By Philip Shenon
A groundbreaking, explosive account of the Kennedy assassination that might rewrite the historical past of the twentieth century's such a lot arguable homicide investigation
The questions have haunted our kingdom for part a century: used to be the President killed through a unmarried gunman? was once Lee Harvey Oswald a part of a conspiracy? Did the Warren fee detect the complete fact of what occurred on November 22, 1963?
Philip Shenon, a veteran investigative journalist who spent such a lot of his profession at The long island Times, ultimately offers some of the solutions. although A merciless and surprising Act all started as Shenon's try and write the 1st insider's historical past of the Warren fee, it speedy turned anything a lot greater and extra vital while he chanced on startling info that was once withheld from the Warren fee via the CIA, FBI and others in strength in Washington. Shenon exhibits how the commission's ten-month research used to be doomed to fail as the guy top it – leader Justice Earl Warren – was once extra dedicated to preserving the Kennedy family members than attending to the entire fact approximately what occurred on that tragic day. A taut, page-turning narrative, Shenon's booklet gains essentially the most compelling figures of the 20th century―Bobby Kennedy, Jackie Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, J. Edgar Hoover, leader Justice Warren, CIA spymasters Allen Dulles and Richard Helms, in addition to the CIA's treacherous "molehunter," James Jesus Angleton.
Based on 1000s of interviews and unparalleled entry to the surviving fee staffers and plenty of different key avid gamers, Philip Shenon's authoritative, scrupulously researched e-book will ceaselessly switch the best way we predict in regards to the Kennedy assassination and in regards to the deeply improper research that undefined.
A Washington submit Notable Nonfiction ebook of 2013