If Oswald genuinely had been motivated by a desire to get his name in the history books, he could be expected to boast about his crime rather than repeatedly deny that he was responsible. Perhaps he changed his mind after he was arrested.
In an incisive piece in Washington Decoded, Tim Brennan contributes some useful details to understanding the photograph that Donald Trump used to falsely and absurdly accuse Ted Cruz’s father of involvement in the assassination of President Kennedy.
Forget about the Trumpian BS, says Brennan, and focus on the known facts.
“COINTELPRO is a abbreviation of the words “Counterintelligence Program.” COINTELPRO is the name for the effort by the FBI to destroy people and to destroy organizations.“
This compilation of the statement of 216 witnesses to JFK ‘s assassination, is the most comprehensive and authoritative available on the Web. Accept no substitutes!
I don’t have my copy of “Rush to Judgment” at hand so I can’t sit down and re-read Mark Lane’s best-selling book. But maybe you do.
How does ‘Rush to Judgment’ hold up as factual presentation and legal argument?
There’s no evidence that it is, but judge for yourself. Read more
She was an unknown woman present during the 1963 assassination of President John F Kennedy. Read more
Gayle Nix Jackson is looking for it. They call it the Nix film. It was taken by her grandfather Orville Nix on November 22, 1963 in Dallas.
What Jackson says is indisputably true.
Americans offer expert commentary on a key historical question
Here’s the most comprehensive compilation of eyewitness testimony from the Dealey Plaza crime scene, courtesy of Stewart Galanor and the Mary Farrell Foundation.
I need some research help for my upcoming book on James Angleton: Read more
Skip the theories and focus on what 216 witnesses said.
No, he did not.
The “Secret Service Man Did It” theory is comic in its macabre ludicrousness. It would not be worthy of discussion, except that Bill James and Malcolm Gladwell, and now the Huffington Post, have taken it seriously.
“JFK Second Shooter? New Documentary Makes Radical Claim,” the liberal site reported. The article quotes a couple of cable TV documentarians from the Reelz Channel insinuating, without evidence, that a Secret Service agent killed Kennedy. There is no comment from any historian or journalist who actually knows the record of JFK’s assassination. To date, more than 3,000 people have “liked” the HP story. I have submitted a correction without hope that it will ever be acknowledged.
I could blame Gladwell for this sorry display of public ignorance, but let’s stick to the facts: Read more