Written by Bill OReilly and Martin Dugard, Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot is a book published by Macmillan and covers all the different conspiracy theories surrounding the assassination of J.F Kennedy. Laying out all the facts and events leading up to JFK's death, the book also includes some interesting details. Details like the President's swimming habits that most readers have never heard before. Reading this book will also make you better acquainted with Jackie Kennedy and how she actually managed to handle the spotlight being the first lady of the country as well as her husband's philandering ways.
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Killing Kennedy is a sequel to the book 'Killing Lincoln' that sold more than a million copies. In 'Killing Lincoln' OReilly had come out with a page tuning work of non-fiction about the shocking assassination that almost completely changed the course of American history and following the same line, in this book the author goes on recounting the gripping details of the brutal murder of Kennedy and how America was sent into a cataclysmic division of the Vietnam war and the post war period.
When the cold war was escalating during 1971 Kennedy actually struggled in containing the growth of communism and at the same time faces the hardships, solitude and temptations those also accompany the president's position. He only goes on acquiring a number of formidable enemies like Cuban dictator Fidel Castro, Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev and also Alan Dulles, director of the CIA. During his 1963 campaign trip to Texas, an erratic young drifter, Lee Harvey Oswald gunned down Kennedy. Though he first escapes but was later arrested and shot dead in police custody. The events those led to the most notorious crime of the 20th century are no less shocking than the assassination itself.
Killing Kennedy by OReilly and Dugard chronicles both heroism and deceit of Cemelot and brings history to life that in its way will profoundly move the reader.
Paperback edition of Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot is published by Macmillan in English. It has an ISBN 10: 1447236793 and an ISBN 13: 978-1447236795. Other notable books form the authors are 'Killing Lincoln'. Order online today!