Saturday, 21 January 2017 14:33

Larry Tye, Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon

Written by James DiEugenio
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Because of its innumerable textual and sourcing problems, Tye's book is neither worth reading nor buying, concludes Jim DiEugenio, who is prompted to muse:  "Why did the author write the book? Only he can answer that question".

Monday, 24 October 2016 21:46

Fernando Faura, The Polka Dot File on the Robert F. Kennedy Killing

Written by James DiEugenio
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With this book, we finally have a record of one of the very, very few mainstream reporters who actually delved into one of the assassinations of the sixties. Who tried to do an honest job and who actually tried to follow the evidence wherever it was headed, writes Jim DiEugenio.

 

 

Wednesday, 08 September 2010 18:00

David C. Heymann, Bobby and Jackie: A Love Story

Written by Lisa Pease
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While I dislike intensely what [Heymann has] written, I can imagine the situation from his point of view. In his mind, he's a crafty guy who figured out a way to make a great living, while breaking, to my knowledge, no enforceable laws to do so. That he broke all laws of decency and historical faithfulness, if you put yourself in his shoes, is beside the point, writes Lisa Pease.

Sunday, 28 August 2011 22:47

The Second Dallas

Written by James DiEugenio
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Mazzucco at least tried to make a documentary on the RFK case to bring to the public some troubling facts. But today, that really is not good enough, writes Jim DiEugenio.

Tuesday, 16 June 2009 16:37

Robert Joling, J.D. & Philip Van Praag, An Open and Shut Case

Written by Lisa Pease
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The book is certainly easy to read, and clearly presented. So long as you understand that some of the material is incorrect ... and outdated ..., there is still much to recommend here, writes Lisa Pease.

Saturday, 09 December 2006 17:51

Bobby: A Review

Written by Philip Sheridan
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Estevez had a huge and magnificent historical subject. For all the liberties he has taken, and for reasons stated above, he didn't do it justice, concludes Philip Sheridan.

Monday, 15 June 1998 15:50

The Curious Case of Dan Moldea

Written by James DiEugenio
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The methods and approaches of his are highly dubious, as Jim DiEugenio demonstrates in this review of Moldea's apologia for the LAPD.

Sunday, 08 July 2007 14:18

Conspiracy Test: The RFK Assassination

Written by James DiEugenio
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Jim DiEugenio reviews the television documentary which concludes with the acoustical analysis of the Pruszynksi tape demonstrating the presence of at least two shooters.

Monday, 01 September 2008 13:12

Robert Blair Kaiser, RFK Must Die (reissue)

Written by James DiEugenio
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For anyone interested in the RFK case, try and get the original version of this book. That version is still a valuable work, one worth having and reading, concludes Jim DiEugenio.

Tuesday, 16 June 2009 11:50

Shane O'Sullivan, Who Killed Bobby?

Written by James DiEugenio
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Jim DiEugenio reviews the RFK assassination book by Shane O'Sullivan, arguing it is better than the documentary by the same title.

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