Thursday, 15 October 1998 23:03

The Sins of Robert Blakey

The declassified files of the HSCA reveal how Blakey, unlike Richard Sprague, manoeuvered the committee away from investigating the role of the CIA and toward a predefined conclusion, reports Jim DiEugenio.

Thursday, 15 October 1998 22:54

The Zapruder Film Comes to Home Video

Jim DiEugenio provides a brief history of the film's ownership on the occasion of its release to the public domain on video tape.

An early draft of material on the Tippit murder later incorporated into John Armstrong's Harvey & Lee.

A classic and much-discussed essay which explores at length and in depth both the provenance and the evolution of these "JFK scandal stories" over a number of years: how they morphed over time at each appearance into something they were not when they first appeared.

Sunday, 15 June 1997 17:34

J. Lee Rankin: Conspiracist?

A declassified HSCA document reporting a phone conversation between Michael Ewing and Rankin offers, as far as we know, the strongest criticisms of the Commission by anyone actually on the legal staff, as opposed to the members of the Commission themselves, writes Jim DiEugenio.

Sunday, 15 June 1997 00:35

Michael Baden's Deceptions

If people like Baden feel free to lie about what is on public record, imagine the reliability of “information” they provide that can't be verified, writes Milicent Cranor.

Tuesday, 15 April 1997 23:48

The FBI and the Framing of Oswald

John Armstrong shows how the FBI altered the photographic evidence to misrepresent Oswald's belongings as taken from the Dallas police. Included is a piece of testimony to the Warren Commission that was altered before inclusion, and copies of two letters from the IRS showing that at least two of Oswald's W-2 records of employment were forged in January, 1964.

 

On November 5, 1963, Otepka was finally formally ousted from the State Department. Just seventeen days later, Kennedy would be assassinated. And the killing would be pinned on the man Otepka was trying to investigate when he was removed from his office, writes Lisa Pease.

While still backing the ARRB's mission, Jim DiEugenio criticizes some board members for publicly implying they have read all the declassified documents and that it doesn't matter, Oswald still did it – a judgment that does not fit the facts, or their own experience.

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Saturday, 15 February 1997 21:27

The Left and the Death of Kennedy: Ray Marcus

Ray Marcus's reviews of important figures on the Left, excerpted by Martin Schotz and attached as appendix B to “The Left and the Death of Kennedy”.

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