Mortal Error

Mortal Error

The Shot That Killed JFK

Book - 2013
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In 1967, a Baltimore man named Howard Donahue began investigating the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Like countless Americans, Donahue was fascinated by the events in Dallas. But what separated him from other amateur sleuths, and even the Warren Commission experts, was a lifetime's experience with guns and ballistics. In Mortal Error, Bonar Menninger chronicles Donahue's twenty-five-year investigation of President Kennedy's death and the stunning revelation it led him to. In crisp, rapid-fire prose, Menninger relates one of the greatest true-life detective stories ever told. More important, he offers solutions to questions that have haunted America for 50 years.
Publisher: Kansas City, KS : Hunter's Moon Press, c2013
ISBN: 9781490952420
Branch Call Number: 973.922 KEN MEN
Characteristics: viii, 361 p


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Dec 25, 2017

Found Menninger on with a long, detailed story about the shot that killed Kennedy. Very, very convincing. He also links to a Sun Magazine article from 1977 that relates the Donahue investigation which led to this book. I want to read this book.

Dec 08, 2015

Finally, 50 years after his assassination and more than a dozen books that never reached a solid conclusion - we have "Mortal Error" that, due to the efforts of a firearms and ballistics expert, finally shows what happened that day. The kill shot was an accident. Now read the book to know who and how. I'm glad I finally know.

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