JFK: The CIA, Vietnam, and the Plot to Assassinate John F. Kennedy : Updated

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Citadel Press, 1996 - 377 pages
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Presents the thesis that the plot to assassinate Kennedy originated beyond the highest levels of the U.S. government.
 

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Avis d'utilisateur  - Todd_Russell - LibraryThing

I read this story hoping to get some additional depth and information behind the character portrayed as X (played by the uber-creepy Donald Sutherland) in the movie JFK by Oliver Stone. The author ... Consulter l'avis complet

JFK: The CIA, Vietnam, and the Plot to Assassinate John F. Kennedy

Avis d'utilisateur  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Following Oliver Stone's JFK, Prouty (whom Stone depicted as ``X,'' Jim Garrison's secret informant on the military-industrial complex) offers an update on the assassination. Anyone new to ... Consulter l'avis complet

Table des matières

194565 the Vietnam Era
1
The CIA in the World of the HBomb
20
The Invisible Third World War
29
The Opening Wedge
42
The CIAs Saigon Military Mission
51
Genocide by Transferin South Vietnam
70
Why Vietnam? The Selection and Preparation of the Battlefield
81
The Battlefield and the Tactics Courtesy CIA
102
The Magic Box Trigger of the Expanded War in Vietnam
189
JFK Makes His Move to Control the CIA
205
The Erosion of National Sovereignty
219
Government by Coup dEtat
232
JFKs Plan to End the Vietnam Warfare
246
Setting the Stage for the Death of JFK
266
Visions of a Kennedy Dynasty
286
LBJ Takes the Helm as the Course Is Reversed
312

The CIA in the Days of Camelot
118
JFK and the Thousand Days to Dallas
136
Kennedy Versus the CIA
153
Building to the Final Confrontation
170
Game Plan of the High Cabal
334
Stones JFK and the Conspiracy
347
Index
369
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À propos de l'auteur (1996)

L. Fletcher Prouty (1917 2001), a retired colonel of the U.S. Air Force, served as the chief of special operations for the Joint Chiefs of Staff during the Kennedy years. He was directly in charge of the global system designed to provide military support for the clandestine activities of the CIA. He was also the author of The Secret Team: The CIA and Its Allies.

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