A question about the grassy knoll

MIke writes: People keep putting stock into people who said the shot came from the knoll. Yeah I know those days were chaotic they might’ve thought it came from the mall but I look at it in the context of 911. There were there were reports that there was a sniper at the Lincoln Memorial,

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CIA tradecraft & JFK’s assassination: A veteran officer analyzes the death of a president

(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

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CIA tradecraft & JFK’s assassination: ‘The very top people’

[ICYMI: Part I: A veteran CIA officer analyzes the death of a president.] “Why am I doing this?” Rolf Mowatt-Larssen asked the audience at the Coalition Against Political Assassinations’ conference in Dallas. “As a CIA officer it’s a little controversial. What is my goal? My goal is to have an answer [about who killed JFK]

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Another JFK motorcade reconstruction and the limits of forensic evidence

While reviewing Mark Tyler’s Motorcade 63, I thought of Dale Myers’ 3D animation reconstruction of President Kennedy’s motorcade on November 22, 1963. Myer’s work is the most sophisticated effort to update the official story of the Warren Commission that a lone gunman, Lee Harvey Oswald, killed the president for no reason.

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