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Overview

If you thought you knew everything interesting to know about the Kennedy assassination, then think again. Breaking the News is the definitive story of the assassination and its aftermath.
  • Eager to appear on top of the JFK story, which Dallas newspaper fooled its readers with a bogus interview with J. Edgar Hoover?
  • How did defense attorney Melvin Belli concoct the famous epilepsy defense for Jack Ruby?
  • Why didn't the FBI tell the Dallas police that Lee Harvey Oswald worked in a building directly in the path of JFK's motorcade?
  • What was New Orleans DA Jim Garrison's secret code and how did his investigators bribe a witness?
The first print reporter to interview Marina Oswald and first to establish her husband's escape route, Aynesworth also uncovered Oswald's Russian diary and was involved in first reporting how the high-profile defector paid a threatening visit to the FBI office in Dallas only days before the assassination.

Breaking the News provides over 200 photographs and artifacts from Aynesworth's peronal archive, including: his notes the day of the assassination; letters from British philospher Bertrand Russell; then Congressman Gerald Ford; and the Jack Ruby family.

Author biography:
Four-time Pulitzer Prize nominee and bestselling author, including, The Only Living Witness, the definitive study of serial killer Ted Bundy that the New York Daily News called one of the "ten best true-crime books ever written." Aynesworth is the national correspondent for the Washington Times and was formerly the investigative team leader for ABC's 20/20 and a bureau chief for Newsweek.

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Editorial Reviews

Bob Schieffer
Hugh Aynesworth knows more about this tragic story . . . than anyone I know. A splendid piece of work.
Face the Nation, CBS News
Editor and Publisher
Aynesworth really cracked AP and UPI wires . . . scooped all opposition - local and national.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780963910363
  • Publisher: International Focus Press
  • Publication date: 11/22/2003
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 296
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.10 (d)

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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations/Artifacts i
Credits v
Acknowledgements ix
Foreword xiii

Chapter One The Assassination: Witness to Murder 1
Chapter Two "I saw him real good" 25
Chapter Three Cover-up: "What the hell do you think Hoover's going to do?" 49
Chapter Four "They're like a pack of wild dogs" 65
Chapter Five Escape: How Oswald Got Away - For a While 73
Chapter Six Dallas: The Mood, the Realities 81
Chapter Seven Oswald: "I'm just a patsy" 91
Chapter Eight "Lee, what the Sam Hill's going on?" 103
Chapter Nine Marguerite Oswald: A "Mercy Killing?" 119
Chapter Ten Marina Oswald: An Affair to Remember135
Chapter Eleven "We'd like for you to tell us where you obtained the Russian diary" 155
Chapter Twelve "He wanted to be a hero" 165
Chapter Thirteen Media Coverage - Some Good, Some Horrific 197
Chapter Fourteen Big Money for Big Stories 215
Chapter Fifteen Bribery, Coercion and Opportunists in the "Big Easy" 221

Index 254

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 2, 2005

    A Real Old Pro

    This is one of the best journalism books ever written; the story just happens to be about one of the most important chapters in U.S. history. Nobody, repeat nobody, has ever chronicled more about an event exclusively. The conspiracy bugs won't like it, but they don't like anything objective and truthful.

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