The Assassination: Closing In

From the moment that New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison dealt himself into the Kennedy assassination controversy last fall, he has forced up the ante with one bizarre theory after another. First he announced a plot involving New Orleans Businessman Clay Shaw, ex-Airline Pilot David Ferrie and Lee Harvey Oswald, eventually linking them with Jack Ruby. Later he charged that a murder team of anti-Castro Cubans had planned the killing, using Oswald as a decoy. Next Big Jim claimed that the CIA and FBI were aware of these plots and were covering up. So, too, he said, were powerful...

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