Like books we should have so many witnesses?: Some recent JFK literature

Some recent JFK literature In front of me is a copy of Guth and Wrone’s The Assassination of John F. Kennedy: A Comprehensive Historical and Legal Bibliography 1983-1979 (1980), nearly 450 pages, running to some 5,134 entries covering books, magazine articles, records, TV programmes, and news items from both the New York Times and […]

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The JFK literature: some recent titles

[…] to Evelyn Lincoln’s autobiography. JFK’s executive secretary passed away on 4 May 1995 in Washington and with her have gone all of the secrets she shared with JFK. She kept her silence until the end. However, in a recent Channel Four (London) TV documentary series, Secret Lives, in an episode exploring the life of […]

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JFK: Oswald? Which one?

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John Armstrong Arlington, Texas: Quasar Ltd., 2003 $40, plus postage, from   This is a major publishing event in the JFK assassination world. Parts of Armstrong’s work has been on the Net and he’s spoken at some of the big JFK conferences. His work-in-progress became spoken of as ‘the John Armstrong research’; and finally […]

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More JFK Assassination books

[…] has been thrown around and this may be traced to the very opening sentence of Gerald Posner’s egregious Case Closed: Lee Harvey Oswald and the Assassination of JFK (New York: Random House, 1993, p. ix): ‘More than two thousand books have been written about the assassination of President John Kennedy.’ Posner gives no source […]

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Heritage of Stone; JFK and JFK

[…] of the Clay Shaw U.K. contacts in Lobster 20, in November 1990, we did so in the certain knowledge that hardly anybody was still interested in the JFK case either here or in the USA. Still, here we are, very happy to return to the subject once again. In this section we have both […]

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The dark side of Washington: Seymour Hersh and the Kennedy legacy

[…] quotes extensively from John Lewis Gaddis’ authoritative We Now Know.(6) The trouble is, in his eagerness to sustain his thesis, Hersh comes to diametrically opposite conclusions. Certainly, JFK was far better informed about the Bay of Pigs than he later put about. But a similar streak of pure pragmatism can be seen in the […]

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JFK: The two Oswalds. One Hell of a Gamble

JFK: The two Oswalds Anthony Frewin Those of you who missed the two articles by John Armstrong on ‘the two Oswalds’ in recent issues of Probe magazine, don’t despair: Armstrong has rewritten and considerably enlarged them as a two volume DTP work. Armstrong’s finding may be the most significant research breakthrough in years. But we’re […]

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Recent JFK (and related) literature

[…] Loy Factor? Crazy name, crazy guy. He’s a Chickasaw Indian who claims to have been on the sixth floor of the TSBD ‘helping out’ the assassins when JFK was hit. And who was behind the murder? Step forward LBJ. Collom and Sample take Factor at face value and attempt to bolster his claims. Belongs […]

JFK bits and pieces

JFK bits and pieces Paul Hoch recommends JFK:The Book of the Film (Applause Books, 211 West 71 St NY, NY 10023). This contains a footnoted JFK screenplay and about 350 pages of published articles, including some of the best anti-Stone stories. The final badge of honour was bestowed upon Stone’s movie by a long, ludicrous […]

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The Gospel according to Saint Jim

Destiny Betrayed: JFK, Cuba and the Garrison Case James DiEugenio Sheridan Square Press, New York, 1992 Scott Newton The JFK industry continues to flourish. One of its most recent as well as more interesting products is DiEugenio’s study of the assassination and the Garrison Commission. The book has its flaws and recycles a good […]

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