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Events and Stories

Crop of photo of Lee Harvey Oswald in the Soviet Union
Crop of photo of Lee Harvey Oswald in the Soviet Union, taken by tourists who apparently happened upon him. Oswald is at far right.
Commission Document 859c.

The JFK assassination is a vast topic, filled with strange characters, odd coincidences, and events whose meaning is open to debate. This set of Starting Points will give brief information on many of them along with links for further exploration.

Foreknowledge of the Assassination? - Examines the stories about persons who made statements prior to the assassination indicating foreknowledge of it.

Confessions - Looks at some of the confessions, both public and private, which certain individuals have made regarding the JFK assassination.

Oswald in Mexico City - Lee Harvey Oswald went to Mexico City in the fall of 1963, and/or was apparently impersonated there. Allegations of Communist conspiracy tied to that trip bloomed in the wake of JFK's murder.

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RESOURCES:

Essays

The Raleigh Call, by Dr. Grover B. Proctor, Jr.

Rose Cheramie: How She Predicted the JFK Assassination, by James DiEugenio.

The Bolton Ford Dealership Story, by Steve N. Bochan.

The Enigma of Ruth and Michael Paine, by John Kelin.

The Paine's Participation in the Minox Camera Charade, by Carol Hewitt.

The Odio-McConnell Mystery, by Fair Play.

In Defense of Roger Craig, by Fair Play.

 

Essays (cont.)

Tippit: After the Murder, by Bill Drenas.

Harvey and Lee: Just the Facts, Please, by John Armstrong.

Should We Believe Judyth Baker?, by John McAdams.

The Umbrella Man, by Ralph Schuster.

Holland McCombs: The Investigation That Never Was, by John Kelin.

The Strange Allegations of Raymond Carnay, by Christopher Courtwright.

Overview: The CIA, the Drug Traffic, and Oswald in Mexico, by Peter Dale Scott.

More Mexico Mysteries, by Rex Bradford.

Related Starting Points

Books of Interest

    Coincidence or Conspiracy?
Committee to Investigate Assassinations
Kensington Publishing Corp., 1977
 
    The Man Who Knew Too Much
Dick Russell
Carroll and Graf Publishers, 1992
 
    Flight From Dallas: New Evidence of CIA Involvement in the Murder ...
Johnston, James P. and Roe, Jon
1st Books, 2003
 
    Mary, Ferrie and the Monkey Virus
Edward T. Haslam
Wordsworth Communications, 1995
 
    The Second Oswald
Richard H. Popkin
Avon Books, 1966
 
    Oswald. Mexico, and Deep Politics: Revelations from CIA Records on the Assassination of JFK
Peter Dale Scott
Skyhorse Publishing, 2013


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