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Displaying items by tag: JFK ASSASSINATION

[Holland's] analysis ... is fated to be washed away under a tsunami of recent scholarship ... Rooted in documents declassified in the wake of the public's reaction to Oliver Stone's film JFK, academics and researchers have discovered that the real JFK, despite his considerable flaws, was worlds away from the hawkish clown of Holland's (and Cockburn's) imagination, writes Gary Aguilar.

If anyone was in a position to move Oswald around prior to the assassination and control the cover-up afterwards, it was Angleton, writes Lisa Pease, in this excerpt from the second part of her study of the CIA counterintelligence chief.

An excerpt from the first of a two-part study of the CIA counterintelligence chief who very likely was in control of the Lee Harvey Oswald 'legend'.

Tuesday, 15 August 2000 15:02

Oliver Stone vs. The Historical Establishment

I wish Ambrose and Schlesinger had read the Review Board's declassified files ... [and] used them for their work in this volume. Until they do, Stone is completely justified in making these films and therefore keeping the historical establishment honest, writes Jim DiEugenio.

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Thursday, 15 June 2000 00:00

The Two-Brain Memorandum

Former Assasssination Records Review Board staffer Douglas Horne put his career on the line with the ARRB by writing up the story of how two different brains, both of which were claimed to be Kennedy's, were examined, and how the evidence cannot be reconciled. This landmark memo, which has been summarized elsewhere, is presented here in its entirety.

Steve Jones discusses the contents and contradictions within Marina Oswald's testimony to Jim Garrison's Grand Jury during his investigation of the assassination.

Tuesday, 15 February 2000 22:46

Interview with Richard Sprague

Sprague reveals his thoughts on the assassination and discusses his experiences with the House Select Committee.

Wednesday, 15 December 1999 23:31

The Sins of Robert Blakey, Part 2

Jim DiEugenio continues his detailed review, based on declassified records, of how Blakey manoeuvered the HSCA investigation towards preconceived conclusions, and his deference toward CIA.

Wednesday, 15 December 1999 22:00

Jesse Ventura Takes On the Establishment re JFK Case

[His] statements, to say the least, are not the pre-recorded stock answers that advisers beat into their bosses. Whatever one thinks of them, they show that, at least for right now, Ventura is his own man. And only that type could have made the remarks he did – to an audience of 3.4 million readers – on the murder of President Kennedy, writes Jim DiEugenio.

Wednesday, 15 December 1999 21:53

Edward Epstein: Warren Commission Critic?

Jim DiEugenio looks closely at the record of one of the earliest critics, Edward Epstein, and questions whether he was ever a critic at all. Epstein's later work showed him to be little more than a wonk for the establishment. So how good was his first book, Inquest? DiEugenio answers that and other questions about Epstein, and talks about Epstein's work with the CIA and notably, James Angleton.

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