Oral History

Dr. Joan Mellen

A prolific author and professor of English at Temple University in Philadelphia, Mellen met New Orleans D.A. Jim Garrison in 1969 and maintained contact with him for twenty years. Her decade-long study of his life and career yielded the books A Farewell to Justice(2005) and Jim Garrison, His Life and Times – The Early Years (2008). Recorded August 9, 2010.