Millions were drawn to their radios and televisions on the weekend of Nov. 22, 1963, and some were already questioning the police assessments of the assassination.
In New York were Mark Lane, Harold Weisberg, Sylvia Meagher and Léo Sauvage. In Hominy, Okla., there was Shirley Martin. In Philadelphia, Vincent Salandria and Harold Feldman. Penn Jones Jr. in Midlothian. Mary Ferrell in Dallas. Maggie Field and Raymond Marcus in Los Angeles.
...if not for these dogged doubters, the American public might never have known of the inconsistencies, omissions, deceptions and flawed conclusions many believe they uncovered in the Warren Report.
This is the crux of Praise From a Future Generation, a lucid, well-documented assessment of these citizen sleuths and their compulsive, all-out effort to re-open the case. Its 1,737 citations are based on a bibliography of 212 sources.