By Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard
A riveting old narrative of the stunning occasions surrounding the assassination of John F. Kennedy, and the follow-up to mega-bestselling writer invoice O'Reilly's Killing Lincoln.
More than one million readers have overjoyed to invoice O'Reilly's Killing Lincoln, the page-turning paintings of nonfiction concerning the stunning assassination that modified the process American historical past. Now the anchor of The O'Reilly Factor; recounts in gripping element the brutal homicide of John Fitzgerald Kennedy--and how a chain of gunshots on a Dallas afternoon not just killed a loved president but in addition despatched the country into the cataclysmic department of the Vietnam conflict and its culture-changing aftermath.
In January 1961, because the chilly battle escalates, John F. Kennedy struggles to comprise the expansion of Communism whereas he learns the hardships, solitude, and temptations of what it ability to be president of the USA. alongside the best way he acquires a few bold enemies, between them Soviet chief Nikita Khrushchev, Cuban dictator Fidel Castro, and Alan Dulles, director of the critical Intelligence supplier. moreover, robust components of prepared crime have all started to discuss concentrating on the president and his brother, legal professional normal Robert Kennedy.
In the midst of a 1963 crusade journey to Texas, Kennedy is gunned down through an erratic younger drifter named Lee Harvey Oswald. the previous Marine Corps sharpshooter escapes the scene, in basic terms to be stuck and shot useless whereas in police custody.
The occasions best as much as the main infamous crime of the 20th century are virtually as stunning because the assassination itself. Killing Kennedy chronicles either the heroism and deceit of Camelot, bringing background to existence in ways in which will profoundly movement the reader. this can good be the main spoke of e-book of the year.
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