Bill Minutaglio and Steven L. Davis's Dallas 1963 is a brilliantly written, haunting eulogy to John F Kennedy. By exposing the hatred aimed at our 35th president, the authors demonstrates that America - not just Lee Harvey Oswald - was ultimately responsible for his death. Every page is an eye opener. Highly recommended!
All the great personalities of Dallas during the assassination come alive in this superb rendering of a city on a roller coaster into disaster. History has been waiting fifty years for this book
After fifty years, it's a challenge to fashion a new lens with which to view the tragic events of November 22, 1963 - yet Texans [Minutaglio and Davis] pull it off brilliantly
Chilling . . . The authors make a compelling, tacit parallel to today's running threats by extremist groups
A thoughtful look at the political and social environment that existed in Dallas at the time of the president's election . . . a climate, the authors persuasively argue, of unprecedented turmoil and hatred
An intriguing exploration . . . Although the authors don't specifically point the finger at Oswald or anyone else, they contend that it was Dallas's toxic, extremist environment that made an act of violence there against the president almost inevitable
Casting a clinical eye over the events leading to the death that shook the world in November 1963, the acclaimed Texas journalists superbly put the shocking season at Dealey plaza into context . . . Countless attempts have been made to explain the Kennedy assassination, but few have ever tried to explain the city where it happened. For any politics or history buff, this slow-burning non-fiction thriller is a must