The Experts Speak: The Definitive Compendium of Authoritative Misinformation

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Pantheon Books, 1984 - 391 pages
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The experts speak: the definitive compendium of authoritative misinformation

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A revised and expanded version of the 1984 original, The Experts Speak collects hundreds of the dumbest predictions ever made by newspapers, critics, and business executives such as an L.A. surgeon's ... Read full review

Contents

The Origin of Life and the Evolution of Living Things
10
viii
14
The Not So Dismal Science
45
Crime and the Law
62
X
68
Peace on Earth
91
xii
132
X
135
Clean Silent Servant of Mankind
210
Construction Technology
219
The Quest for Reliable Transportation
228
Aircraft
235
Military Technology
242
Rocketry and Space Exploration
256
OF PEOPLES AND CIVILIZATIONS
263
Notable Actors on the World Stage
281

ARTS AND LEISURE
149
The Theater
165
xiv
168
Drawing and Painting
184
The World of Sport
191
The Triumph of Technology
203
THE MARCH OF SCIENCE
289
Jupiter Satellites of
295
A Brief Sampler of Metaphysical Opinion
306
Illustration Sources
349
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