Dovey Johnson Roundtree

The Brilliant Black Woman Who Defended the Accused Killer of JFK’s Mistress, Part 2

Reading Time: 48 minutes Dovey Roundtree was facing tough pressure defending her client, who was accused of murdering the mistress of JFK. Everyone wanted a guilty plea, but Roundtree had done her homework, and once the trial began she started exposing holes in the prosecution’s “case-closed” narrative.