TITLE

Reframing "official memory": Don DeLillo's Libra and the House Select Committee on Assassinations

AUTHOR(S)
WILLMAN, SKIP
PUB. DATE
September 2015
SOURCE
Arizona Quarterly;Autumn2015, Vol. 71 Issue 3, p139
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
An essay is presented about the novel "Libra" by Don DeLillo and its attempt to fill the gaps in the investigation of the assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy conducted by the House Select Committee on Assassinations (HSCA). The novel's conspiracy theory regarding the assassination is discussed. DeLillo' research for the novel includes details from "The Warren Commission Report" and the investigations of the activities of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in the 1970s.
ACCESSION #
109989974

 

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