The following first ran as "Conspiracy for the Day", 07/20/93
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*High Treason* by Robert J. Groden and Harrison Edward
Livingstone, an excellent book on the assassination of JFK,
carries a good bibliography in its final pages. What follows is
that list. If the authors especially liked a particular book,
that is noted. Almost everything that follows deals with the JFK
*Investigation of the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy,
Final Report of the Select Committee to Study Governmental
Operations with Respect to Intelligence Activities, U.S.
Senate 1976 (Recommended reading)
*Report to the President by the Commission on CIA Activities
Within the United States* (The "Rockefeller Commission") also
Manor Books, New York, 1976.
SICROFA -- *Senate Intelligence Committee Report on Foreign
Assassinations* "Alleged Assassination Plots Involving Foreign
Leaders." (Recommended reading)
Anson, Robert Sam, *They've Killed the President*, New York:
Bantam 1975. (Recommended reading for the novice.)
Ashman, Charles, *The CIA-Mafia Link*. New York: Manor Books
Bishop, Jim, *The Day Kennedy Was Shot*. New York: Funk &
Wagnalls 1968; Bantam, 1969.
Blumenthal, Sid, with Henry Yazigian, *Government by Gunplay,
Assassination Conspiracy Theories From Dallas to Today*. New
York: Signet 1976. (Recommended reading.)
Bowart, William, *Operation Mind Control, Our Secret Government's
War Against Its Own People*, New York: Dell. (Recommended
Buchanan, Patrick, *Who Killed Kennedy*, New York: Putnam 1964;
London; Secker, Warburg, 1964, New York; MacFadden, 1965.
Canfield, Michael, with Alan J. Weberman, *Coup d'Etat in
America. The CIA and the Assassination of John F. Kennedy*.
New York: Third World Press 1975.
*The Continuing Inquiry* (TCI) journal of assassination research,
monthly. No longer published.
Curry, Jesse, *JFK Assassination File*, 1969 American Poster &
Printing Co. Inc. 1600 S. Akard, Dallas, Texas 75215.
*Echoes of Conspiracy*, 1525 Acton St., Berkeley, CA 94702 (Paul
Hoch) A Journal of Assassination Research.
Fensterwald, Bernard, *Assassination of JFK by Coincidence or
Conspiracy?* Zebra Books: New York 1977 Committee to
Investigate Assassinations (CToIA). (Recommended reading.)
Flammonde, Paris, *Kennedy Conspiracy: An Uncommissioned Report
on the Jim Garrison Investigation*. New York: Meridith 1969.
Fox, Sylvan, *The Unanswered Questions About President Kennedy's
Assassination*, New York: Award Books, 1965 and 1975.
Garrison, Jim, *A Heritage of Stone*, New York: Putnam, 1970,
Berkeley 1972. (Recommended reading for all Americans.)
Lifton, David, *Best Evidence*, New York: Macmillan, 1980, New
York: Carroll and Graf, 1988.
Hepburn, James (pseudonym, author unknown, but thought to be
French Intelligence and American sources, by William Turner).
*Farewell America* Frontiers Publishing Company 1963, Vaduz,
Liechtenstein. Printed in Canada and Belgium, but this is a
fictitious publishing company. Some books available from
William Turner: San Rafael, CA. (Recommended reading: A very
important book. The book was written by someone with an
intimate knowledge of the CIA and the United States.)
Hinckle, Warren and Turner, William, *The Fish is Red*, New York:
Harper and Row 1981.
Hougan, Jim, *Spooks, The Haunting of America -- The Private Use
of Secret Agents*, New York: William Morrow, 1978.
Jones, Jr. Penn, *Forgive My Grief* vols. I-IV. Rt3, Box 356,
Waxahachie, TX 75165. (Recommended reading.)
Kantor, Seth, *Who Was Jack Ruby?* New York: Everest, 1978.
Manchester, William, *The Death of a President: November 20-25,
1963*. New York: Harper and Row, 1967: Popular Library 1968.
Marchetti, Victor & John D. Marks, *The CIA and the Cult of
Intelligence*. New York: Knopf 1974. (Recommended reading.)
Marks, John, *The Search for the Manchurian Candidate*, New York:
Times Books 1979. (Recommended reading.)
Meagher, Sylvia, *Accessories After the Fact: The Warren
Commission, the Authorities and the Report*, New York: Bobbs-
Merrill, 1967; Vintage, 1976. (Recommended reading.)
*Subject Index to the Warren Report and Hearings and Exhibits*,
New York: Scarecrow Press 1966; Ann Arbor: Michigan University
Miller, Tom, The Assassination Please Almanac, Chicago: Henry
Regnery Co. 1977. A reference to people and events.
Model, Peter & Groden, Robert, *JFK: The Case for Conspiracy*,
New York: Manor Books 1967. (Recommended reading -- a very
Noyes, Peter, *Legacy of Doubt*, New York: Pinnacle Books, 1973,
275 Madison Avenue, New York, N.Y., 10016.
Oglesby, Carl, *The Yankee and Cowboy War*, Mission, Kansas:
Sheed, Andrews and McNeel, 1976
Oswald, Robert with Myrick and Barbara Land, *Lee: A Portrait of
Lee Harvey Oswald*, New York: Coward-McCann 1967.
O'Toole, George, *The Assassination Tapes: An Electronic Probe
Into the Murder of John F. Kennedy and the Dallas Cover-up.
New York: Penthouse Press, 1975.
Popkin, Richard H, *The Second Oswald*, New York: Avon Books,
Prouty, L. Fletcher, *The Secret Team. The CIA and Its Allies in
Control of the United States and the World*, New York:
Prentice-Hall, 1973. (Recommended reading, a very important
Roffman, Howard, *Presumed Guilty*, Fairleigh Dickinson
University Press, 1975; Associated University Presses, Inc.,
Cranbury, New Jersey, London, England. (An important book.)
Sauvage, Leo, *The Oswald Affair: An Examination of the
Contradictions of the Warren Report*, Cleveland: World
Publishing Co., 1966.
Scheflin, Alan W. & Upton Jr., Edward, *The Mind Manipulators*.
London: Paddington Press Ltd., 1978. (Recommended reading.)
Scott, Peter Dale, *Crime and Cover-Up, the CIA, the Mafia, and
the Dallas-Watergate Connection*, Westworks, 1977.
P.O. Box 2071, Berkeley, CA 94702. (Recommended reading.)
Scott, Hoch, Stetler: Peter Dale Scott, Paul Hoch, Russel
Stetler, *The Assassinations, Dallas and Beyond, a Guide to
Cover-Ups and Investigations*, Vintage Books, 1976. Random
House: New York. (Recommended reading.)
Schlesinger, Arthur, *A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the
White House*, Boston: Houghton-Mifflin Co. 1965. *Robert
Kennedy and His Times*, Boston: Houghton-Mifflin 1978.
Sculz, Tad, *Compulsive Spy, The Strange Career of E. Howard
Hunt*. New York: Viking, 1974.
Shaw, Gary, *Cover-up: The Governmental Conspiracy to Conceal The
Facts About the Public Execution of John Kennedy*, 1976; write
Cover-up, P.O. Box 722, 105 Poindexter, Cleburne, Texas 76031.
Sorenson, Theodore, *The Kennedy Legacy*, New York: New American
Summers, Anthony, *Conspiracy*, New York: McGraw-Hill, 1980.
THE THIRD DECADE, *A Journal of Research On The John F. Kennedy
Assassination*, published by Prof. Jerry Rose at the State
University College, Fredonia, New York, 14063. $15 for one
year, $26 for two years, and $36 for three years. At this time
(1987) this seems to be the best journal published in the
Thompson, Josiah, *Six Seconds in Dallas. A Microstudy of the
Kennedy Assassination (revised)*, New York: Berkley Publishing
Corp. 1967, 1976. Bernard Geis Associates, 1967. (Recommended
reading: an important book, though it contains some silly
ideas with respect to the wounds.)
Thornley, Kerry, *Oswald*, Chicago: New Classics House, 1965.
Turner, William & Christian, John G. *The Assassination of Robert
Kennedy -- A Searching Look at the Conspiracy and Cover-up
1968-1978*. New York: Random House, 1978. (Recommended
Weisberg, Harold, *Whitewash*, Vols. I-IV; write Weisberg at 7627
Old Receiver Rd., Frederick, MD., 21701. *Whitewash* Vols I &
II New York: Bell, 1966, 1967. *Oswald in New Orleans*, New
York: Canyon, 1967, subtitled *The Case for Conspiracy with
the CIA*. Post-Mortem self-published 1975, address above. (A
very crucial book.)
Weissman, Steve, *Big Brother and the Holding Company. The World
Behind Watergate*, Palo Alto: Ramparts Press, 1974.
Wilber, Charles, *Medicolegal Investigation of the President John
F. Kennedy Murder*, Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Springfield,
Illinois. (Very important study, but the author wrote me
admitting that he missed the main point of the head wounds.)
Wise, David, and Thomas B. Ross, *The Invisible Government. The
CIA and U.S. Intelligence.*, New York: Random House, 1964,
Vintage, 1974. (Recommended reading.) *The Espionage
Establishment*, New York: Random House, 1967, Bantam, 1968.
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The authors close by noting that there are "many other books on
the subjects of assassination and intelligence." One that they
did not include in the above list would be Mark Lane's *Rush to
Judgement*, for example. Another would be Harold Weisberg's
refutation of Gerald Posner's *Case Closed*, titled, as I recall,
*Case Open* (or perhaps *Case Not Closed*). Also, because this
list is circa 1987, books on the subject written since 1987 are
Finally, the authors point out that the "appendix to the Report
of the Assassinations Committee is crucial to study the case, but
only 20 sets were printed for libraries and the public."