His assassination was a coup d'etat orchestrated by then Vice President Lyndon Baines Johnson, who automatically became President of the
President Kennedy was assassinated at a time when the Cold War was going strong. Fortunately, LBJ and his co-conspirators did not try to attribute JFK's assassination to the (now former)
However, even though the Cold War is now over, many Americans prefer to believe the myth about Oswald supposedly being the lone gunman. To believe this myth about Oswald, you have to believe that he somehow fired a magic bullet that first penetrated President Kennedy's body and then exited and wounded Governor John Connally, who was seated in front of Kennedy on the jump seat in the limousine. Nevertheless, many Americans to this day prefer to believe this improbable myth about Oswald.
James W. Douglass's meticulous 525-page book JFK AND THE UNSPEAKABLE: WHY HE DIED AND WHY IT MATTERS (2008) did not have an impact in countering this improbable myth about JFK's assassination.
Nor did Peter Janney's 550-page book MARY'S MOSAIC: THE CIA CONSPIRACY TO MURDER JOHN F. KENNEDY, MARY PINCHOT MEYER, AND THEIR VISION OF WORLD PEACE (2012).
Will Roger Stone and Mike Colapietro's new 425-page book THE MAN WHO KILLED KENNEDY: THE CASE AGAINST LBJ have the breakthrough impact that these earlier books did not have? I hope it does.
Roger Stone is a well known Republican. He weaves memories and information about a number of Republicans into the book. For example, he reveals that when Richard M. Nixon watched the television broadcast on