Accessories After the Fact: The Warren Commission, the Authorities & the Report on the JFK Assassinationby Sylvia Meagher, Richard S. Schweiker, Peter Dale Scott
Originally published in 1967, Meagher’s masterful dissection of the Warren Report, based on the Warren Commission’s own evidence, has stood the test of time. In some cases, declassifications of government records have corroborated the author’s suspicions and analyses, such as her amazing assertion that Oswald had never actually been charged with Kennedy’s murder, despite sworn testimony to the contrary. Meagher’s book raises serious questions not only about Oswald’s guilt in the JFK assassination and related crimes, such as the Tippit murder and the Walker shooting, but also about the methods and honesty of the Warren Commission, the FBI, and various Dallas police and other officials.
When the Church Committee first began to re-examine the Warren Commission and its relationship with intelligence agencies in 1975, investigators were shocked by what they discovered. In Accessories After the Fact, Sylvia Meagher delivers a blistering blow to the credibility of the Warren Report, and decades after its original publication researchers and readers are still discovering what made her work so important.
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Sylvia Meagher worked in the field of international public health, both as an administrator and as a writer of analytical reports, since 1947. She appeared on radio programs and panels and has lectured in various parts of the United States and Canada. Her writing on the Warren Report appeared in such publications as Esquire, The Minority of One, and Studies on the Left. Meagher died in New York City in 1989.
Richard Schweiker is a former politician, who served both in the U.S. House of Representatives and in the Senate. He also served as the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services for President Ronald Reagan.
Peter Dale Scott is a former Canadian diplomat and professor of English at the University of California, Berkeley. He is a poet and author who has published more than a dozen books and collections of poetry, many revolving around the self-coined concept of “deep politics.”
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