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Pass or fail? The Warren Commission report reviewed 50 years later

Warren CommisionOn the upcoming 50th anniversary of the publication of Warren Commission report in September 1964, not one but two conferences in the Washington DC area will take a close look at the report and its account of JFK’s assassination, which most Americans do not believe is accurate. Read more

Oliver Stone to talk about America’s untold history

Oliver Stone will screen the 10th and final episode of his TV documentary series, The Untold History of the United States at the Goethe Institute in Washington DC on Feb. 15 at 7 pm

Tickets are $35 and include a reception.

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Click here to let Obama know what you think about secret JFK files

The Obama administration is seeking public input on “Transforming the Security Classification System” at a public forum in Washington D.C. on Thursday, Nov. 21.

Were you bothered by this JFK Facts story? 1,100 JFK records ignored in Obama push to open records.

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Rex Bradford to talk about JFK in Portsmouth

Rex Bradford, president of the invaluable Mary Ferrell Foundation (and Webmaster of JFK Facts) will bring his vast expertise in the JFK assassination story to a public discussion at the Portsmouth, New Hampshire, public library tomorrow, Nov. 13.

The topic: ”The JFK Assassination in Context: World Peace Betrayed.”

Fox News to air federal prosecutor’s JFK analysis

“50 Years of Questions: The JFK Assassination” will premier Saturday, November 9, at 9 pm eastern time on the Fox News Channel.

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A new play about Jack Ruby to open off-Broadway

Business card of a killer

Written by Ronnie Cohen and Jane Beale, “Witnessed by the World” opens on Thursday November 7 at the 59E59 Theaters in New York.

The producer’s describe it as a 90-minute thriller about a journalist writing a screenplay about Jack Ruby, the Dallas nightclub owner who murdered accused assassin Lee Oswald on national TV. Read more

Panel to highlight national security implications of JFK assassination

JFK’s assassination has to be understood as “a national security event.”

Two historians will explain why at the University of North Texas on November 2.

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Oliver Stone at the Newseum

I’m looking forward to A conversation With Oliver Stone, to be held at the Newseum here in Washington at 2 pm Friday, November 1. Read more

Panel to highlight national security and death of JFK

JFK’s assassination has to be understood as “a national security event.” Two historians will explain why at the University of North Texas next week on November 2.

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Michigan lecture series examines JFK story

A lecture series on the JFK assassination kicks off Friday at the Oakland Community College in Royal Oaks, Michigan, with appearances by renowned forensic pathologist Cyril Wecht. Author James Douglass and playwright Ginny Cunningham will also appear in coming weeks. Read more

Weirdness in Dallas: JFK shooting victim not welcome at 50th anniversary ceremony

James Tague

James Tague

In the Daily Caller, Roger Stone highlights the impending weirdness of the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of JFK’s assassination in Dallas: Where gunfire took the president’s life, let’s banish all evidence of gunfire.

November 22 shooting victim James Tague isn’t welcome in Dealey Plaza.

See “Wounded in JFK attack bystander to history revisits the crime” (JFK Facts, Aug. 6. 2013)

 

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Warhol show on JFK opens this week

Jackie II Warhol

A rarely-seen 11-piece print portfolio created by artist Andy Warhol in the days after JFK’s assassination will go on exhibit this week at the Telfair Museum of Art in Savannah, Georgia.

Nobody defined the iconic power of JFK imagery like Warhol. This is affecting art that still has the power to surprise and provoke.

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Sabato’s JFK book takes aim at the ‘acoustics evidence’

As reported in Politico, pundit Larry Sabato’s new JFK book discounts the idea that the sound of the gunfire that killed JFK was recorded.

I’ll be speaking in a panel discussion of the book, “The Kennedy Half Century” at the Newseum here in Washington at 10 am on Tuesday. You can watch the event live registering here.

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Talking about Sabato’s ‘The Kennedy Half Century’

Tomorrow I’ll  be speaking at the Center for Politics at the University of Virginia in a discussion of Larry Sabato’s new book, ‘The Kennedy Half Century.”

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The lineup for the JFK conference in Pittsburgh

From the PR Newswire via Sacramento Bee: “Experts Gathering to Mark Historic 50th Anniversary of JFK Assassination.”

The speakers at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh on Oct 17-19 include:

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