The Resource Dallas 1963, Bill Minutaglio and Steven L. Davis

Dallas 1963, Bill Minutaglio and Steven L. Davis

Label
Dallas 1963
Title
Dallas 1963
Statement of responsibility
Bill Minutaglio and Steven L. Davis
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The authors ingeniously explore the swirling forces that led many people to warn President Kennedy to avoid Dallas on his fateful trip to Texas
  • In the months and weeks before the fateful November 22nd, 1963, Dallas was brewing with political passions, a city crammed with larger-than-life characters dead-set against the Kennedy presidency. These included rabid warriors like defrocked military general Edwin A. Walker; the world's richest oil baron, H.L. Hunt; the leader of the largest Baptist congregation in the world, W.A. Criswell; and the media mogul Ted Dealey, who raucously confronted JFK and whose family name adorns the plaza where the president was murdered. On the same stage was a compelling cast of marauding gangsters, swashbuckling politicos, unsung civil rights heroes, and a stylish millionaire anxious to save his doomed city. Bill Minutaglio and Steven L. Davis ingeniously explore the swirling forces that led many people to warn President Kennedy to avoid Dallas on his fateful trip to Texas. Breathtakingly paced, DALLAS 1963 presents a clear, cinematic, and revelatory look at the shocking tragedy that transformed America. Countless authors have attempted to explain the assassination, but no one has ever bothered to explain Dallas-until now. With spellbinding storytelling, Minutaglio and Davis lead us through intimate glimpses of the Kennedy family and the machinations of the Kennedy White House, to the obsessed men in Dallas who concocted the climate of hatred that led many to blame the city for the president's death. Here at long last is an accurate understanding of what happened in the weeks and months leading to John F. Kennedy's assassination. DALLAS 1963 is not only a fresh look at a momentous national tragedy but a sobering reminder of how radical, polarizing ideologies can poison a city-and a nation.--Publisher's description
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Minutaglio, Bill
Dewey number
973.922092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E842.9
LC item number
.M54 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Davis, Steven L.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kennedy, John F.
  • Dallas (Tex.)
  • Conspiracies
  • Presidents
  • United States
  • Dallas (Tex.)
Label
Dallas 1963, Bill Minutaglio and Steven L. Davis
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-362) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn827082751
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
371 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781455522095
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2013939303
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
99955672126
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)827082751
Label
Dallas 1963, Bill Minutaglio and Steven L. Davis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-362) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn827082751
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
371 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781455522095
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2013939303
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
99955672126
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)827082751

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