CRIME: The New Orleans Plots

Nearly a decade has passed since John Kennedy was slain in Dallas, but the specter of assassination still haunts the presidency, and above all those charged with its protection. Though most of the 300 threats received by President Nixon each year are from cranks, all are regarded as serious until investigated and proved otherwise. Just how serious was demonstrated last week in New Orleans when, because of two alleged plots, President Nixon's planned open-car motorcade down bustling Canal Street was abruptly canceled on the recommendation of the Secret Service. One cause for suspicion focused on a group of Black...

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