The road to dallas by david kaiser

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the road to dallas by david kaiser

The Road to Dallas: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy by David E. Kaiser

Neither a random event nor the act of a lone madman--the assassination of President John F. Kennedy was an appalling and grisly conspiracy. This is the unvarnished story. With deft investigative skill, David Kaiser shows that the events of November 22, 1963, cannot be understood without fully grasping the two larger stories of which they were a part: the U.S. governments campaign against organized crime, which began in the late 1950s and accelerated dramatically under Robert Kennedy; and the furtive quest of two administrations--along with a cadre of private interest groups--to eliminate Fidel Castro. The seeds of conspiracy go back to the Eisenhower administration, which recruited top mobsters in a series of plots to assassinate the Cuban leader. The CIA created a secretive environment in which illicit networks were allowed to expand in dangerous directions. The agencys links with the Mafia continued in the Kennedy administration, although the President and his closest advisors--engaged in their own efforts to overthrow Castro--thought this skullduggery had ended. Meanwhile, Cuban exiles, right-wing businessmen, and hard-line anti-Communists established ties with virtually anyone deemed capable of taking out the Cuban premier. Inevitably those ties included the mob. The conspiracy to kill JFK took shape in response to Robert Kennedys relentless attacks on organized crime--legal vendettas that often went well beyond the normal practices of law enforcement. Pushed to the wall, mob leaders merely had to look to the networks already in place for a solution. They found it in Lee Harvey Oswald--the ideal character to enact their desperate revenge against the Kennedys. Comprehensive, detailed, and informed by original sources, The Road to Dallas adds surprising new material to every aspect of the case. It brings to light the complete, frequently shocking, story of the JFK assassination and its aftermath.
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The Assassination of John F. Kennedy. Neither a random event nor the act of a lone madman—the assassination of President John F. Kennedy was an appalling and grisly conspiracy. It brings to light the complete, frequently shocking, story of the JFK assassination and its aftermath.
David E. Kaiser

David E. Kaiser

Neither a random event nor the act of a lone madman—the assassination of President John F. Kennedy was an appalling and grisly conspiracy. This is the unvarnished story. With deft investigative skill, David Kaiser shows that the events of November 22, , cannot be understood without fully grasping the two larger stories of which they were a part: the U. The seeds of conspiracy go back to the Eisenhower administration, which recruited top mobsters in a series of plots to assassinate the Cuban leader.

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The Road to Dallas is a methodically bad book. And as you read it you pick up on the method in its badness. And then at the end you comprehend the reason for it all, writes Jim DiEugenio. And then at the end you comprehend the reason for it all. Author David Kaiser begins the tome with a canard. In his introduction he says that this book is the first by a historian who has researched the "available archives".

Thank you! A historian takes us, once more, down the rabbit hole surrounding the events of November 22, In the seemingly neverending arms race between the lone-assassin and the conspiracy theorists, Kaiser adds a serious piece of scholarship to the arsenal of those who believe Americans have yet to learn the whole truth about the assassination of JFK. There was a problem adding your email address. Please try again. Be the first to discover new talent!

David E. Kaiser born June 7, is an American historian whose published works have covered a broad range of topics, from European warfare to American League baseball. The son of a diplomat, Kaiser spent his childhood in three capital cities: Washington D. He attended Harvard University, graduating with a B. He then spent several years at Harvard University where he gained a PhD in history, in He served in the Army Reserve from to The Road to Dallas , examined the evidence in the Kennedy Assassination.

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