Saturday, 28 October 2017 02:51

Judge Tunheim rebukes handling of JFK records

By Bryan Bender, at: Politico

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Friday, 27 October 2017 02:48

Rachel Maddow, JFK and Easy Money

Maddow’s staff fished out some archival footage from NBC, did some research on Pettit, got permission to show parts of JFK and called up Shenon. This results in nothing but aimless and uninformed banter, and is pretty much symptomatic of the MSM’s attitude toward these releases, writes Jim DiEugenio.

Tuesday, 24 October 2017 21:52

What the United States Did in Indonesia

By Vincent Bevins, at: The Atlantic

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We present here a transcript of a discussion between Bill Turner, Hal Verb and Elsa Knight Thompson which aired on KPFA Pacifica Radio, October 6, 1967.
Audio courtesy of OurHiddenHistory.

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Wednesday, 18 October 2017 22:36

The Larry and Phil Show, Part 3

More from Jim DiEugenio on Larry Sabato and Philip Shenon concerning the upcoming NARA document release.

The best evidence for the triumph of neoconservatism, including over PBS, is to compare the 1983 series, Vietnam: A Television History, with the Burns/Novick version. The former is more honest, more hard-hitting, and more complete on the facts of the war. In a very real way, that comparison tells us how the Nixon/Kissinger view of Vietnam and the world eventually eclipsed JFK's, concludes Jim DiEugenio.

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With their defense of the Dulles brothers as “decent people” in Part One, the disappearance of Kennedy’s withdrawal plan and the championing of Vann and Sheehan in Part Two, so far the net value of this documentary is something less than zero, writes Jim DiEugenio.

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How can one tell the story of American involvement in Vietnam without mentioning the Dulles brothers or General Edward Lansdale? With a full 18 hours at one’s disposal, I would have thought such a thing would be impossible. Yet with Burns and Novick, the impossible becomes the possible, writes Jim DiEugenio.

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Saturday, 16 September 2017 17:17

Jim DiEugenio at the VMI Seminar

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.

By Malcolm Blunt, At: AARC. –– See also Jeff Morley's "Missing from the new JFK files: a batch of CIA records on Lee Harvey Oswald," at JFKFacts.

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