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Appointment In Dallas: The Final Solution to the Assassination of JFK

Geoffrey Bocca, Hugh C. McDonald

ISBN 9780786033164
Publish Date 10/1/2013
Format ePub
Categories True Crime

"When I first brought the President's head into my telescopic sight, he was leaning forward at an appreciable angle.  My crosshairs were exactly on the back of his skull. . . ."

With these chilling words the man who fired the fatal shot that killed President John F. Kennedy revealed his role in the assassination to the law-enforcement officer who had hunted him for nearly a decade. In this classic exposй, veteran cop Hugh C. McDonald offers a gripping firsthand account of his personal journey into the dark heart of an unthinkable conspiracy--to bring to light these and other shocking revelations:

The astonishing truth about the shooter on the Grassy Knoll.

How security lapses allowed an armed assassin easy access to Dealey Plaza.

The fallacy of the "Single Bullet" theory.

Who fired the bullets that killed JFK, who fired the bullets that didn't.

Through the dramatic perspective of an eyewitness to history, Appointment in Dallas provides essential insights into the who, why, and how of the JFK murder, finally answering the questions that have consumed the American public for decades.

About Geoffrey Bocca:

Geoffrey Bocca was a British author who lived and worked in the United States for many years. The author of about thirty books, he worked for a London newspaper and was a writer-in-residence at several American universities.


About Hugh C. McDonald :

Hugh C. McDonald retired as Chief of Detectives for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. He was the inventor of the Identikit and the author of several law-enforcement textbooks. He taught at the University of California in Los Angeles, the University of Southern California, the University of Oklahoma, and the University of Louisville, KY. Widely respected in police circles, McDonald was often sought out as a consultant on difficult cases throughout the country. In 1964, he was granted leave to serve as director of security control for Senator Barry Goldwater during his presidential campaign. He studied at the FBI academy and occasionally handled special assignments for the CIA. It was during a meeting with his CIA "handler" at CIA headquarters that he first encountered the man he called Saul—the hired assassin who pulled the trigger, killing President John F. Kennedy. McDonald devoted more than eight years and traveled more than 50,000 miles through ten countries in his successful effort to confront the killer and hear his fateful confession.


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