Falsely Accused: Jim Garrison's Investigation of JFK's Assassination and the United States of America Versus R.E. Payne
At last, the answers detailing why New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison and the U.S. Justice Department refused to investigate Mafia boss ... Show synopsis At last, the answers detailing why New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison and the U.S. Justice Department refused to investigate Mafia boss Carlos Marcello in connection with the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The true story of official corruption and deception over decades where the very existence of organized crime was denied by Garrison, the city's Superintendent of Police, the Special Agent in Charge of the FBI in New Orleans, and other U.S. Justice Department officials, even though Carlos Marcello was named as a possible "conspirator" in JFK's assassination by the U.S. House Committee on Assassinations. The author provides a penetrating firsthand account of officially tolerated corruption in the FBI and the U.S. Attorney's Office in New Orleans by explaining in detail the "bogus" conspiracy case created to snare the reporter in Federal extortion charges, forcing him to trial to prove his innocence.