By James W. Douglass
The acclaimed publication Oliver Stone known as “the most sensible account i've got learn of this tragedy and its significance,” JFK and the Unspeakable information not only how the conspiracy to assassinate President John F. Kennedy used to be performed, yet WHY it used to be done…and why it nonetheless issues today.
At the peak of the chilly struggle, JFK risked committing the best crime in human heritage: beginning a nuclear conflict. Horrified by means of the threat of nuclear annihilation, Kennedy steadily became clear of his long-held chilly Warrior ideals and towards a coverage of lasting peace. yet to the army and intelligence organizations within the usa, who have been devoted to profitable the chilly struggle at any fee, Kennedy’s swap of center used to be an instantaneous probability to their strength and impression. as soon as those darkish “Unspeakable” forces well-known that Kennedy’s pursuits have been in direct competition to their very own, they tagged him as a perilous traitor, plotted his assassination, and orchestrated the following cover-up.
Douglass takes readers into the Oval workplace throughout the stressful days of the Cuban Missile challenge, alongside at the unusual trip of Lee Harvey Oswald and his shadowy handlers, and to the winding street in Dallas the place an ambush awaited the President’s motorcade. As Douglass convincingly files, at each step alongside the way in which those forces of the Unspeakable have been current, relocating humans like pawns on a chessboard to advertise a perilous and lethal agenda.
JFK and the Unspeakable shot as much as the head of the bestseller charts while Oliver Stone first introduced it to the world’s recognition on invoice Maher’s convey. seeing that then, it's been lauded by means of Mark Lane (author of Rush to Judgment, who calls it “an intriguing paintings with the drama of a main thriller”), John Perkins (author of Confessions of an monetary Hit Man, who broadcasts it truly is “arguably an important publication but written approximately an American president), and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., who calls it “a very well-documented and convincing portrait…I urge all americans to learn this e-book and are available to their very own conclusions.”
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