Sunday, February 16, 2014
there's a new book on the case which seeks to debunk the claims of inaction, the "myth" of that. This is not the first time someone has shot down the original claims but this seems like a complete look, right down to how the story got told, wrongly, in the NYT and Abe Rosenthal's role. However, the books does find two eyewitnesses who really did act shamefully, and probably more. Amazingly, the killer is still alive and in prison--and has been there for longest stretch of anyone in the state.
is author of a dozen books (click on covers at right), including the new "THE TUNNELS: Escapes Under the Berlin Wall and the Historic Films the JFK White House Tried to Kill." He was the longtime editor of Editor & Publisher. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Twitter: @GregMitch