Interview 45: James Perloff

james-perloff1On this episode James speaks with historian James Perloff about the hidden elite influences on American society, politics and history over the past century. Mr. Perloff is the author of, most recently, Truth is a Lonely Warrior (2013) and the classic The Shadows of Power: The Council on Foreign Relations and the American Decline (1988). He has conducted research and published articles on America’s hidden history for over thirty years.

Perloff has also written the script for the soon-to-be-released Free Mind Films production, Shadow Ring, which is largely based on his historical research.


The two discuss Perloff’s most recent book, specifically addressing elite influences on the media, culture, and Americans’ understanding of their national history.

James Perloff’s website is