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The Assassination of Robert F. Kennedy

4.03  ·  Rating Details ·  64 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
Around midnight shortly after claiming victory in the California presidential primary on June 5, 1968, Senator Robert Kennedy walked into a deadly spray of gunfire. Immediately the Los Angeles Police Department concluded that the assassin, Sirhan Sirhan, had acted alone. The FBI conducted a parallel inquiry and concurred. And the vast majority of the American people accept ...more
Paperback, 432 pages
Published October 30th 2006 by Basic Books (first published October 9th 2006)
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Pete daPixie
Jun 12, 2011 Pete daPixie rated it really liked it
Recommended to Pete by: AC
'The Assassination of Robert F. Kennedy-The Conspiracy and Coverup' written by joint authors William Turner and Jonn Christian is a very compelling work that highlights many deeply disturbing similarities between Dallas '63 and Los Angeles '68. The reader will find in this book no seismic rent in the veil of either Kennedy assassination investigations, yet the ten year intensive research from both authors in this book does raise serious questions regarding the RFK murder and the subsequent trial ...more
Steven Wilson
Jun 26, 2013 Steven Wilson rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: JFK, RFK, MLK researchers
I have close to 30 books on the assassination of JFK but this is the the first and only book I have on the assassination of his brother RFK. Turner and Christian lay out in great detail the LAPD's massive cover up of the evidence in murder of Senator Kennedy by hiding, altering or just flat-out destroying evidence. The strange story of Jerry "The Walking Preacher" Owens and his connection to, not only Sirhan, but to characters in the JFK murder and the attempted murderer of George Wallace, is fa ...more
Bob Bingham
Dec 11, 2013 Bob Bingham rated it it was amazing
This is a republished book (originally published in 1978) and is an interesting read on the coverup, witness intimidation, and destruction of evidence by the LAPD (with support and encouragement from the FBI and Secret Service) of the RFK assassination. Another coup d' etat (just like JFK's murder), except this time it was to eliminate the front runner for the Democratic presidential nomination in '68.
Chris
Oct 15, 2008 Chris rated it really liked it
Interesting look into some lesser known players who may have been involved in the RFK assassination. A study into the theory that Sirhan Sirhan may have actually been a Manchurian Candidate.
AC
Nov 11, 2008 AC rated it it was amazing
Shelves: assassinations, 1968
A fascinating first-hand account of the investigations of William Turner and Jonn Christian, writers and editors of Ramparts.
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Sep 28, 2012 David rated it it was amazing
read this many years ago. quite good
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