The religious author Jim Garrison died at the age of 70. Here is all you want to know and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
An author and one-time Louisiana District Attorney, he is best known for his conspiracy theories regarding the assassination of John F. Kennedy. He published three books on the topic of the Kennedy assassination: Heritage of Stone (1970), The Star Spangled Contract (1976), and On The Trail of The Assassins (1988).
In the 1940s, he attended Tulane University’s Law School. From 1961-1973, he served as the District Attorney of Orleans Parish, Louisiana.
His contention was that anti-Communist elements in the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) planned the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in order to prevent a thawing of the Cold War with Russia and Cuba.
How did Jim Garrison die?
Garrison died of cancer in 1992, survived by his five children. He is interred at Metairie Cemetery in New Orleans.
"To those who don't want the truth about Kennedy's assassination to become known, the very repetition of a charge lends it a certain credibility, since people have a tendency to believe that where there's smoke, there's fire."Jim Garrison
"I always received much more satisfaction as a defense attorney in obtaining an acquittal for a client than I ever have as a D.A. in obtaining a conviction. All my interests and sympathies tend to be on the side of the individual as opposed to the state."Jim Garrison
"Until as recently as November of 1966, I had complete faith in the Warren Report. Of course, my faith in the Report was grounded in ignorance, since I had never read it."Jim Garrison
"All the charges you enumerate have been made with one purpose in mind-to place our office on the defensive and make us waste valuable time answering allegations that have no basis in fact."Jim Garrison
"I'm afraid, based on my own experience, that fascism will come to America in the name of national security."Jim Garrison