Case Closed

Case Closed

Lee Harvey Oswald and the Assassination of JFK

Book - 1993
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Baker & Taylor
An intensive reexamination of the Kennedy assassination uses new interviews, recently disclosed documents, the latest film advances, and more to prove that Oswald acted alone

Blackwell North Amer
After thirty years, Case Closed finally succeeds where hundreds of other books and investigations have failed - it resolves the greatest murder mystery of our time, the assassination of JFK. Based upon explosive new interviews, secret files, and the latest scientific and computer enhancements of film and evidence, Case Closed not only uncovers where the Warren Commission erred but also demolishes the leading conspiracy theories, putting to rest once and for all speculation about involvement of the CIA, FBI, and the mafia, and the supposed links between Lee Harvey Oswald and Jack Ruby.
Case Closed answers all lingering questions about the assassination. Some of the book's revelations include: the inside story of Oswald's defection to Russia, told for the first time by the KGB agent who handled his case; new details about Oswald's attempt to kill Army General Edwin Walker, and how he was shadowing Walker when Kennedy arrived in Dallas; and how the latest computer enhancements of the Zapruder film determine the number and precise timing of the shots fired in Dealey Plaza. As historian Stephen Ambrose has written, "Mr. Posner's chapter on the single bullet is a tour de force, absolutely brilliant, absolutely convincing."
At the heart of this mesmerizing reinvestigation of the case is the first in-depth portrait of Lee Harvey Oswald's tortured life. Drawing on new and intimate interviews with Oswald's wife and friends as well as startling details from his classified KGB file, Posner unmasks the enigma that is Oswald. No less fascinating is his profile of Jack Ruby, which includes the most complete presentation ever of his actions over the assassination weekend.
Case Closed cuts through three decades of misinformation and distortions by examining all the evidence to make sense of what really happened. This ground-breaking book presents an absorbing story that finally leads us back to the truth behind one of the nation's most enduring and painful mysteries. Posner weaves a narrative that restores the human drama to one of the watershed events in American history, and in the process answers the riddle of how and why Lee Harvey Oswald killed JFK.

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Debunking conspiracies and revealing new scientific data, an intensive reexamination of the Kennedy assassination uses new interviews, recently disclosed documents, the latest film advances, and more to prove that Oswald acted alone. 100,000 first printing. Tour.

Publisher: New York : Random House, c1993.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780679418252
0679418253
Branch Call Number: 364.1524 POS
Characteristics: xv, 607 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.

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TheNasher61
Oct 21, 2017

The great writing and information that Mr. Posner provides and explains thouroughly investigates the physics and conspiracies behind the JFK Assasination. The first 250+ pages give you history and important contextualization about Lee Harvey Oswald based on testimonies and written facts proven by corroboration and reliability. This is by far the most researched and unbiased book about the JFK Assasination. I reccomend it for all in search for an interesting and factual read.

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dthomas6
Dec 29, 2016

Finally puts to rest all the ridiculous conspiracy theories by hysterical "authors" trying to make a buck on the assassination of JFK. Posner methodically and thoroughly takes apart every lunatic theory. Oswald acted alone, and here's the evidence.

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AQUILEA777
Nov 08, 2014

Seems to be aimed at children.

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normf3
Mar 24, 2014

Greatly enjoyed this book. It gives those of us too young, or who weren't around a sense of just what happened during the time of the Kennedy assassination - quite a chaotic and difficult time. It delves into just who Lee Harvey Oswald was, his background, his motives, and his movements before and after the shootings. It also discusses in a similar fashion, Jack Ruby. It shows just how difficult it would be if the assassination was indeed a conspiracy.

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Cabby
Dec 06, 2007

Finalist of the 1994 Pulitzer prize for history.

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mabramson710 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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