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More about JFK Primary Sources

In response to yesterday’s post, a man named Will writes that he is the creator of JFK Primary Sources:
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JFK Primary Sources Web site amplifies the historical record

JFK Primary Sources is a new Web site that aggregates an impressive array of links about the assassination of President Kennedy and about U.S. history. The only problem?  Read more

Top CIA officials were ‘not truthful’ with Warren Commission, former staffer says

Howard Willens

Howard Willens, Warren Commission defender.

Howard Willens, a former Warren Commission staffer, acknowledged in a an email interview with JFK Facts that deputy CIA director Richard Helms was “not truthful” with the Commission and there is “no doubt” that counterintelligence chief James Angleton did not cooperate with the inquiry into JFK’s assassination.

While vigorously defending the Commission’s conclusions, Willens admitted he was naive about the CIA. Asked about a passage in his journal from March 1964 in which he wrote that senior CIA officials “did not have an axe to grind” in the commission’s investigation, Willens acknowledged “my comments about the CIA were naive to say the least.”

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