jfkThe Afro-Asian revolution of nationalism, the revolt against colonialism, the determination of people to control their national destinies … in my opinion the tragic failure of both Republican and Democratic administrations since World War II to comprehend the nature of this revolution, and its potentialities for good and evil, has reaped a bitter harvest today—and it is by rights and by necessity a major foreign policy campaign issue that has nothing to do with anti-communism.

~ John F. Kennedy, from a speech given during the Stevenson campaign, 1956

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Featured Articles & Reviews

  • Final Deadlines on JFK Records – What is Biden Going to do?
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    Final Deadlines on JFK Records – What is Biden Going to do?

    Mark Adamczyk highlights the looming final deadlines for the release of the JFK records by the National Archives. He outlines President Joe Biden’s responsibilities as defined by the JFK Assassination Records Collection Act and urges our readers to join him in writing a letter to President Biden asking him to follow the requirements of the law.

    Written on Wednesday, 22 September 2021 05:04
  • Into the Storm, by John Newman
    Into the Storm, by John Newman

    Jim DiEugenio reviews John Newman’s latest volume on the JFK case, Into the Storm, finding it a bit uneven, but very well done in its analysis of how the CIA switched back their plots to kill Castro onto the Kennedy White House and how the military under Lemnitzer and Lansdale was proposing false flag operations to justify a war with Cuba.

    Written on Wednesday, 22 September 2021 04:21
  • The Mysteries Around Ida Dox
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    The Mysteries Around Ida Dox

    Tim Smith examines the mysterious work medical illustrator Ida Dox performed on behalf of the House Select Committee on Assassinations (HSCA) utilizing her drawings, testimony, interviews with the author, and evidence contained in the National Archives as chapter 4 of his upcoming book on the witnesses appearing before the HSCA in public testimony.

    Written on Sunday, 19 September 2021 21:41
  • Sirhan Sirhan Parole Letter
    Sirhan Sirhan Parole Letter

    Now that Governor Newsom has prevailed in the special California recall election, Jim DiEugenio exhorts our readers to contact the governor in support of Sirhan Sirhan’s parole. Governor Newsom will be making the final decision soon and Jim provides some helpful talking points to use in Sirhan’s favor.

    Written on Monday, 13 September 2021 23:45
  • Larry Schnapf's letter to President Joe Biden
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    Larry Schnapf's letter to President Joe Biden

    KennedysAndKing publishes the letter Larry Schnapf sent to President Job Biden attaching a Memorandum in Support of Request to Order Executive Agencies to Comply with the JFK Records Collection Act and Jim DiEugenio provides information on how you can help in this effort.

    Written on Saturday, 04 September 2021 16:24
  • Operation Dragon
    Operation Dragon

    Jim DiEugenio takes an incisive look at Operation Dragon, by former CIA Director James Woolsey and the late Ion Mihai Pacepa, and concludes that, due to being riddled with errors and marred by unwarranted assumptions, it is an outdated, slightly humorous propaganda effort.

    Written on Wednesday, 08 September 2021 16:04
  • Collateral Damage: Mark Shaw’s Public Atrocity, Part 2
    Collateral Damage: Mark Shaw’s Public Atrocity, Part 2

    Donald McGovern continues his review of Mark Shaw’s Collateral Damage by examining Shaw’s odd photographic evidence and the many wrong depictions contained in the book, by analyzing Shaw’s contrived murder scenario using a bulb syringe as the weapon, and by summarizing Shaw’s scholarship and thesis, concluding that he not only engaged in rumor, opinion, gossip, and innuendo, but in the worst form of gross speculation and evidence creation.

    Written on Wednesday, 25 August 2021 18:00
  • Collateral Damage: Mark Shaw’s Public Atrocity, Part 1
    Collateral Damage: Mark Shaw’s Public Atrocity, Part 1

    Donald McGovern reviews Mark Shaw’s recent book Collateral Damage, largely about the deaths of Marilyn Monroe and Dorothy Kilgallen, and discovers that the author recklessly engaged in twisting the facts to suit his theories through the use of a fabricated friendship, peculiar and unreliable resources, discredited witnesses, and more in Part 1 of a two-part analysis.

    Written on Sunday, 22 August 2021 22:00
  • Kennedy’s Avenger?
    Kennedy’s Avenger?

    Jim DiEugenio reviews Dan Abrams latest book, Kennedy’s Avenger, by highlighting what it got right, correcting what it got wrong, and exposing the crucial aspects of the case that it simply left out or ignored.

    Written on Saturday, 14 August 2021 22:00
  • A Presumption of Innocence: Lee Harvey Oswald, Part 2
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    A Presumption of Innocence: Lee Harvey Oswald, Part 2

    Johnny Cairns continues his multi-part reexamination of the key evidence against Lee Harvey Oswald in the assassination of JFK by reviewing the chain of custody on CE 399 and the putative discovery of a palm print on the rifle.




    Part 1

    Written on Saturday, 31 July 2021 21:25

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  • Chris Newton: Oswald’s letter to the Russian Embassy in November of 1963
  • Michael LeFLem on Greg Poulgrain’s upcoming book on the 1965 overthrow of Sukarno
  • Summary and Conclusion to the Creating the Oswald Legend series by Vasilios Vazakis

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