Samuel Taylor is currently researching local commissions on the status of women for his History PhD at the University of Manchester. His other research interests include the Kennedy presidency, history and film, and modern British history.

“Do Not Forget your Dying King”: Oliver Stone’s JFK and Popular Memory

John F. Kennedy Tribute Memorial, Fort-Worth, Texas   “Do not forget your dying king,” District Attorney Jim Garrison (Kevin Costner) pleads to the jury at the end Oliver Stone’s JFK, reinforcing the Camelot aura long associated with President John F. Kennedy. Stone’s interpretation of Garrison’s efforts to convict a businessman… Continue reading