I was fortunate to spend some time with Derek and Sharon Gilbert last week in Missouri. One of the things we talked about briefly was Annie Jacobsen’s work. I highly recommend her books Area 51: An Uncensored History of America’s Top Secret Military Base and Operation Paperclip: The Secret Intelligence Program that Brought Nazi Scientists to America (though the former is disappointing for its lack of documentation on her take on Roswell). Derek interviewed in regard to her latest: The Pentagon’s Brain: An Uncensored History of DARPA, America’s Top-Secret Military Research Agency.
You can listen to Derek’s interview with Annie Jacobsen here. Can’t wait to read it (hopefully by year’s end).