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JFK Assassination 50 Years – 11/12/13

Legal Experts and Bestselling Authors Robert K. Tanenbaum and Mark Shaw Discuss the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy 50 Years Later



 

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Legal Experts and Bestselling Authors Robert K. Tanenbaum and Mark Shaw Discuss the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy 50 Years Later

Robert K. Tanenbaum and Mark Shaw joined us to discuss the assassination of President John F. Kennedy 50 years later, as well as their literary works.

Robert K. Tanenbaum s a nationally known attorney and legal expert. He is a much sought after media guest and is regularly seen on television shows as a legal expert and commentator. He has worked as a successful prosecuting attorney and high profile defender. Highlights of his career include:

  • He is one of the most successful prosecuting attorneys having never lost a felony trial
  • He has convicted hundreds of violent criminals and repeat offenders, putting them behind bars for the maximum time allowed
  • He was Assistant D.A. in New York County, where he ran the Homicide Bureau, served as Chief of the Criminal Courts and was in charge of the D.A.’s legal staff training program
  • He served as Deputy Chief counsel for the Congressional Committee investigation into the assassinations of President John F. Kennedy and the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King
  • He was a special prosecution consultant on the Hillside strangler case in Los Angeles
  • He defended Amy Grossberg in her sensationalized baby death case
  • He represented eight black plaintiffs in a major racial profiling case
  • He served two terms as Mayor of Beverly Hills
  • He is a member of the State Bars of New York, California, and Pennsylvania
  • He taught for four years Advanced Criminal Procedure at Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, Berkeley
  • He has conducted continuing legal education (CLE) seminars for practicing lawyers in California, New York and Pennsylvania

Robert K. Tanenbaum is the author of 28 books – 25 novels and three non-fiction books: The Piano Teacher – The True Story of a Psychotic Killer; Badge of the Assassin, the true account of his investigation and trials of self-proclaimed members of the Black Liberation Army who assassinated two NYPD police officers, Waverly Jones and Joseph Piagentini – later adapted into a movie starring James Woods as Tanenbaum; and Echoes of My Soul, his signature masterpiece, the true story of one of the most intense manhunts in police history … and of the young District Attorney who exonerated the unjustly accused, brought the killer/rapist to justice and reformed forever law enforcement practices – published in May 2013 by Kensington Books. Publishers Weekly selected Echoes of My Soul as the “pick of the week” in its April 22, 2013 edition.
His latest novel Tragic, a murder mystery focusing on the murderous effects that result from weak character and unbridled ambition intertwined with shocking tempestuous deception – published on August 13, 2013 by Simon and Schuster/Gallery Books.

Born in Brooklyn, New York, Robert Tanenbaum attended the University of California at Berkeley on a basketball scholarship where he earned a B.A. He received his law degree (J.D.) from Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California, Berkeley.

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Author of "Poison Patriarch: How the Betrayals of Joseph P. Kennedy Caused the Assassination of JFK"

Author of “Poison Patriarch: How the Betrayals of Joseph P. Kennedy Caused the Assassination of JFK”

Mark Shaw author of twenty-plus books, and a former criminal defense attorney who has served as a legal analyst for ABC, ESPN, and USA Today. He is a member of the Assassination Archives and Research Center in Washington, DC, and the Mary Ferrell Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering critical thinking on a range of historical topics, including the assassinations of the 1960s. He lives in Burlingame, California.

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