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Book Review of Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot

Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot
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When I read KILLING LINCOLN, I was overwhelmed. It was so good! But, with KILLING KENNEDY O'Reilly and Dugard have outdone themselves. This book was truly amazing.

Perhaps this one touched me more because I was 16 to 19 during the period covered. I remember Kennedy's election, The idea of Camelot, Jackie's White House tour and, like so many Americans, I remember exactly where I was when the news was announced that the president was dead. I thought it was a joke. and then knew it was not. I watched LBJ being sworn in with Jackie by his side and the terrible funeral with John, Jr. saluting his father's casket. It was a sad time indeed.

This book reads like a novel. It just flows and is extremely hard to put down. I look forward to O'Reilly's next book as there just has to be one!