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Old 02-25-02, 12:53 AM
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What are some good JFK books?

Specifically dealing with the assasanation and also conspiracies. I am not a fiction fan and need some good non fiction to read while I am waiting on Theodore Rex to arrive that I ordered.

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As one of the six people in America who does not believe there was a conspiracy, I would recommend Case Closed by Gerald Posner.

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/AS...857898-2616704
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Thanks for the suggestion. I'll check into it.
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Any ideas about a JFK Assassination book for a 12 yr old?

My daughter is 12, an avid reader, and just this week became interested in the JFK assassination, Oswald, and the related conspiracies. She wants to learn more (and more than a little miffed that it doesn't get talked about in school) but she was a little put off by some of the larger, drier tomes that I have lying around the house that go into great laborious detail.

I gave her an overview of events, but I'm wondering if their is a book out there that covers the info in a more succinct manner...?
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Assuming your daughter is an advanced reader (and it sounds like she is), I suggest Gerald Posner's "Case Closed":

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg...lance&n=507846
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FYI, there is an ABC special tonight about the assassination that your daughter might want to watch.
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Originally posted by Groucho
FYI, there is an ABC special tonight about the assassination that your daughter might want to watch.
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Thanks for the reminder!


And Spooky, ironically the Posner book is the one I suggested to her as, as well (even though I'm a conspiracy buff at heart)
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Well, I just think that there are so many conspiracy books out there, one can't properly draw their own conclusions without reading Posner, which is a well-researched anti-consipracy book that manages to answer a lot of the questions conspiracy people raise.
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Originally posted by Spooky
Assuming your daughter is an advanced reader (and it sounds like she is), I suggest Gerald Posner's "Case Closed":

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg...lance&n=507846


And I can't wait for the ABC show tonight (9-11pm EST / 8-10pm CST).

Also, there was an excellent one hour show on CourtTV last night. Upcoming reairings (all times CST):

6pm 11/22
9pm 11/23
1am 11/24
3:30am 11/24

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