Politico addresses a question too long ignored by the Washington press corps: Did Robert Kennedy refuse to provide the Warren Commission with a sworn statement about the causes of his brother’s murder?
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POLITICO has picked up on a story that I first reported on JFK Facts in May 2013.
Professor David Kaiser is the latest to respond to our 140-word Warren Commission Challenge as follows:
“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.
“… since the very first staff meeting, Earl Warren set the standard:
Via George in the UK:
“… the Warren Commission did not know that the DRE were CIA assets….
A faithful reader in California on reflects on what you should know about the Warren Commission report.
The Irish Examiner‘s coverage of the 50th anniversary of the Warren Commission report was more comprehensive than the Washington Post‘s and better informed than the Boston Globe’s and more penetrating than Time magazine’s. It seems for the American journalistic profession, the noteworthy fact that a majority of Americans still reject the Commission’s obsolete conclusions is no longer worthy of much reflection.
A friend asks, “Why the lack of U.S. coverage?”
The Warren Commission didn’t get scared if Fidel Castro because of Lyndon B. Johnson’s chilling warning to Chief Justice Earl Warren about rumors that “if not quenched, could conceivably lead the country into a war which could cost 40 million lives.” Read more
In response to Monday’s call for 140-word comments on the 50th anniversary, Cary writes, ”What you need to know about the Warren Commission report is…
JFK Facts has more knowledgeable students of the JFK assassination story than any website I know of. So on the 50th anniversary of the publication of the Warren Commission report, I’m inviting regular commenters — and all readers — to submit a statement, no more than 140 words long beginning with the phrase, “What you should know about the Warren Commission’s report is that…”
Then you have 129 words left to express your opinion.
The Assassination Archive and Research Center will hold a conference on the 50th anniversary of the report of the Warren Commission in Washington next week — and it is going to be great.
Investigators probing the assassination of President John F. Kennedy held a secret meeting with Cuban president Fidel Castro, according to Philip Shenon’s new book, “A Cruel and Shocking Act.
Historian Gerald McKnight, author of “Breach of Trust: How the Warren Commision Failed and Why,” talks to Len Osanic at Black Ops Radio in this video:
Howard Willens, former staff attorney on the Warren Commission, remains one of its most vigorous public defenders 50 years later. As I reported yesterday, he agreed to answer questions from JFK Facts via email. Because all of the questions were submitted at once, there were no follow up questions. In any case, my intent was not to conduct a hostile interrogation but to elicit his thoughts and hopefully start a dialogue. (I found his journal from 1964, which he has posted on his website, to be a valuable document for understanding the limitations of the Commission’s approach to its investigation.)
Now let’s hear from him. Read more