JFK and the Unspeakable
TRC board member
A powerful and insightful book that tells the story of JFK’s evolution and search for peace and justice especially during the last year of his life. Deeply researched and well-written, it poignantly explains how JFK’s struggles against entrenched forces resulted in his assassination. It’s the only book touching on the assassination that Kennedy friend and speechwriter Ted Sorenson read and recommended to friends and associates.
The Judas Factor: The Plot to Kill Malcolm X - Hardcover
Karl Evanzz is an on-line editor at the Washington Post. He has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show, MSNBC, and Tony Brown's Black Journal as an authority on the Nation of Islam, Malcolm X, and Louis Farrakhan
He lives in suburban Washington, D.C.
Conspiracys (Conspiracies): Unravelling the Assassination of Malcolm X
Zak A. Kondo
Baba Zak Akinwole Kondo has been an associate professor of History at Baltimore City Community College since 2005. Previously, he taught History and Black Studies at Bowie State University in Maryland, where he also founded and coordinated Pan African Studies. In addition, he has advocated for adjudicated teens, taught GED students and coordinated various educational programs for urban youths. Baba Kondo is considered by many Black progressives to be a major force in the current generation of Africentrists. He lives in rural Southern Maryland with his family.
TRC Chairman Emeritus, co-founder of Salon.com and San Francisco journalist
Talbot offers unique insight into the collaboration between JFK and RFK, JFK’s resistance to bellicose forces in the military and intelligence community, attempts to limit economic manipulation by corporations from steel to oil, bring corrupt mafia and union leaders to justice and more led to JFK’s assassination. It also explores how RFK’s pursuit of the forces behind his brother’s murder contributed to his own assassination.
Filmed in 1991, Beyond JFK was finally broadcast in 2013. It was directed by Barbara Kopple and Danny Schechter and features actors, journalists and investigators discussing the likely conspiracy and cover-up of the JFK assassination: Kevin Costner, Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Carl Oglesby, Jim Lesar, Jim Marrs, Walter Cronkite, Robert MacNeil, among others.
WHO KILLED MLK?
This 1989 BBC documentary is an overview of the story of the King assassination and questions the official version. It features interviews with many key witnesses such as James Earl Ray, researchers like Phil Melanson and Harold Weisberg, attorneys Percy Foreman and William Pepper, government officials and news media.
Allard Lowenstein on Robert F. Kennedy
This 1975 discussion features anti-war and civil rights activist, former Congressman, Allard Lowenstein. Lowenstein began an awakening after appearing on Nixon’s enemies list. He thought back to earlier tampering in his Congressional races and other activities by the FBI and began to suspect what he initially refused to even consider; ie the government may have been involved in the assassination and/or cover-up of RFK. His attempts to reopen the case were blocked at every turn by the LAPD and California officials.