Destiny Betrayed: JFK, Cuba, and the Garrison Case (2nd Edition)

October 31, 2020
Destiny Betrayed: JFK, Cuba, and the Garrison Case (2nd Edition)

If you enjoyed the chilling reading of In Cold Bloodand were at the edge of your seat while watching Oliver Stone'sJFK, you'll love this investigative look into all thefacets of one of the top conspiracies of the twentieth century andbeyond. DiEugenio, who has spent decades researching the Kennedyassassination, takes both an analytical and conversational approachto his fascinating exploration of the pivotal historical events andscandals surrounding that day.Twenty years after the first edition of DestinyBetrayed, DiEugenio is back with his ever-expandinginvestigation into the life and death of JFK. But this is no simplereissue. It is a greatly revised and expanded version of theoriginal book, including updates on all the topics it introducedback in 1992.DiEugenio has used the declassification process of theAssassination Records Review Board (ARRB) to obtain the mostcurrent information on topics like the Garrison investigation andClay Shaw; the newly exposed fallacies of the Warren Commission;U.S. Cuban policy from 1957 to 1963; Kennedy's withdrawal plan fromVietnam; Kennedy's challenge to the Cold War consensus in 1961, andwhere those ideas originated; the ARRB medical inquirydemonstrating conspiracy and cover up; and the problems with theinvestigation of the Kennedy case. DiEugenio's primary focus is onthe Garrison inquiry, the New Orleans aspects of the Kennedy murderinvestigation, and the revelatory new information that bolstersGarrison's case and has been withheld from the public.All of this and more is contained in the narrative of thiscomplex crime, with twin focuses on the victim, John F. Kennedy,and the investigator, Jim Garrison.