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Conspiracy Nation -- Vol. 7 Num. 96

("Quid coniuratio est?")

The following first ran as "Conspiracy for the Day", 07/20/93

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High Treason by Robert J. Groden and Harrison Edward Livingstone, an excellent book on the assassination of JFK, carries a good bibliography in its final pages. What follows is that list. If the authors especially liked a particular book, that is noted. Almost everything that follows deals with the JFK assassination.

Investigation of the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Book 7.

Final Report of the Select Committee to Study Governmental Operations with Respect to Intelligence Activities, U.S. Senate 1976 (Recommended reading)

Report to the President by the Commission on CIA Activities

Within the United States (The "Rockefeller Commission") also Manor Books, New York, 1976.

SICROFA -- Senate Intelligence Committee Report on Foreign

Assassinations "Alleged Assassination Plots Involving Foreign Leaders." (Recommended reading)

Anson, Robert Sam, They've Killed the President, New York:

Bantam 1975. (Recommended reading for the novice.)

Ashman, Charles, The CIA-Mafia Link. New York: Manor Books


Bishop, Jim, The Day Kennedy Was Shot. New York: Funk &

Wagnalls 1968; Bantam, 1969.

Blumenthal, Sid, with Henry Yazigian, Government by Gunplay,

Assassination Conspiracy Theories From Dallas to Today. New York: Signet 1976. (Recommended reading.)

Bowart, William, Operation Mind Control, Our Secret Government's

War Against Its Own People, New York: Dell. (Recommended reading.)

Buchanan, Patrick, Who Killed Kennedy, New York: Putnam 1964;

London; Secker, Warburg, 1964, New York; MacFadden, 1965.

Canfield, Michael, with Alan J. Weberman, Coup d'Etat in

America. The CIA and the Assassination of John F. Kennedy. New York: Third World Press 1975.

The Continuing Inquiry (TCI) journal of assassination research,

monthly. No longer published.

Curry, Jesse, JFK Assassination File, 1969 American Poster &

Printing Co. Inc. 1600 S. Akard, Dallas, Texas 75215.

Echoes of Conspiracy, 1525 Acton St., Berkeley, CA 94702 (Paul

Hoch) A Journal of Assassination Research.

Fensterwald, Bernard, Assassination of JFK by Coincidence or

Conspiracy? Zebra Books: New York 1977 Committee to Investigate Assassinations (CToIA). (Recommended reading.)

Flammonde, Paris, Kennedy Conspiracy: An Uncommissioned Report

on the Jim Garrison Investigation. New York: Meridith 1969.

Fox, Sylvan, The Unanswered Questions About President Kennedy's

Assassination, New York: Award Books, 1965 and 1975.

Garrison, Jim, A Heritage of Stone, New York: Putnam, 1970,

Berkeley 1972. (Recommended reading for all Americans.)

Lifton, David, Best Evidence, New York: Macmillan, 1980, New

York: Carroll and Graf, 1988.

Hepburn, James (pseudonym, author unknown, but thought to be

French Intelligence and American sources, by William Turner). Farewell America Frontiers Publishing Company 1963, Vaduz, Liechtenstein. Printed in Canada and Belgium, but this is a fictitious publishing company. Some books available from William Turner: San Rafael, CA. (Recommended reading: A very important book. The book was written by someone with an intimate knowledge of the CIA and the United States.)

Hinckle, Warren and Turner, William, The Fish is Red, New York:

Harper and Row 1981.

Hougan, Jim, Spooks, The Haunting of America -- The Private Use

of Secret Agents, New York: William Morrow, 1978. (Recommended reading.)

Jones, Jr. Penn, Forgive My Grief vols. I-IV. Rt3, Box 356,

Waxahachie, TX 75165. (Recommended reading.)

Kantor, Seth, Who Was Jack Ruby? New York: Everest, 1978.

Manchester, William, The Death of a President: November 20-25,

1963. New York: Harper and Row, 1967: Popular Library 1968.

Marchetti, Victor & John D. Marks, The CIA and the Cult of

Intelligence. New York: Knopf 1974. (Recommended reading.)

Marks, John, The Search for the Manchurian Candidate, New York:

Times Books 1979. (Recommended reading.)

Meagher, Sylvia, Accessories After the Fact: The Warren

Commission, the Authorities and the Report, New York: Bobbs- Merrill, 1967; Vintage, 1976. (Recommended reading.)

Subject Index to the Warren Report and Hearings and Exhibits,

New York: Scarecrow Press 1966; Ann Arbor: Michigan University microfilms 1971.

Miller, Tom, The Assassination Please Almanac, Chicago: Henry

Regnery Co. 1977. A reference to people and events.

Model, Peter & Groden, Robert, JFK: The Case for Conspiracy,

New York: Manor Books 1967. (Recommended reading -- a very important book.)

Noyes, Peter, Legacy of Doubt, New York: Pinnacle Books, 1973,

275 Madison Avenue, New York, N.Y., 10016.

Oglesby, Carl, The Yankee and Cowboy War, Mission, Kansas:

Sheed, Andrews and McNeel, 1976

Oswald, Robert with Myrick and Barbara Land, Lee: A Portrait of

Lee Harvey Oswald, New York: Coward-McCann 1967.

O'Toole, George, *The Assassination Tapes: An Electronic Probe

Into the Murder of John F. Kennedy and the Dallas Cover-up. New York: Penthouse Press, 1975.

Popkin, Richard H, The Second Oswald, New York: Avon Books,


Prouty, L. Fletcher, The Secret Team. The CIA and Its Allies in

Control of the United States and the World, New York: Prentice-Hall, 1973. (Recommended reading, a very important book.)

Roffman, Howard, Presumed Guilty, Fairleigh Dickinson

University Press, 1975; Associated University Presses, Inc., Cranbury, New Jersey, London, England. (An important book.)

Sauvage, Leo, The Oswald Affair: An Examination of the

Contradictions of the Warren Report, Cleveland: World Publishing Co., 1966.

Scheflin, Alan W. & Upton Jr., Edward, The Mind Manipulators.

London: Paddington Press Ltd., 1978. (Recommended reading.)

Scott, Peter Dale, Crime and Cover-Up, the CIA, the Mafia, and

the Dallas-Watergate Connection, Westworks, 1977. P.O. Box 2071, Berkeley, CA 94702. (Recommended reading.)

Scott, Hoch, Stetler: Peter Dale Scott, Paul Hoch, Russel

Stetler, The Assassinations, Dallas and Beyond, a Guide to Cover-Ups and Investigations, Vintage Books, 1976. Random House: New York. (Recommended reading.)

Schlesinger, Arthur, A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the

White House, Boston: Houghton-Mifflin Co. 1965. Robert Kennedy and His Times, Boston: Houghton-Mifflin 1978.

Sculz, Tad, Compulsive Spy, The Strange Career of E. Howard

Hunt. New York: Viking, 1974.

Shaw, Gary, Cover-up: The Governmental Conspiracy to Conceal The

Facts About the Public Execution of John Kennedy, 1976; write Cover-up, P.O. Box 722, 105 Poindexter, Cleburne, Texas 76031. (Recommended reading.)

Sorenson, Theodore, The Kennedy Legacy, New York: New American

Library, 1970.

Summers, Anthony, Conspiracy, New York: McGraw-Hill, 1980.

(Recommended reading.)

THE THIRD DECADE, A Journal of Research On The John F. Kennedy

Assassination, published by Prof. Jerry Rose at the State University College, Fredonia, New York, 14063. $15 for one year, $26 for two years, and $36 for three years. At this time (1987) this seems to be the best journal published in the field.

Thompson, Josiah, Six Seconds in Dallas. A Microstudy of the

Kennedy Assassination (revised), New York: Berkley Publishing Corp. 1967, 1976. Bernard Geis Associates, 1967. (Recommended reading: an important book, though it contains some silly ideas with respect to the wounds.)

Thornley, Kerry, Oswald, Chicago: New Classics House, 1965.

Turner, William & Christian, John G. The Assassination of Robert

Kennedy -- A Searching Look at the Conspiracy and Cover-up 1968-1978. New York: Random House, 1978. (Recommended reading.)

Weisberg, Harold, Whitewash, Vols. I-IV; write Weisberg at 7627

Old Receiver Rd., Frederick, MD., 21701. Whitewash Vols I & II New York: Bell, 1966, 1967. Oswald in New Orleans, New York: Canyon, 1967, subtitled The Case for Conspiracy with the CIA. Post-Mortem self-published 1975, address above. (A very crucial book.)

Weissman, Steve, Big Brother and the Holding Company. The World

Behind Watergate, Palo Alto: Ramparts Press, 1974. (Recommended reading.)

Wilber, Charles, Medicolegal Investigation of the President John

F. Kennedy Murder, Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Springfield, Illinois. (Very important study, but the author wrote me admitting that he missed the main point of the head wounds.)

Wise, David, and Thomas B. Ross, The Invisible Government. The

CIA and U.S. Intelligence., New York: Random House, 1964, Vintage, 1974. (Recommended reading.) The Espionage Establishment, New York: Random House, 1967, Bantam, 1968. (Recommended reading.)

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The authors close by noting that there are "many other books on the subjects of assassination and intelligence." One that they did not include in the above list would be Mark Lane's Rush to Judgement, for example. Another would be Harold Weisberg's refutation of Gerald Posner's Case Closed, titled, as I recall, Case Open (or perhaps Case Not Closed). Also, because this list is circa 1987, books on the subject written since 1987 are not included.

Finally, the authors point out that the "appendix to the Report of the Assassinations Committee is crucial to study the case, but only 20 sets were printed for libraries and the public."

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