Nation: Dousing a Popular Theory

An all-star cast ofwitnesses testifies about J.F.K.'s assassination

"United States leaders should think that if they are aiding terrorist plans to eliminate Cuban leaders, they themselves will not be safe." This warning, voiced by Cuban President Fidel Castro just ten weeks before the assassination of John F. Kennedy, has long fed a theory that the Cuban leader was behind the killing of the President. Indeed, even Lyndon Johnson used to tell intimates that he blamed Cubans for Kennedy's death. Last week, the Castro connection was the chief topic of testimony before the House...

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