What Was Lee Harvey Oswald Doing in Russia? - Foundation for Economic Education - Working for a free and prosperous world. An Amazon search for books about Lee Harvey Oswald unearths endless reading that would last several lifetimes for all but the very bookish.
It's mere speculation, but seemingly never has someone so unimportant and – in a sense – unknown in life achieved such literary notoriety in death. Once in Russia, Oswald headed to Moscow in hopes of starting a new life as a Soviet citizen.While most focus on a question that just won't die (did he or didn't he kill Kennedy, and if he did, was he the lone gunman?) , far fewer address Oswald's time in the Soviet Union. That's what's so interesting about Peter Savodnik's 2013 book The Interloper: Lee Harvey Oswald Inside the Soviet Union. How the KGB Duped Oliver Stone. Helping defeat Hillary Clinton is not the most successful influence operation Moscow has ever mounted against the United States.
The most momentous, yes. But any covert activity that is exposed so rapidly and incites a backlash cannot be deemed an unalloyed accomplishment. Moscow’s single most effective influence operation remains the one induced 50 years ago this month, when the now-defunct New Orleans States-Item published a front-page story on April 25, 1967, entitled “Mounting Evidence Links CIA to ‘Plot’ Probe.”
It was an operation that culminated in an unimaginable success—a Hollywood blockbuster by Oliver Stone contending that the CIA was behind JFK's assassination. That probe, as every conscious American knew, was district attorney Jim Garrison’s re-investigation of President Kennedy’s assassination amid a pronounced erosion of public confidence in the Warren Report. Trump-really-war-cia-jury-still-out?akid=15346.2617.
Photo Credit: JFK Library From the fever swamp of Alex Jones' InfoWars, Jerome Corsi reports that "JFK researchers" are saying President Donald Trump is at risk for assassination because of his differences with the Central Intelligence Agency.
I have been a JFK researcher for 35 years. Corsi has distorted what most of us think to serve a fear-mongering political agenda. "JFK researchers: Trump at risk for assassination" is a lousy piece of journalism, less a story than a conspiratorial meme. Who Was Jack Ruby? Illustrated by Greg King All I know about the best man in my wedding is he didn’t exist.
Five days before John F. The Harold Weisberg Archive. Ruminations on the Greatest Mystery Never Solved. At the recent JFK Lancer conference in Dallas, WhoWhatWhy Editor-in-Chief Russ Baker spoke to a group dedicated to finding out the full truth behind the assassination of President John F.
Kennedy. Though supposedly the matter was settled long ago, most Americans don’t believe the Warren Commission’s hasty, FBI-driven verdict. Nor was that verdict acceptable to the House Select Committee on Assassinations (of the 1970s) which concluded that the president had most likely been killed as a result of a conspiracy, though it failed to resolve the particulars. Yet, all kinds of people keep trying, at their own expense, to solve the mystery. “There is a tremendous debt owed to this amazing bunch of people who do this stuff selflessly their whole lives … This may be the greatest revelation out of the whole thing if nothing else, the fundamental goodness, decency, and tenacity” of truth-seeking investigators in the U.S. and around the world, Baker said. Full Text Transcript: Audience claps.
Prayer Man @ Prayer Man. JFK Assassination: Prayer Man is Lee Harvey Oswald. McCone/Rowley. A document, clearly the smoking gun that Oswald was in the employee of the CIA, came to light and was widely circulated on the Internet.
The question, however, remains: is it genuine? The entire document will be typed herein, as I cannot cut and paste it and still make it readable. It is a "United States Government" Memorandum dated March 3, 1964 (stamped "Confidential" and is from "Mr. John McCone Director, Central Intelligence Agency," to "Mr. James J. CREATING A PATSY (formerly THE REAL TARGET)
Published in JFK/Deep Politics Quarterly, April 1998 (revised & expanded) Peter R.
Whitmey On November 23, 1963 a report was distributed by the two major wire services, AP and UPI, which ran in The Seattle Times under the headline “Was Connally Primary Target? Oswald Letter Raises Question.” The McCone-Rowley Document. Lee Harvey Oswald Not Guilty. By the Numbers and Direct Quote. $10Cost of “JFK Reloaded,” the JFK assassination computer game released last week. $32 millionBudget of the Warren Commission’s investigation into JFK’s assassination, in today’s dollars. $100,000Prize offered by the developer of “JFK Reloaded” for successfully recreating the assassination.
“He knows exactly what it takes to make American businesses grow and create jobs.” -President George W. Bush on his nominee for Commerce Secretary, Kellogg CEO Carlos Gutierrez “Streamlining our operations and avoiding future costs would help keep our North American cereal business cost-competitive going into the 21st century.” The JFK Assassination: A False Mystery Concealing State Crimes, by Vincent Salandria, COPA Address, 11/20/98. Thank you, Dr.
Gary Aguilar, and the other members of the Coalition on Political Assassinations for affording me this privilege. I accepted your invitation because I feel that the point of view for which I and thousands of unsung others have stood for thirty-five years is important. I believe that for us to be free to work for a more decent society we must come to accept the point of view which I will now explain. For one half of my seventy years, from almost the very date of the assassination, I have been convinced that the killing of President Kennedy was a patent Cold War killing – the bloody work of the U.S. military-intelligence system and its supporting civilian power elite.
ShowDoc.html. The Murder of J. D. Tippit. J.
D. Tippit was one of the few officers in the Dallas Police Force not to be called to Dealey Plaza to help investigate the assassination. Instead, at 12.45 p.m. he was sent to the Oak Cliff section of Dallas. At 1.16 p.m. Tippit approached a man, later identified as Lee Harvey Oswald, walking along East 10th Street. Looking at the Tippit Case from a Different Angle. A Theory. JFK List of Denied Docs redacted. BREAKING NEWS: List of Withheld JFK Assassination Documents. Exciting news: WhoWhatWhy has obtained the complete list of 3,603 secret documents on the Kennedy assassination still being held by the US government. (Or, to be precise, what it admits to still holding.) JFK Files. JFK: Researching the Researchers. The CIA, Mafia, Mexico — and Oswald, Part 6. When John F. Kennedy was assassinated on November 22, 1963, the United States lost more than its president.
It lost its innocence. The subsequent investigations into the young president’s killing raised more questions than they answered — and caused Americans to lose faith in their government.