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Simpich writes: "What the mainstream media has not yet realized is that the JFK case is being solved, thanks largely to the brute force of the power of the Internet. As in most suppressed stories, the revelations come one piece at a time."

In this Nov. 23, 1963 file photo, Lee Harvey Oswald is led down a corridor of the Dallas police station for another round of questioning in connection with the assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy. Oswald, who denied any involvement in the shooting, was formally charged with murder. (photo: AP)
In this Nov. 23, 1963 file photo, Lee Harvey Oswald is led down a corridor of the Dallas police station for another round of questioning in connection with the assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy. Oswald, who denied any involvement in the shooting, was formally charged with murder. (photo: AP)

The Murder of JFK: Another Puzzle Piece Solved

By Bill Simpich, Reader Supported News

15 October 15


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Left screen: The wallet found at the murder scene of officer J. D. Tippit.
Right screen: The wallet found at the time of Oswald's arrest.

he mainstream media in America continually fails to understand that Americans are not interested in having a secret government.

Salon founder David Talbot has a new book coming out this week, entitled The Devil’s Chessboard: Allen Dulles, the CIA, and the Rise of America’s Secret Government. The book explores how Dulles targeted foreign leaders for assassination and then brought this practice back home with the murder of JFK.

Tufts professor Michael Glennon released a book last year on the similarity in security policies of Bush and Obama entitled National Security and the Rise of Double Government. Glennon explains how the roles of the presidency, the Congress, and the courts are “largely illusory” compared to the powers of those safely situated in the back room.

Esquire writer Charles Pierce wrote a story picked up by RSN in the last week discussing how the CIA has been forced to admit, yet again, another clue to how the agency covered up the story of JFK’s murder

What the mainstream media has not yet realized is that the JFK case is being solved, thanks largely to the brute force of the power of the Internet. As in most suppressed stories, the revelations come one piece at a time. The following story is illustrative of how social media is able to force long-hidden stories to break open.

Just two years ago, the story of the murder of Dallas police officer J.D. Tippit on November 22, 1963, took a most unexpected twist.

local TV newscast showed footage taken by the local ABC affiliate WFAA on that date more than 50 years ago. In the film, Dallas police captain Pinky Westbrook can be seen handling a wallet at the scene of Tippit’s murder. It appears to be the wallet of the accused assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald.

WFAA newscast, 11/22/13  

What makes the footage remarkable is that the official story was that the wallet was not found until about an hour later, when Dallas police detective Paul Bentley removed it from Oswald’s back pocket shortly after taking him into custody at the Texas Theatre, several blocks away from where Tippit was gunned down.

FBI agent Bob Barrett, who was at the scene of Tippit’s murder and is still alive in Pell City, Alabama, now calls Paul Bentley’s story “hogwash.”

The wallet is important because its contents connected Oswald to the guns used in the murder of President Kennedy and Officer Tippit.

The WFAA story

The WFAA story last fall said that the wallet mystery had been “settled.” Reporter Jason Whitley interviewed retired FBI analyst Farris Rookstool, who conducted an investigation of the two wallet stories. Rookstool concluded that the wallet seen in the 1963 footage is an exact match with the Oswald wallet now at the National Archives in College Park, Maryland.

Rookstool argues that the circular snaps, metal strips, and a zipper over the cash compartment are identical in both instances.

Rookstool’s conclusion is that the video footage of the wallet proves that Oswald killed Officer Tippit about 49 minutes after President Kennedy was shot and killed in downtown Dallas a mile and half away.

The power of Internet research suggests another possibility, spelled out in my recent book State Secret: The wallet was planted at the Tippit murder scene.  New evidence continues to come in since its release.

Who found the wallet? And when did they find it?

Here’s the story insofar as it is known.

The first officer on the Tippit murder scene was Dallas Police Sergeant Kenneth H. Croy, who arrived as the ambulance was picking up Tippit’s body. Croy told an interviewer that an unknown man handed him Oswald’s wallet right after his arrival. The witnesses who preceded Croy at the crime scene were adamant that no one dropped a wallet anywhere in the vicinity.

The video footage from WFAA shows a wallet wound up in the hands of Captain Pinky Westbrook. The WFAA newscast also shows FBI agent Bob Barrett recounting how Westbrook turned to him at the scene while holding the wallet and asked, “You ever heard of a Lee Harvey Oswald?” I said, “No, I never have.” He said “How about an Alek Hidell?” I said, “No. I never have heard of him either,” Barrett explained.

“Why would they be asking me questions about Oswald and Hidell if it wasn’t in that wallet?”

Why does the wallet matter?

The wallet contained what is the only known instance of Oswald carrying identification under the alias of “Alek Hidell.” The two sets of identification cards found in the wallet are key evidence in the JFK case.

Kennedy was killed on Friday, November 22. By the next day, it was worldwide news that the rifle that was used in the shooting of President Kennedy was purchased by mail order with a postal money order made out by “A. Hidell” and listing Oswald’s P.O. box as the place for pick-up.

Oswald and “Hidell” were now tied by the rifle and the wallet to JFK’s murder, less than two hours after the event.

Again, why did the Dallas captain ask the FBI agent about Oswald and Hidell if their IDs weren't in the wallet?

In custody, Oswald denied that he was the owner of the rifle found at the Texas School Book Depository where he worked and where several people saw one and possibly two gunmen. The gun had been ordered in the name of “Hidell.”

For the FBI man, Barrett said, the wallet made the case against Oswald a “slam dunk.”

Yet the Dallas authorities never wrote a report about any wallet found at the Tippit murder scene. Perhaps that was oversight. Perhaps not.

FBI Man: Dallas cop lied

After 50 years, an FBI agent on the scene has charged that the Dallas officer who brought Oswald to the police station is lying about finding the wallet in Oswald’s possession.

Barrett attacked Bentley’s claim that he found Oswald’s wallet for the first time in the 2013 WFAA news story. “They said they took the wallet out of his pocket in the car? That’s so much hogwash. That wallet was in (Captain) Westbrook’s hand.”

Why did Barrett wait 50 years to accuse Bentley of lying and obstruction of justice?

It was not a fight he cared to pick. Bentley had been Dallas’s chief polygraph examiner during 1963. It would have been professionally hazardous for Barrett to challenge Bentley before his death in 2008.

So what does the story of the wallet tell us?

It was not public knowledge that Oswald’s wallet was found at the Tippit murder scene until 1996. FBI agent Jim Hosty, who had responsibility for watching Oswald, wrote that a wallet containing identification for both Oswald and “Alek Hidell” was found near a pool of blood. Again, no witness ever saw the wallet on the ground. A second witness, patrolman Leonard Jez, told a conference in 1999 that the wallet was identified at the murder scene as belonging to Oswald.

Rookstool told WFAA that the testimony of Barrett and Croy, Tippit’s billfold, and the WFAA film prove that Oswald’s wallet was at the scene of the policeman’s murder.

Rookstool’s finding is contested by researcher Dale Myers. On his website, Myers argues that the wallet seen on the videotape is thinner and has a straight flap rather than the rounded flap of the arrest wallet. Whether Myers’s contention is correct or not, Myers has also spent years publicizing Barrett’s story that the wallet at the murder scene contained identification for both Lee Harvey Oswald and Alek Hidell.

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Seen at the crime: Dallas police officers handling Lee Oswald’s wallet at the scene of the
murder of Dallas police officer J.D. Tippit.

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The wallet supposedly taken from Oswald when he was arrested.

The best evidence indicates that an unknown person brought something at least resembling Lee Harvey Oswald’s wallet to the scene of Tippit’s murder.  

The Tippit murder was a staged scene, designed to inflame the Dallas cops to do everything they could to bring down Oswald. 

Solving puzzles like these, one piece at a time, is how determined people take down a secret government.

MORE: See a video clip on Joseph McBride’s book Into the Nightmare, and my own research in Chapters 6-7 of State Secret. This ongoing story leads to some surprising places.

Bill Simpich is a civil rights attorney and the author of State Secret. His work is cited in Salon editor David Talbot's new book, The Devil's Chessboard: Allen Dulles, the CIA, and the Rise of America's Secret Government, coming out on Tuesday, October 13. Targeting foreign leaders for assassination and overthrowing nationalist governments not in line with his political aims, Dulles employed those same tactics to further his goals at home, Talbot charges, offering shocking new evidence in the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

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+1 # chapdrum 2015-10-15 13:31
What is the ultimate point of the referenced books (by Talbot and Glennon)? While it's encouraging that they are allowed to see publication, their content does not EVER alter our system one iota.
+12 # Skyelav 2015-10-15 18:17
are you saying new evidence in the great JFK hoax might not change us somehow?
+90 # Radscal 2015-10-15 13:41
Also recovered from the scene of Tippet’s murder were four shell casings tied to the revolver allegedly found on Oswald. The thing is that revolvers don’t eject shells like semi-automatics . The revolver must be deliberately unloaded.

So, we are to believe that Oswald shot a cop, then stood there while he disengaged the revolver’s cylinder, dropped the shells that would tie him to the shooting on the ground (instead of into his hand at the very least), and then walked away. That’s just absurd. Even if the killer expected to get into another firefight shortly, he would have run off to reload out of sight of the witnesses drawn to the sound of his shooting of a cop.
-4 # lewagner 2015-10-17 04:30
Yes, and that and much much more has been known, but covered up by the media, since Jim Garrison pointed it out back in the 1960s.
And now 52 years later, they'll start to discuss the Kennedy assassination, but NOTHING on who was really behind 9/11 and the War on Terror.
And yeah, that includes "Bernie", too.
And RSN.
+41 # Radscal 2015-10-15 13:43
But the best bit of evidence to skullduggery may be the multiple caskets at Bethesda Hospital, where JFK’s autopsy was performed.

According to testimony that has been in the Warren Commission Report since day one, the bronze ceremonial casket we all saw loaded into that grey/green ambulance, into which both Jackie and RFK rode to the hospital, sat in that ambulance unattended for about 40 minutes after arriving at Bethesda at 6:55 pm.

Meanwhile, another casket, an aluminum shipping casket was unloaded from Air Force One and taken in a black hearse to Bethesda, arriving about 1/2 hour before the other. Military personnel unloaded the aluminum casket at 6:35 pm, took it into the hospital and unloaded the body of the dead president, which was in a body bag. Photos and X-rays were taken and preliminary “work’ was done on the body, including sawing the skull and removing the brain.

Then, about one hour later, the grey/green ambulance was brought around to the shipping entrance where the bronze ceremonial casket was removed by a formal military guard and brought to the autopsy theater where the now modified body of JFK, which was once again wrapped in the sheets from Parkland hospital instead of the body bag, and the “official” autopsy began.
+31 # Radscal 2015-10-15 17:07
The evidence is clear that JFK’s body was removed from the casket on Air Force One (probably during the swearing in of LBJ), then brought to Bethesda where it was modified to mask the true nature of the shots that hit him. Finally, it was replaced in the bronze casket and brought back in for the official autopsy.
+29 # wantrealdemocracy 2015-10-15 20:44
There were two bodies that were flown from Dallas to Washington D.C. One was Kennedy and one was officer Tippet. Tippet's nick name was JFK -- because he looked so much like the President. The lost brain is so that the story that Kennedy was shot from above and behind could sound possible. The brain showed that he was shot from the front and from below. It is possible that it is Tippits body that lies under the eternal flame and not Kennedy.

Kennedy was killed by a group of people who are still alive and must be prosecuted. Same for 9/11. The high government and military officials and members of the Israeli Mossad did that job. We need a real investigation of both of these horrible events which have had the effect of destroying our nation and our democracy.
+1 # motamanx 2015-10-16 10:58
Interestingly, in macabre way, is that the same trouble surrounded Abraham Lincoln's body after his assassination. Some dudes stole the body, looking for a reward, and things went weird from there. I don't know the precise story, but I'll look it up.
+4 # Radscal 2015-10-16 13:04
What I wrote about the two caskets came from sworn testimony that's in the Warren Report. Two different military groups carried the two coffins in, and both removed the same body from those two coffins.

No testimony was entered that describes who moved JFK's body from the ceremonial casket to the shipping casket on Air Force One. No testimony was entered about who then moved the modified body of JFK back into the ceremonial casket.

The Tippet-as-JFK concept has been around for a while, but I haven't seen any convincing evidence. If we are to speculate, I suspect Tippet was a dirty cop who was sent to kill Oswald, but missed his opportunity, and so was killed. His death was expected to result in any Dallas cop who found Oswald to kill him no sight, but that, too failed, so Ruby had to sacrifice himself to complete the plan.

Tippet's brain may have made it to Bethesda, though. There were apparently two separate brain autopsies on two different brains.
+82 # chapdrum 2015-10-15 14:09
Imo, the average American cares as much about those responsible for JFK's murder, as they do about how three 100+ story buildings all fell into their own footprint, one of which fell hours after nos. 1 and 2, and was not struck by a plane.
+1 # Skyelav 2015-10-15 18:18
The average American indeed!
+17 # Radscal 2015-10-15 20:29
During the media propaganda push marking 50 years since JFK's murder, polls showed about 2/3 of USians did not believe the Warren Commission's findings. Oddly, that remarkable majority was labeled as "the fewest numbers" since 1964.

The most recent polls I've seen show something less than 50% of USians do not believe the 9/11 Commission Report's findings. The numbers who don't buy the official conspiracy theory are higher in NYC itself, where the most actual witnesses and those who know witnesses live.

The corporate media does its best to marginalize truth seekers. I see no benefit in helping them to spread their false narrative that "the average American" either believes the lies or doesn't care about them.
+9 # motamanx 2015-10-16 11:01
The 9/11 Commission was just as bent as the Warren Report--both were written to pacify a nervous country.
The government assumes that we can't handle the truth. Or that the perps are just too powerful, and want to keep it that way.
+4 # chapdrum 2015-10-16 11:33
"The government assumes that we can't handle the truth...."
Reminds me of the Tom Cruise-Jack Nicholson exchange, when Cruise shouts to Nicholson, "I want the truth!" Nicholson shouts back "You can't handle the truth." The average American's version of Nicholson's response would be "I don't care about the truth."
+74 # MsAnnaNOLA 2015-10-15 15:37
In an era of no internet or computer databases they found out in two hours that the gun was purchased by mail order by a person named Hidell. Sounds like the people that planted the wallet were the ones that ordered the rifle and "found out" where the rifle came from.
+19 # CL38 2015-10-15 18:15
I think that newspapers in Europe also published information about Oswald killing Kennedy BEFORE that was possible, which means that they were fed that information by our government?
+36 # Skyelav 2015-10-15 18:19
Just like they found out the names of all the alleged hijakers etc of those WTC planes.
+1 # Radscal 2015-10-15 17:03
Dup. Sorry.
+39 # Mainiac 2015-10-15 17:37
In James Douglass‘ book, The Unspeakablehe traces Oswald‘s movements from the time Kennedy was shot to when he was apprehended in the theater. His conclusion is that Oswald could not have shot Tippett. The time sequence doesn‘t permit it. Douglas also discovered another discrepancy in the official story: that when Oswald was supposed to have been in Mexico arranging to get to Cuba, he was actually still in the States.

Douglass advances the theory that there was a person who was used as a double for Oswald that accounts for him being in two places at the same time and that it was the double who shot Tippett.
+4 # CL38 2015-10-15 18:18
I've started reading it.
+24 # Anonymot 2015-10-15 18:19
Anyone interested in the JFK assassination or what is going on in the secret America really needs to see this recent, well made & documented 3 1/2 hr film. It puts it all in historical context, gives incredible details including the names, times, etc. and provides a clear theory of exactly how JFK was murdered and by whom.
+16 # Wally Jasper 2015-10-15 20:49
Also see Amy Goodman's interview with David Talbot about "The Devil's Chessboard" on Democracy Now, both parts 1 and 2. His research corroborates the conclusions presented in this riveting (and disturbing) documentary. Many thanks to Anonymot for linking this film.
-28 # Skyelav 2015-10-15 18:26
The 100th monkey effect is in play here. Once the 100th monkey believes and accepts the possibility of a secret government that perpetrates secret acts we will all still be sheep wandering around, following our well laid plans aimlessly.
+4 # Passing Through 2015-10-15 21:13
Quoting Skyelav:
The 100th monkey effect is in play here. Once the 100th monkey believes and accepts the possibility of a secret government that perpetrates secret acts we will all still be sheep wandering around, following our well laid plans aimlessly.

Huh?? No, based on that discredited theory, the most we can hope for in this context is we'll be smart enough monkeys to learn how to wash sweet potatoes like other monkeys are doing.
+17 # jstick 2015-10-15 18:38
Yes, the 3-hr video recommended by Anonymot, above, is very well done. It presents a new theory I haven't seen before, that Officer Tippet was killed because he looked just like JFK and they needed his body to do a switch. (See coffin story above.) The video isn't entirely believable, but it does match up with the Douglass book (the best so far) in several respects.
Two more must-read sources: Flight From Dallas by James P. Johnston implicates the CIA quite thoroughly in the conspiracy. And, Breach of Trust by Gerald McKnight details how the CIA and the FBI misled the Warren Commission to make sure that it never got anywhere near any conspiracy clues.
One more good book, the one about the trial that Jim Garrison held in New Orleans. He was on the right track but his best witnesses were killed before they could testify. Fortunately they didn't kill him. Also Hit List -- badly written but a close look at all the possible witnesses who were knocked off one by one.
+2 # Anonymot 2015-10-16 03:20
I'm curious why you think the film "isn't entirely believable."
+7 # treerapper 2015-10-16 05:10
Don't forget that the motor cycle route JFK took was changed officially. That gives complete credibility to the CIA / FBI involvement. In addition, all of Garrison's "grassy knoll" witnesses died of strange accidental deaths.

If one could figure out who oranized JFK's assassination, one would have a good head start on who organized 911.
0 # Anonymot 2015-10-16 14:20

Watch the film, treerapper and you'll have the who, how, why, and when.
+7 # MidwestTom 2015-10-15 18:44
For those who are interested, here is one of the most complete summaries of the holes in the official report.
+29 # jbell94521 2015-10-15 19:23
It is worth noting that Warren, who chaired the commission to investigate the JFK assassination, when on his deathbed, remarked in front of several witnesses that he regretted wrapping up the investigation as quickly as possible instead of taking the time to conduct a complete investigation.

He claimed that he was persuaded by LBJ that it better served the country to reach closure as quickly as possible, rather than dragging out the investigation and allowing the civil unrest to persist.

He also claimed that it was the worst mistake in his long history in the public sector.

I doubt there is any question that Allen Dulles was at least deeply involved in the JFK assassination, if not the ultimate architect of the entire event. It has been known almost fro day one that JFK was furious at the CIA for executing highly illegal foreign policy tactics and strategies, such as overthrowing the governments of sovereign nations, assassinating their leaders and more, all without any review or approval from the Executive Office. And it was known early one that JFK had publicly declared that under Dulles the CIA had become a rogue agency that he intended to dismantle. Further, a memo to that effect, outlining how he intended to carry this out, was found in his desk within a few days of the assassination. Of course, it was not made public.
+5 # Radscal 2015-10-15 20:37
In the LBJ Library is a tape of the phone call LBJ made to Warren convincing (threatening?) Warren to chair the Commission and rubber stamp the "lone crazed gunman" conclusion. LBJ literally told Warren that refusing to do so would lead to nuclear war and tens of millions of deaths.
+17 # Old Uncle Dave 2015-10-15 19:41
The gov't lied and covered up the truth about RFK's murder too.
+23 # Shorey13 2015-10-15 19:44
What's missing from this discussion is the involvement of George Bush SR., who was one of many elite Yale grads who were immediately recruited into the CIA. My room mate from prep school was also one, though, of course, he won't talk about his career.

A little internet research will show you a telegram from J. Edgar hoover to Bush, sent a couple of days after the assassination, suggesting that Bush should tell "your guys in Miami" to stop celebrating. After the failure of the Cuban invasion, Kennedy had called off the attempts to kill Castro, and the Cubans in Miami were furious. As was Allen Dulles and the rest of the CIA.
+7 # Wally Jasper 2015-10-15 20:58
Bush's role in the assassination was covered in the film that Anonymot linked in these comments above.
+5 # chapdrum 2015-10-15 19:48
Dear Mr. Simpich:
I honestly wish that the truth of JFK's murder would emerge, as I do the WTC mystery.
Perhaps we should do as most of our peers do: Stuff our faces, and watch the game.
+4 # Passing Through 2015-10-15 20:48
Quoting chapdrum:

I honestly wish that the truth of JFK's murder would emerge, as I do the WTC mystery.
Perhaps we should do as most of our peers do: Stuff our faces, and watch the game.

I wish the same. Not sure I agree with " our peers", though; mine don't stuff their faces and watch the game. Not even close (and we get a lot of exhortations to lighten up). I think you mean "many of our fellow Americans"?
+8 # bsimpich 2015-10-16 00:05
Chapdrum & Passing Through, I think people in this country want to know their history in a sober way - something substantial rather than sensational.

Most murder cases - like the JFK case and 9/11 - eventually get solved when enough people roll up their sleeves and get serious about it.

The JFK case and 9/11 have been suppressed by powerful forces. Important 9/11 documents keep getting released, that's one place to look.

Most who study the JFK case would agree that the 6 million documents provide a view like thru a Hubble telescope into how JFK died, but also into the "double government" we have in this country where intelligence and other well-connected actors make most of the substantive decisions about domestic and foreign policy.

Thanks to the Internet, a broad network of people keeps growing & with access to better sources. There's nothing quite like the power of public information - it leads to good analysis.

To tm7devils39's question about how did Oswald pay to get in the theater...note that the paybooth woman called the police because she saw a man sneak into the balcony without paying. Oswald was arrested on the main floor, but another man looking like Oswald was removed from the balcony. This is confirmed by documents and witnesses.

If you wrap your mind around the idea that this was an operation designed to kill JFK,
the mailorder rifle, fake ID, throw-down shells, throw-down wallet, & body doubles all make sense. Hang in for Part 2!
-2 # chapdrum 2015-10-16 11:03
Mr. Simpich: Seems to me it depends on whom is parsing substantial versus sensational.
+1 # chapdrum 2015-10-16 11:06
So let's say that the full truth emerges re JFK and WTC.
Then what? Is there at present any agency empowered to prosecute those directly responsible? Is there the public will to motivate such agencies? I could be missing something in plain sight, but as yet don't see it.
+4 # motamanx 2015-10-16 11:09
RFK, as president, would have solved it--with all the power and resources that office would have afforded him. His assassination was equally "mishandled" by the LA police, et al.
+1 # chapdrum 2015-10-16 11:01
Yes, "many of our fellow Americans" is a better way to put it.
+11 # tm7devils39 2015-10-15 21:22
I have just one-little-question:
If Oswald dropped his wallet at the scene of Tippit's did he pay to get into the theater?
Also, how did the wallet fall out of his rear pocket - where most men kept their wallet at that time...unless one might be wearing a suit type coat with inside pockets.(Which he wasn't)
+6 # Thomas Martin 2015-10-15 22:59
“Legacy of Secrecy” by Lamar Waldron with Thom Hartman contains significant information about someone in the CIA anonymously revealing a plot to assassinate Kennedy on a trip JFK planned to Chicago a couple of weeks before Dallas, and the revelation was great enough to cause Kennedy to cancel his trip, and the security investigation in Chicago revealed a plot that was close to a mirror image of what happened in Dallas, causing one to know that Kennedy was killed under the direction of, or at least with the knowledge of the CIA. And then, there’s the reply Gerald Ford, who served on the Warren Commission, made to President Giscard d'Estaing of France when Ford was President of the US, that it wasn't a lone assassin, it was a plot … this opposite to what the Warren Commission reported … our own President lying to us”
0 # jerrycam 2015-10-16 03:25
Bill have you investigated General Ralph Osborne and his link to Pash and Ralph Osborne
0 # bsimpich 2015-10-17 15:50
jerrycam, those links are fascinating, if you have any more please send them to I wonder what kind of relationship Osborne and Jones had? Jones always seemed like an honest guy to me.

xavieronassis, Haslam's book is intriguing and has some good leads - I do think he pushes the evidence farther than it can go.

elkingo, your question hits the nail on the head, my follow-up on the wallet and Hidell story will hopefully run in a couple of days.

RickAHyatt, the link didn't work, is there another way to see what you have?
+2 # xavieronassis 2015-10-16 05:27
While not specifically about the JFK assassination there is related information that raises more flags in Edward T. Haslam's Dr. Mary's Monkey.
IS anyone familiar with it?
0 # MsAnnaNOLA 2015-10-19 11:29
Actually the book "Me and Lee" by Judith Vary Baker has more information than Dr. Mary's Monkey though Dr. Mary's Monkey does seem to corroborate Judy Baker's story.

Me and Lee is explosive. It places Jack Ruby and Lee Oswald together in New Orleans among other things.
+4 # elkingo 2015-10-16 09:00
Why would "Oswald" keep information identifying himself with "Hidell" in his wallet, especially an order placed by "the latter" to purchase the alleged murder weapon?
+1 # RickAHyatt 2015-10-16 11:30
I long ago was told to keep a personal photo of a known assassin to one day release. You'll be surprised at the resemblance to the Shooter on the Grassy Knoll. There is obviously a lot more to the story....https: //www.blogger.c om/blogger.g?bl ogID=1614889431 58749198#editor /target=post;po stID=8147818583 570072880;onPub lishedMenu=allp osts;onClosedMe nu=allposts;pos tNum=0;src=post name
+9 # casahac 2015-10-16 18:31
The wife and I watch a lot of true crime shows. You always hear a detective saying that he doesn't believe in coincidence. The JFK assassination is full of them and no charged with solving it ever seems to bat an eye. Ridiculous. I'm with those who believe the CIA was involved, including George H W Bush.
+3 # StuBones1960 2015-10-18 08:34
A conspiracy this large, with hundreds of people, should leak like a sieve. People talk.
+1 # JSRaleigh 2015-10-19 18:19
FBI agent Jim Hosty wasn't just responsible for watching Oswald. He was running him. Oswald was an FBI snitch inside the organized crime gang the CIA was using to steal weapons from Fort Hood for the Cuban "freedom fighters".

The FBI was concerned because some of the stolen were diverted to the mafia instead of going to the Cubans.

Pinning JFK's murder on Oswald neutralized the FBI in the ensuing investigation.

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