Morley on Rafeal Cruz, James Angleton and more

Fernand AmandiI will be appearing on Miami’s WIOD talk radio station on Tuesday April 26 from 10-11 am ET with host Fernand Amandi. We’ll discuss the Rafael Cruz theory, my forthcoming JFK ebook, and the continuing national security relevance of James Angleton. Read more

Why James Angleton is still a national security issue

My story in The Intercept: “How the CIA Writes History.”

Dallas police chief Jesse Curry on the origin of the shots

(H/T Tree Frog)

 

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The Kennedy Films of Robert Drew & Associates 

In 1960, the group was granted direct access to John F. Kennedy, filming him on the campaign trail and eventually in the Oval Office. This resulted in three films of remarkable, behind-closed-doors intimacy—Primary, Adventures on the New Frontier, and Crisis—and, following the president’s assassination, the poetic short Faces of November.

Source: The Kennedy Films of Robert Drew & Associates- The Criterion Collection (HT/ejc)

Kennedy, the non-proliferation president

From the National Security Archive, Kennedy and Dimonaa trove of declassified new documents about how JFK sought to prevent Israel from obtaining nuclear weapons.

“More than any other American president, John F. Kennedy was personally engaged with the problem of Israel’s nuclear program; he may also have been more concerned about it than any of his successors. Of all U.S. leaders in the nuclear age, Kennedy was the nonproliferation president.

Kennedy and Dimona: the First Two Years (1961-62)

Where to go to learn more about JFK and October 2017

Help ensure that our elected representatives will uphold and enforce the terms of the President John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Collection Act.

Source: ASSASSINATION ARCHIVES AND RESEARCH CENTER

Lee Harvey Oswald’s application to work at the Texas School Book Depository

Take a look. See anything suspicious?

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Bogus Rafael Cruz conspiracy theory fizzles

The bogus Rafael Cruz JFK conspiracy theory, touted by National Enquirer, gets picked up with appropriate skepticism by Boing Boing and Mediaite. Read more

Comment of the week

Lee Farley – April 18

There is always “that guy” isn’t there?

Here we go:

1. Comments were made about Prayer Man on a thread entitled “What is the most important piece of JFK assassination evidence?” Read more

A note on the comments section

Tom Scully is doing a good job running the comments section, a demanding and sometimes thankless task. If you disagree

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The facts about Lee Oswald and Rafael Cruz

In response to several queries about the Rafael Cruz (father of Ted) JFK conspiracy theory, I delved into the record with the help of a faithful reader. Here’s what is known: Read more

What do the 9/11 report and a CIA history have in common?

George Will exposes one of the tricks of U.S. national security agencies use to protect themselves from embarrassment.

Documents can be kept forever secret by government agencies declaring them “drafts” or otherwise “deliberative.”

Source: 9/11 Report & CIA Bay of Pigs History Should Be Declassified

Snopes.com dispatches bogus Rafael Cruz theory

The debunking site  snopes.com concurs with JFK Facts on the Rafael Cruz pseudo-story.

‘JFK’ the opera 

Opens April 23 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