Case Closed: Lee Harvey Oswald and the Assassination of JFK

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Open Road Media, 1 oct. 2013 - 608 pages
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Pulitzer Prize Finalist: “By far the most lucid and compelling account . . . of what probably did happen in Dallas—and what almost certainly did not.” —The New York Times Book Review
The Kennedy assassination has reverberated for five decades, with tales of secret plots, multiple killers, and government cabals often overshadowing the event itself. As Gerald Posner writes, “Fifty years after the assassination, the biggest casualty has been the truth.” In this first-ever digital edition of his classic work, updated with a special comment for the fiftieth anniversary, Posner lays to rest all of the convoluted conspiracy theories—concerning the mafia, a second shooter, and the CIA—that have obscured over the decades what really happened in Dealey Plaza on November 22, 1963.
Drawing from official sources and dozens of interviews, and filled with powerful historical detail, Case Closed is a vivid and straightforward account that stands as one of the most authoritative books on the assassination of John F. Kennedy. 
 

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A masterful investigation into the assassination, required reading for anyone who wants to know what really happened. The chapter on the forensics of the shooting alone would make this a masterwork ... Consulter l'avis complet

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This is one of the most detailed anti-conspiracy assassination books. Many people will consider it a definitive work in the genre. I have my doubts but he does present a considerable amount of ... Consulter l'avis complet

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Authors Note
THE BEST RELIGION IS COMMUNISM
THE LESSER OF TWO EVILS
HANDS OFF CUBA
OUR PAPA IS OUT OF HIS MIND
WHEN WILL ALL OUR FOOLISHNESS COME
LIVE Dealey Plaza
HE LOOKS LIKE A MANIAC Oswalds Escape
MY GOD THEY ARE GOING TO KILL US ALL
Jack Ruby
BLACK IS WHITE AND WHITE IS BLACK
WHAT HAPPENED TO THE TRUTH?
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Gerald Posner (b. 1954) is a renowned investigative journalist. Born in San Francisco, California, he attended the University of California, Berkeley, and went on to a career in law. Posner earned international acclaim with Case Closed (1993), an exhaustive account of the Kennedy assassination that debunked many conspiracy theories. Case Closed was a finalist for the Pulitzer for history. Posner has written about topics as varied as Nazi Dr. Josef Mengele, 9/11, Ross Perot, and the history of Motown Records. His most recent book is Miami Babylon (2009), a history of glitz, drugs, and organized crime in Miami Beach. He lives in Miami with his wife, author Trisha Posner.  

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