Reclaiming History: The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy by Vincent Bugliosi
Reviewed by Thomas Mallon
The Atlantic Monthly
"Several years ago I spent a portion of one November afternoon in Irving, Texas, inside the home garage where Lee Harvey Oswald had hidden his rifle in the months before he killed John F. Kennedy. I had come to the house because I was writing about one of its former owners, Ruth Paine, an admirable Quaker who, as a young housewife, became innocently enmeshed in the assassination after she befriended Lee and Marina Oswald in the spring of 1963. That fall, Marina and her two small children were living in the suburban ranch house along with Ruth and her two small children; ; Lee joined them on the weekends. Otherwise he stayed in a rooming house nearer downtown Dallas and the Texas School Book Depository, where he'd landed a job filling orders thanks to a lead he'd gotten from Mrs. Paine...." Read the entire Atlantic Monthly review.