Robert Kennedy’s death, like the President’s, was mourned as an extension of the evils of senseless violence; events moved on, and the profound alterations that these deaths … brought in the equation of power in America was perceived as random …. What is odd is not that some people thought it was all random, but that so many intelligent people refused to believe that it might be anything else. Nothing can measure more graphically how limited was the general understanding of what is possible in America.
~Congressman Allard Lowenstein
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JFK Declassified: Tracking Oswald
- JFK Declassified: Tracking Oswald, Part 6 Written by Arnaldo M. Fernandez
In this final installment of his review of the History Channel series, Arnaldo Fernandez concludes: “With Castro as vantage point instead of the CIA, Baer was not tracking Oswald to articulate a true picture of the past, but to drive the historical truth away.”
- JFK Declassified: Tracking Oswald, Part 5 Written by Arnaldo M. Fernandez
After mixing Oswald with the anti-Castro and CIA-backed paramilitaries of Alpha 66 in a weird pot made of “special intent to kill President Kennedy soup”, Baer keeps on blighting a big-budget TV show by ignoring the body of the evidence, writes Arnaldo Fernandez. With an insert by Milicent Cranor on the History Channel's version of the "jet effect".
Featured Articles & Reviews
- Jim DiEugenio at the VMI Seminar Written by James DiEugenio
The following is the transcript of a talk Jim gave via remote connection for the seminar held at the Virginia Military Institute on Saturday, September 2, 2017.
- How The Atlantic Monthly and Kurt Andersen Went Haywire Written by James DiEugenio
Jim DiEugenio offers a blistering critique of the cover essay for the current issue of The Atlantic Monthly, which proposes––yet again––that the widespread belief in conspiracies, with its supposed origin in the Sixties, accounts for how US cultural and political life has become unhinged.
- Nicholas Schou, Spooked: How the CIA Manipulates the Media and Hoodwinks Hollywood Written by Joseph E. Green
If you’re looking for a short overview of important aspects of journalism and the government, there is good information here. It just doesn’t really live up to the title and subtitle, writes Joseph Green.
- JFK, Jim Garrison, and the American Media: John Barbour interviewed by James DiEugenio Written by Kennedys&King
Listen to the interview with the full transcript by David Giglio at Our Hidden History.