(KENNEDY, JOHN F.)
Hearings before the President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy. Washington D.C.: United States Government printing office, 1964. Together with Report of the Warren Commission on the assassination of President Kennedy. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1964; with multiple signatures. 27 volumes total.
The one volume abridgement of the 26 volume report, with additional material from The New York Times, is signed on the front endpaper by five figures forever connected with Kennedy's assassination. From top to bottom: Robert R. Shaw, the Chief of Thoracic Surgery at Parkland Memorial Hospital, who worked on Governor Connelly's wounds; John B. Connelly, who as Governor of Texas, was riding in the car with President Kennedy and seriously wounded; Gerald R. Ford, who as a Republican Congressman was part of the Commission that produced this report; "Henry Wade," the District Attorney in Dallas, who would have tried Lee Harvey Oswald for Kennedy's murder; and Ralph W. Yarborough, Senator from Texas who was part of the fateful motorcade in Dallas, riding in the car with Vice-President Lyndon Johnson and Lady Bird.
Estimate $ 2,000-3,000
Property from the collection of Dr. Robert Steinberg, River Forest, Illinois