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Theories and Perspectives

Pieta, by Mark Balma
Pieta, a historical painting that captures a never-photographed moment at Parkland Hospital.
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After more than 40 years, hundreds of books, and millions of pages of declassified records, where are we now? Are experts of the case converging on any consensus view of what happened? What are the major theories of the assassination--who killed JFK? Besides that question, what other perspectives help frame the event and our subsequent history?

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Where Are We Now?, by Dr. Grover B. Proctor, Jr.

JFK: How the Media Assassinated the Real Story, by Robert Hennelly and Jerry Policoff.

We Know the Truth, by Gaeton Fonzi.

An Open Letter to Assassination Researchers, by Christopher Sharrett, PhD.

Bringing it All Together: The New Releases and How They Help Us Converge on the Heart of the Case, by Peter Dale Scott.

The Guns of Dallas, by Fletcher L. Prouty.

Perfect Cover: A Theory of the JFK Assassination, by George Michael Evica.

The Plot's Vertical Convergence With U.S. Policy Divisions, by Peter Dale Scott.

Three Shots in Three Seconds: How the Nation's Press Misleads the American People, by James H. Fetzer, PhD.

"False Mystery" and the Transparent Conspiracy, by William E. Kelly, Jr.

Kennedy and the Cold Warriors: The Case for a "Big" Conspiracy, by Tim Howells.

The Assassinations of the 1960s as "Deep Events", by Peter Dale Scott.

A Conspiracy Too Big?, by Fred Litwin.


Essays (Continued)

The Waters of Knowledge versus The Waters of Uncertainty, by E. Martin Schotz.

Oliver Stone vs. The Historical Establishment, by James DiEugenio.

The Tale Told by Two Tapes, by Vincent Salandria.

Thinking About Conspiracy, by John McAdams.

Goodbye To All That, by Dr. James R. Black and Dr. Grover B. Proctor, Jr.

Current Significance of Making Robert Kennedy A Fall Guy in JFK Assassination, by Vincent J. Salandria.

A Letter to the American People (and Myself in Particular) on the Unspeakable, by James W. Douglass.

20 Questions: Loose Ends in the JFK Assassination, by Jerry Rose.

The Kennedy Assassination: The Nixon-Bush Connection, by Paul Kangas.

Santayana Gets the Last Laugh - Again, by Charles Drago.

Assassination as a Tool of Fascism, by John Judge.

The 81 Promises: Contexts of the Crime, by George Michael Evica.

Amnesty: The Initiative's Origins, by George Michael Evica.

Related Starting Points

Books of Interest

    Deep Politics and the Death of JFK
Peter Dale Scott
University of California Press, 1993
    JFK and the Unspeakable
James W. Douglass
Orbis, 2008
David Talbot
Free Press, 2007
    Covering The Body
Barbie Zelizer
University of Chicago Press, 1992
    History Will Not Absolve Us: Orwellian Control, Public Denial, and the Murder of President Kennedy
E. Martin Schotz
Kurtz, UImer, and Delucia Book Publishers, 1996
    Dirty Truths
Michael Parenti
City Lights Books, 1996
    JFK Assassination Logic
John McAdams
Potomac Books, 2011
    The Yankee and Cowboy War
Carl Oglesby
Sheed Andrews and McMeel, Inc., 1976

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