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  • Writer's pictureFred Litwin

Art Buchwald Skewers Jim Garrison

Updated: Jul 2, 2023

Art Buchwald was a political satirist whose work appeared in over 550 newspapers across the United States. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Outstanding Commentary in 1982.

Art Buchwald by Yousuf Karsh who was a very famous Canadian.

Art Buchwald wrote about the scandal through the lens of Jim Garrison. I don't think the commentary is particularly funny, but it does show that Buchwald had a good understanding of Garrison and his ridiculous tactics.

Ironically, Eberhard Deutsch defended Jim Garrison in both Gordon Novel's libel lawsuit, and in Clay Shaw's damages lawsuit.


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Oct 12, 2021

Jim Garrison defended himself in trials for tax evasion and illegal gambling and was acquitted in both. Whatever you think of the Clay Shaw affair, he would have been a good man to have fighting your corner.

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