JFK

The CIA, Vietnam, and the Plot to Assassinate John F. Kennedy

JFK

By:  Prouty, L. Fletcher
Stone, Oliver
Ventura, Jesse

9781616082918
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04/01/2011
Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

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440 pg



HISTORY / United States / 20th Century
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Presidents & Heads of State
Colonel L. Fletcher Prouty, the former CIA operative known as “X,” offers a history-shaking perspective on the assassination of president John F. Kennedy. His theories were the basis for Oliver Stone’s controversial movie JFK. Prouty believed that Kennedy’s death was a coup d’état, and he backs this belief up with his knowledge of the security arrangements at Dallas and other tidbits that only a CIA insider would know (for example, that every member of Kennedy’s cabinet was abroad at the time of Kennedy’s assassination). His discussion of the elite power base he believes controlled the U.S. government will scare and enlighten anyone who wants to know who was really behind the assassination of John F. Kennedy.
L. Fletcher Prouty (1917 2001), a retired colonel of the U.S. Air Force, served as the chief of special operations for the Joint Chiefs of Staff during the Kennedy years. He was directly in charge of the global system designed to provide military support for the clandestine activities of the CIA. He was also the author of The Secret Team: The CIA and Its Allies. - Oliver Stone has won numerous Academy Awards for his work on such iconic films as Platoon, Wall Street, JFK, Born on the Fourth of July, Natural Born Killers, Salvador, and W. -
Jesse Ventura is the former independent governor of Minnesota. He is also a former US Navy SEAL, professional wrestler, and movie actor, a visiting fellow at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, and a New York Times bestselling author of five books, including American Conspiracies, Don’t Start the Revolution Without Me!, and 63 Documents the Government Doesn’t Want You to Read. He was the host and executive producer of truTV’s Conspiracy Theory with Jesse Ventura. He resides in Minnesota and in Baja, Mexico.