Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy and CIA Director John McCone (photo credit: CIA)
Why did Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy believe that his brother President John F. Kennedy was the victim of a conspiracy, as his son recently said?
Did RFK have any evidence for his belief, asked several readers who had seen the widespread coverage of RFK Jr.’s comments
It turns out RFK had it on good authority that two people were involved.
Soon to be a major motion picture.
In a recent talk about the assassination of President Kennedy to West Virginia high school students, former Secret Service Agent Gerald Blaine said: “This story needs to be told and the only answers [about that day] that are reliable are from the agents who were there.”
Blaine is co-author of “The Kennedy Detail,” a New York Times bestseller about the JFK’s personal security team in 1963, which is being made into a major motion picture.
“We wrote the book,” he said, “to make sure the conspiracy theorists didn’t kidnap history.”
Yet Blaine’s book provides persuasive evidence of conspiracy — he just doesn’t know it.
This is Sunshine Week in America, dedicated to bringing the issues of secrecy and open government before the American people and the government. It’s time for Sunshine Week to shine its light on the still-classified records on the assassination of President Kennedy. I have been trying to do so since 2002 with little success. Read more
RFK Jr.’s claims
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s comments that his father did not believe that a “lone-gunman” killed his uncle, President John F. Kennedy, have now been covered by all four television networks (CBS, NBC, Fox, and ABC), and gone viral on the internet. The remarks marked the first time a Kennedy family member has publicly questioned the official theory that JFK was killed by a lone gunman.
Were RFK Jr.’s remarks factually accurate? Read more