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Assassination of a Saint: The Plot to Murder Óscar Romero and the Quest to Bring His Killers to Justice

This book is about Óscar Romero
"Assassination of a Saint: The Plot to Murder Óscar Romero and the Quest to Bring His Killers to Justice" is an enthralling narrative that transports readers to the heart of one of the most shocking political crimes of the 20th century—the murder of El Salvador's Archbishop Óscar Romero. Published on January 24, 2017, this book is penned by Matt Eisenbrandt, a lawyer deeply involved in the quest for justice. Through a meticulous recount of the international legal team's efforts, Eisenbrandt brings to light the challenging journey of interviewing key witnesses and probing the dark corridors of death squads and their financiers. This book not only details the tenacity required to achieve the historic court verdict but also exposes the intricate web of complicity and geopolitical tensions between El Salvador and the United States. Ideal for adult education groups, this book is a crucial read for those interested in criminal justice reform and the relentless pursuit of truth and accountability. Dive into this gripping account and reflect on the impacts of political violence and the enduring fight for justice.
Published by University of California Press on January 24, 2017
256 pages
ISBN: 9780520286801
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