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After World War II, he attended Tulane Law School in New Orleans, where he obtained both Bachelor of Laws and Master of Civil Laws degrees. Soon after, Jim Garrison joined the FBI as a special agent in Seattle and Tacoma, where he checked out the loyalty and associations of applicants for employment in a defense plant. Being dissatisfied with this work, he later returned to New Orleans and the law profession. He held the post of assistant district attorney from 1954-58. From 1958-61, Jim Garrison worked as a trial attorney. In 1961, he entered the race for district attorney of New Orleans and won in a runoff.
On March 3, 1962, he took office as district attorney of New Orleans. He remained district attorney through 1973. Three days after President Kennedy was assassinated, D.A. Jim Garrison arrested David Ferrie as a possible associate of Lee Harvey Oswald and turned the investigation over to the FBI. In the fall of 1966, Garrison reopened his investigation into the JFK assassination, after speaking with U.S. Senator Russell Long from Louisiana. Long told Garrison that it was his opinion that Oswald could not have acted alone. Garrison soon connected Oswald to Guy Banister, David Ferrie, and Clay Shaw
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