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JFK and the unspeakable

Why He Died And Why It Matters

Published by Orbis Books in Maryknoll, New York .

About the Book

Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s endorsement is on the cover of this 50th Anniversary Edition: "In JFK and the Unspeakable Jim Douglass has distilled all the best available research into a very well-documented and convincing portrait of President Kennedy's transforming turn to peace, at the cost of his life. Personally, it has made a very big impact on me. After reading it in Dallas, I was moved for the first time to visit Dealey Plaza. I urge all American to read this book and come to their own conclusions about why he died and why - after fifty years - it still maters."

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Introduction xiii
Chronology 1961-1963 xxi
1. A Cold Warrior Turns 1
2. Kennedy, Castro, and the CIA 55
3. JFK and Vietnam 93
4. Marked Out For Assassination 135
5. Saigon and Chicago 174
6. Washington and Dallas 220
Afterword 381
Appendix
Commencement Address at American University
(June 10, 1963) by President John F. Kennedy 386
Acknowledgments 393
Notes 396
Index 496

The Physical Object

Format Hardcover
Pagination xxxi, 518p.
Number of pages 518
Dimensions 9.5 x 6.375 x 1.25 inches

ID Numbers

Open Library OL25434331M
ISBN 10 1570757550
ISBN 13 978-1-57075-755-6

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