JFK Facts 2.0

Whitewash: JFK’s assassination in African-American eyes

Black Dealy Plaza

I’ve added a version of this poignant Dealey Plaza picture to the JFK Facts banner because I’d never really noticed its telling detail: a dozen African-Americans cheering the arrival of President Kennedy and First Lady Jackie in Dallas. Read more

Is Trump going to release the JFK files?

Joan Mellen, professor and historian at Temple University, doubts it:

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Where to find a JFK smoking gun: in the coming FBI files

Reporters ask me, “Is there a smoking gun in the new JFK files?”

I used to say “No.” But after reading the CIA’s latest releases, I have changed my mind.

Now I say, “Yes, there is at least one potential smoking gun in the new JFK files, and it may soon come into public view.”

As I explained to the Washington Post: Read more

Toward JFK Facts 2.0

As I recently completed writing a biography of CIA counterspy James Angleton, I am now giving renewed attention to JFK Facts: its look, its appeal, its functionality, its strengths, its weaknesses, and its mission.

As the editor of JFK Facts, I welcome your thoughts and help.

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