Killing Kennedy and the Hoax of the Century

Killing Kennedy and the Hoax of the Century

by Harrison Edward Livingstone
     
 

Killing Kennedy is the crowning achievement of Livingstone's extraordinary, decade-long investigation into the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Here he bypasses all previous efforts to solve the mystery of JFK's death and demolishes attempts to disprove a conspiracy. He proves that the central evidence, evidence critical to both sides of the case, is a…  See more details below

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Killing Kennedy is the crowning achievement of Livingstone's extraordinary, decade-long investigation into the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Here he bypasses all previous efforts to solve the mystery of JFK's death and demolishes attempts to disprove a conspiracy. He proves that the central evidence, evidence critical to both sides of the case, is a product of the most incredible hoax of the twentieth century.

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Livingstone (High Treason; High Treason 2) is becoming the Grand Old Man of Kennedy assassination literature. Dogged and persistent, and with endless patience with niggling details, particularly involving the medical evidence, he has now turned his attention to the Zapruder film of the assassination that is the source of so much speculation by both lone-killer-Oswald and multi-shooter-conspiracy camps. Aided by what seems like impressive technical examination, frame by frame, of the surprisingly many versions of the macabre home movie available, Livingston is convinced, along with his experts, that parts of the film as publicly shown are faked. They find that frames have been eliminated and that certain visual effects involving the impact of the shots have been cleverly added to the film-presumably with the aim of eliminating the possibility of shots from elsewhere than Oswald's alleged window. The book also tellingly dwells on the conflicts between the various doctors' evidence of the Kennedy autopsy, and the X-rays and photographs that were released. A chapter is devoted-mostly by way of assaults from other assassination buffs-to attacking Gerald Posner's Case Closed. Like many assassination theorists, however, Livingstone weakens his presentation by maudlin appeals to the spirit of Camelot. Photos not seen by PW. (Nov.)
Booknews
Livingstone continues his decade-long investigation of the JFK assassination and attempts to prove that the evidence critical to both sides of the controversy, the Zapruder film, is a fake. He provides new proof that the autopsy X-rays were forged, unveils previously secret documents, shows how information was suppressed by the Warren Commission and the FBI, and recounts how Gerald Posner's propaganda blitz misled the public and the media. Includes b&w photos and diagrams, and appendices of original documents. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786701957
Publisher:
Avalon Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/02/1995
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
6.43(w) x 9.54(h) x 1.55(d)

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