THE KENNEDY ASSASSINATION AT SIXTY: STILL HAZY (& CRAZY) AFTER ALL THESE YEARS

Michael Carlson
22 min readNov 21, 2023

Ten years ago I wrote an essay for the London Library magazine. The starting point was relating the books in the Library’s own collection to the literature of the Kennedy Assassination, which at that point was well over 1,000 books, of which the Library had very few. But I was able to expand the remit, and attempt to show how, at three specific times, investigations into the killing of the president had prompted non-fictional reactions, and new investigation of their own, and how those had themselves influenced the

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Michael Carlson

Yank doing life w/out parole as UK broadcaster & writer. @carlsonsports. Covers arts, books, film, music, politics & uh, sports. Accept no substitutes