The Dark Side of Camelot

The Dark Side of Camelot

Book - 1997
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An investigative chronicle examines the dark side of the Kennedy family legacy from its earliest beginnings to the 1990s.
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, c1997
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780316359559
Characteristics: x, 498 p. : ill. ; 24 cm


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Oct 04, 2016

[MAJOR BOOK CORRECTION: Seymour Hersh in the Dark Side of Camelot attempted to use letters from Marilyn Monroe & JFK to prove an affair took place between the two. The letters were proven to be fakes & Lawrence Cusack – who furnished the letters was convicted on 13 charges of mail & wire fraud. {Special thanks to R. Andrew Kiel for this info.}]
Instead of this claptrap, try Andrew Cohen's wonderful book, Two Days in June and Donald Gibson's masterful work: Battling Wall Street: the Kennedy presidency.
[Now, if Seymour were truly a first-rate investigative journalist, he would have explained that Tracy Barnes, head of the CIA's Domestic Ops Division [also member of the Rockefeller family by marriage and cousin to Allen Dulles and John Foster Dulles], directed contractor, Robt. Morrow to procure four Mannlicher-Carcano rifles, and four transceivers [walkie-talkies] configured for closed comm; and he would have explained that the four assassins on 11/22/63 were Lucien Conein [CIA, French immigrant], Jean Rene Souetre [French Army officer deserter and OAS assassin]; Mozes Maschkivitzan, a Belgian CIA contract killer; Lazlo the Hungarian [French Foreign Legion deserter and OAS member], the weapons specialist - - three shooters, one weapons man. Hersh would also have explained that President de Gaulle directed his French intelligence to leave a splendid paper trail in message inquiries tipping us off to the assassin Jean Rene Souetre, who had previously failed in an attempt on de Gaulle's life!]

Jan 03, 2015

Revisionist history to the max! For a comparison of honest and accurate history, please read Andrew Cohen's wonderful book, Two Days in June.

JeremiahSutherland Jan 27, 2013

Turns out the man never equaled the myth.

Jun 24, 2012

Interesting once again on the Kennedys.

mikeyppl Mar 19, 2012

i read it and I feel that there's a bit of revisionist history going on.


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Mar 09, 2009

See Vanity Fair "The Man who would be Jack:A Claim to Camelot" (

The story of a Vancouver banker who claimed to be the illegitimate son of JFK.


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