Tag Archive for Mary Ferrell Foundation

What did Dealey Plaza witnesses say about the origins of the gunfire that killed JFK?

Here’s the most comprehensive compilation of eyewitness testimony from the Dealey Plaza crime scene, courtesy of Stewart Galanor and the Mary Farrell Foundation.

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CIA and Nixon led ‘aggressive’ Cuba policy, according to FBI memo

Not long after the first anniversary of Fidel Castro coming to power,  Vice President Richard Nixon was “becoming very active and aggressive” about US. policy toward Cuba with the help of the CIA.

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Help us catch JFK Most Wanted

I’m starting a new occasionally series, “JFK Most Wanted.” These posts will take a closer look at the still-censored pages of the JFK assassination story that the CIA is concealing from public view.

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Sunshine on JFK: Why secrecy around assassination-related records?

A panel of experts will talk about the secrecy that surrounds still records related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963 at a media briefing on Thursday, March 20 at 11 am. The briefing will take place at the Mott House, 122 Maryland Ave NE, across from the Supreme Court. Read more

The CIA and JFK: a reliable primer

CIA headquarters, Langley, Va.

From the Mary Ferrell Foundation, a useful and informative introduction to a central issue in American History: The CIA and the JFK Assassination.

Without resorting to conspiracy theorizing, MFF Webmaster Rex Bradford lays out the historical context and the key questions that endure about the role of CIA personnel in the events leading to Kennedy’s death.

In ‘State Secret’ Simpich solves an Oswald mystery

I’ve been remiss in keeping up with posts on the serialization of Bill Simpich’s remarkable book “State Secret,” now available for free at the Mary Ferrell Foundation website.

“State Secret” tells the story of Lee Harvey Oswald in Mexico City in 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 I can see now that  my account, while not wrong, is simplistic. Using documents declassified after I wrote my book, Simpich shows there was rather more going on than I knew.

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CSPAN airs Wecht Institute’s JFK conference

C-Span 3 is airing the first day of last month’s JFK conference at Dusquesne University, sponsored by the Wecht conference. For people interested in the latest in JFK research, there is no better way to get current.