Say Goodbye to America
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JFK by Matthew Smith
Book DescriptionAmerican distrust of government, polititians and authority in general can be traced back to the time of the official investigation into the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and the suspicion generated by the publication of the Warren report, the government's official version of this infamous murder.In the last ten years there has been much research into the exact events surrounding Kennedy's murder and how it was so successfully covered up. JFK: Say Goodbye to America contextualises this debate, coming to a shocking conclusion. According to new information gathered and assessed by the author, JKF was murdered on orders emanating from the 'alternative' government - the - Establishment - which eased the concerns of 'big business' and which Kennedy was in the process of divesting of power in favour of promoting a government which put the people and their needs first. The President's new priorities won him few friends in the government and Mtthew Smith suggests that it was no coincidence that most of his policies were dismantled in the 18 months immediately following his death. Indeed, his policy to withdraw from the early situation in Vietnam was dramatically changed within hours. President Lyndon B. Johnson ordered an investigation into JFK's murder which soon emerged as biased, inaccurate and misleading, highlighting for many Americans the end of a golden era and a farewell to the country they knew.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781840187410
(233mm x 153mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Mainstream Publishing
Publisher: Mainstream Publishing
Publish Date: 4-Mar-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Who Killed Kennedy?, Paperback (November 2013)» View all books by Matthew Smith
The people of America were not satisfied that Lyndon B Johnson's presidential inquiry into the murder of President John F Kennedy in 1963 had revealed the truth. This book presents an exhaustive account of that quest, through the eyes of a historian who has been involved in it from the very beginning.
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Author Biography - Matthew Smith
Matthew Smith is a successful scriptwriter, producer and writer. He has written extensively on the Kennedy Administration and assassination and was consultant to Central Television's THE MEN WHO KILLED KENNEDY anD German ZDF television's JOHN F. KENNEDY: DER JAHRUNDERTMORD. His other publications include VENDETTA: THE KENNEDYS, THE MEN WHO ARE MURDERED MARILYN, JFK: THE SECOND PLOT AND VICTIM: THE SECRET TAPES OF MARILYN MONROE.
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