For anyone interested in doing research on the JFK story, C-SPAN‘s useful introduction to the JFK Assassination Records Collection in College Park, Maryland, is worth a watch.
As general counsel for the Assassination Records Review Board (ARRB) in the mid-1990s, Jeremy Gunn had unparalleled access to the government’s records on the JFK assassination. Last year he gave an interesting talk about “Seeking the Truth in the Kennedy Assassination” at the Center for Global Humanities at the University of New England in Portland, Maine.
Professor David Kaiser is the latest to respond to our 140-word Warren Commission Challenge as follows:
From a friend comes the sad news that Ed Sherry has passed away.
Slick production values and knowledgeable commentary from Dick Russell, Doug Horne, Vince Palamara, Sherry Feister, as narrated by the actor/author Peter Coyote, whose accomplishments amaze.
In Max Holland’s fine piece about Watergate reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein there appears this passage about the sausage factory of Washington journalism.
The Senate’s report on the CIA torture program remains off-limits to the public, as Politico reports that diverse Washington factions are negotiating what can–and cannot–be shared with the American people about the agency’s actions. What does one call this? ”Contempt for democracy“ says Sullivan.
From a faithful reader in Dallas:
“On Saturday October 4, the Sixth Floor Museum’s 2014 Living History Series, presented a talk by Pierce Allman, who was the program director at WFAA Radio in Dallas on November 22, 1963. Allman was in Dealey Plaza at the time of JFK’s assassination, and was one of the first media representatives inside the Texas School Book Depository (TSBD) after the shooting.
“In JFK 3.0 the assassination narrative will not be controlled by Washington insiders or Hollywood myth makers. Rather it is curated the wisdom of crowds (such as it is) as well as the wisdom of experts, scholars, and traditional journalists.”
via JFK 3.0: — Medium.
They say justice should be blind, and in my case Judge Leon truly was.
“… since the very first staff meeting, Earl Warren set the standard:
“I have over sixty books on the assassination and the Kennedys but this video series nevertheless blew me away and caused me to marvel at the in-depth meticulous research of [Doug] Horne and the mind-boggling audacity of the conspirators behind the cover-up,” writes Charles Burris on LewRockwell.com.
Via George in the UK:
“… the Warren Commission did not know that the DRE were CIA assets….
Thanks to the miracle of crowdsourcing, we have a definitive answer to Vanessa’s question about a film taken in the presidential motorcade on November 22, 1963. It was taken by JFK’s aide David Powers.
“Former WFAA-Radio Program Director Pierce Allman had no assignment to cover President John F. Kennedy’s visit to Dallas on November 22, 1963. At the last minute, Allman decided to walk to nearby Dealey Plaza to see the presidential motorcade. Read more