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Errata & Addenda

1.  Errata

Page 5, eleven lines from bottom, dropped endnote (1):

Wilfried Huismann was born in 1951 in Godensholt, Germany and studied Social Science and History. In 1981, he began working as a freelance journalist with his first book Chile Reports. Following that, he authored more books and numerous radio features. Since 1987, he has been working for German television, specializing in background stories and investigative reports. He is a three-time winner of the Adolf-Grimme-Award, the most respected German television award. His films include: Franca Magnani - A Portrait (1988), The Hidden Camera (1990), Bremen-Baghdad - Deadly Cargo (1991), Cold Hearted? The President of the Treuhand - Birgit Breuel (the 1992 winner of the Herbert Quandt Media Award and the Friedrich-Vogel Award for economic journalism), Raymond - The Boy with the Face of an Angel (1993), The Ship of the Dead (1994), Munich 1972 - The Secret Behind The Olympic Attacks, (1996), Opposition in Cuba, Gambling with Power - Friedrich Hennemann and the Demise of the Vulkan in Bremen (1998), Death of the Pharaoh - Anwar Sadat and the Holy Warriors (1998), Biedermann's Reich - The International Tracing Service and the Nazi Victims (1999), Dear Fidel - Marita's Story (2000), and A Snapshot With Ché (2007). He was the chief investigative correspondent for the 1999 documentary, One Day in September, which won the 1999 Academy Award for Best Documentary. One Day was based largely on Willi’s groundbreaking 1996 film, Munich, which he wrote and directed. For that film, which concerned the 1972 massacre of the Israeli team at the Munich Olympics, Huismann located the lone surviving member of the Palestinian terrorist assassination team, Jamal Al-Gashey, and persuaded him to be filmed. Finding the killer was a feat that still eludes the vaunted Israeli Mossad. By the time Huismann confronted Al-Gashey in 1995, he had undergone plastic surgery, changed his name, and was living in one of the most remote parts of the world. Before Willi’s interview with Al-Gashey, Muki Betser, commandant of the Israeli special unit, and Dr. Georg Wolf, the officer-in-charge of the police at the time, and a confidante of Yassir Arafat, it had long been unclear why the siege became a massacre, in which all of the eleven hostages, one police officer and five of the assassins died. Huismann's film revealed that the hostages could have been saved but the West German Government, under Willy Brandt, bowed to Israeli pressure and decided against a diplomatic solution that had already been worked out, resulting in the sacrifice of the hostages for a political agenda.  With over twenty-five research trips to Cuba and Central and South America, Willi was the perfect filmmaker to tackle the Cuban intelligence angle to the Oswald story.

P. 116, fifth line from bottom should read:  “the fish is red.”

2. Addenda

P. 364, eight lines from bottom: Not only did Marina lie about Mexico City in her early FBI interviews, In her 1978 HSCA testimony, she referred to Lee’s “trips” (pleural) to Mexico.

P. 304, re the Hotel Cuba:  In fact there was some evidence that Oswald had previously stayed at the hotel.  In the 1970s, author Edward Jay Epstein located two employees of the Hotel Cuba who were certain Oswald had stayed there.  (Legend, p. 324, Note 8)

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