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Report of the President’s Commission on the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy (The Warren Commission Report)

Warren, Earl; Richard B. Russell; John Sherman Cooper; Hale Boggs; Gerald R. Ford; Allen Dulles; John J. McCloy; J. Lee Rankin First edition. Signed by all seven members of what is popularly known as The Warren Commission: Supreme Court Justice Earl Warren, Richard B. Russell, John Sherman Cooper, Hale Boggs, future president Gerald R. Ford, ex-CIA chief Allen Dulles, and John J. McCloy with General Counsel J. Lee Rankin's signature in the upper margin as well. Appears to have been John J. McCloy's copy or gifted at his request as a small printed card with his name on it is laid in to the book. This signed issue of the summary report appears to have been only for Commission members themselves and very limited. xxiv, 888 pp. Bound in publisher's navy cloth with gilt, housed in matching slipcase. Near Fine with typical sunning to spine cloth, light rubbing. Perhaps the most thoroughly-read and bestselling document of the American government in the 20th century, the product of a very long investigation into the murder of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, Texas in 1963. Commissioners projected a united front at the time to the media (though in retrospect it would be revealed that they disagreed with each other heartily), dispelling ideas of conspiracy. Various testimonies and exhibits from a 26-volume set were gathered into this single volume for popular consumption. For its defenders it remains the final word on the subject of JFK's death. Its numerous critics, regardless of what epithets they say about it, return to it still.
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