By Joan Mellen
Operating with millions of formerly unreleased files and drawing on multiple thousand interviews, with many witnesses conversing out for the 1st time, Joan Mellen revisits the research of recent Orleans district legal professional Jim Garrison, the one public respectable to have indicted, in 1969, a suspect in President John F. Kennedy’s murder.
Garrison started by way of exposing the contradictions within the Warren file, which concluded that Lee Harvey Oswald used to be an risky pro-Castro Marxist who acted on my own in killing Kennedy. A Farewell to Justice finds that Oswald, no Marxist, was once actually operating with either the FBI and the CIA, in addition to with U.S. Customs, and that the makes an attempt to sabotage Garrison’s research reached the top degrees of the U.S. govt. Garrison interviewed a variety of participants occupied with the assassination, starting from Clay Shaw and CIA agreement worker David Ferrie to a Marine cohort of Oswald named Kerry Thornley, who a minimum of was once a security Intelligence corporation asset. Garrison’s suspects incorporated CIA-sponsored squaddies of fortune enlisted in assassination makes an attempt opposed to Fidel Castro, an anti-Castro Cuban asset, and a tender runner for the conspirators, interviewed the following for the 1st time by means of the author.
Building upon Garrison’s attempt, Mellen uncovers decisive new proof and obviously establishes the intelligence agencies’ roles in either a president’s assassination and its cover-up, set in movement good ahead of the particular occasions of November 22, 1963.
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A Farewell to Justice: Jim Garrison, JFK's Assassination, And the Case That Should Have Changed History by Joan Mellen