Conspiracy theories

Alex Jones Is About To Explode

Jan 20, 2013 By Nate Blakeslee

Does the country’s most popular conspiracy talk radio host really believe that 9/11 was an inside job? That global warming is a plot cooked up by the World Bank? That an elite cabal wants to kill most of the people on the planet (including you)? Two million listeners think so—and they’re hanging on his every word.

Conspiracy Dearies

Nov 1, 1998 By Texas Monthly

It took a couple of seconds for the president to be killed, 35 years for mountains of conflicting evidence to pile up, and two months for associate editor Michael Hall and assistant editor Pamela Colloff to sift through it all and compile a sort of highlight reel of Kennedy assassination…

The Two Oswalds

Nov 1, 1998 By Joe Nick Patoski

It’s the most intriguing theory of all: two men with the same identity, one a patsy and the other a murderer who got off scot-free.

The Fourth Tramp

Apr 1, 1996 By Gregory Curtis

A new book about Lee Harvey Oswald reveals that conspiracy theorists are still straining to repackage old news into something new.

I Was Mandarin…

Dec 1, 1990 By Gary Cartwright

Clues left behind by a former Dallas cop convinced his son that he killed President Kennedy—but that’s just the beginning of the mystery.

Still on the Case

Nov 1, 1983 By ronrosenbaum

Assassination buffs come in all shapes and convictions—archivists, technologists, mob-hit theorists, and more—but they are all obsessed with Lee Harvey Oswald, and his crime is the focus of their lives.