Max Holland

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Max Holland (born 1950, in Providence, Rhode Island) is a journalist, author, and the editor of Washington Decoded, an online newsletter from the nation's capital that began publishing March 11, 2007. He is currently a contributing editor to The Nation and The Wilson Quarterly, and sits on the editorial advisory board of the International Journal of Intelligence and CounterIntelligence. As of 2004 he had had more than two decades of journalism experience; his articles have appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, American Heritage, The Washington Post, The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, The Baltimore Sun, Studies in Intelligence, the Journal of Cold War Studies, Reviews in American History, and online at History News Network.

Holland's published books include: Leak: Why Mark Felt Became Deep Throat (University Press of Kansas, 2012); The Kennedy Assassination Tapes: The White House Conversations of Lyndon B. Johnson Regarding the Assassination, the Warren Commission, and the Aftermath (Knopf, 2004); The CEO Goes to Washington: Negotiating the Halls of Power (Whittle Direct Books, 1994); and When the Machine Stopped: A Cautionary Tale from Industrial America (Harvard Business School Press, 1989). In 2011, he was the lead consultant for a National Geographic Television documentary about the Kennedy assassination that premiered in November 2011, entitled JFK: The Lost Bullet. The findings of the documentary were summarized in The DeRonja-Holland Report.

In 2001, Holland won the J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award, bestowed jointly by Harvard University's Nieman Foundation and the Columbia University School of Journalism, for a forthcoming narrative history of the Warren Commission, to be published by Alfred A. Knopf. That same year he won a Studies in Intelligence Award from the Central Intelligence Agency, the first writer working outside the U.S. government to be so recognized. Mr. Holland lives in Washington, DC.

Awards and fellowships[edit]

  • Moody Research Grant, Lyndon B. Johnson Foundation, Austin, TX, 2004
  • Studies in Intelligence Award, Center for the Study of Intelligence, CIA, 2001
  • J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award, Columbia University School of Journalism/ Harvard University Nieman Foundation, 2001
  • Fellowship, John Nicolas Brown Center for the Study of American Civilization, Brown University, Providence, PI, 1998
  • Fellowship, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, DC, 1991
  • Fellowship, National Endowment for the Humanities, Washington, DC, 1990

Select publications[edit]

Books[edit]

  • Leak: Why Mark Felt Became Deep Throat (Lawrence, KN: University Press of Kansas, March 2012)
  • The Kennedy Assassination Tapes: The White House Conversations of Lyndon B. Johnson Regarding the Assassination, the Warren Commission, and the Aftermath (New York: Alfred Knopf, September 2004)
  • From Industry to Alchemy: Burgmaster, A Machine Tool Company (Washington, DC: Beard Books, 2002)
  • The CEO Goes to Washington: Negotiating the Halls of Power (Knoxville, TN: Whittle Direct Books, 1994)
  • When the Machine Stopped: A Cautionary Tale from Industrial America (Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press, 1989) [see citation template]

Journal articles[edit]

Periodicals[edit]

Online publications[edit]

Works cited[edit]

  • "Max Holland." Contemporary Authors Online. 2006. Biography Resource Center. Thomson Gale. 25 Sep. 2006 [1]
  • "Random House: Authors: Max Holland." Random House. 2006. Random House, Inc.. 19 Sep 2006. [2]
  • Washington Decoded

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