Tag Archive for FBI

9) November 11, 1963: right-wing racist talked about how JFK would be shot

There were warnings in the fall of 1963 that President Kennedy’s life was in danger. JFK was hated by the political right for his increasingly forthright defense of peace and civil rights.

An undercover policer officer in Florida was canvassing his sources when he heard talk of a plot. And the details were specific.

Read more

FBI suspected leftist magazine was a foreign agent when it accurately reported on the CIA

Files recently released to MuckRock shed light on the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s investigation of the radical Ramparts magazine. Originally classified SECRET, the investigation described in the FBI files was an “internal security” matter relating to the magazine’s registration status. Paralleling and seemingly predicting some of the later investigations of WikiLeaks, the Bureau suspected that Ramparts “may currently be engaged in acts of distribution of propaganda, acting as a political agent,

Source: FBI suspected “Ramparts” was a foreign agent that provided propaganda and intelligence services • MuckRock

FBI file reveals some of the secrets of Howard Hunt’s White House safe

Emma Best at MuckRock reports on newly-released FBI files that illuminate the shared CIA history of the Watergate burglars. Read more

What can Microsoft teach us about the JFK story?

“Cognitive search” is Microsoft’s concept and tool; use computing power to capture analyze massive amounts of data found in the latest JFK files.

But the example these engineers give is not exactly inspiring.

Read more

The CIA is still protecting its spy who shadowed Martin Luther King

The CIA shadowed  Martin Luther King during his stay at a Miami hotel in July 1966 with the help of a spy whose identity still remains a secret a half century later.

The revelation is found in a 48-page file on King, portions of which were made public late last year, along with thousands of JFK assassination files.

President Trump has ordered all federal agencies to release the rest of their JFK-related files by April 26, a directive which covers the agency’s King file as well.

Trump’s order, issued last October, exempts from disclosure only “the names and addresses of any mentioned person who is still living.”  So if the CIA’s spy is deceased, his or her name is supposed to be made public this week.

MLK Surveillance

“Surveillance was a joint effort of IDEN A [the spy] and local ODENVY [CIA’s code name for the FBI],” according to a cable from the chief of the agency’s south Florida station. The surveillance took place in July 1966 when King and two associates stayed at a Miami airport hotel.

While the FBI’s surveillance of King is notorious, much less is known about the CIA’s interest in the civil right leader. Such eavesdropping violated the agency’s charter barring operations on U.S. soil.

The cable describes the spy as a “cleared and witting contact,” meaning he or she had a working relationship with the agency at the time. Approximately five lines of text that identify the spy have been blanked out in the document released to the National Archives in November 2017.

The spy listened in on King’s conversations from an adjacent hotel room for six hours.

“References were made to the Florida Gubernatorial Race, a trip to Bimini [an island in the Bahamas] and several miscellaneous sex experiences,” the cable reported.

After King and associates checked out the next day, the CIA’s spy searched their rooms, according to the cable. The informant found a phone message in a trash can asking King to call Harry Wachtel, a New York lawyer who served as King’s legal counsel.

The CIA’s spy claimed, inaccurately, that Wachtel was “an identified member of the Communist Party.” In fact, the FBI only had a report that Wachtel once had been active in the National Lawyer Guild, a leftist organization that some charged was a communist influenced.

The spy also found an envelope bearing the name of an unmarried woman who supposedly stay in the hotel room.

It seems likely that the CIA spying on King’s private life and is hiding the results. Nine of the next ten pages in the King file are completely classified, along with the spy’s name.

The memo supports the idea that the CIA worked with the FBI to obtain defamatory information about the civil rights leader less than two years before he was slain in Memphis on April 4, 1968.


You can read the CIA’s partially declassified King file here.







What will Trump do about the JFK files this week?

Gerald Posner, author of Case Closed, is optimistic.  Read more

FLASH CANCELLED response: FBI wasn’t interested in Oswald

Jean Davison responds to Bill SImpich’s “Why was Oswald’s name taken off the FBI’s watch list?” Read more

Why was Oswald’s name taken off the FBI’s watch list?

Bill Simpich, a civil rights attorney in the Bay Area and the author of State Secret, proposes an answer to the riddle of “FLASH CANCELLED” Read more

FBI wide shut: One key JFK file that remains redacted

Redacted FBI Oswald doc

Released in full. Not

I spent Friday at the Archives II in College Park Maryland in search of this Dec. 10, 1963 FBI report on the Bureua’s handling of the Lee Harvey Oswald file before JFK was killed.

At right is the version available on the Mary Ferrell site. The accompanying RIF sheet states the document is “released in full.”

I pulled the document at Archives II and it is not “released in full.” It remains heavily redacted. These black marks are a reminder that the Trump administration has yet to enforce the JFK Records Act. Read more

FLASH CANCELLED: What one of the last JFK files will tell us about Oswald

FBI memo

A less redacted FBI on Oswald

In response to my post, “FBI wide shut”, a faithful reader points out there is a “minimally redacted” version of a key FBI memo about accused assassin Lee Harvey Oswald. Read more

If Trump is serious about the last of the JFK files, he will release this one

A faithful reader sends a timely reminder: Birch O’Neal, the CIA’s unknown Oswald expert, dissembled to an FBI agent within hours of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

I wrote about O’Neal yesterday. A career CIA counterintelligence officer who died in 1995, O’Neal is perhaps the most interesting new character to emerge from the tens of thousands of JFK assassination files released since last October.

His previously unknown saga sheds new light on a JFK secret the CIA and defenders of the Warren Commission still deny: the agency’s  pre-assassination surveillance of accused assassin Lee Harvey Oswald. Read more

USA Today: CIA started to disavow knowledge of Lee Harvey Oswald within hours of killing

Some of the best reporting on the new JFK files is coming from USA Today.
In today’s story, the national daily notes an essential newsworthy fact revealed in the newly declassified records.

Within hours of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the CIA started to distance itself from any connection to suspected assassin Lee Harvey Oswald, recently released secret records from the National Archives show.

Read more

Where to find a JFK smoking gun: in the coming FBI files

Reporters ask me, “Is there a smoking gun in the new JFK files?”

I used to say “No.” But after reading the CIA’s latest releases, I have changed my mind.

Now I say, “Yes, there is at least one potential smoking gun in the new JFK files, and it may soon come into public view.”

As I explained to the Washington Post: Read more

About CIA and FBI intransigence on the JFK files

A friend asked Is the CIA and FBI intransigence around JFK records a lost opportunity for moving closer to closure on the Kennedy assassination story?

Read more

Sessions pledges ‘virtually complete disclosure’ of FBI’s JFK files on Monday

The Attorney General spoke with Fox News on Saturday and made a big promise. If what he says is true, this is good news. Unfortunately,  some White House statements on the JFK files, have not been accurate so we’ll have to see what happens.

Here’s what Sessions said.

Read more

exam: Up To Date EEAA10 Test Engine Latest Version PDF&VCE, 100% Pass Guarantee HH0-220 Practice Test Pdf With 100% Pass Rate, Recenty Updated HP0-J37 Practice Test Covers All Key Points, Pass the ACSO-TOOL-03 Exam Dumps Pdf Online, Most Important HP5-H03D Vce Software Are Based On The Real Exam, Latest Updated C2020-180 Test Dump Is Your Best Choice, Examcollection 000-318 Real Exam With New Discount, 100% Real C4040-226 Exam Paper Pdf Latest Version PDF&VCE, Exampassok 70-441GB2312 Practice Questions Is Your Best Choice, Buy Best 70-682 Certificate Online Sale, Most Hottest 70-523-CSHARP Testing Are The Best Materials, Exam-Labs 070-229 Book Pdf For Download, Helpful 599-01 Exam Topics with PDF and VCE Engine, Topdump 310-055 Labs Will Be More Popular, Exampassok VCS-411 Test Answers With Accurate Answers, 100% Pass 70-505 Exam Dump For All Candidates From All Over The World, 100% Pass Guaranteed or Full Refund 83-640 Exam Sample Questions Guaranteed Success,

vape: vape mod kits for sale ecig how to clean ni200 coil in uwell tank old vape mods voopoo t2 uforce cloud chasing mod aspire triton replacement tank loose leaf vaporizer uwell evido mod ecig amazon uwell valyrian coil temperature control ecig charleston north charleston sc pax juul ecig og bubba vape juice voopoo woody vapes x217 810 size e cigarette shop belfast upcoming ecig mods green smart e cigarette refills infinite vapor madison vaping ads how to drip vape best tank for nicotine salts best vape temp triton rta system vaping deaths per year fire vapes best single 18650 box mod great e juice stick tanks oil cartridge vape mod electronic smoke pen voopoo too cheapest price alien kits voopoo drag baby tank size private label vape pen

male enhancement: viagra vs cialis vs levitra reviews enhanced sexual performance how to measure dick girth ed natural treatment make my penis harder heart on pills surgery to increase penile girth ways to improve sex supa man supplements what do surgeons say when they mess up real penis exam gnc maca man reviews forhims review testosterone depression food for erection black rhino male enhancement reversing ed ed medication online erektile dysfunktion penis fucking penis does propecia regrow hair how to increase libido naturally handsome sex most effective penis pump no xplode amazon ethnic penis size how can i make extra money cvs male enhancement products top bodybuilding supplement enlarge your pennis male enhancement ratings muscle growth pills maxsize male enhancement 2 caplets average white man penis size

weight loss: black seed oil weight loss topiramate 25 mg for weight loss weight loss with hypothyroism best pills to lose weight bipolar medication weight loss magilim weight loss pills realdose weight loss does ms cause weight loss oranges for weight loss weight loss beginning tempestt bledsoe weight loss sweating and weight loss raw fit weight loss candida weight loss keto advanced weight loss supplement miraculous keto pills reviews egg diet plan for weight loss weight loss diet drinks yasmin reviews weight loss what are good weight loss pills books about weight loss comprehensive medical weight loss cts 360 weight loss ozempic weight loss ellen weight loss what causes weight loss plateaus green juice diet weight loss weight loss tips for teen girls body shape weight loss system pills how to create a weight loss plan weight loss belly fat pills emilie de ravin weight loss newest weight loss diet quick weight loss and skin care

cbd oil: 500mg cbd oil dosage hemp bombs cbd cbd oil vape amazon mi tierra good quality cbd oil who makes amazon oil best thc cbd ratio assure cbd oil cbd withdrawal symptoms cbd dosing chart where is cbd illegal pure cbc show first class herbalist oils who should i start cbd names best place to buy benzos online trokie cbd cbd farming cannabis oil side effects cbd vape oil ebay plus meaning cbd oil dosage for parkinsons opioid receptor signaling because of you letra wholesale pures pure natural hemp oil wh candy reviews cbd oil alexandria la organics coconut oil wholesale weight loss pills cbd oil dosage frequency cbd oil edible recipes cbd oil sub lingual cbd oil not hemp