Jack Antonoff riffs on JFK’s assassination

Best known as the nerdy-looking frontman for pop rock act Bleachers,Jack Antonoff is much too thoughtful to be a pop music celebrity. . Though he broke into the mainstream as the guitarist for Fun, Antonoff also wrote a hit song “Brave” with Sara Bareilles, and wrote and produced three tracks from Taylor Swift’s latest record.

In his free time, Antonoff is a student of the JFK assassination.

 

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JFK is just one chapter in the History of the CIA

The JFK story is just one reason why you’ll want to take my online course, History of the CIA: 1947 to Today. Read more

 Why white supremacists want a race war

In a fine Newsweek essay, Why White Supremacists Want a Race War,  Stuart Wexler, historian of the  Martin Luther King and JFK assassinations,  traces the roots of the Charleston gunman. Read more

The History of the CIA: A course you’ll want to take

Morley at Lancer

Let’s talk about the CIA

I interrupt our regularly scheduled JFK programing for this commercial announcement:

For the past two years I have been teaching a course called “The History of the CIA: 1947 to Today” at the University of California in the District of Columbia (UCDC) The course revolves around a weekly discussion and debate of the CIA today and in the future.

I am offering the course online via Oplerno, an open learning organization.

JFK Fact Readers. Put “JFK” after your name on the enrollment form and receive $150 back on the first day of class.

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Foreigners welcome: Or Allexis de Tocqueville on the history of the CIA

CIA SealA friend from Down Under inquires:

“The History of the CIA, course sounds intriguing, to say the least. I don’t suppose it’s open to ‘foreign aliens’?

‘Foreign aliens’ are welcome to the CIA history course. Especially Australians.
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How can I see the lectures for the CIA history class?

A reader interested in my Oplerno course on the History of the CIA (starting July 6) asks a good question:

At what time of the day are video lectures delivered? And will they be taped for replay?

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Lisa Pease on James Angleton, counterintelligence chief

There’s no one more interesting and important in the JFK story–and indeed the history of the CIA–who is more important than the late James Angleton.

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Enroll now in the History of the CIA, course for spies and citizens of the world.

Jefferson Morley

Let’s talk CIA

I am teaching an online course in the History of the CIA this summer.

JFK Facts readers get a 30 percent discount.

Whether you want a career at the CIA or worry about the agency, this class will give you a comprehensive understanding of the CIA’s growth and evolution since 1947.

Action-packed reading, fun writing exercises, and a whole lot of online discussion with yours truly makes this class a fascinating summertime excursion into reality.

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I enrolled my first student in my CIA course

Now I need a few more to join us in a 12-week investigation and discussion of the CIA, past and present, led by yours truly. We’ll read, debate, dissect, and deconstruct the agency’s legacy of espionage and covert action.

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Bidding begins at $10,000 for intimate Kennedy family photos

Iconic, banal, poignant.
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Know your CIA

My very cool online course on the History of the CIA begins the week of July 6.

Go to ciacourse.org.

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What is the CIA hiding about Orlando Bosch?

Orlando Bosch fled Cuba in the early 1960s and settled in Miami and began working with the CIA. For decades, he used the United States as a base for attacks on Cuban civilians and Cuban government targets. Read more

What does the NSA have on JFK’s assassination?

I recently wrote,“NSA also has an unknown number of JFK documents.” Read more

National Archives details plans for JFK disclosures in 2017

The National Archives is getting serious about a big JFK records data dump in October 2017, according to officials who spoke at a public meeting in Washington today.

At the 25:00 mark in this video Martha Murphy of the National Archives outlines plans for declassification of still-classified JFK files in 2017.

A JFK Facts reader was there and filed this report.

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What’s the most important piece of new JFK assassination evidence?

I nominate a forgotten tape recording that surfaced a couple of years ago. Read more