)
  • DAVIS, William Rhodes (1889-1941)
  • DEATH Angels
  • DENVER Police Department
  • DETROIT Police Department
  • DIANA, Princess of Wales (1961-1997)
  • DILLINGER, John
  • DJIBOUTI
  • DOMINICA
  • DOMINICAN Republic
  • DREYFUS affair
  • DRUG dumping
  • DRUG Enforcement Administration
  • DULLES brothers
  • DUPONT dynasty
  • DZERZHINSKI, Feliks (1877-1926)
  • E
  • EARP brothers
  • EARTH First!
  • EARTH Liberation Front
  • EAST Coast Conspiracy to Save Lives (ECCSL)
  • EAST Timor
  • ECHELON
  • ECUADOR
  • EGYPT
  • EICHMANN, Adolf (1906-1962)
  • ELECTION 2000
  • EL RUKNS
  • EL SALVADOR
  • EMPRISE Corporation
  • ENDOVASCULAR Technologies
  • ENRON
  • ENVIRONMENTAL Protection Agency (EPA)
  • EQUATORIAL Guinea
  • ERITREA
  • ETHIOPIA
  • F
  • FALSE Memory Syndrome
  • FARBEN Industries
  • FASCISM
  • FATAH
  • FEDERAL Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
  • FEDERAL Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
  • FIJI
  • FINDERS
  • FLUORIDATED water
  • FORD Motor Company
  • FOSTER, Vince
  • FOUR Pi movement
  • FOURTH Reich
  • FRANCE
  • FRANKENFOODS
  • FREEDOM rides
  • FREEMASONS
  • G
  • GABON
  • GAINESVILLE 8
  • GAMBIA
  • GEMSTONE File
  • GENERAL Electric Company
  • GENERAL Motors Company
  • GEORGIA
  • GERMANY
  • GESTAPO
  • GHANA
  • GIANCANA, Sam (1908-1975)
  • GILCHRIST, Joyce
  • GODFREY, Howard
  • GOLD
  • GRATHWOHL, Larry C.
  • GREECE
  • GREEK Orthodox Church
  • GRENADA
  • GUARDIANS of the Oglala Nation
  • GUATEMALA
  • GUINEA
  • GUINEA-BISSAU
  • GULF of Tonkin incident
  • GULF War
  • GUYANA
  • H
  • HAARP
  • HAITI
  • HAMMARSKJÖLD, Dag (1905-1961)
  • HAMPTON, Fred (1948-1969)
  • HANSSEN, Robert (1945-)
  • HARDING, Warren Gamaliel (1865-1923)
  • HARDY, Robert W.
  • HARE Krishnas
  • HAYES, Rutherford B. (1822-1893)
  • HEROIN
  • HESS, Rudolf (1894-1987)
  • HIMMLER, Heinrich (1900-1945)
  • HINDENBURG disaster
  • HISS, Alger (1904-1996)
  • HITLER, Adolf (1889-1945)
  • HOLLOW Earth
  • HOLOCAUST and Holocaust denial
  • HONDURAS
  • HOOVER, J. Edgar (1895-1972)
  • HOUSE Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)
  • HOUSE Select Committee on Assassinations
  • HUGHES, Howard (1905-1976)
  • HUNGARY
  • HUSSEIN, Saddam (1937-)
  • HUSTON Plan
  • I
  • IBM
  • ILLUMINATI
  • ImCLONE Systems
  • INDIA
  • INDONESIA
  • INTERNAL Revenue Service
  • INTERNATIONAL Brotherhood of Teamsters
  • INTERPOL
  • IRAN
  • IRAN-CONTRA conspiracy
  • IRAQ
  • IRELAND
  • IRGUN
  • IRISH Republican Army (IRA)
  • ISRAEL
  • ITALY
  • IT&T
  • J
  • JACK the Ripper
  • JACKSON, George Lester
  • JACKSON State College massacre
  • JAMAICA
  • JAMES, Jesse
  • JAPAN
  • JESUITS
  • JESUS Christ
  • JFK assassination
  • JOHN Birch Society
  • JOHN Paul I (1912-1978)
  • JOHN Paul II (1920-2005)
  • JOHNSON, Lyndon Baines (1908-1973)
  • JONESTOWN massacre
  • JORDAN
  • JULIUS Caesar (100 b.c.e.–44 b.c.e.)
  • JUSTICE Department
  • K
  • KAL Flight 007
  • KELLY, George “Machine Gun”
  • KENNEDY dynasty
  • KENT State University shootings
  • KENYA
  • KGB
  • KING, Martin Luther, Jr.
  • KISSINGER, Henry (1923-)
  • KMART bankruptcy
  • KNIGHTS Templar
  • KNOW-NOTHING movement
  • KOREA
  • KRUPP Arms
  • KU Klux Klan
  • KUWAIT
  • L
  • LANSKY, Meyer (1902-1983)
  • LAOS
  • LAS Vegas
  • LEBANON
  • LEMMER, William
  • LENIN, Vladimir Ilyich (1870-1924)
  • LENNON, John (1940-1980)
  • LESOTHO
  • LETELIER, Orlando (1932-1976)
  • LIBERAL media
  • LIBERIA
  • LIBYA
  • LINCOLN, Abraham (1809-1865)
  • LIVESTOCK mutilations
  • LOCKHEED-MARTIN Corporation
  • LONG, Huey (1893-1935)
  • LOS Angeles Police Department (LAPD)
  • LSD
  • LUCIANO, Charles “Lucky” (1897-1962)
  • LUMUMBA, Patrice (1925-1961)
  • LUSITANIA
  • M
  • MADAGASCAR
  • MAFIA
  • MALAWI
  • MALAYSIA
  • MALI
  • MAO Zedong (1893-1976)
  • MARCELLO, Carlos (1910-1993)
  • MARCOS, Ferdinand (1917-1989)
  • MARIJUANA
  • MAURITANIA
  • McCARRAN Act
  • McCarthy, Joseph (1908-1957)
  • MEMPHIS Police Department
  • MENGELE, Josef (1911-1979)
  • MEN in Black
  • MEXICAN Mafia
  • MEXICO
  • MIAs
  • MI5
  • MI6
  • MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL complex
  • MILITIAS
  • MILOSEVIC, Slobodan (1941-)
  • MIND control
  • MINUTEMEN
  • MISSISSIPPI Plan
  • MOLASKA Corporation
  • MONGOLIA
  • MONROE, Marilyn (1926-1962)
  • MORGAN dynasty
  • MORMONS
  • MOROCCO
  • MOSSAD
  • MOTORCYCLE gangs
  • MOZAMBIQUE
  • MURDER Incorporated
  • MUSLIM Brotherhood
  • MYANMAR
  • MY Lai massacre
  • N
  • NAMIBIA
  • NATIONAL Security Agency (NSA)
  • NATIONAL Socialism
  • NATION of Islam
  • NETHERLANDS
  • NEW Deal
  • NEW Haven Police Department
  • NEW Orleans Police Department
  • NEW World Order
  • NEW York Police Department (NYPD)
  • NICARAGUA
  • NICOTINE
  • NIDAL, Abu (1935-)
  • NIGER
  • NIGERIA
  • NIGHT of the Long Knives
  • NIXON, Richard (1913-1994)
  • NOAH'S Ark
  • NO Gun Ri massacre
  • NORWAY
  • NUESTRA Familia
  • O
  • OAKLAND Police Department
  • OCTOBER Surprise
  • ODESSA
  • OFFICE of Strategic Services (OSS)
  • OHIO Gang
  • OIL
  • OKHRANA
  • OKLAHOMA City bombing
  • OMAN
  • O'NEAL, William (fl. 1968)
  • OPERATION Iraqi Freedom
  • OPERATION Underworld
  • OPIUM wars
  • ORANGEBURG massacre
  • ORGAN theft
  • OSWALD, Lee Harvey (1939-1963)
  • P
  • PACKER, Horace (fl. 1969)
  • PAKISTAN
  • PALMER Raids
  • PANAMA
  • PAN Am Flight 103
  • PARAGUAY
  • PEARL Harbor
  • PEDOPHILE priests
  • PENDERGAST, Tom (1872-1945)
  • PENTTBOM
  • PERU
  • PHARMACEUTICAL companies
  • PHILADELPHIA Police Department
  • PHILBY, Adrian “Kim” (1912-1988)
  • PHILIPPINES
  • PHINEAS Priesthood
  • PHOENIX Program
  • PIKE Committee
  • POLAND
  • POLLARD, Jonathan (fl. 1985)
  • PORTUGAL
  • POSSE Comitatus
  • PRISON gangs
  • PROHIBITION
  • PROJECT Paperclip
  • PROTOCOLS of the Elders of Zione
  • PUERTO Rico
  • Q
  • QADDAFFI, Muammar al(1942-)
  • AL-QAEDA
  • QATAR
  • QUISLING, Vidkun (1887-1945)
  • R
  • RABIN, Yitzhak (1922-1995)
  • RASPUTIN, Grigory (1872-1916)
  • RAY brothers
  • REAGAN, Ronald (1911-2004)
  • RECONSTRUCTION
  • REICHSTAG fire
  • REUTHER, Walter (1907-1970)
  • RFK assassination
  • ROCKEFELLER clan
  • ROMANIA
  • ROSELLI, John (?–1976)
  • ROSENBERG, Julius and Ethel (1918-1953; 1915-1953)
  • ROSICRUCIANS
  • ROTHSCHILD family
  • RUBY, Jack (1911-1967)
  • RUSSIAN Mafia
  • RUSSIA/USSR
  • RWANDA
  • S
  • SADAT, Anwar al(1918-1981)
  • ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S Day massacre
  • ST.VALENTINE'S Day massacre
  • SAMOA
  • SAN Francisco Police Department
  • SATANISM
  • SAUDI Arabia
  • SAVINGS and Loan scandal
  • SCHOOL of the Americas
  • SCIENTOLOGY
  • SEATTLE 8
  • SECRET Army Organization
  • SECRET police
  • SECRET Service, U.S.
  • SENATE Internal Security Subcommittee
  • SENEGAL
  • SERVANTS of the Paraclete
  • SEYCHELLES
  • SHABAZZ, Qubilah
  • SHAMIR, Yitzhak (1915-)
  • SIERRA Leone
  • SILENT Brotherhood
  • SILKWOOD, Karen (1946-1974)
  • SIMPSON, O.J. (1947-)
  • SIRHAN, Sirhan (1944-)
  • SKULL and Bones
  • SMERSH
  • SMITH, Melvin (fl. 1969)
  • SMITH Act
  • SNUFF films
  • SOLOMON Islands
  • SOMALIA
  • SOMOZA dynasty
  • SOUTH Africa
  • SPAIN
  • SRI Lanka
  • SS
  • STALIN, Joseph (1879-1953)
  • STANDARD Oil
  • STREET gangs
  • STUDENTS for a Democratic Society (SDS)
  • SUBVERSIVE Activities Control Board
  • SUDAN
  • SULLIVAN, William (1912-1977)
  • SUPREME Court, U.S.
  • SUPPRESSED inventions
  • SURINAME
  • SYMBIONESE Liberation Army
  • SYRIA
  • T
  • TACKWOOD, Louis
  • TAIWAN
  • TAJIKISTAN
  • TALMADGE dynasty
  • TAMMANY Hall
  • TANZANIA
  • TAYLOR, Zachary (1784-1850)
  • TEAPOT Dome conspiracy
  • TELEVANGELISTS
  • TERRORISM
  • TEXAS suicide
  • THAILAND
  • THIRD Reich
  • THUGGEE
  • TITANIC
  • TONGYAI, Thomas (fl. 1960s)
  • TRAFFICANTE, Santos, Jr. (1914-1987)
  • TRENCHCOAT Mafia
  • TRIADS
  • TRILATERAL Commission
  • TURKEY
  • TURNER Diaries The
  • TWA Flight 800
  • TWEED Ring
  • U
  • UFOs
  • UGANDA
  • UKRAINE
  • ULSTER Loyalist Central Coordinating Committee
  • UNDEAD outlaws
  • UNION Carbide
  • UNIONE Corsé
  • UNION Station massacre
  • UNITED Fruit Company
  • UNITED Nations
  • USA PATRIOT Act
  • URUGUAY
  • V
  • VATICAN Bank
  • VENEZUELA
  • VIETNAM
  • VOTESCAM
  • W
  • WALKER, John, Jr.
  • WALLACE, George (1919-1998)
  • WANNSEE Conference
  • WAR crimes
  • WARREN Commission
  • WASHINGTON, George (1732-1799)
  • WATERGATE
  • WEBSTER, William (1924-)
  • WHITE League
  • WHITE slavery
  • WICCA letters
  • WINTER Hill Gang
  • “WISE Use” movement
  • WORLD Trade Center bombing (1993)
  • WRATH of God
  • X
  • X, Malcolm (1925-1965)
  • Y
  • YAKUZA
  • YALTA Conference
  • YEMEN
  • Y2KAOS
  • Z
  • ZAIN, Fred
  • ZAMBIA
  • ZAPRUDER film
  • ZIMBABWE
  • ZIONISM
  • ZOG
  • ZOMBIES
  • Z/R Rifle