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Jim Marrs earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of North Texas. He has worked for several Texas newspapers, he served as a police reporter and on general assignments and he was a reporter who covered stories locally, in Europe and the Middle East. After a leave of absence to serve with a Fourth Army Intelligence Unit during the Vietnam War, he became a military and aerospace writer, and an investigative reporter. Beginning in 1976 until his retirement in 2007, he taught a course on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy at the University of Texas. In 1989, his book, Crossfire: The Plot That Killed Kennedy, was published to critical acclaim and reached the New York Times Paperback Non-Fiction Best Seller Listed in February 1992. It became a basis for the Oliver Stone film JFK. Jim Marrs served as a chief consultant for both the film's screenplay and production. He as appeared on ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, The Discovery Channel, TLC, The History Channel and much more. He has written many books such as The Trillion-Dollar Conspiracy, The Sisterhood of the Rose, Above Top Secret, The Rise of the Fourth Reich, and many more. We talked about JFK's assassination.