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David Talbot

The 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy (Part One)

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

Given its epic flaws and omissions, it's little wonder that the Warren Report, which the Commission presented to President Johnson with great fanfare on September 28, 1964, has been over the years widely condemned as a monumental government fraud.

The 49ers Hated Techies, Too

San Francisco magazine | Posted 08.28.2013 | San Francisco
San Francisco magazine

Some might call these the hand-wringing of San Franciscan luddites. Then again, you could see them as honest responses to a-century-and-a-half of immense urban change--change we're undoubtedly living through again today.

A Belated 2012 Reading List: Some Favorite Titles

Steve Heilig | Posted 04.08.2013 | Books
Steve Heilig

This is something of a belated "best of year" list, although there are some older titles I only got to last year included. An eclectic list, modestly offered -- a bit heavy on books on music, but many others, and perhaps something will strike the interest of other readers.

Review -- Season of the Witch: Enchantment, Terror and Deliverance in the City of Love

Lew Whittington | Posted 08.01.2012 | Books
Lew Whittington

Author David Talbot penetrates such influential but forgotten social revolutionaries as the Diggers and the network of free communes that absorbed the influx of aimless kids from around the country.

Michael Calderone

Salon CEO Calls For 'American Spring' | Michael Calderone | Posted 11.26.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- David Talbot has seen Salon go through several iterations since founding the site in 1995. He was Salon’s editor-in-chief for a decade a...