Special Section: IN THE PURSUIT OF THE TRUTH

THE seven unpaid members of the Warren Commission represented both parties and every major region of the U.S., had a common bond of integrity and accomplishment. As chairman, President Johnson picked Chief Justice Earl Warren, 73. From the U.S. Senate came Georgia's conservative Democrat Richard B. Russell, 66, the leader of the Senate's Southern bloc, and Kentucky's liberal Republican John Sherman Cooper, 63, a former circuit judge and Ambassador to India. From the House came Louisiana's Hale Boggs, 50, the House Democratic whip, and Michigan Republican Gerald Ford, 51, a Yale Law School...

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