"I thought that it would be bound
in black and put away on dark library shelves."
-Jackie Kennedy, referring
to a prominent research book about her husband's murder
It's taken eighteen years to
write this fact-based story, supported by over 122,000 pages of research.
Forty-six years have been spent researching this story, beginning the night of November 22, 1963. (I
personally cajoled my father into stopping by the Government Printing Office in
Washington, D.C. in September, 1964 the first day the Warren Commission Report
was released for sale to the public.)
I invite readers to do their own
research into the storyline and to draw their own conclusions. Taking into
account literary license, the story's details can be verified as to dates,
times, places, personages, and conversations in their proper historical