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The late Richard Schweiker on the Warren Commission

Robert passes along an excerpt of what the late  Senator Richard Schweiker (R-Pennsylvania) said on Face the Nation in 1976. When asked about the Warren Commission report, Schweiker replied:

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‘The power of this secret world’: Bob Woodward links JFK cover-up to NSA abuses

Bob Woodward

Bob Woodward

The discourse around the 50th anniversary of JFK’s assassination was disappointingly superficial, focusing on the credibility of conspiracy theories rather than on the heart of the issue: the failure of the national security agencies to protect President Kennedy and to tell the truth about the events leading to his death.

A notable exception came in October, when Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward spoke on Face the Nation. about the role of what he called “the secret world” in Washington.

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