Jim Marrs (December 5, 1943 – August 2, 2017) was an American newspaper journalist and The New York Times best-selling writer of books and articles on a wide range of alleged cover ups and conspiracies. He was born in Fort Worth, Texas.
Marrs was a important figure in the JFK conspiracy press and his book Crossfire was a source for Oliver Stone's movie JFK. He wrote books asserting the existence of government conspiracies regarding aliens, 9/11, telepathy, and secret societies. He was once a news reporter in the Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex and taught a class on the assassination of John F. Kennedy at University of Texas at Arlington for 30 years. Marrs was a member of the Scholars for 9/11 Truth.
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- "The truth is way out there". Dallas Observer. July 6, 2000. Archived from the original on August 23, 2000. https://web.archive.org/web/20000823222702/http://www.dallasobserver.com/issues/2000-07-06/feature.html/page1.html.
- Marrs, Jim (2013). Crossfire: The Plot That Killed Kennedy - Revised and Updated Edition. Basic Books. Back cover. ISBN 978-0-465-03180-1.
- Stephen E. Atkins (Editor), The 9/11 Encyclopedia, page 125 (ABC-CLIO, LLC, Second Edition, 2011)
- Burden, Racey. "Jim Marrs, author and conspiracy theorist, dies". WCMessenger. http://www.wcmessenger.com/2017/breaking/jim-marrs-author-and-conspiracy-theorist-dies/.