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Jonathan Vankin and John Whalen are the authors of The 80 Greatest Conspiracies of All Time. Both are award-winning journalists whose writing has appeared in L.A. Weekly, The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, and Salon. They have appeared together on the BBC, Canadian Broadcasting, CNBC, CNN, Fox News, and MSNBC. Jonathan Vankin lives in New York City. John Whalen lives in Los Angeles.

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