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What we know about the coming JFK records release

Angleton and the Nixon White House tapes

Joseph Cannon asks:

“Why didn’t Nixon burn the tapes in his possession? Because he knew that he didn’t have the only copies. Strong evidence suggests that those recordings were held by CIA counterintelligence chief James Angleton.”

Source: Cannonfire

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Twitter fingers on the Grassy Knoll

Donald Trump, America’s most powerful conspiracy theorist will soon decide the fate of secret documents about the ultimate conspiracy theory: the Kennedy assassination.

Source: Donald Trump and the Kennedy Assassination: America’s Most Powerful Conspiracy Theorist Will Decide Fate of Secret JFK Trove

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What does Putin think about JFK?

The Chicken Hawk conveys his take on Vladimir Putin’s JFK comments: Read more

Who was June Cobb?

Phil Shenon asks a good question in POLITICO Magazine but John Newman has the most authoritative answer in his new highly recommended book, Countdown to Darkness.JFK scholars are awaiting the release of documents about June Cobb, a little-known CIA operative working in Cuba and Mexico around the time of the president’s assassination.

Source: What Could a Mysterious U.S. Spy Know About the JFK Assassination? – POLITICO Magazine

The Woodstein Tapes

Pakula had Goldman’s script in hand. But the obsessive filmmaker desperately wanted more detail and color about key events as well as a complete change of tone in the screenplay. So in February 1975, he sat down with Woodward (then 32 years old) and Bernstein (then 31) for the first of several sessions, taping their recollections for reference.

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A dissenting note on Angleton and ‘the Wilson Plot’

Robin writes to take issue with my recent post on James Angleton and the resignation of British Labour Prime Minister Harold Wilson in 1974.

“Greetings from the UK. I co-wrote a book about “The Wilson plots’: Smear: Wilson and the Secret State. Of course we dealt with the Angleton fantasies about Harold Wilson. A number of points needed to be noted. Read more

The latest news about ‘JFK Declassified’

To recap the JFK mystery of the year: The last four episodes of “JFK Declassified: Tracking Oswald”  a six-part History Channel documentary series on the JFK assassination were not shown in the United States as scheduled.

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Federal judge John Tunheim calls for full JFK disclosure in 2017

AARC-CAPA NPC part 1 from R Benson Film, llc on Vimeo.

Trump, JFK, and the ‘deep state’

I don’t agree with the author’s pro-Trump take but he quotes me accurately about the secret government. The idea that the CIA is the source of Trump’s problems is simplistic.Deep States

Source: Trump, JFK, and the Deep State – The Unz Review

Putin weaponizes the JFK story against the CIA

JFK’s assassination never goes away as a factor in American politics.

“There is a theory that Kennedy’s assassination was set up by the United States special services,” the Russian leader noted in his interview with Megyn Kelly.  “If this theory is correct, and one cannot rule it out, thus what can be easier in today’s situation, given the entire technical capabilities available to special services than to organize some kind of attacks in an appropriate manner while alluding to Russia in the process.”

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Intel Today blog on Antonio Veciana

Source: INTEL TODAY DIARY — MAY 29 2017 | Intel Today

CSPAN tunes in to ‘JFK and the National Security State’

If you can’t attend  the Future of Freedom Foundation’s conference on  The National Security State & JFK in northern Virginia this Saturday, you can watch it on TV. CSPAN has confirmed that they will broadcast the proceedings.

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The History Channel series ‘JFK Declassified’ is MIA but we have the latest

Dave writes from Canada with the latest intelligence on Episode 5 of the mysteriously cancelled TV show, “JFK Declassified: Tracking Oswald.”

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President Kennedy had a Russian back channel

Unlike Jared Kushner JFK and RFK didn’t use secret contacts with Russian officials to avoid U.S. law enforcement. He used them to advance his strategy of peace.

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