Orville Nix and the film he took of JFK’s assassination

A man with a story people didn’t want to hear–or see.

Orville’s granddaughter, Gayle Jackson Nix, is suing for the return of the original Nix film.

How (and why) the CIA watched Oswald in Mexico City

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John Barbour indicts the media for JFK coverage

I haven’t seen this new JFK film, so I welcome thoughts from anybody who has. Read more

Listen to the audio version of the Hardway-Lopez report

Our Hidden History has been performing a public service: creating audio book versions of key historical documents in American history.  The Hardway-Lope report qualifies.

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When was the Zapruder film first shown to the American people?

In the Age of Viral Video, it is hard to believe but it is true: Abraham Zapruder’s home movie of JFK’s assassination on November 22, 1963 was not shown to the American people for twelve years after it was first taken.

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Castro: target of the CIA’s secret armies

This 1977 CBS documentary exposed the CIA’s never-ending failure to oust Fidel Castro from power.

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C.G. Harvey, widow of CIA’s Bill Harvey, denounced JFK and loved a mobster

In this world-exclusive video, JFK Facts presents a fascinating interview with C.G. Harvey, the widow of legendary CIA officer William King Harvey.

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Dealey Plaza eyewitness: ‘People were running to the grassy knoll’

As a thirteen year old girl, Tina Towner went to Dealey Plaza with her parents on November 22, 1963 to see President Kennedy . She filmed the motorcade with a movie camera as it turned on to Elm Street.  Here’s what she recorded.

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What we know about the coming JFK records release

What were JFK’s two greatest speeches?

President Kennedy gave two speeches, on June 10 and June 11, 1963 that changed the course of American history, says  historian Andrew Cohen, author of “Two Days in June.” Cohen explained what JFK wrought in a recent interview with CBC TV host Peter Mansbridge.


The long road from JFK to Pizza-gate

A look at how reasonable doubt about the JFK story feeds irrational fears. Read more

CNN follows JFK Facts on the October 2017 release

In May 2013, I published the revelation that the CIA retains 1,100 secret JFK files, which was subsequently reported by the Associated Press, Fox News, and the Boston Globe.

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The Assassination & Mrs. Paine 


Here’s why: As the CIA’s James Angleton monitored the movements of the ex-defector Lee Oswald in the fall of 1963, Oswald came in contact with the Paines, a family familiar with the CIA milieu.

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A CIA officer’s revealing hostility toward JFK

In this interview, Sam Halpern articulates the widespread hostility in the CIA towards President Kennedy in 1963. When I interviewed Halpern in 1997, I was struck by his insistence on voicing a certain contempt toward JFK and his brother.

In these comments, Halpern acknowledges it was rational for Robert Kennedy to suspect the CIA was complicit in his brother’s murder. “So what?” he says.

HIs tone and body language say it all: JFK had it coming. 

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Oswald: ‘I work in that building’

OSWALD: “I work in that building…” from Vimeo.

(H/T Jean)