“Now,” Fidel said, “they will have to find the assassin quickly, but very quickly, otherwise, you watch and see, I know them, they will try to put the blame on us for this thing.”
The story comes from “When Castro Heard the News,” by French journalist Jean Daniel writing in The New Republic, Dec. 7, 1963.
Castro was right.
On March 14 the Newseum in Washington is holding a conference to mark National Freedom of Information Day. The event will help launch Sunshine Week in Washington D.C, March 16-22, 2014,
Vincent Salandria, a lawyer and JFK conspiracy theorist par excellence, sits down to break bread with his lifelong antagonist Arlen Specter, the inventor of the Single Bullet Theory.
It’s a fascinating story, told with restraint by Robert Huber in his article “Vince Salandria: The JFK Conspiracy Theorist” in Philadelphia magazine,
In response to my call for crowdsourcing Madeleine Brown’s story about Vice President Johnson attending a party the night before the assassination of JFK and saying the Kennedys would never embarrass him again, I received no information to corroborate Brown’s story.
In response to the “Does the NSA target JFK websites?” post we had many compelling comments.
Anthony Martin writes: Read more
Rick Bauer’s recollections of David Ferrie may prompt readers to ask, how does Ferrie figure in the JFK story? Jim DiEugenio explains in this video from Len Osanic’s “50 Reasons for 50 Years.”
“Many witnesses saw Oswald with Bannister or Ferrie in the summer of 1963,” DiEugenio says.
If you know who these witnesses were, send info, documents, and/or links to JFK Facts.
Pilot in training Rick Bauer (left) with his trainer David Ferrie
(photo credit: Rick Bauer)
Rick Bauer, a reader in Florida, writes to tell of his personal experience in 1965-66 with David Ferrie, the New Orleans pilot who has been the target of JFK conspiracy speculation for decades.
With the publication of Chapter 6, the entirety of Bill Simpich’s remarkable book “State Secret,” is now available for free at the Mary Ferrell Foundation website.
“State Secret” tells the story of Lee Harvey Oswald in Mexico City in September and October 1963 in unprecedented detail and clarity.
I told this story, as it was seen through the eyes of station chief Win Scott, in my book, “Our Man in Mexico,” but
The original theory of JFK gunfire favored by the Warren Commission was debunked by the testimony of the late James Tague.
From Yahoo News: James Tague, key JFK assassination witness, dies -
Why is Tague’s testimony “key”?
“I think that the report, to those who have studied it closely, has collapsed like a house of cards, and I think the people who read it in the long run future will see that. I frankly believe that we have shown that the [investigation of the] John F. Kennedy assassination was snuffed out before it even began, and that the fatal mistake the Warren Commission made was not to use its own investigators, but instead to rely on the CIA and FBI personnel, which played directly into the hands of senior intelligence officials who directed the cover-up.”
— Senator Richard Schweiker on “Face the Nation” in 1976. Read more
Because of the evidence. Read more
A faithful reader writes:
“I recall see former president and Warren Commission member Gerald Ford make an ‘unusual’ statement on TV in the mid 1990s. In reference to the Warren Commission, he said, ‘We told the truth, we just didn’t tell the whole
truth.’” Read more
Is Madeleine Brown’s story true and verified?
Sunshine Week comes to Washington March 16-22.
Every year the open government community in Washington, which includes everyone from the nonprofit National Security Archive to Project on Government Oversight to Cause of Action, get together to highlight the need for more open government. JFK Facts will be there too.
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