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.”
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.
Dave writes from Canada with the latest intelligence on Episode 5 of the mysteriously cancelled TV show, “JFK Declassified: Tracking Oswald.”
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.
He was a fervent Cold Warrior whose most important triumphs came in the name of peace. He avoided nuclear holocaust during the Cuban missile crisis and negotiated a partial nuclear test-ban treaty with the Soviet Union. He took office with a muscular promise that the United States would “pay any price, bear any burden” in the battle for freedom. But five months before his death, he became a prophet of what would be called detente, describing peace as “the necessary, rational end of rational men.”
It’s a Liam Neeson flick that screened at Cannes. And speaking of Mark Felt, the FBI man nicknamed “Deep Throat” while serving as a secret source for the Washington Post’s Watergate reporting, the History Channel is working on a documentary about him.
At the request of a reader, I am posting a link to an online conference on JFK’s 100th birthday on May 29. At least one of the speakers, William Law, has done fine work–on the autopsy of the president–and written a fine book about it, In the Eye of History, I would like to hear the latest on Law’s research.
Thanks to everybody who has been bombarding History Channel and A&E with questions. No one received anything but a spam answers. So the mystery endures. We still have no explanation of why the History Channel’s “JFK Declassified” series was taken off the air after two episodes, at least in the United States.
Was it poor ratings? Did the show’s “Castro Sorta Done It” semi-conspiracy theory offended somebody in high places? Why is the series available to Canadians only. We’re still looking for answers.
As the nation marks the 100th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s birth on Memorial Day, a University of Virginia Center for Politics-Reuters/Ipsos poll finds that Americans rate JFK more highly than other recent presidents. Read more
Reader Diana says “JFK Declassified” is showing in Canada. But not apparently in the United States. Why would that be?
“I watched in Canada the third episode of ‘Tracking Oswald’ on the History Channel last night Wed May 17,” she writes Read more
Santa Rosa’s Ruth Paine spoke of her experience living with Lee Harvey Oswald and his wife to a group in Rincon Valley Wednesday.
Twenty four hours after I first started making inquiries about History Channel’s mysteriously delayed documentary series, “JFK Declassified,” I have only received automated replies from HC’s Twitter account, @History, and their customer relations line (email@example.com.) Read more