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A Cruel and Shocking Act Audiobook Summary

A groundbreaking, explosive account of the Kennedy assassination that will rewrite the history of the 20th century’s most controversial murder investigation

The questions have haunted our nation for half a century: Was the President killed by a single gunman? Was Lee Harvey Oswald part of a conspiracy? Did the Warren Commission discover the whole truth of what happened on November 22, 1963?
Philip Shenon, a veteran investigative journalist who spent most of his career at The New York Times, finally provides many of the answers. Though A Cruel and Shocking Act began as Shenon’s attempt to write the first insider’s history of the Warren Commission, it quickly became something much larger and more important when he discovered startling information that was withheld from the Warren Commission by the CIA, FBI and others in power in Washington. Shenon shows how the commission’s ten-month investigation was doomed to fail because the man leading it – Chief Justice Earl Warren – was more committed to protecting the Kennedy family than getting to the full truth about what happened on that tragic day. A taut, page-turning narrative, Shenon’s book features some of the most compelling figures of the twentieth century—Bobby Kennedy, Jackie Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, J. Edgar Hoover, Chief Justice Warren, CIA spymasters Allen Dulles and Richard Helms, as well as the CIA’s treacherous “molehunter,” James Jesus Angleton.
Based on hundreds of interviews and unprecedented access to the surviving commission staffers and many other key players, Philip Shenon’s authoritative, scrupulously researched book will forever change the way we think about the Kennedy assassination and about the deeply flawed investigation that followed.
A Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of 2013

A Cruel and Shocking Act Audiobook Narrator

Robert Petkoff is the narrator of A Cruel and Shocking Act audiobook that was written by Philip Shenon

About the Author(s) of A Cruel and Shocking Act

Philip Shenon is the author of A Cruel and Shocking Act

Philip Shenon, the bestselling author of The Commission: The Uncensored History of the 9/11 Investigation, was a reporter for The New York Times for more than twenty years. As a Washington correspondent for The Times, he covered the Pentagon, the Justice Department and the State Department. He lives and writes in Washington, DC.

A Cruel and Shocking Act Full Details

NarratorRobert Petkoff
Length23 hours 38 minutes
AuthorPhilip Shenon
PublisherMacmillan Audio
Release dateOctober 29, 2013
ISBN9781427228901

Subjects

According to Macmillan Audio, the Publisher of A Cruel and Shocking Act Audiobook, A Cruel and Shocking Act includes the following subjects: The BISAC Subject Code is Biography & Autobiography, Presidents & Heads of State

Additional info

The imprint is Macmillan Audio. It is supplied by Macmillan Audio. The ISBN-13 is 9781427228901.

Global Availability

This book is only available in the United States.

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