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.
After Dovey Johnson Roundtree’s early life in the Jim Crow south, she was more than ready to face the white power establishment determined to convict her client for the usual reasons (he was black), as well as for mysterious reasons.
Was President John F. Kennedy’s mistress killed in an intricate, CIA-conducted operation like something out of the old television series Mission Impossible?
The author finds out more and more about the elusive man who may have murdered President John F. Kennedy’s mistress.
In the third and last installment of this series, the case against the black laborer continues to build. To make matters worse, a new witness comes forward. But something is quite wrong with his story about what he allegedly saw — and, it turns out later, about his own background. Who was he really?
Mary Pinchot Meyer was mistress to JFK and ex-wife of Cord Meyer, a high-ranking CIA official. Her mysterious death in Georgetown raises many intriguing questions. We continue the story in Part 2 of this excerpt.
The first of three parts on a crime as mysterious as the assassination of John F. Kennedy.