In response to Ben Bradlee’s thoughts on JFK’s assassination, a friend asks, “Do you think Bradlee feared tangling with Angleton? Angleton was supposedly livid because Bradlee spread the story that Angleton had lock picked the studio of Mary Meyer [JFK's mistress, slain in October 1964]?”
David Talbot interviewed the late great editor Ben Bradlee for his book Brothers: The Hidden History of the Kennedy Years. He asked him a question of people have wondered over the years: Why didn’t he, of all people, investigation the murder of his pal Jack Kennedy?
In a recent email to researcher Bill Kelly, Martha Wagner Murphy, chief of the Special Access and FOIA Staff at the National Archives at College Park, disclosed some welcome news.
Former agent Abraham Bolden thinks so. Here’s what he told Susan Cheever in the current issue of Vanity Fair:
Ed Lopez, former JFK investigator, has some questions
“It was time to fight one last time to ascertain what happened to JFK and to our investigation into his assassination,” [Ed] Lopez, who is now the chief counsel for a school district in Rochester, N.Y., said in an interview.
He is joined in the effort by two other former investigators, researcher Dan Hardway and G. Robert Blakey, the panel’s staff director.
via Decades later, seeking to shed light on CIA’s conduct in congressional inquiry of JFK assassination – The Boston Globe.
Joe Giambrone got some things right and some things wrong in his dispatch last November about my JFK reporting: Where There’s Smoke There’s Fire | Political Film Blog Read more
… they jobbed the House investigators of JFK’s assassination. So says the Boston Globe.
Politico addresses a question too long ignored by the Washington press corps: Did Robert Kennedy refuse to provide the Warren Commission with a sworn statement about the causes of his brother’s murder?
That’s the question raised by a Boston Globe column on JFK conspiracy trolls. My answer on Medium.
POLITICO has picked up on a story that I first reported on JFK Facts in May 2013.
In a Magazine story headlined, “Was RFK a JFK Conspiracy Theorist?” (Spoiler alert: Yes), former New York Times reporter Phil Shenon writes: Read more
Slick production values and knowledgeable commentary from Dick Russell, Doug Horne, Vince Palamara, Sherry Feister, as narrated by the actor/author Peter Coyote, whose accomplishments amaze.
In Max Holland’s fine piece about Watergate reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein there appears this passage about the sausage factory of Washington journalism.
From a faithful reader in Dallas:
“On Saturday October 4, the Sixth Floor Museum’s 2014 Living History Series, presented a talk by Pierce Allman, who was the program director at WFAA Radio in Dallas on November 22, 1963. Allman was in Dealey Plaza at the time of JFK’s assassination, and was one of the first media representatives inside the Texas School Book Depository (TSBD) after the shooting.
“In JFK 3.0 the assassination narrative will not be controlled by Washington insiders or Hollywood myth makers. Rather it is curated the wisdom of crowds (such as it is) as well as the wisdom of experts, scholars, and traditional journalists.”
via JFK 3.0: — Medium.