Did J.F.K. Really Commit Suicide?

Of course not, but it's about the only theory that doesn't turn up in a fusillade of best-selling books on the assassination

So you think America has lost its creative edge, that its citizens can no longer devise innovative solutions to what ails the country and the world? Well, stroll through your local bookstore and think again: no fewer than seven new books on the Kennedy assassination have recently been published. Several have made it to the best-seller lists, where they joined two paperbacks: On the Trail of the Assassins by Jim Garrison and Crossfire by Jim Marrs, both of which inspired Oliver Stone's film JFK.

The latest addition to the shelf is JFK: Conspiracy of Silence (Signet; 205 pages; $4.99 paper) by...

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