Who Killed Bobby?: The Unsolved Murder of Robert F. Kennedy

Who Killed Bobby?: The Unsolved Murder of Robert F. Kennedy

by Shane O'Sullivan


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781510729605
Publisher: Skyhorse
Publication date: 01/02/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 556
Sales rank: 514,781
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Shane O’Sullivan is an Irish writer and filmmaker based in London. He holds a PhD in Film Studies from Roehampton University and is the award winning director of three documentaries: RFK Must Die: the Assassination of Bobby Kennedy, Children of the Revolution, and Killing Oswald. His work has been featured on the BBC and Netflix, and at the Interantional Documentary Festival Amsterdam. He is the author of several books, including the forthcoming Dirty Tricks: the Dark Side of Democracy.

Table of Contents

Introduction to the 2008 Edition ix

1 The Assassination 1

2 The Aftermath 23

3 Autopsy and Ballistics 45

4 Sirhan B. Sirhan 75

5 The Girl in the Polka-Dot Dress 103

6 The Polygraph Test 121

7 Security on the Night 143

8 Sirhan's Defense Team 167

9 Sirhan's Memory 193

10 Inside Sirhan's Mind 207

11 The Trial 237

12 The Case for the Defense 257

13 The Second Gun 283

14 The Reinvestigation 315

15 The Manchurian Candidate 341

16 Intelligence Connections 363

17 The CIA at the Hotel 381

18 Chasing Shadows 405

19 What Really Happened? 425

Epilogue, 2017 441

Bibliography 473

Acknowledgments to the 2008 Edition 481

Index 483

About the Author 501

Endnotes 503

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Who Killed Bobby?: The Unsolved Murder of Robert F. Kennedy 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Booknut62 More than 1 year ago
I purchased this book with a slight understanding that it would be another one of those "Kennedy Conspiracy" books, and I was not disappointed. O'Sullivan weaves an interesting story that questions whether Sirhan Sirhan acted alone in his assassination of Robert Kennedy. Parts of this book are tiresome, like the endless pages that describe hypnosis sessions where Sirhan was hypnotized. Once past this part of the book, it actually becomes a fascinating read, either because O'Sullivan's theories about the assassination are interesting, or because it reads almost like a novel of sorts where you really do not know what additional facts the author digs up. The theories O'Sullivan presents are truly interesting, but perhaps because I have not read as much about RFK as I have JFK, that adds a little more to the interest level of this book. It was an entertaining read.