Tricky Dicks: Watergate and the CIA
A friend writes: “I’m recommending a fantastic chat between Aaron Good and Jefferson Morley, two of the most cogent and relevant analysts of the Cold War’s domestic political legacy. It’s “about” Watergate, but it covers so much more than that. Take the time and have a deeper understanding of the break-in, the burglars,…. Listen here.
Talking about American power with Parallax Views
…..the dual lives and “clandestine collaborative relationship” between CIA director Richard Helms and PresidentRichard Nixon …. Source: Parallax Views w/ J.G. Michael – Scorpion’s Dance: The President, the Spymaster, and Watergate w/ Jefferson Morley on Stitcher
CIA tradecraft & JFK’s assassination: A veteran officer analyzes the death of a president
Former CIA station chief Rolf-Mowatt-Larssen addressed a conference of JFK researchers in Dallas in November 2019. (Credit: Jefferson Morley) (This article, titled “Under CIA Eyes,” first appeared in Counterpunch, Vol. 25 published in January 2020.). “I was struck by the intimacy and the smallness of the whole surroundings,” said retired CIA officer Rolf Mowatt-Larssen after his first visit to Dealey Plaza in November 2019. Dealey Plaza, a grassy Art Deco entry point to downtown Dallas, is where President John F. Kennedy was shot and killed on November 22, 1963. Hundreds of thousands of people still come from around the world to see the spot where the popular liberal president was ambushed. Many of them have the same reaction to the crime scene: the intimacy, the smallness. Mowatt-Larssen was not just any tourist.