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What was Antonio Veciana’s connection with the CIA?

Tracy writes with a good question: “In your [JFK Facts] podcast you make the following statement:” Read more

WhoWhatWhy: Will Trump release JFK records? 

The 1992 JFK Records Act mandates the release of over 3,500 JFK assassination records. never before seen by the public, by October 26, 2017. Trump’s ruling on this matter will be interesting in light of his alleged war with the CIA.

Source: Trump to Release JFK Records? – WhoWhatWhy

Does Trump’s fight with the CIA increase his risk of assassination?

No. A comparison of Trump and JFK shows why.

 

What JFK records are most pertinent to the case?

Ross from California writes

“Having perused your website, I know that there are approximately 3,600 records that are still classified, 1,110 of which are CIA related. I realize there is a volume associated with these records, could you give me summary of the records that may be the most pertinent to the case? What influence over the release of these records will the new President have?”

The best summary of the still-secret JFK records comes from Rex Bradford, president of the Mary Ferrell Foundation site. Read more here.

The president can have a lot of influence over JFK records. Read about that here.

Who was Dorothy Kilgallen?


In the early 1960s, Dorothy Kilgallen was perhaps the most famous female news reporter in America. She was also an early critic of the Warren Commission report. Then she died, reportedly of a drug overdose. Read more

What about the first shot fired at JFK?

That was the question raised by a 2015 article by Lucien C. Haag entitled The Missing Bullet in the JFK Assassination,” which appeared in the publication of the Association of Firearm and Tool Mark Examiners (AFTE).

Max Holland has responded in the journal’s Fall 2016 issue and his blog Washington Decoded

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Did Allen Dulles know the Bay of Pigs invasion would fail?

In response to the trailer for the CIA movie, “The Good Shepherd,” Dan asks:

Did the Soviets and Cubans know the date and time of the invasion in advance? If yes, is it also true Allen Dulles knew the mission was compromised and went ahead regardless?

Answer: The Cubans knew the invasion was coming but they did not know the date and time. There was no high-level leak, as the movie implies. And, no, Allen Dulles did not know the Bay of Pigs invasion was going to fail.

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Who was Rose Cherami? 

The story of Rose Cherami is one of the enigmatic stories that abound in the JFK story: somone who talked about what they knew, only to be scorned by investigators.

Then her son investigated and wrote a book, published by JFK Lancer.

Michael Marcades talks to Black Op Radio about what he found.

Source: Amazon.com: Rose Cherami: Gathering Fallen Petals eBook: Michael Marcades, Norma Kirkpatrick, J. Gary Shaw: Kindle Store

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Who was George Joannides?

Joannides was a CIA propaganda specialist who came out of retirement to prevent the House Select Committee on Assassinations discovering links between the CIA and the anti-Castro Cubans whom Lee Oswald had met in New Orleans.

Source: George Joannides and the JFK Assassination

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Is ‘The Truth About Dallas’ credible?

As the JFK critical literature continues to grow, we would like to lay out one last time how we arrived at our conclusions, and why we are as confident as ever about what happened during those fateful days in Texas.

With those words, former Warren Commission staffers Howard Willens and Richard Mosk restated the case for why Americans should believe the official theory of JFK’s death.

I invite readers to comment on the findings of Willens and Mosk (which appear in the summer issue of the American Scholar) and why young people should believe them or not.

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Do Trump supporters believe his bogus JFK theory?

At least a few of them agree Ted Cruz’s dad conspired to kill JFK.

something 7 percent of voters with a favorable opinion of Trump told one pollster they believed.

Source: The Conspiracy Theorists’ Election

Did Castro figure out the JFK case in just five days?

Under the suggestive title “Castro Figured Out The JFK Case in Five Days”, an English version of his speech at the University of Havana on November 27, 1963, is available from CTKA.

In due course, the Warren Commission was provided with a slightly different version, but its members feared and rejected Castro’s line of argument depicting JFK’s assassination as part of a broader “plan against peace, against Cuba, against the Soviet Union, against humanity, against progressive and even liberal sectors of the United States.”

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‘JFK: Fact and Fable’ debuts on CuriosityStream

“The JFK we remember is the one Jackie created.”

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Oswald in New Orleans: Was he a psycho or the target of CIA psychological warfare?

Oswald in New Orleans

Lee Oswald in New Orleans, August 16, 1963

Fifty three years ago today, Lee Oswald, a self-taught leftist, a former Marine Corps radio operator, and a fluent speaker of Russian, handed out pamphlets for the pro-Castro Fair Play for Cuba Committee in New Orleans. Read more

What’s the most important piece of new JFK assassination evidence?

I nominate a forgotten tape recording that surfaced a couple of years ago. Read more