The Warren Commission: The Witnesses

The Warren Commission last week released 26 volumes, totaling 17,741 pages, of the testimony and evidence upon which it based its 888-page report on the assassination of President Kennedy. Included were more than 3,100 exhibits and statements from and interviews with some 550 persons, many of them technical experts, peripheral participants, and even people with some way-out ideas about how and why it happened.

But it was in the sometimes halting, often rambling, always chilling stories of those most immediately involved that the testimony had its impact.

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