Former CIA analyst Brian Latell thinks Fidel Castro was behind JFK’s assassination, a self-serving theory for a former employee of an agency that conspired to assassinate Fidle Castro 634 times. His is one of many JFK conspiracy theories which I doubt. Latell also thinks Fide Castro is a hypocritical dictator, which I can believe.
On 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 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.
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.
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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.”
“50 Years of Questions: The JFK Assassination” will premier Saturday, November 9, at 9 pm eastern time on the Fox News Channel.
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
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.
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.
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
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)
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.
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.