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Pictures of the Pain: Photography and the Assassination of President Kennedy

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This major work displays the history of the photography of the President John F. Kennedy assassination. Written by historian and archivist Richard B. Trask, the book is the result of 10 years' research. The volume's 638 pages and over 360 illustrations, many never before published, reveal in detail the November 22, 1963, assassination in Dallas, Texas, as recorded by numer ...more
Hardcover, 638 pages
Published March 10th 1994 by Yeoman Press (first published March 1994)
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Bruce
Apr 11, 2012 rated it it was amazing
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A little known book, Trask has collected every known photograph taken in Dealy Plaza on that fateful day. We get to learn the stories of every one of them. It is well written in a popular style. Whether you believe in the lone nut theory (as does the author)or a conspiracy (as 75% of America) makes no difference because the discussion is about the pictures nothing else, no theories only speculation about what they show. A wonderful book
Pete daPixie
Aug 09, 2013 rated it really liked it
A recommended book by Douglas Horne in his superb 'Inside the A.R.R.B.'
'Pictures of the Pain' is simply a fully comprehensive collection of the movie and still pictures that were taken by professional and amateur photographers, pertinent to the JFK assassination.
In no way is this a study of blurry images, hidden snipers, or conspiracy theories. Richard Trask has dedicated most of a lifetime to assemble this historical photographic archive. Along with the pictures, the author has largely recounte
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