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Read these unlocked chapters and excerpts online, from such books as Accessories After the Fact, Legacy of Secrecy, RFK Must Die!, Frame-Up, and Whitewash. New book previews are being added on an ongoing basis - check this page for the latest additions.

Hear No Evil

Hear No Evil, by Donald B. Thomas. Author and scientist Don Thomas single-handed revived debate about the "acoustics evidence" for a grassy knoll shot in a 2001 peer-reviewed paper. In this book, he places the acoustics in the context of the wider framework of Kennedy assassination science. Thomas also skewers the shoddy work of government experts who failed the public trust by failing to follow the evidence.

The Twelve Who Built the Oswald Legend

The Twelve Who Built the Oswald Legend, by Bill Simpich. This book-length series of essays tells the story of twelve individuals with intelligence connections who shaped the life and stories around Lee Oswald - who built his "legend".

State Secret

State Secret, by Bill Simpich. This book is a deep dive into the mysteries surrounding Lee Oswald's alleged trip to Mexico City in the fall of 1963 and its surveillance and handling by US intelligence.

Inside the ARRB

Inside the Assassination Records Review Board, by Douglas P. Horne. This book details Horne's experience on the staff of the ARRB and in particular presents a detailed analysis of the tangled and amazing medical testimony and evidence uncovered by Horne and his colleague Jeremy Gunn. Horne alleges massive fraud and cover-up related to President Kennedy's autopsy and medical records, and makes the case that JFK's death was a "true coup d'etat in America."

Legacy of Secrecy

Legacy of Secrecy: The Long Shadow of the JFK Assassination, by Lamar Waldron with Thom Hartmann. Continues the story of the JFK Cuban coup plan and its use by mobsters and their allies to kill Kennedy, developed in Ultimate Sacrifice. This new book traces the story of the assassination's cover-up and aftermath in the years after 1963, and includes major new claims about the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.

The War Conspiracy

The War Conspiracy: JFK, 9/11, and the Deep Politics of War, by Peter Dale Scott. The book is a major update of the 1972 classic about the deep politics of the Indochina war; this edition includes new chapters on the Kennedy-LBJ Vietnam transition and on parallels between the JFK assassination and 9/11. This resource page features related essays by the author, online videos, and other resources.

The Last Investigation

The Last Investigation, by Gaeton Fonzi. This book resource page contains links to other essays by Fonzi, HSCA staff reports authored by him, abundant information on people and stories discussed in his book, and the audio of Fonzi's keynote address to the 1993 Third Decade research conference.

Oswald in New Orleans

Oswald in New Orleans: Case for Conspiracy with the CIA, by Harold Weisberg. This resource page presents highlights from a previously-unpublished document appendix to Weisberg's classic 1967 work, now available again from Mary Ferrell Foundation Press. The complete document appendix is available online. Also present is the full index to the book, which includes hotlinked entries to the appendix.

Ultimate Sacrifice

Ultimate Sacrifice: John and Robert Kennedy, the Plan for a Coup in Cuba, and the Murder of JFK, by Lamar Waldron and Thom Hartmann. This document walkthrough presents declassified documents presented in this book, which posits a 1 Dec 1963 plan for a coup in Cuba, a Mafia plot to kill JFK, and an ensuing national security coverup to avoid exposing the coup plan.

Tipping Point

Tipping Point: The conspiracy that murdered President John Kennedy, by Larry Hancock. An online version of the printed book is presented here, along with an expanded index to the paperback edition. This resource page also features links to important essays by the author. The book may also be ordered in paperback form.

Uncovering Popov's Mole

Uncovering Popov's Mole: The Assassination of President Kennedy, Vol IV, by John Newman. This resource page provides links to key documents discussed in Newman's latest volume in an ongoing series. Also provided is a "follow the footnotes" set of deep-dive links for readers interested in reading for themselves the documents Newman cites, many of them from the 2017 and 2018 JFK Collection releases.

About Book Resources

Each of the book resource pages provides a wealth of materials to use in exploring the content of the particular book. This includes links to related books and essays by the same author, primary source materials referenced in the book, and other relevant materials in the MFF Archive.

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Book Previews

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