KAHILI 501, January 30, 2013 (view all comments by KAHILI 501)
While I lived during this time, and thought I knew Kennedy's story, this book clarified everything. Bill also made details available of which I was unaware. Very absorbing to read, and almost impossible to put down.
Garylovestoread, October 8, 2012 (view all comments by Garylovestoread)
Bill O'Reilly has done it again. In Killing Lincoln, he transported us via time machine to the end of the Civil War. While we read about the South's last gasp attempt to win the war, we saw President Lincoln masterfully creating hope that the days and years after the war would be peaceful. O'Reilly offers us a seat in Ford's Theater as we witness the President's final moments before he was assasinated by John Wilkes Booth. In Killing Kennedy, O'Reilly transports us to Cuba, Russia, Washington and finally Dallas where the age of Camelot ended with the killing of President Kennedy. We sit with President Kennedy as he faces down the Russians in their efforts to place nuclear missles in Cuba. We see his affairs with beautiful women and the love he has for his children. We feel bot the tension in the Cabinet Room and the joy he finds with his family and all things to do with the water. MR. O'Reilly, I can't believe in your political point of view, but I'm happy to read anything you have to offer in history. An outstanding job. I would recommend this book to anyone who wants to read about a dark day in this countries history.
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