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Tells the tales of Lee Harvey Oswald, James Earl Ray, and Sirhan Sirhan, and appears on the assassination makes an attempt on usa presidents, the Pope, Huey lengthy, Leon Trotsky, Archduke Franz Ferdinand, Gandhi, and Indira Gandhi

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