Who Was Really Behind 'Exodus'?

Martin Kramer has written a fascinating expose of an oft-repeated myth about Leon Uris's Exodus, this one perpetuated by Columbia's Rashid Khalidi, who, like many anti-Israel activists, believes that the book was part of a plot hatched by a secret cabal, because, as Kramer writes, "if you believe in Zionist mind-control, you must always assume the existence of a secret mover." Kramer's piece is complicated and interesting and hard to excerpt -- so you should read the whole thing here.