2 November 2006
[KENNEDY, John Fitzgerald]. Wanted for Treason. This Man is wanted for treasonous activities against the United States: 1. Betraying the Constitution... No place [Dallas, Texas], no date [early November 1963].
Broadside 2o (12 x 9 in.), two photographic portraits of President Kennedy (full face and profile), bold heading, seven articles of indictment in two columns, printed on pale pink paper. Quarter red morocco protective case.
A rare inflammatory handbill, written by one Robert A. Surrey and printed surreptitiously by an employee at a Dallas lithographic printing firm. According to later testimony to the Warren Commission, some 5,000 copies of the handbill were printed and distributed on the streets of Dallas, Texas, beginning a few days before Kennedy's scheduled visit which ended in his assassination.
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