Title Act of Treason: The Role of J. Edgar Hoover in the Assassination of President Kennedy
Binding Paper Back
Book Condition Used - Good
Publisher Skyhorse Publishing July 2011
1616082135 / 9781616082130
Seller ID 479819
In this meticulously researched classic of the JFK conspiracy genre that Library Journal calls "sensational," Mark North argues convincingly that President John F. Kennedy died as the result of a plot masterminded by Louisiana Mafia chieftain Carlos Marcello and, more importantly, that FBI chief J. Edgar Hoover learned early on about the plan but did nothing to stop it. Hoover warned no one not the Dallas police, not the Secret Service. His motives, North suggests, stemmed from a fervent hatred of Kennedy and fear that the President would eventually fire him. He is documented as a close confidant of Vice President Lyndon Johnson a man Hoover "controlled" due to blackmail and scandals. Hoover s day to day running of the FBI, his strange personality, and his backroom dealings are brought to life using an extensive collection of press clippings, government documents, and other original sources.Act of Treason is a must read for any citizen who believes the Warren Commission failed miserably in its attempt to solve one of modern America s most pressing mysteries: Who killed JFK?