Gaeton Fonzi
(This biographical sketch comes from G. Fonzi's home page,

    Gaeton Fonzi was raised in West New York, New Jersey, and was graduated with journalism honors from the University of Pennsylvania in 1957. He served as an officer in the U.S. Army Infantry and a Civil Affairs Reserve Company. He worked briefly as a reporter with the Delaware County (Pa.) Daily Times and as an associate editor with the Chilton Company.
    In 1959, Fonzi joined Philadelphia magazine and was later senior editor. Fonzi won the magazine's first national journalism award and wrote more than 100 major feature articles.
    In 1972, Fonzi became editor of Miami magazine and senior editor of its sister publication, Gold Coast in Fort Lauderdale. In 1975, on the basis of articles he had written on the subject while at Philadelphia magazine, Fonzi was asked by U.S. Senator Richard Schweiker, then a member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, to become a staff investigator probing the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. In 1977, Fonzi was invited to join the U.S. House Select Committee on Assassinations as a staff investigator. Later, as a special team director, he wrote and edited a major appendix, Volume X, of the Committee's Final Report.  Subsequently, his article for Washingtonian magazine, detailing the political limitations of the Committee's investigation, received national media coverage and earned the magazine record readership. Fonzi has been a contributing editor of Gold Coast and South Florida magazine, a feature writer for New York's Avenue magazine and contributed to Penthouse, Esquire and The New York Times Magazine. He has worked on special investigative projects for the New York Daily News and the Chicago Tribune involving the FBI's use of criminal informants in political investigations. In addition he has been a consultant to "60 Minutes," "NBC Nightly News," and "Inside Edition."
    Among the awards given Fonzi's articles are the Philadelphia Business Club Award, the Philadelphia Bar Association Award, two local Sigma Delta Chi Awards, a National Sigma Delta Chi Award, four Florida Magazine Association Awards, a City Regional Magazine Association Award, a Florida-Atlantic University Enterprise Reporting Special Award and a Washington Monthly Award. Fonzi has been a finalist in Columbia's National Magazine Awards and has received the William Allen White Investigative Journalism Award from the University of Kansas. He has been a guest lecturer in journalism at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Michigan.
    Fonzi is the co-author of an article TIME magazine honored in 1970 as one of the ten most significant press stories of the decade. That article appeared in the book, The Best Magazine Articles of 1968.
    He is the author of Annenberg: A Biography of Power, published in 1970 by Weybright & Talley in New York and by Anthony Blond in London, and of  The Last Investigation, published by Thunder's Mouth Press in 1993 and, in trade paperback, in 1994.
    In 1995 he was one of a select few to attend an International Conference on President Kennedy's assassination Rio de Janeiro and later attended the meeting of historians with Cuban State Security in Nassau on matters pertaining to the assassination.
    Because of his government investigative experience on the Kennedy assassination, he is recognized as an authority on those aspects of the assassination involving anti-Castro Cubans and the Intelligence agencies. He is often consulted by other authors and researchers for advise, documentation and firsthand knowledge of his investigations into the subject.
    He is a member of the South Florida Researcher's Group and a participant in the Researcher Directory.

The Warren Commission, The Truth, and Arlen Specter (Greater Philadelphia Magazine,1966)