Harold Weisberg became one of the leading experts on the killing of John F. His first book on the Kennedy assassination,Whitewash: The Report on the. Harold Weisberg, 88, a prolific author and persistent critic of the official work called “Whitewash: The Report on the Warren Report” (). Harold WeisbergOCOs “Whitewash “was originally self-published in , at a time when few publishing houses would consider a book challenging the Warren .
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Return to Book Page. Preview — Whitewash by Harold Weisberg. Harold WeisbergOCOs “Whitewash “was originally self-published inat a time when few publishing houses would consider a book challenging the Warren Report. Written in HaroldOCOs fiercely passionate yet scrupulously honest style, and relying on the governmentOCOs own evidence and documentation, “Whitewash “destroys the Warren CommissionOCOs claims about Oswald and shows that the Commission knowingly engaged in a cover-up. Weisberg diligently researched the governmentOCOs unpublished evidence and played a major role in forcing disclosures via the Freedom of Information Act.
A watershed publication and one that established the author as one of the premier JFK wejsberg researchers, “Whitewash ” as well as the subsequent books in the Whitewash series has become of the essential assassination publications, and nearly five decades later his work has lost none of its bite.
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Weisberg is to be commended for her service to this particular field of study. He has since passed but the amount of work and research he has put into this subject is simply amazing. This book is hard to read physically because it’s single spaced and self published so it looks like old type-writer print.
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Martin Luther King Jr. He had been a journalist, a labor investigator for then-Progressive Party Sen. In an obsession that kept him in financial hardship during the last 35 years, Mr. He produced one of the earliest books about the president’s death, in Weisberg came to believe that neither Lee Harvey Oswald, the accused Kennedy gunman, nor Ray was responsible for the deaths of the prominent leaders.
He focused on what he considered the inadequacies of the government investigations, specifically an improper probe of the available evidence. But for all his work, he never found definitive answers. He detested many other students of conspiracy, foremost filmmaker Oliver Stone, whose “JFK” spun out all kinds of theories about the president’s death.
Weisberg said to The Washington Post. Weisberg presented information he gleaned from government investigative papers in an often dry manner–even if that belied his cover tag lines promising “the end of the cover-up–official lies exposed.
Whitewash: The Report on the Warren Report by Harold Weisberg
Never such an investigation–never such evidence! The Report on the Warren Report Other books followed, including: Oswald in New Orleans: Case of Conspiracy with the C. Canyon Books, ; Martin Luther King: In the late s, he worked for La Follette, who chaired a special Senate investigating committee commonly called the La Follette Civil Liberties Committee.
Weisberg was sent to look at suspected labor-rights violations in Harlan County, Ky. He joined State after the war but left in the late s. They also were early participants in a Peace Corps program called “Geese for Peace,” in which the birds were shipped overseas to be raised in poverty-stricken countries. He turned to writing full-time after relinquishing farm life in the mids.
By that time, Mr. Weisberg’s fascination with the Kennedy death was solidified. Kennedy — called the Warren Commission — concluded that Oswald was solely responsible for Books by Harold Weisberg. No trivia or quizzes yet. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.