#1139 – Angela Berry, Vince Palamara



#1138 – Jen Abreu



#1137 – Ray McGinnis


  • Ray McGinnis is an author and investigative reporter
  • Book: Unanswered Questions: What the September Eleventh Families Asked and the 9/11 Commission Ignored
    by Ray McGinnis: PaperbackKindle
  • Article: The Vietnam War: Riding The Tiger – the problem with Ken Burns’ Vietnam documentary by Ray McGinnis
  • FREE Borrowable EbookJFK and the Unspeakable: Why He Died and Why it Matters by James Douglass
  • The Gulf of Tonkin resolution
  • McNamara admitted that nothing happened on August 4, 1964 (Gulf of Tonkin incident)
  • Video: Gulf of Tonkin: McNamara admits it didn’t happen
  • General Maxwell Taylor said that John F. Kennedy was the “one man”
    who was “strongly against…sending ground troops to Vietnam”
  • One of the talking heads in the Burns-Novick documentary is Leslie Gelb
  • Gelb was director of the project that produced the Pentagon Papers on the Vietnam War
  • Kennedy wanted to withdraw ALL American personnel from Vietnam by the end of 1965
  • Kennedy stood up to Khrushchev in Berlin
  • General Maxwell Taylor was a hawk who wanted American troops in Vietnam
  • Kennedy reminded Taylor “In your assessment you should bear in mind that the initial responsibility for the
    effective maintenance of the independence of South Vietnam rests with the people and government of that country.”
  • The narrator says “Kennedy also authorized the use of napalm” and “agent orange”
  • Dow Chemical Company manufactured napalm B for the American armed forces from 1965-69
  • The use of napalm in Vietnam began in March 1965 i.e. almost a year and a half after Kennedy was killed
  • American bombing operations of the Vietnam War all took place after President Kennedy was assassinated
  • Kennedy and McNamara had authorized only training and specifically forbade combat of US personnel
  • Kennedy and McNamara were not informed that US personnel were leading air strikes with South Vietnamese pilots
  • A character assassination of President Kennedy has been going on in the media ever since he was killed
  • Strategic Hamlet Program in South Vietnam
  • Strategic Hamlets were being built in areas where there were no Viet Cong
  • Another talking head is Rufus Phillips who is identified as “USAID”
  • Phillips was a CIA officer and protege of Edward Lansdale
  • Lansdale was a CIA operative working under the cover of the US Air Force
  • Who does the CIA really work for?
  • American volunteer Pete Hunting died in Nov 1965
  • But his death is shown in the 1961-63 episode (i.e. when Kennedy was President)
  • Lansdale sabotaged Kennedy’s initiatives in Vietnam in 1961
  • FREE Borrowable EbookCenshorship in Vietnam: Brave New World by Thomas Bass
  • CIA’s Phoenix Program in Vietnam targeted civilians and not soldiers
  • By the CIA’s own estimates at least 41,000 Vietnamese civilians were killed under the Phoenix Program
  • Why Statistics Matter and Order of Battle estimates omitted in episode
  • The Order of Battle study estimated the number of Viet Cong fighters was in the range of 40,000 to 50,000
  • Colonel James Winterbottom ordered the team to bring down the figure to 20,000
  • Finally in the printed version it was pushed down further to 16,500
  • General Harkins ordered the estimates of the casualty figures for the Viet Cong be inflated by 30%
    and the casualty figures for the South Vietnamese Government be artificially reduced by 30%
  • Senator Mike Mansfield’s report to the president in 1962 recommending American withdrawal from Vietnam
  • Kennedy told Mansfield he wanted to proceed with a complete military withdrawal from Vietnam
  • But he told Mansfield he couldn’t do a complete withdrawal until he was re-elected in 1964
  • Foreign Relations of the United States, 1961–1963, Volume IV, Vietnam, August–December 1963
    Download this Ebook in EPUB or MOBI format
  • President Kennedy informed General Taylor in the fall of 1963 of the plan
    to withdraw 1000 US personnel in December 1963
  • Three days before Kennedy was killed, Taylor secretly gutted the 1000-man withdrawal plan
  • “I don’t recall anyone who was strongly against, except one man, and that was the President.
    The President just didn’t want to be convinced that this was the right thing to do…. It was
    really the President’s personal conviction that US ground troops shouldn’t go in” – General Taylor
  • FREE Borrowable EbookRobert Kennedy and His Times by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
  • General Taylor set in motion by September 9-11, 1963, for covert operations against North Vietnam
  • These operations led to the Tonkin Gulf incidents in August 1964
  • “There was a plan to withdraw US forces from Vietnam, beginning with the first thousand by December 1963,
    and almost all of the rest by the end of 1965… President Kennedy had approved that plan. It was the actual
    policy of the United States on the day Kennedy died”
    – Francis Bator, the former Deputy National Security Advisor to President Lyndon Johnson
  • Vietnam Withdrawal? by Francis M. Bator
  • JFK and the Diem coup
  • Michael Forrestal’s key role in getting Kennedy to sign the cable (Diem coup)
  • “…anti-colonialist fighters arrayed against colonialist sympathizers do not constitute a civil war. No one refers to
    the First Indochina War as a civil war. It was an anti-colonial struggle that shaded into a repeat performance,
    except that by this time Lansdale and Diem had created the facsimile of a nation state.” – Thomas Bass
  • Daniel Ellsberg is not one of the people interviewed in this documentary series
  • “The Burns-Novick Vietnam documentary promotes misleading history. It can be
    understood as a sophisticated exercise in empire denial” – Jeremy Kuzmarov
  • “What if the film had reminded us that US special forces are currently operating
    in 137 of the planet’s 194 countries, or 70 per cent of the world?” – Thomas Bass
  • June 10 1963, JFK’s American University commencement address titled ‘A Strategy of Peace’AudioVideoText
  • Video: Revealed: U.K. SABOTAGED Russia/Ukraine Peace Deal In April! (The Jimmy Dore Show)
  • “Our enemies are innovative and resourceful, and so are we. They never stop thinking
    about new ways to harm our country and our people, and neither do we” – George W. Bush
  • Video: War-Pig Rachel Maddow SMEARS Peace Rallygoers (The Jimmy Dore Show)


#1136 – John Perkins, Dr. David Mantik


  • John Perkins’ new book Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, 3rd Edition is out
  • Book: Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, 3rd EditionPaperbackKindle
  • John’s history as an economic hit man
  • The 3rd edition covers the role of Chinese economic hit men
  • China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)
  • China is deeply involved with Bolivia, Argentina and Chile (the lithium triangle)
  • Those who promote war tremendously profit off those wars
  • How much of US aid to Ukraine is in the form of debt or loans?
  • The US and China are in a race to dominate the world and creating death economies
  • John’s website: www.johnperkins.org
  • Questions to ask yourself:
  • What do I most want to do for the rest of my life? What will bring me the greatest satisfaction?
  • How do I do this in a way that helps in the transition from a death economy to a life economy?
  • Perkins was paid NOT to write the first edition of the book
  • When the economic hit men fail, the jackals come in
  • Video: Trump Visits East Palestine BEFORE Pete Buttigieg! (The Jimmy Dore Show)
  • FREE Borrowable EbookJFK and the Unspeakable: Why He Died and Why it Matters by James Douglass
  • Part B: Dr. David Mantik; beginning at 39:48
  • Book: THE JFK ASSASSINATION DECODED: Criminal Forgery in the Autopsy Photographs and X-rays
    by Dr. David Mantik: HardcoverKindle
  • Jerome Corsi and Jim DiEugenio review JFK Assassination Decoded
  • Dr. Mantik got interested in the JFK case following Oliver Stone’s JFK
  • FREE Borrowable EbookBest Evidence by David Lifton
  • FREE Borrowable EbookJFK: Conspiracy of Silence by Charles A. Crenshaw, Jens Hansen and J. Gary Shaw
  • FREE Borrowable EbookJFK Has Been Shot by Charles A. Crenshaw, Jens Hansen and J. Gary Shaw
  • The first chapter of the book deals with autopsy x-rays
  • The 6.5mm nearly round object that is seen on the frontal x-rays
  • It was not seen or discussed at the autopsy nor was it mentioned in the Warren Report
  • The reported brain weight was extremely high for a normal male brain
  • The pathologist said that two-thirds of the right cerebrum was blown away
  • Trailer: The Parkland Documentary (2018)
  • Dr. Mantik also critiques Vincent Bugliosi’s Reclaiming History in the book
  • A chapter in the book is titled How to Think Like John McAdams
  • John Mcadams – Laughing stock of the Internet?
  • Rent/buy JFK Revisited: Through the Looking GlassShowtimePrimeiTunesVuduMicrosoft
  • Rent/buy the documentary series JFK: Destiny BetrayedAmazon PrimeiTunesVudu
  • Book: JFK Revisited: Through the Looking Glass by Jim DiEugenio: HardcoverKindle
  • Video: The collapse of WTC Building 7
  • The Harper fragment
  • Dr. Mantik’s website: www.themantikview.org


#1135 – Gerry Simone, Chad Nagle


  • How Gerry Simone got interested in the JFK case
  • Article: A Narrative is Debunked by Gerry Simone
  • Gerry was inspired by the late Toronto researcher Tony Centa
  • John Mcadams – Laughing stock of the Internet?
  • FREE Borrowable EbookBest Evidence by David Lifton
  • In his article, Gerry debunks an article published on The Conversation website by Gonzalo Soltero
  • Soltero says that most conspiracy theories surrounding JFK’s assassination have been disproven
  • The late journalist Oscar Contreras Lartigue said he met Oswald in Mexico City
  • In 1978, Dan Hardway of the HSCA wanted to interview Contreras but couldn’t due to the CIA
  • Article: A Cruel and Shocking Misinterpretation by Dan Hardway
  • Blonde and short Oswald in Mexico City
  • A 1960 memo by Hoover to the State Department warned that
    “there is a possibility that an impostor is using Oswald’s birth certificate”
  • LBJ used Oswald’s alleged meeting with Kostikov to convince Earl Warren and Sen Richard Russell to serve on WC
  • Soltero doesn’t mention anything about the Oswald impersonator in his article
  • As per Hardway, Oswald was being used in an intelligence opertion as a dangle
    or in an attempt to discredit the Fair Play for Cuba Committee or both
  • The Mexico City trip was either designed in advance or spun in the aftermath of the assassination
    to give the appearance of Cuban and Soviet collusion in the assassination
  • Contreras was warned by Cuban consular staff to avoid Oswald as they suspected he was an infiltrator
  • Book: The JFK Assassination: The Evidence Today by Jim DiEugenio: PaperbackKindle
  • The Chicago Plot to Kill JFKRead OnlineDownload PDF
  • HSCA’s CIA liason George Joannides was involved in psychological operations in Miami
  • Joannides’s group funded an anti-Castro group and had contact with Oswald
  • 6 out of 7 mock trials resulted in either a hung jury or an acquital in favor of Oswald
  • Mary Ferrell Foundation Files Lawsuit Over JFK Records
  • Read the actual complaint here (PDF)
  • The Conversation article was also published by other outlets
  • Video: How Twitter Worked With The FBI To BAN Donald Trump (The Jimmy Dore Show)
  • Video: 80 FBI Agents Monitored Jokes On Twitter Full Time! (The Jimmy Dore Show)
  • Video: FBI Agent Planted Inside Twitter FIRED By Musk For Censorship! (The Jimmy Dore Show)
  • Part B: Chad Nagle; beginning at 50:03
  • Article: A Personal Encounter with the Warren Commission by Chad Nagle
  • Video: Tucker Carlson on JFK Assassination, Dec 15, 2022
  • Mary Ferrell Foundation Files Lawsuit Over JFK Records
  • Read the actual complaint here (PDF)
  • Chad has previously worked for Howard Willens, Assistant Counsel to the Warren Commission
  • The WC was a template for the public “truth-seeking” panels that don’t convince the people
  • The explanation provided by the WC was a whitewash
  • The Warren Report doesn’t read like a legal opinion but rather a coherent narrative for public consumption
  • The murders of CIA assets like Sam Giancana and Johnny Roselli during the 1970s when the HSCA was operating
  • Video: Judge Napolitano Reveals What President Trump Told Him About The Shocking Contents of the JFK Files
  • How Nagle got to work with Howard Willens
  • Libby Handros’s new documentary Four Died Tryingcheck poster here
  • Book: Harvey and Lee (2003) (.pdf) by John Armstrong
  • Len to record a special show with John Armstrong in March
  • If you have any questions for John, please email Len at osanic@prouty.org


#1134 – Jim DiEugenio, James Johnston



#1133 – Col. Fletcher Prouty


  • I came on duty before the beginning of WWII, an ROTC cavalry unit
  • Active duty with the 4th Armored Division July 10th 1941
  • I reported to Creighton W. Abrams from my own home town
  • I began flight training in Maxwell Field in Alabama about May of 1942
  • In February of 1943 I was in Africa with the Air Transport Command
  • We flew General Smith into Saudi Arabia to meet representatives of Standard Oil
  • That’s the first clandestine exercise I was ever involved in
  • We established an operating base during the Cairo Conference
  • In Teheran, Churchill had no ID, the Russians weren’t going to let him through
  • Success at Teheran enabled Chiang Kai-shek to put more pressure on the Japanese
  • American generals supported Ho Chi Minh against the Japanese
  • A few miles below the Turkish Syrian border, 750 American former prisoners of war
  • I realized that some of my passengers were Nazi intelligence officers
  • This group did contain men who had been selected by Frank Wisner of the OSS
  • I never saw devastation equal to what I saw in the Soviet Union
  • January of ’45 I began flying the Pacific, four-engine transport work
  • The atom bomb had been used, this was mid-August, the Japanese had quit
  • We flew up to Tokyo on September 1st, 1945
  • At Atsugi air base, here were our enemies, they came over and helped us
  • Equipment for 500,000 men going to Hanoi in Indochina
  • Hiroshima, I flew very low over the area and had a good look at it
  • The decision had been made to establish an Air Force ROTC
  • I taught a very interesting course called “The Evolution of Warfare”
  • I visited Werner Von Braun to write about rockets and missiles
  • The Korean War broke out in June of 1950
  • I was one of five officers selected to initiate a new Air Defense Command
  • A difficult period, because of the enormous devastation power of the atom bomb
  • Spring of ’52, I was the Military Manager of Tokyo International Airport
  • Out of Tokyo we ran a regularly scheduled Embassy Run
  • Civil Air Transport, were delivering supplies to the French, fighting Ho Chi Minh
  • I met Colonel Lansdale and his organization in Vietnam
  • I was selected to attend the Armed Forces Staff College, in Norfolk, Virginia
  • One of the courses was a hypothetical NATO confrontation through Europe
  • It just shocked the whole group, the impact of what nuclear weapons could do
  • The hydrogen bomb would wipe out any city, you cannot fight war with that
  • I went to the Pentagon from that schoo, to the Air Force Plans Office, in July of 1955
  • General Thomas White told me NSC had published Directive Directive 5412, in 1954
  • The Department of Defense would provide support for clandestine operations
  • “Military Support of the Clandestine Operations of the United States Government”
  • I was the “Chief of Team B,” in charge of clandestine operations, for the Air Force
  • The Economy Act of 1932 became the heart of the covert program
  • We created literally hundreds of false military organizations
  • The 1234 Logistics Squadron really belongs to CIA
  • This clandestine system we established, we called “Tab-6”
  • Mr. Dulles sent me around the world to many of his stations
  • In Athens there was a camp for people we call, “mechanics” (hit men, gunmen)
  • Thousands of ex-Nazis were being brought to the US for their various skills
  • We could paratroop people in following a massive nuclear attack
  • “Special Forces” were created for that post-strike purpose
  • Hitler’s chief of intelligence, Reinhardt Gehlen, became a U.S. Army general
  • European command began looking on CIA as a “Fourth Force” in nuclear warfare
  • From 1945 until 1965, CIA was the operating command for military forces in Vietnam
  • CIA had quite an air force, operated and maintained under “Air America”
  • New Year’s Eve of 1958-59, I waited for CIA orders to go into Cuba
  • Senator Kennedy understood events going on in Vietnam and Laos and in Cuba
  • President Kennedy was briefed, 3,000 instead of 300 and an invasion was planned
  • The first objective for the program: they must destroy the aircraft
  • Three B-26 bombers destroyed all but three of Castro’s combat-capable aircraft
  • McGeorge Bundy reversed the President’s decision and said, “no air strike tomorrow.”
  • We didn’t need air cover, those Cuban jets were supposed to be rubble by sunrise
  • We had to cover Vietnam with helicopter maintenance people
  • A great number of those were cover military; they were involved with the CIA
  • By the summer of ’63 Kennedy had made up his mind to get out of Vietnam
  • NSAM 263, otherwise known as the Taylor/McNamara Trip Report of October ’63
  • By the end of 1965 all U.S. personnel will be out of Vietnam
  • President Diem was killed in Vietnam
  • Ed Lansdale came to me one day, “Fletch, how would you like to go to the South Pole?”
  • I was out of Washington from, I think, the 10th of November until November 28th
  • That time, unequaled in history, Vietnam War, the death of Kennedy, other strange events
  • The Secretary of Defense established an office called the Office of Special Operations
  • Providing for Department of Defense support in connection with special operations activities
  • We had to work with Treasury, with FAA, with Customs, we had to have cleared people
  • As intricate as anything we did in the days was handling money
  • NSA is eyes and ears, a purely technical or mechanical job
  • Communications channels exist all over the world, floating around, all vibrating away
  • CIA activities are much different from the NSA activities
  • Lansdale was a good operator, but not the man to be the boss
  • Ed Lansdale in Dealey Plaza Video


#1132 – Russell Kent



#1131 – Paul Abbott, Jim DiEugenio



#1130 – Ray McGinnis, Jim DiEugenio