By Anthony Summers

Updated with the most recent facts, Pulitzer Prize finalist Anthony Summers’s crucial, acclaimed account of President Kennedy’s assassination 

“He used to be retaining out his hand . . . He seemed questioned . . . Then he slumped in my lap . . . I stored bending over him asserting, ‘Jack, Jack, are you able to listen me? i like you, Jack . . .’ The seat was once filled with blood and purple roses . . . .” —Jacqueline Kennedy, recalling the deadly second in Dallas

 
Fifty years on, so much americans nonetheless think they've got now not been advised the reality approximately President Kennedy’s dying. leader Justice Warren, who chaired the 1st inquiry, acknowledged “some issues” that “involve protection” may not be published in our lifetime. hundreds of thousands of pages of assassination documents have been ultimately made public within the overdue Nineties. but the CIA is withholding greater than one thousand records below “national security”—until 2017.
 
Why? Why carry those files again if—as we have been informed part a century ago—Lee Harvey Oswald used to be a lone murderer? Anthony Summers got down to write a competent account of the homicide secret that haunts America.Not on your Lifetime, during this clean variation, is likely one of the best books written at the assassination.
 

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See entry above. Winston Scott: CIA station chief in Mexico City in 1963. On his death, a draft manuscript with information on Oswald’s visit to Mexico—and tape recordings labeled “Oswald”—were removed from his home by the CIA and taken to Washington, DC. FBI Warren De Brueys: New Orleans special agent alleged to have been seen with Oswald Charles Flynn: Dallas agent who met Jack Ruby as a “potential criminal informant” in 1959 J. Edgar Hoover: FBI Director James Hosty: Dallas agent who handled the Oswald case before assassination John Quigley: New Orleans agent who responded when Oswald asked to see an agent in New Orleans in summer 1963 Gordon Shanklin: Special Agent in Charge in Dallas at the time of the assassination.

Intelligence officer alleged to have met with Oswald before the assassination and to have tried to fabricate evidence linking him to Cuban intelligence. Controversy has swirled around the possibility that he may have been one and the same as the late David Phillips, a senior CIA officer involved in anti-Castro operations. S. Embassy in Moscow. He had intelligence connections and met Oswald Allen Dulles: Director of the CIA until late 1961, later member of Warren Commission Desmond FitzGerald: head of the CIA’s Cuba operations who led plans to topple Fidel Castro and personally met with supposed Castro traitor Rolando Cubela William Gaudet: editor who worked for the CIA and whose name appeared next to Oswald’s on Mexico City visa list.

Two-time Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner and former Special Assistant to President Kennedy “This authoritative book opens a box of secrets. S. N. ” —G. K. Assassination Anthony Summers for Colm, Fionn, and Lara Contents Preface Main Characters Chapter 1: Ambush I. DALLAS: The Open-and-Shut Case Chapter 2: The Evidence Before You Chapter 3: How Many Shots? Where From? Chapter 4: Other Gunmen? Chapter 5: Did Oswald Do It? Chapter 6: The Other Murder Chapter 7: A Sphinx for Texas II.

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