JFK Assassination

Further Knowledge

Here are some suggested books and films about this topic. Not all of them are easy to obtain, but we've tried to link places to find them.

On the Trail of the Assassins: One Man's Quest to Solve the Murder of President Kennedy

On the Trail of the Assassins—the primary source material for Oliver Stone’s hit film JFK—is Garrison’s own account of his investigations into the background of Lee Harvey Oswald and the assassination of President Kennedy, and his prosecution of Clay Shaw in the trial that followed.

Crossfire: The Plot That Killed Kennedy

Will we ever know the truth about the Kennedy assassination? In Crossfire, Jim Marrs demonstrates that the facts are all there-they just need to be pieced together. Offering a wealth of evidence, including rare photos, documents, and interviews, Marrs, a veteran Texas journalist, reveals the telltale signs of the conspiracy.

Six Seconds in Dallas: A Micro-Study of the Kennedy Assassination

Six Seconds in Dallas: A Micro-Study of the Kennedy Assassination by Josiah Thompson.

Me & Lee: How I Came to Know, Love and Lose Lee Harvey Oswald

Judyth Vary was once a promising science student who dreamed of finding a cure for cancer; this exposé is her account of how she strayed from a path of mainstream scholarship at the University of Florida to a life of espionage in New Orleans with Lee Harvey Oswald.

JFK and the Unspeakable: Why He Died and Why It Matters

The acclaimed book Oliver Stone called "the best account I have read of this tragedy and its significance," JFK and the Unspeakable details not just how the conspiracy to assassinate President John F. Kennedy was carried out, but WHY it was done…and why it still matters today.


An Academy Award-winning docudrama chronicling New Orleans district attorney Jim Garrison's investigation into the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.