A Simple Act of Murder

A Simple Act of Murder

November 22, 1963

Unknown - 2006
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On November 22, 1963, a murder was committed in Dallas, Texas. The victim happened to be the president of the United States. More than forty years later, the case remains unsolved.

Nearly 80 percent of the American people don't believe that John F. Kennedy was killed by a lone gunman, and the House Assassinations Committee has found that the president was "assassinated as the result of a conspiracy." Yet the conspirators have never been identified or brought to justice. Until now.

And once you read this book, you'll know who killed JFK.

A Simple Act of Murder is the investigation that this case should have had from the beginning. America's most famous detective, Mark Fuhrman -- who has cracked some of the best-known and most puzzling crimes in American history -- cuts through the myths and misinformation to focus on the hard evidence. He examines the ballistics and medical records, scrutinizes photographs from the crime scene and the famous Zapruder film, and weighs the testimony of hundreds of witnesses.

Filled with vivid photos, informative diagrams, and original drawings by Fuhrman himself that show the evidence in a new light and make complex forensic matters clear and easily understood, this book is the visual record of the JFK assassination.

In this gripping and highly personal account, Fuhrman unveils a major clue that had been ignored for forty years -- a breakthrough that will change the debate over the assassination. Overturning accepted notions about the way the murder occurred, A Simple Act of Murder answers many questions that have plagued the American people ever since that fateful day in Dallas:

Was Lee Harvey Oswald the lone gunman, or was there a conspiracy?

Could the Magic Bullet have done everything the Warren Commission claimed it did?

What evidence was planted, suppressed, or destroyed?

What crucial piece of evidence was missed by all the government investigations, and even the independent researchers?

And, finally, who killed JFK?

The answers may surprise you.

Publisher: New York : William Morrow, c2006
ISBN: 9780060721541
Branch Call Number: 364.1524 FUH 2006
Characteristics: viii, 232 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm


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Jul 03, 2016

As someone who feels that Mark Fuhrman was railroaded during the OJ Simpson trial, I'm glad to see that he has been able to rebuild his life with some excellent true crime books; Murder in Greenwich is an excellent read. However, when it comes to the JFK Assassination, Fuhrman is clearly out of his league as he simply regurgitates the tired old arguments made by gatekeepers like Vincent Bugliosi and Gerald Posner. Presenting dubious evidence from the Warren Commission at face value, the book, which is only 200 pages long offers no new insight or any real critical examination. An example would be the "muscle tissue" argument that Fuhman/Bugliosi used to explain why Kennedy's head went backwards even though he was supposedly hit from a bullet from behind. If you want to see how bogus these charges are, read Head Shot.

Jul 25, 2013

I liked this book and the way the evidence is shown you would agree with the author but every book on this subject has a different spin and usually sounds convincing. As soon as I finished this book I heard a secret service man in the car behind Kennedy's accidentally fired the fatal shot. Fuhrmans book is worth the time it takes to read it though.

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