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The Tears of Autumn - Study Guide Chapter 4 Summary & Analysis

Charles McCarry
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Fearing eavesdropping, Paul and David Patchen meet at the Statler Hotel to talk about the Ngos needing an American gunman to obtain "blood for blood," assessing Oswald useful because he is unstable. The Ngos are probably amazed that the Americans have not yet linked them to Oswald.Paul needs White House approval to investigate, and Foley remains the liaison. Foley is listless when they first meet in David's house but grows fiery labeling the hypothesis as insane, illogical, and grotesque, and demands to talk with David alone. Foley believes Paul is obsessed and questions David's objectivity. David defends Paul's rare qualities and maintains that the Ngos have the motive and the skill to pull off the crime. When Foley orders the matter dropped and refuses to talk to LBJ, David warns that Paul will pursue it on his own.

When Foley departs, David and Paul listen to...

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