JFK Assassination Bibliography

By W. Tracy Parnell

This listing includes the related topics of CIA, FBI, Cold War Poltics, ect. Titles in boldface are my personal recommendations.

Adelson, Alan. The Ruby-Oswald Affair. Seattle: Romar Books, 1988.

Adler, Bill. The Weight of the Evidence: The Warren Report and Its Critics. New York: Meredith, 1968.

Agee, Philip. Inside the Company: A CIA Diary. New York City: Bantam Books, 1976.

Alvarez, Luis W. "A Physicist Examines the Kennedy Assassination Film." Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, University of California, 1975.

Anderson, Scott, and Jon Lee Anderson. Inside the League. New York City: Dodd, Mead, 1986.

Anson, Robert Sam. "They've Killed the President!" New York City: Bantam Books, 1975.

Anson, Robert Sam. "The Shooting of JFK." Esquire. November 1991.

Ashman, Charles. The ClA-Mafia Link. New York City: Manor Books, 1975.

Aynesworth, Hugh and Michaud, Stephen G. Breaking the News. International Focus Press, 2003.

Baden, Michael. Unnatural Death: Confessions of a Medical Examiner. New York: Random House, 1989.

Bamford, James. The Puzzle Palace. New York City: Penguin, 1982.

Baynerman, Joel. The Crimes of a President. New York City: SPI, 1992.

Beck, Melvin. Secret Contenders: The Myth of Cold War Counterintelligence. New York City: Sheridan Square Publications, 1984.

Belin, David W. November 22, 1963: You Are the Jury. New York: Quadrangle/The New York Times Books, 1973.

Belin, David W. Final Disclosure. New York: Scribners, 1988.

Belli, Melvin, with Maurice Carroll. Dallas Justice. New York: David McKay, 1964.

Benson, Michael.Encyclopedia of the JFK Assassination. Checkmark Books, 2002.

Beschloss, Michael R. Mayday: Eisenhower, Khrushchev, and the U-2 Affair. New York City: Harper & Row, 1986.

Beschloss, Michael R. Taking Charge: The Johnson White House Tapes, 1963-1964. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997.

Billings, Richard N. "A Matter of Reasonable Doubt." Life. November 25, 1966.

Bishop, Jim. The Day Kennedy Was Shot. New York City: Random House 1968.

Blackstock, Nelson. COINTELPRO. New York City: Pathfinder Press, 1975.

Blakey, G. Robert, and Richard N. Billings. The Plot to Kill the President. New York City: Times Books, 1981.

Bloomgarden, Henry S. The Gun: A "Biography" of the Gun That Killed John F. Kennedy. New York: Grossman Publishers, 1975; Bantam, 1976.

Blum, William. CIA: A Forgotten History. London: Zed Books, 1986.

Blumenthal, Sid, with Harvey Yazijian. Government by Gunplay. New York City: Signet Books, 1976.

Bowart, W. H. Operation Mind Control. New York City: Dell Publishing, 1978.

Bower, Tom. The Paperclip Conspiracy. Boston: Little, Brown, 1987.

Brener, Milton E. The Garrison Case: A Study in the Abuse of Power. New York: Clarkson N. Potter, 1969.

Brennan, Howard L., and J. Edward Cherryholmes. Eyewitness to History. Waco, Texas: Texian Press, 1987.

Brewton, Pete. The CIA, The Mafia, and George Bush. New York City: SPI, 1992.

Bringuier, Carlos. Red Friday: Nov. 22, 1963. Chicago: Charles Hallberg & Co., 1969.

Brown, Walt. The People vs. Lee Harvey Oswald. New York City: TK, 1992.

Brown, Walt. Treachery in Dallas. New York: Carroll & Graf, 1995.

Brown, Walt. The Warren Omission. Available at: The Last Hurrah Bookshop.

Buchanan, Thomas G. Who Killed Kennedy? New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1964.

Bugge, Brian. The Mystique of Conspiracy: Oswald, Castro, and the CIA. Provocative Ideas, 2007.

Bugliosi, Vincent. Four Days in November: The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy. New York: W. W. Norton, 2008.

Bugliosi, Vincent. Reclaiming History: The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy. New York: W. W. Norton, 2007.

Callahan, Bob. Who Shot JFK?: A Guide to the Major Conspiracy Theories. New York: Fireside, 1993.

Canal, John A. Silencing the Lone Assassin: The Murders of JFK and Lee Harvey Oswald. St. Paul: Paragon House, 2000. Review by Stephen E. Lewis

Canfield, Michael and Weberman, Alan. Coup D'Etat In America. San Francisco: Quick American Archives, 1992. Also available on the Internet.

Caro, Robert. Path to Power. New York City: Vintage, 1981.

Chapman, Gil, and Ann Chapman. Was Oswald Alone? San Diego: Publishers Export Co., 1967.

Churchill, Ward, and Jim Vander Wall. The Cointelpro Papers. Boston: South End Press, 1990.

Connally, John. "Why Kennedy Went to Texas." Life. November 24, 1967.

Connally, Nellie and Herskowitz, Mickey. From Love Field: Our Final Hours with President John F. Kennedy. Rugged Land, 2003.

Corliss, Richard. "Who Killed J.F.K.?" Time. December 23, 1991.

Corson, William R. The Armies of Ignorance: The Rise of the American Intelligence Empire. New York City: Dial Press/James Wade, 1977.

Crenshaw, Dr. Charles A., with Hansen, Jens and Shaw, Gary. JFK Conspiracy of Silence. New York: Signet, 1992.

Curry, Jesse. JFK Assassination File. Dallas: American Poster and Printing, 1969.

Davis, John H. Mafia Kingfish: Carlos Marcello and the Assassination of John F. Kennedy. New York City: McGraw-Hill, 1989.

Davis, John H. The Kennedys: Dynasty and Disaster. 1848-1983. New York City: McGraw-Hill, 1984.

Davis, Marc, and Jim Mathews, eds. Highlights of the Warren Report. Covina, Cal.: Collectors Publishers, 1967.

Davis, William Hardy. Aiming for the Jugular in New Orleans. Port Washington, NY: Ashley Books Co., 1976.

Davison, Jean. Oswald's Game. New York: W. W. Norton, 1983.

Demaris, Ovid. Captive City. New York City: Lyle Stuart, 1969.

DiEugenio, James. Destiny Betrayed: JFK, Cuba, and the Garrison Case. New York City: Sheridan Square Press, 1992.

Duffy, James R. Conspiracy: Who Killed JFK? New York City: SPI, 1992.

Eddowes, Michael. The Oswald File. New York City: Clarkson N. Potter, 1977.

Ellul, Jacques. Propaganda. New York City: Vintage Books, 1983.

Epstein, Edward Jay. Inquest. New York City: Bantam, 1966.

Epstein, Edward Jay. Legend: The Secret World of Lee Harvey Oswald. New York: Reader's Digest Press/McGraw-Hill, 1978.

Epstein, Edward Jay. Deception: The Invisible War Between the KGB and the CIA. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 1989.

Epstein, Edward Jay. The Assassination Chronicles. New York City: Carroll & Graf, 1992.

Evica, George Michael. And We Are All Mortal. Hartford, CT: University of Hartford, 1978.

Evanzz, Karl. The Judas Factor: The Plot to Kill Malcolm X. New York City: Thunder's Mouth Press, 1992.

Fensterwald, Bernard, Jr., with Michael Ewing. Coincidence or Conspiracy. New York City: Zebra Books, 1977.

Fetzer, Dr. James. Assassination Science: Experts Speak Out on The Death of JFK. Open Court Publishing, 1997.

Flammonde, Paris. The Kennedy Conspiracy. New York City: Meredith, 1969.

Fonzi, Gaeton. The Last Investigation. New York: Thunder's Mouth Press, 1993.

Ford, Gerald R., with John Stiles. Portrait of the Assassin. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1965; Ballantine, 1966.

Ford, Gerald R. Signed Limited Edition President John F Kennedy Assassination Report of the Warren Commission. Flatsigned Press, 2005.

Fox, Sylvan. The Unanswered Questions About President Kennedy's Assassination. New York: 1965; Award Books, 1975.

Freed, Donald. Death in Washington. Westport, CT.: Lawrence Hill, 1980.

Galanor, Stewart. Cover-up. New York: Kestrel, 1998.

Garrison, Jim. A Heritage of Stone. New York Ci ty: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1970.

Garrison, Jim. On the Trail of the Assassins. New York City: Sheridan Square Press, 1988.

Gauzer, Bernard, and Sid Moody. The Lingering Shadow. Dallas: Dallas Times-Herald, 1967.

Gentry, Curt. J. Edgar Hoover: The Man and The Secrets. New York City: W. W. Norton, 1991.

Giancana. Sam, and Chuck Giancana. Double Cross. New York City: Warner Books, 1992.

Greider, William. Who Will Tell the People: The Betrayal of American Democracy. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 1992.

Groden, Robert J. and Livingstone, Harrison. High Treason. New York City: Berkeley, 1990.

Groden, Robert J. The Killing of a President. New York: Viking Studio Books, 1993.

Groden, Robert J. The Search for Lee Harvey Oswald. New York: Penguin Studio Books, 1995.

Gross, Martin L. The Government Racket. New York City: Bantam, 1992.

Hancock, Larry. Someone Would Have Talked: The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy and the Conspiracy to Mislead History. JFK Lancer, 2006.

Hartogs, Renatus, and Lucy Freeman. The Two Assassins. New York: Crowell, 1965; Zebra Books, 1976.

Haslam, Edward T. and Marrs, Jim. Dr. Mary's Monkey: How the Unsolved Murder of a Doctor, a Secret Laboratory in New Orleans and Cancer-Causing Monkey Viruses are Linked to Lee Harvey Oswald, ... Assassination and Emerging Global Epidemics. Trine Day, 2007.

Hepburn, James. Farewell America. Vaduz, Liechtenstein: Frontiers, 1968.

Hill, Jean and Sloan, Bill. JFK: The Last Dissenting Witness. 1992.

Hinckle, Warren, and William Turner. The Fish Is Red: The Story of the Secret War Against Castro. New York City: Harper & Row 1981.

Holland, Max. "After Thirty Years: Making Sense of the Assassination." Reviews in American History-22. 1994.

Holland, Max. "The Key to the Warren Report." American Heritage. November 1995.

Holland, Max. The Kennedy Assassination Tapes. Knoph, 2004.

Honey, Martha and Avirgan, Tony. LaPenca: Report of an Investigation. DC: The Christic Institute, 1988.

Hougan, Jim. Secret Agenda. New York City: Random House, 1984.

Huie, William Bradford. He Slew the Dreamer. New York City: Delacorte Press, 1970.

Hunt, Howard. Give Us This Day. New Rochelle, NY: Arlington House, 1973.

Hunt, Linda. Secret Agenda: The United States Government, Nazi Scientists, and Project Paperclip. New York City: St. Martin's, 1991.

Hurt, Henry. Reasonable Doubt. New York City: Holt, Rinehart, & Winston, 1985

Joesten, Joachim. Oswald: Assassin or Fall-guy? New York: Marzani and Munsell, 1964. Republished as The Gaps in the Warren Report, n.d.

Joesten, Joachim. Oswald: The Truth. London: Peter Dawney, 1967.

Jones, Penn, Jr. Forgive My Grief Vols. I-IV. Midlothian (Texas) Mirror, 1966, 1967, 1969, 1974.

Kaiser, David. The Road to Dallas: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy. Belknap Press, 2008.

Kantor, Seth. Who Was Jack Ruby? New York City: Everest House, 1978.

Kathchik, Keith. "Lee Harvey's Legacy." Texas Monthly. March 1995.

Kinney, Jay and Mavrides, Paul. Cover-Up Lowdown. San Francisco: Rip-Off Press, 1977.

Kirkwood, James. American Grotesque: An Account of the Clay Shaw-Jim Garrison Affair in New Orleans. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1970.

La Fontaine, Ray and Mary. Oswald Talked: The New Evidence in the JFK Assassination. Gretna, LA: Pelican Publishing Co., 1996.

Lambert, Patricia. False Witness; The Real Story of Jim Garrison's Investigation and Oliver Stone's Film, JFK. New York: M. Evans and Company Inc., 1998.

Lane, Mark. Rush to Judgment. New York City: Holt, Rinehart, & Winston, 1966.

Lane, Mark and Gregory, Dick. Code Name "Zorro." Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1977.

Lane, Mark. Plausible Denial. New York City: Thunder's Mouth Press, 1991.

Lattimer, John K. Kennedy and Lincoln, New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1980.

Lawrence, Lincoln. Were We Controlled? New Hyde Park, NY: University Books, 1967.

Lewis, Richard Warren. The Scavengers and Critics of the Warren Report: The Endless Paradox. New York: Delacorte Press, 1967; Dell, 1967.

Lifton, David S. Best Evidence. New York City: Macmillan, 1980.

Livingstone, Harrison Edward. High Treason 2: The Great Cover-up: The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy. New York: Carroll & Graf, 1992.

Livingstone, Harrison Edward. Killing the Truth. New York: Carroll & Graf, 1993.

Livingstone, Harrison Edward. Killing Kennedy. New York: Carroll & Graf, 1995.

Mailer, Norman. Oswald's Tale: An American Mystery. New York: Random House, 1995.

Mallon, Thomas. Mrs. Paine's Garage: And the Murder of John F. Kennedy. Pantheon Books, 2002.

Manchester, William. The Death of a President. New York City: Harper and Row, 1967.

Mangold, Tom. Cold Warrior: James Jesus Angleton, The ClA's Master Spy Hunter. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 1991.

Marcus, Raymond. The Bastard Bullet: A Search for Legitimacy for Commission Exhibit 399. Los Angeles: Randall Publications, 1966.

Marrs, Jim. Crossfire: The Plot That Killed Kennedy. New York City: Carroll & Graf, 1989.

Martin, David C. Wilderness of Mirrors. New York City: Harper & Row, 1980.

McBirnie, William Stewart. What Was Behind Lee Harvey Oswald? Glendale, Cal.: Acare Publications, n.d.

McDonald, Hugh C., as told to Geoffrey Bocca. Appointment in Dallas. New York City: Zebra Books, 1975.

McMillan, Priscilla Johnson. Marina and Lee. New York City: Harper & Row 1977.

McKnight, Gerald D. Breach of Trust: How the Warren Commission Failed the Nation and Why. University Press of Kansas, 2005.

Meagher, Sylvia. Accessories After the Fact: The Warren Commission, the Authorities, and the Report. New York: Bobbs-Merrill, 1967.

Meagher, Sylvia, in collaboration with Gary Owens. Master Index to the JFK Assassination Investigation: The Reports and Supporting Documents of the House Select Committee on Assassinations and the Warren Commission. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1980.

Melanson, Philip. Spy Saga: Lee Harvey Oswald and U S. Intelligence. New York City: Praeger, 1990.

Mellen, Joan. A Farewell to Justice: Jim Garrison, JFK's Assassination, And the Case That Should Have Changed History. Potomic Books, 2007.

Menninger, Bonar. Mortal Error: The Shot That Killed JFK. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1992.

Meunier, Robert F. Shadows of Doubt: The Warren Commission Cover-Up. Hicksville, NY: Exposition Press, 1976.

Miller, Tom. The Assassination Please Almanac. Chicago: Henry Regnery, 1977.

Moore, Alan and Sienkiewicz, Bill. Brought To Light. Forestville, CA: Eclipse Books, 1989.

Moore, Jim. Conspiracy Of One: The Definitive Book On The Kennedy Assassination. Fort Worth: The Summit Group, 1990.

Morrow, Robert D. Betrayal. Chicago: Henry Regnery, 1976.

Moyers, Bill. The Secret Government. Washington, DC: Seven Locks Press, 1988.

Myers, Dale. With Malice: Lee Harvey Oswald and the Murder of Officer J.D. Tippit. Milford, Michigan: Oak Cliff Press, 1998.

National Insecurity Council. It's a Conspiracy! Berkeley, CA: EarthWorks, 1992.

Nechiporenko, Oleg M. Passport to Assassination: The Never-Before-Told Story of Lee Harvey Oswald By the KGB Colonel Who Knew Him. New York: Birch Lane Press, 1993.

Newman, Albert H. The Assassination of John F. Kennedy: The Reasons Why. New York: Clarkson N. Potter, 1970.

Newman, John M. JFK and Vietnam. New York City: Warner Books, 1992.

Newman, John M. Oswald and The CIA. New York: Carroll & Graf, 1995.

North, Mark. Act of Treason: The Role of J. Edgar Hoover in the Assassination of President Kennedy. New York City: Carroll & Graf, 1991.

Norton, L. E., Cottone, J. A., Sopher, I. M., and DiMaio, V. J. M., "The Exhumation and Identification of Lee Harvey Oswald," Journal of Forensic Sciences, JFSCA, Vol. 29, No. 1, Jan. 1984, pp. 19-38.

Noyes, Peter. Legacy of Doubt. New York City: Pinnacle Books, 1973.

Oglesby, Carl. The Yankee and Cowboy War. Mission, KS: Sheed, Andrews, & McNeel, 1976.

Oglesby, Carl. The JFK Assassination: The Facts and the Theories. New York City: Signet Books, 1992.

Oglesby, Carl. Who Killed JFK? Berkeley, Calif.: Odonian Press, 1992.

Organ, Jerry. Groden's Grains. Self-Published, 1997.

Oswald, Robert, with Myrick and Barbara Land. Lee: A Portrait of Lee Harvey Oswald. New York: Coward-McCann, 1967.

O'Toole, George. The Assassination Tapes: An Electronic Probe into the Murder of John F. Kennedy and the Dallas Cover-up. New York: Penthouse Press, 1975.

Pacepa, Ion Mihai. Programmed to Kill: Lee Harvey Oswald, the Soviet KGB, and the Kennedy Assassination. Ivan R. Dee, 2007.

Palamara, Vince. The Third Alternative-Survivor's Guilt: The Secret Service and the JFK Murder . Self-Published, 1993. Available at: The Last Hurrah Bookshop

Palamara, Vince. JFK: The Medical Evidence Reference. Self-Published, 1998. Available at: The Last Hurrah Bookshop

Patoski, Joe Nick. "The Two Oswalds." Texas Monthly. November, 1998.

Phillips, David Atlee. The Night Watch: 25 Years of Peculiar Service. New York City: Atheneum, 1977.

Phillips, David Atlee. Secret Wars Diary. New York City: Stone Trail Press, 1988.

Piereson, James. Camelot and the Cultural Revolution: How the Assassination of John F. Kennedy Shattered American Liberalism. Encounter Books, 2007.

Popkin, Richard H. The Second Oswald. New York City: Avon Books, 1966.

Posner, Gerald. Case Closed: Lee Harvey Oswald and the Assassination of JFK. New York: Random House, 1993; Anchor Books, 1994.

Posner, Gerald. "Garrison Guilty. Another Case Closed." The New York Times Magazine. August 6, 1995.

Posner, Gerald. Killing The Dream: James Earl Ray and the Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. New York: Random House, 1998. Review by W. Tracy Parnell

Powers, Gary, with Curt Gentry. Operation Overflight. New York City: Holt, Rinehart, & Winston, 1970.

Prouty, L. Fletcher. The Secret Team. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1973.

Prouty, L. Fletcher. JFK: The CIA, Vietnam, and the Plot to Assassinate John F. Kennedy. 1996.

Reston, James, Jr. The Lone Star: The Life of John Connally. New York City: Harper & Row, 1989.

Ringgold, Gene, and Roger La Manna. Assassin: The Lee Harvey Oswald Biography. Hollywood, Cal.: Associated Professional Services, 1964.

Robertson, Jerry. Denial #2: The John Armstrong Research. Self-Published, 1998. Available at: The Last Hurrah Bookshop

Roffman, Howard. Presumed Guilty. Cranbury, NJ: Farleigh Dickinson, 1975.

Russell, Dick. The Man Who Knew Too Much. New York City: Carroll & Graf, 1992.

Russo, Gus. Live by the Sword: The Secret War Against Castro and the Death of JFK. Baltimore: Bancroft Press, 1998. Review by W. Tracy Parnell

Salerno, Steve. "Lee Harvey's Oldest June Oswald." The New York Times Magazine. April 30, 1995.

Sauvage, Leo. The Oswald Affair: An Examination of the Contradictions and Omissions of the Warren Report. Cleveland: World Publishing, 1966.

Savage, Gary. First Day Evidence. Shoppe Press, 1993.

Scheim, David E. Contract on America. New York City: Shapolsky, 1988.

Scott, Peter Dale, with Paul Hoch and Russell Stetler. The Assassinations: Dallas and Beyond. New York City: Vintage Books, 1976.

Scott, Peter Dale. Crime and Cover-Up--The Dallas/Watergate Connection. Berkeley, CA: Westworks, 1977.

Scott, Peter Dale. Deep Politics and the Death of JFK. University of California Press, 1993.

Shaw, J. Gary, with Larry R. Harris. Cover-Up. Cleburne, Tex.: self-published, 1976.

Simpson, Christopher. Blowback. New York City: Wiedenfeld & Nicolson, 1988.

Sloan, Bill. JFK: Breaking the Silence. Taylor Publishing, 1993.

Sparrow, John H. A. After the Assassination: A Positive Appraisal of the Warren Report. New York: Chilmark Press, 1967.

Stafford, Jean. A Mother In History. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1966.

Stone, Oliver and Sklar, Zachary. JFK: The Book of the Film. New York City: Applause, 1992.

Sturdivan, Larry M. JFK Myths: A Scientific Investigation Of The Kennedy Assassination. Paragon House, 2005.

Summers, Anthony. Conspiracy. New York City: McGraw-Hill, 1980.

Summers, Anthony. Official And Confidential: The Secret Life of J. Edgar Hoover. New York City: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1993.

Summers, Anthony and Robbyn. "The Ghosts of November." Vanity Fair. December 1994.

Thornley, Kerry. Oswald. Chicago: New Classics House, 1965.

Thompson, Josiah. Six Seconds in Dallas. New York City: Berkley, 1976.

Trask, Richard B. Pictures of the Pain. Danvers, MA: Yeoman Press, 1994.

Twyman, Noel H. Bloody Treason: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy. Rancho Santa Fe, CA: Laurel Publishing, 1997.

Vankin, Jonathan. Conspiracies, Cover-ups, and Crimes. New York City: Paragon House, 1991.

Weisberg, Harold. Oswald in New Orleans. New York City: Canyon Books, 1967.

Weisberg, Harold. Whitewash, Vols. I-IV. Self-published, 1965-74.

Weisberg, Harold. Case Open. New York: Carroll & Graf, 1994.

White, Stephen. Should We Now Believe the Warren Report? New York: Macmillan, 1968.

Zirbel, Craig I. The Texas Connection: The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Scottsdale, Ariz.: The Texas Connection Co., 1991.


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