On today's show, JFK historian James DiEugenio discusses how the high profile assassinations in the 1960's of JFK, Malcom X, MLK Jr., and RFK paved the way for the rise of Neoconservatism.
GUEST OVERVIEW: James DiEugenio is a retired teacher with an MA in Contemporary American History who runs Kenendysandking.com, whose mission is to present the best research concerning the political assassinations of the 1960s and their historical context. Jim is also the author of DESTINY BETRAYED, about the Garrison investigation of the Kennedy assassination. (A greatly revised edition was issued in 2012.) And he wrote RECLAIMING PARKLAND, published in 2013, which was reissued with additional material in 2018 as THE JFK ASSASSINATION: The Evidence Today, which critically examines the Warren Commission's evidence and conclusions as presented by Vincent Bugliosi's RECLAIMING HISTORY and analyzes the CIA's influence in Hollywood. Jim also wrote the screenplays for Oliver Stone's JFK REVISITED and JFK: Destiny Betrayed, and the book complementing those films, JFK REVISITED: Through the Looking Glass.
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