In “Reporting on the Kennedy Assassination,” the late Dutch journalist Willem Oltmans tells the story of his investigation of the JFK’s murder, especially his relationship with the enigmatic figure of George de Mohrenschildt, friend of Lee Oswald and sometime CIA asset.
,De Mohrenschildt came to doubt the official theory of JFK’s assassination and wrote a memoir saying as much. He wrote a letter to his social acquaintance George H.W. Bush, then CIA director in the fall of 1976, seeking his help, an appeal that Bush spurned. In March 1977, de Mohrenschildt committed suicide.
(Fox New host Bill O’Reilly later claimed falsely that he was on De Mohrenschildt’s doorstep when he heard the fatal gunshot. I exposed O’Reilly’s lie on CNN and (rare thing) O’Reilly had the good sense to shut up about his bogus claim.)
Published in English for the first time by the University Press of Kansas, “Reporting on the Kennedy Assassination” is now available for order through Amazon or the University Press of Kansas website.
The publication date is March 2017.