I will be appearing on CNN’s “Reliable Sources” show at 11 am on Sunday, Washington time.
Last week the show’s host Brian Stelter interviewed CBS correspondent Eric Engberg who disputed O’Reilly’s stories about a riot in Argentina in 1982. I’ll be talking about his JFK fib and what it means. As today’s Washington Post story indicates, the liberal media seem to be ready to move on.
HIs dubious story about being present at the suicide of George De Mohrenschildt, friend of Lee Harvey Oswald, in March 1977, was exposed two years ago by JFK Facts. It remains the biggest remaining threat to his credibility, as Slate’s Justin Peters points out here,
O’Reilly has yet to address the reporting in JFK Facts. So I’ll do it for him.
In other developments, JFK researcher Bill Kelly calls attention to what Bob Sirkin, O’Reilly’s assistant, has written about working with O’Reilly at the time.
O’Reilly was right about one thing. George De Mohrenschildt was an important witness in the JFK assassination story. Here’s what De Mohrenschildt said about his friend Lee Oswald.
And here is the intrepid Bill O’Reilly on Inside Edition in 1991 doing a tough and accurate piece on CIA officer David Atlee Phillips and the evidence that he associated with accused assassin Lee Harvey Oswald in September 1963.