The Resource The poison patriarch : how the betrayals of Joseph P. Kennedy caused the assassination of JFK, Mark Shaw, (ebook)

The poison patriarch : how the betrayals of Joseph P. Kennedy caused the assassination of JFK, Mark Shaw, (ebook)

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The poison patriarch : how the betrayals of Joseph P. Kennedy caused the assassination of JFK
Title
The poison patriarch
Title remainder
how the betrayals of Joseph P. Kennedy caused the assassination of JFK
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Mark Shaw
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Language
eng
Summary
Focusing for the first time on why attorney general Robert F. Kennedy wasn't killed in 1963 instead of on why President John F. Kennedy was, Mark Shaw offers a stunning and provocative assassination theory that leads directly to the family patriarch, Joseph P. Kennedy. Mining fresh information and more than forty new interviews, Shaw weaves a spellbinding narrative involving Mafia don Carlos Marcello; Jack Ruby (Lee Harvey Oswald's killer); Ruby's attorney, Melvin Belli; and, ultimately, the Kennedy brothers and their father. Shaw addresses these tantalizing questions: Why, shortly after his brother's death, did a grief-stricken RFK tell a colleague, "I thought they would get one of us... I thought it would be me"? Why was Belli, an attorney with almost no defense experience (but proven ties to the Mafia), chosen as Jack Ruby's attorney? How does Belli's Mafia connection call into question his legal strategy, which ultimately led to the Ruby's first-degree murder conviction and death sentence? What was Joseph Kennedy's relationship to organized crime? And how was his insistence that JFK appoint RFK as attorney general tantamount to signing the president's death warrant? For fifty years, Shaw maintains, researchers investigating the president's murder in Dallas have been looking at the wrong motives and actors. The Poison Patriarch offers a shocking reassessment-one that is sure to alter the course of future assassination debates
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Midwest
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1945-
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Shaw, Mark
Dewey number
973.922092
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Kennedy, John F.
  • Kennedy, Joseph P.
  • Ruby, Jack
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adult
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The poison patriarch : how the betrayals of Joseph P. Kennedy caused the assassination of JFK, Mark Shaw, (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781628735246
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT11854908
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remote
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11854908
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MWT11854908
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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The poison patriarch : how the betrayals of Joseph P. Kennedy caused the assassination of JFK, Mark Shaw, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781628735246
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11854908
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11854908
System control number
MWT11854908
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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