Interview 19: Joan Mellen

Joan_Mellen-226x300James speaks to Temple University Professor Joan Mellen on the 50th anniversary of the Warren Commission Report’s release and Jim Garrison’s landmark investigation of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination.

Professor Mellen is the author of over twenty books on film studies, popular culture, and biography. She is a foremost authority on Garrison 1967-69 investigation and the Central Intelligence Agency’s attempts to undermine that probe. Mellen’s most recent titles include Our Man in Haiti: George de Mohrenschildt and the CIA in the Nightmare Republic (2012), The Great Game in Cuba: How the CIA Sabotaged Its Own Plot to Unseat Fidel Castro (2013), and a second edition of A Farewell to Justice: Jim Garrison, JFK’s Assassination, and the Case That Should Have Changed History (2005/2013).