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ICYM: Operation Secure Drop

JFK Facts is taking assassination research to the next level by creating a secure communications channel for whistleblowers with access to illicitly classified information. Its called Secure Drop.

And you can help.

Declassification center deflects calls for opening JFK records

In response to 11 comments calling on the National Declassification Center blog calling on the NDC to make the declassification of JFK records a priority, archivist Don McIlwain has a familiar message.

It is not possible, he says.

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National Archives solicits comments on the opening of JFK records

The National Declassification Center has once again requested public comment on topics for priority declassification in opening up of government records to the public.

One JFK Facts reader has submitted the comment below:

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Best of JFK on Facebook

Andrea Skolnick is bringing the JFK story to the Facebook universe with her growing Release JFK Assassination Records Now! page. Unlike a lot of FB pages and JFK sites, this one is helpful to those who want to do something–not just jaw–about the JFK story,

 

Site construction in progress

Over the next four days, JFK Facts will be migrating to new servers so as to upgrade its capabilities and its appeal.

While various delicate tasks are accomplished, there will be no new posts. You will be able to comment on existing posts but these comments will not be saved for posterity and will not be seen when the site resumes normal activity next week.

Meanwhile, I’m interested in hearing from people who want to do JFK Big Data as well as people involved in social/venture capital. Just drop me a line.

Toward the decisive clarification of the JFK story in 2014

I had the honor of speaking at the JFK Lancer conference in Dallas on November 22, 2013, and I offered some thoughts about what I think we (meaning the American people and others interested in the assassination of President Kennedy 50 years ago) need to do in 2014.

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A reader named Mike writes

…to say some nice things about JFK Facts and then he says: “On the lower left side on the home page under the heading Recent Comments are links to the most recent four or five posts. Could this be to the the most recent, say, ten or fifteen posts?”

…Yes.

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Who does original reporting on the JFK story?

Nobody–except for JFK Facts. Oh sure, there are Web sites that chew over the same ol’ conspiracy theories. There are sites that chew over the same ol’ anti-conspiracy theories. Read more

JFK Betrayed: Sunshine Week documentary and discussion about freeing secret JFK files

President BetrayedDuring “Sunshine Week” please come to this screening in downtown Washington DC of the documentary “JFK: A President Betrayed,”  (which the New York Times called “well-researched”).

There will also be a discussion of “Constitutional Activism” as a means of expediting release, during 2014, of all JFK assassination-related records still withheld from the public.

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Sunshine on JFK: Why secrecy around assassination-related records?

A panel of experts will talk about the secrecy that surrounds still records related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963 at a media briefing on Thursday, March 20 at 11 am. The briefing will take place at the Mott House, 122 Maryland Ave NE, across from the Supreme Court. Read more

Support a JFK expert for Sunshine Week

Nationally known audio engineer Ed Primeau is going to join the JFK Facts on Monday March 17 for our Sunshine Week media briefing in Washington on still-secret assassination-related records.

Help make it happen. Read more

Support the JFK Facts lawsuit against the CIA

I filed suit for the records of George Joannides ten years ago, and the case is still not over. The legal bills of my attorney Jim Lesar now run to more that $125,000, and the CIA refuses to pay, even though the Court of Appeals ruled in our favor.

No one is doing this kind of work except for JFK Facts. We need your help to continue.

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Newseum sponsors National Freedom of Information Day

On March 14 the Newseum in Washington is holding a conference to mark National Freedom of Information Day. The event will help launch Sunshine Week in Washington D.C, March 16-22, 2014,

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#HowtoSolveJFKin2014: Sunshine on the CIA

Sunshine Week comes to Washington March 16-22.

Every year the open government community in Washington, which includes everyone from the nonprofit National Security Archive to Project on Government Oversight to Cause of Action, get together to highlight the need for more open government. JFK Facts will be there too.

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JFK Facts takes on the NSA

JFK Facts is the only website that defends the free speech rights of people interested in JFK’s assassination by asking the necessary questions about possible interference by the online covert operations of the NSA.

We can only do this work with your help. Donate now to JFK Facts.