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Conspiracy: The Plot to Destroy the Kennedys

Matthew Smith

ISBN 0806527641
Publish Date 6/27/2006
Format Trade Paperback
Categories Citadel, General
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JFK, RFK, and Teddy: Curse Or Conspiracy?

The assassination of John F. Kennedy remains one of the most profound historical mysteries of our time. Was Lee Harvey Oswald the sole gunman? Or was he part of a complex conspiracy that also orchestrated the tragedies that struck down Kennedy friends and family: Teddy Kennedy, whose presidential ambitions would be forever ruined by scandal, and Bobby Kennedy, whose political promise would end with an assassin’s bullet? Was Marilyn Monroe’s demise suicide, as officials claimed, or was it homicide, meant to silence her or to destroy the two elder Kennedy brothers by involving them in murder?

From renowned investigative author and Kennedy expert Matthew Smith comes the first book to offer a plausible theory based on direct witness testimony. Packed with startling disclosures, this riveting exposé

  • Traces a far-reaching plot to prevent the Kennedys from attaining future presidential power

  • Sheds new light on whether Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone—and whether Sirhan Sirhan did the same when he killed Robert Kennedy

  • Links the JFK/RFK assassinations with Mary Jo Kopechne’s drowning—the tragedy that destroyed Teddy Kennedy’s presidential aspirations

  • Offers first-time evidence that Kopechne’s death was a deliberate ploy to keep Edward Kennedy out of the White House

Conspiracy casts blistering light upon the theory that something greater than chance or dark destiny informed the Kennedy tragedies. It spares no one and no agency: not the FBI, not the Mafia, not the Teamsters. And it offers stunning answers to questions that have stirred dispute, ignited controversy, and haunted the national conscience for nearly half a century.

Matthew Smith is one of the world’s leading experts on the JFK and RFK assassinations. He is the author of JFK: The Second Plot and JFK: Say Goodbye to America (both published in the United Kingdom by Mainstream Publishing), Victim: The Secret Tapes of Marilyn Monroe, and The Men Who Murdered Marilyn. He lives in Sheffield, England.

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