Mark Lane vs. Sylvia Meagher
Updated: May 21
In the fall of 1967, Sylvia Meagher published Accessories After the Fact: The Warren Commission, The Authorities & The Report. Her "Epilogue: A New Investigation" included a few paragraphs about the Garrison investigation:
The back cover included several blurbs, one of which was Mark Lane's:
Here is an ad for Accessories After the Fact in Book World:
Mark Lane was not happy with Bobbs-Merrill using his blurb, and Mort Sahl included a segment about Meagher's book in his act. Meagher wrote Sahl a letter:
The publisher of Accessories After the Fact also wrote Sahl:
Here is what Sahl said in his show:
Mark Lane then wrote to Robert Ockene:
Sylvia Meagher replied to Mark Lane:
Here is an excerpt from a letter that Sylvia Meagher sent to Tom Bethell:
Here is an unsent letter from Sylvia Meagher to Mort Sahl:
Previous Relevant Blog Posts
Sylvia Meagher and Jim Garrison, Part One
Sylvia Meagher writes Clay Shaw and he replies.
Sylvia Meagher and Jim Garrison, Part Two
An unpublished Meagher memo on the trial of Clay Shaw.
Sylvia Meagher and Jim Garrison, Part Three - a never before published article by Meagher
Another unpublished Meagher memo on the Garrison investigation and Warren Report critics.
Garrison's Playboy Interview - What Couldn't Be Printed
Sylvia Meagher's letter to the Editor regarding Garrison's interview in Playboy Magazine.
Sylvia Meagher's Reaction to the Verdict in the Shaw Trial
Meagher writes Harold Weisberg with her comments on the verdict.
Two Letters to Jim Garrison about "A Heritage of Stone"
James Phelan and Sylvia Meagher write Garrison letters about his book.
Kerry Thornley writes Sylvia Meagher
An exchange of letters between Thornley and Meagher.
Did RFK Tell Garrison that there were guns between him and the White House?
Meagher writes Thornley about Lane's comment on RFK
Sylvia Meagher Congratulates Clay Shaw On His Acquittal
Meagher writes Clay Shaw.
Was Jim Garrison Napoleon or Rasputin?
Meagher writes Thornley with an opinion.
M. S. Arnoni and Sylvia Meagher Take On Jim Garrison...
Exchange of letters between Meagher, Arnoni and Garrison.
Meagher writes Weisberg about the damage Garrison is doing to critics of the Warren Report.
James Phelan Writes to Richard Popkin
Meagher replies to the New York Review of Books regarding Popkin's article on Garrison.
Sylvia Meagher Replies to Richard Popkin
An exchange of letters between Popkin and Meagher.