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Events and Stories

Crop of photo of Lee Harvey Oswald in the Soviet Union, taken by tourists who apparently happened upon him. Oswald is at far right.
Commission Document 859c.

The JFK assassination is a vast topic, filled with strange characters, odd coincidences, and events whose meaning is open to debate. This set of Starting Points will give brief information on many of them along with links for further exploration.

Foreknowledge of the Assassination? - Examines the stories about persons who made statements prior to the assassination indicating foreknowledge of it.

Confessions - Looks at some of the confessions, both public and private, which certain individuals have made regarding the JFK assassination.

Oswald in Mexico City - Lee Harvey Oswald went to Mexico City in the fall of 1963, and/or was apparently impersonated there. Allegations of Communist conspiracy tied to that trip bloomed in the wake of JFK's murder.

Watch this page for additional upcoming Starting Points.

Books of Interest

    Coincidence or Conspiracy?
Committee to Investigate Assassinations
Kensington Publishing, 1977
    The Man Who Knew Too Much
Dick Russell
Carroll & Graf, 1992
    Flight From Dallas: New Evidence of CIA Involvement in the Murder of President John F. Kennedy
James P. Johnston and Jon Roe
1st Books, 2003
    Mary, Ferrie, and the Monkey Virus
Edward T. Haslam
Wordsworth Communications, 1995
    The Second Oswald
Richard H. Popkin
Avon Books, 1966
    Deep Politics II: Essays on Oswald, Mexico, and Cuba
Peter Dale Scott
Mary Ferrell Foundation Press, 1996, 2007

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