The hero of Oliver Stone's JFK, Jim Garrison (portrayed in the movie by Kevin Costner) claimed to have discovered a New Orleans conspiracy to assassinate President John F. Kennedy.
Two shots of young Jim Garrison
Losing the biggest case of his career didn't stop Big Jim from getting re-elected
Neither did a 1971 indictment for accepting bribes slow him down. Here he greets constituents after beating the rap.
An Editorial Comment, 1967
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