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Contact:  Chanda Temple, Director of Public Relations
Birmingham Public Library                   
Phone: (205) 444-9279 (cell)

New Releases on the November 22, 1963 Assassination of President John F. Kennedy Available at the Birmingham Public Library
BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA ­– (November 19, 2013) – President John F. Kennedy was fatally shot in Dallas, Texas on Nov. 22, 1963 while riding in a motorcade. To mark the 50th anniversary of his passing, the Birmingham Public Library has identified books and DVDs that look at the life, death and legacy of America’s 35th president. The downtown location has nearly 300 books, CDs, downloadables, DVDs and government publications on President Kennedy, including several new books that were published this year.
“The fact that over 200 books about JFK have been published in the year 2013 alone is solid evidence of the public’s enduring interest in the late president,’’ said Jim Murray, head of the downtown library’s Business, Science and Technology Department. “Anyone looking for information about President Kennedy would benefit from a visit to their local library.’’
BPL also offers a vast array of newspaper and magazine articles about President Kennedy, including ones that date back to the time of his presidency. For more information, call Murray or David Ryan at 226-3690.

A Cruel and Shocking Act: The Secret History of the Kennedy Assassination By Philip Shenon. Published 2013
Dallas 1963 By Bill Minutaglio and Steven L. Davis. Published 2013
The Day Kennedy Died : 50 Years Later LIFE Remembers the Man and the Moment  Presented by Life Books.
Published 2013
Interloper: Lee Harvey Oswald Inside the Soviet Union By Peter Savodnik. Published 2013
The Man Who Killed Kennedy: The Case Against LBJ By Roger Stone with Mike Colapietro. Published 2013
November 22, 1963 Witness to History By Hugh Aynesworth. Published 2013
‘The President has Been Shot!’: The Assassination of John F.  Kennedy By James L. Swanson. Published 2013
They Killed Our President: 63 Reasons to Believe There was a Conspiracy to Assassinate JFK By Jesse Ventura with Dick Russell and David Wayne. Published 2013
Who Really Killed Kennedy?: 50 Years Later, Stunning New Revelations About the JFK Assassination By Jerome R. Corsi. Published 2013
Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot By Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard. Published 2012
Last Word: My Indictment of the CIA in the Murder of JFK By Mark Lane. Introduction by Robert K. Tanenbaum with a chapter by Oliver Stone. Published 2011

The Day Kennedy Died  Director Leslie Woodhead. Released 2013
American Assassin: Oswald Behind the Iron Curtain Insight Films. Released 2006
Oswald's Ghost  A Robert Stone film for PBS. American experience in association with BBC; WGBH Educational Foundation and Robert Stone Productions. Released 2008
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