Donald Gibson was born and raised in the Philadelphia area. He served as a communications analyst in the United States Air Force during the 1960s. Don is a Professor of Sociology at the Greensburg campus of the University of Pittsburgh. He received his PhD from the University of Delaware and taught on that campus as well as at Middlebury and Oberlin Colleges.
Professor Gibson’s research on social power and on U.S. economic problems led him to writing on the administration of John F. Kennedy and related topics around the struggle between economic democracy and elitist oligarchy. The first three titles below were reprinted in 2014 by Progressive Press.
Books by Donald Gibson
Battling Wall Street: The Kennedy Presidency (1994)
The Kennedy Assassination Cover-up (1999)
Environmentalism: Ideology and Power (2002)
(reprinted as Ecology, Ideology and Power)
Communication, Power and the Media (2004)
Wealth, Power, and the Crisis of Laissez Faire Capitalism (2011)