In this balanced, if breathless, 1998 History Channel video entitled “Missing Files,” we learn what the government sought to hide from public view. The approach is skeptical without crazy conspiracy mongering.
Judge John Tunheim, Professor John Newman and others explain some of important records uncovered by the Assassination Records Review Board (ARRB) in the late 1990s.
The finds include unseen film footage from November 22, 1963; a long-suppressed congressional report on the possibility that Oswald was impersonated in Mexico City six weeks before JFK’s assassination, and the diary of Clay Shaw, the only man ever charged in connection with the assassination.
The narrators concludes, “Finding answers may not be easy but the simple democratic principles of openness and accountability demand that we try.”