A Letter From The Publisher: Dec. 6, 1963

AFTER the unforgettable television coverage of the overwhelming events, we take up the story to show how President Johnson set out to practice, as well as promise, continuity in government, to examine the men closest to him, and to survey the situation at home and abroad that confronts him. But along with this inevitable forward movement of events, the recent past also needs further illuminating, and in THE NATION are more-can-now-be-told stories of those two unknown and bizarre men who so influenced history: Lee Harvey Oswald and Jack Ruby.

On the day of President Kennedy's funeral, many journalists and television men, subordinating...

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