“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