#1046 – Dr. Michael Marcades, Jim DiEugenio

 

 

#1045 – Jim DiEugenio

 

 

#1044 – Vince Palamara, John Barbour

 

  • Author of five books
  • Book: Survivor’s Guilt: The Secret Service and the Failure to Protect President KennedyPaperbackKindle
  • Book: JFK: From Parkland to Bethesda: The Ultimate Kennedy Assassination CompendiumPaperbackKindle
  • Book: The Not-So-Secret Service: Agency Tales from FDR to Kennedy Assassination to Reagan EraPaperbackKindle
  • Book: Who’s Who in the Secret Service: History’s Most Renowned AgentsPaperbackKindle
  • Book: Honest Answers about the Murder of President John F. KennedyPaperbackKindle
  • Vince’s website: www.vincepalamara.com
  • Blog: www.vincepalamara.blogspot.com
  • New book by Carol Leonnig: Zero Fail: The Rise and Fall of the Secret Service
  • The JFK section of the book is pretty disappointing
  • Leonnig relies on accounts of agents like Clint Hill
  • She takes their word on face value; no investigative reporting
  • Gerald Blaine put the blame on Kennedy for not having agents at the back of the car
  • “The Secret Service was the only boss that the President of the United States had” – President Truman
  • Presidents Lyndon Johnson and Bill Clinton also said the same thing
  • The Secret Service can overrule even the President when it comes to his own security
  • “He can tell you what he wants done and he can tell you certain things but that doesn’t mean you have to do it.
    What we used to do was always agree with the President and then we’d do what we felt was best anyway.”

    – Clint Hill, Sixth Floor Oral History
  • The only agency which can give orders to the President – the secret service – may make much greater use of this
    perogative in the future
     – AP report, Nov 25, 1963: see here
  • Vince Palamara reviews Gerald Blaine’s book The Kennedy Detail
  • An acquaintance of Agent Gerald Blaine tried to have Vince fired from his job
  • The new book Honest Answers has a massive bibliography on the JFK case
  • Shadow banning
  • Watch The Men Who Killed Kennedy online: Part 1Part 2Part 3Part 4Part 5Part 6Part 7Part 8Part 9
  • Download The Men Who Killed Kennedy (MP4): Part 1Part 2Part 3Part 4Part 5Part 6Part 7Part 8Part 9
  • Video: ZERO FAIL – EPIC FAIL: massive JFK motorcade compilation by Vince
  • Part B: John Barbour; beginning at 47:23
  • New book by John: The Wittiest Man in America …is a Canadian!PaperbackKindle
  • The American Media & The Second Assassination of President John F. KennedyiTunesAmazonVimeo
  • Book: Your Mother’s Not a Virgin! by John Barbour: PaperbackKindle
  • Video: The Garrison Tapes
  • Sheldon Skolnick and Mae Brussell helped Jim Garrison
  • Video: The Last Word on the JFK Assassination
  • Larry Flynt offered $1 million for information leading to the arrest and conviction of Kennedy’s assassin
  • Video: John Barbour – On Turning 88 Today
  • We no longer have the fairness doctrine anymore in the US
  • Video: Jim Garrison’s response to the NBC hatchet job
  • There’s no more news in the US, we only have opinions
  • Video: Burt Reynolds – Best Interview Ever!

 

#1043 – Larry Schnapf, Mark Adamcyzk, Jim DiEugenio

 

 

#1042 – Merchants of Menace

 

  • Peter Butt is the author of Merchants of Menace: The True Story of the Nugen Hand Bank Scandal
  • American war hero Michael Hand and Australian lawyer Frank Nugan established Nugan Hand Bank in 1973
  • In 1980, Frank Nugan was found dead under mysterious circumstances
  • Michael Hand disappeared without a trace
  • A dozen investigations (including one by FBI) failed to get to the bottom of the case
  • Peter Butt began his 4-year investigation of the Nugen Hand saga in 2011
  • The bank was involved in drug trafficking, running guns, money laundering for drug syndicates and the CIA
  • Frank Nugen’s body was found in his car, at 4 am in the morning
  • Apparently he committed suicide using his rifle
  • There were no fingerprints found on the rifle
  • Visiting card of CIA Director William Colby was found
  • Michael Hand ordered the destruction of bank’s records
  • Nugen and Hand’s background
  • Bernie Houghton
  • Doug Sapper, Hand’s friend from special ops
  • Hong Kong branch of the Nugen Hand bank
  • Michael Hand resigned from the bank in 1975 and went to South Africa
  • Hand was a former CIA paramilitary officer
  • All operations in Laos were controlled by the CIA
  • Gerald Ford fired CIA Director William Colby in January 1976
  • Three years later, Colby became legal advisor to the Nugan Hand bank
  • In March 1976, Hand returned to the bank
  • Niel Evans ran the Chiang Mai branch of the Nugen Hand Bank
  • Most of the money that went to the bank in Chiang Mai was drug money
  • The Chiang Mai branch was next to the DEA office
  • According to Evans, both the CIA and the DEA knew what the bank was doing
  • The deal between the Nugen Hand bank and the CIA
  • The start of the decline of the bank
  • The Narcotics Bureau investigation of the bank
  • Frank Nugen used the depositors’ money to decorate his home and buy cars for the bank’s staff
  • In May 1978, Frank and his brother Ken Nugen were arrested
  • In the latter half of 1978, General Erle Cocke ran Nugan Hand Bank’s Washington office
  • Cocke had decades of experience moving money for CIA, FBI and other US government agencies
  • The Iranian revolution of 1979 and the Nugan Hand bank
  • General Edwin F. Black, President of Nugan Hand’s Hawaii branch
  • CIA airline Air America
  • “Nugan Hand had enough generals, admirals and spooks to run a small war” – Jonathan Kwitny
  • FREE Borrowable EbookThe Crimes of Patriots by Jonathan Kwitny
  • In early Jan 1980, Frank bought a rifle and an axe
  • Bernie Houghton ran the bank’s middle east branches
  • The death/murder of Frand Nugen and the disappearance of Michael Hand
  • James Spencer Oswald served with Ted Shackley (CIA) in Laos
  • Spencer made a new passport for Michael Hand
  • Spencer spent 3 weeks in Australia helping Hand in creating a new identity
  • The CIA knew where Michael Hand was after he “disappeared”
  • The Royal Commission of Inquiry found no connection to gun running or to the CIA !!
  • How Peter Butt tracked down Michael Hand in 2015
  • News article: 60 Minutes track down fugitive Michael Hand living in the US
  • Video: Tracking down the most wanted fugitive behind Nugan Hand bank collapse

 

#1041 – Mark Adamcyzk, Andrew Kreig, Jim DiEugenio

 

 

#1040 – Joseph Backes, Larry Schnapf

 

 

#1039 – Frank Dorrel, Jim DiEugenio

 

 

#1038 – Jim DiEugenio

 

  • Fred Litwin is actually a culture warrior
  • A five-article series reviewing the research of Fred Litwin by Jim DiEugenio
  • Article: Litwin and the Warren Report by Jim DiEugenio
  • Article: Fred Litwin, On the Trail of Delusion – Part One by Jim DiEugenio
  • Article: Fred Litwin, On the Trail of Delusion – Part Two by Jim DiEugenio
  • Article: Fred Litwin, On the Trail of Delusion – Part Three by Jim DiEugenio
  • Article: Fred Litwin: Culture Warrior by Jim DiEugenio
  • Book: Let Justice Be Done by Bill Davy: PaperbackKindle
  • This book was made possible due to the efforts of Peter Vea
  • Peter Vea was the Malcolm Blunt before Malcolm Blunt came on the scene
  • Bill Davy talks about how Jim, Peter Vea and himself got together in the foreword to Jim’s book
  • Book: Destiny Betrayed: JFK, Cuba and the Garrison Case by Jim DiEugenio: PaperbackKindle
  • Book: The Devil is in the Details by Malcolm Blunt and Alan Dale: PaperbackKindle
  • Article: Jim DiEugenio reviews The Devil is in the Details by Malcolm Blunt with Alan Dale
  • Peter Vea and Malcolm Blunt helped Joan Mellen
  • Clay Shaw commissioned James Kirkwood’s hatchet job American Grotesque
  • Shaw didn’t even tell his own lawyers that he worked for/with CIA
  • Guy Johnson was the first attorney for Clay Shaw
  • Johnson left Shaw’s defense team early
  • The intelligence network in New Orleans was made up of Guy Banister, Clay Shaw and Guy Johnson
  • Shaw was the CIA guy, Banister was with the FBI & Johnson with Military Intelligence
  • Johnson worked with Banister in the 1950s
  • Too many researchers think that they know about the New Orleans aspect of the case but don’t
  • Researchers like Peter Dale Scott, Anthony Summers, Paul Hoch, Tink Thompson, Sylvia Meagher
  • RIF = Referred in Full
  • Fred Leeman’s affidavit
  • Video: Jim Garrison’s response to the NBC hatchet job
  • CIA’s cleared attorney’s panel in New Orleans
  • Shaw’s lawyers knew that he was lying
  • FBI memo of March 2, 1967 mentions Aaron Kohn as one of the sources who said Betrand may be Shaw
  • Clay Shaw wasn’t arrested by Garrison until next week
  • Intent and consciousness of guilt
  • Litwin’s sources include Hugh Aynesworth, Harry Connick, Rosemary James, Patricia Lambert, et al
  • “Did You Know? At least five persons have been questioned by the District Attorney’s office in connection with another
    investigation into events linked to the Kennedy assassination” – Jack Dempsey, New Orleans States-Item, Jan 23, 1967
  • Garrison did not want his investigation to be exposed while it was in progress
  • Video: “He Must Have Something” Panel Discussion with Rosemary James, Alecia Long and Steven Tyler
  • Garrison didn’t suspect the CIA at the start
  • FREE Borrowable EbookPower on the Right by William Turner
  • Garrison’s first suspects were the right-wing militia
  • CIA recruited lawyer Lloyd Cobb who was Shaw’s boss at the International Trade Mart
  • Litwin’s chapter on Kerry Thornley is one of the worst in the JFK literature
  • Article: Deep Fake Politics: Getting Adam Curtis Out of Your Head by Aaron Good
  • Aaron Good reviews Adam Curtis’ Can’t Get You Out of My Head
  • Articles: Kerry Thornley: A New Look by Jim DiEugenio: Part 1Part 2
  • Kerry Thornley’s novel about Oswald was written before the assassination
  • Thornley associated with Carlos Bringuier, Guy Banister, Clay Shaw, David Ferrie, Ed Butler
  • He was in the midst of all these people who despised Kennedy
  • And then later, he denied that he associated with them
  • On the night of the assassination, Thornley was so happy that he was singing
  • Testimony of Kerry Thornley (33 pages)
  • Most of the testimony of other Marines around Oswald had been reduced to half-page affidavits
  • Thornley had been kept on the stand longer than most of the witnesses in the entire inquiry
  • Thornley lied his head off when interrogated by Garrison
  • The CIA wanted to make an example out of Garrison
  • Richard Helms put together the Garrison group at the CIA
  • James Angleton’s Blacktape operation against Garrison
  • Richard Billings was the main reporter on the HSCA
  • Attorney Richard A. Sprague passes away at 95
  • Sprague was the first chief counsel of the HSCA
  • Garrison was offered the Lieutenant Governorship of the state of Louisiana
  • But Garrison refused as he was busy with the JFK case
  • David Phillips created the DRE
  • Free Borrowable EbookOswald and the CIA by John Newman
  • Book: The Devil’s Chessboard by David Talbot: HardcoverPaperbackKindleAudiobook
  • David Talbot’s book Brothers: Real History of the Kennedy YearsPaperbackKindleScribdAudiobook
  • Article: Biden, Trump, the CIA: Reflections in a Dark Mirror, Nixon vs. Helms, 1971 by Benjamin Cole
  • Article: Tom Bethell: A Study in Duplicity by Jim DiEugenio
  • Jim DiEugenio’s 25-part series on Destiny Betrayed (MP3)

 

#1037 – Martin Hay, Jim DiEugenio, Adele Edison

 

  • Martin Hay, a JFK researcher from the UK
  • Oliver Stone’s JFK got Martin interested in the case
  • “History is written by the victors”
  • The govt pays the other side to spread propaganda
  • Passport of the terrorist found on 9/11 even though the plane was destroyed on impact !!!
  • Article: Martin Hay reviews Josiah Thompson’s new book Last Second in Dallas
  • The acoustics evidence of the case
  • This was brought to the attention of HSCA by Mary Ferrell, Gary Mac and Gary Shaw
  • Book: Hear No Evil by Donald Thomas: PaperbackKindleAudiobook
  • 5 shots fired in Dealey Plaza
  • “We have proven a conspiracy but haven’t investigated the conspirators” – Dan Hardway
  • Nobel Laureate Luis Alvarez deviced the Jet Effect theory to explain the backward movement of Kennedy’s head
  • Article: Jet Effect RebuttalDownload PDF here
  • Alvarez explains the jiggle of the camera as the result of the shock wave from Oswald’s rifle
  • Dr. Cyril Wecht, the only dissenting member of the autopsy panel before the HSCA
  • Download Dr. Wecht’s HSCA testimony here (PDF)
  • Listen to Dr. Wecht’s HSCA testimony on Black Op Radio episode 720b
  • Purchase the entire 2015 season here for just $10
  • Kennedy’s neck wound was an entry hole?
  • Luis Alvarez’s experiments
  • Paul Hoch, a graduate student of Alvarez, took part in Alvarez’s shooting experiments
  • Hoch had the photographs of the experiments which he sold to Tink Thompson for $250
  • Alvarez’s team shot a lot of objects which all went away from the rifle, except the watermelons
  • “It is important to stress the fact that a taped melon was our a priori best mockup of a head & it showed retrograde
    recoil in the first test. If we had used the “Edison technique” & shot at a large collection of objects, & finally found
    one which gave retrograde recoil, then our firing experiments could reasonably be criticized.”
     – Luis Alvarez
  • Dr. John K. Lattimer revealed that Alvarez did not shoot at the melons with a mannlicher carcano rifle
  • FREE Download EbookSix Seconds in Dallas (PDF) by Josiah “Tink” Thompson
  • Martin’s blog: www.themysteriesofdealeyplaza.blogspot.com
  • Martin’s facebook profile
  • Part B: Jim DiEugenio; beginning at 1:00:06
  • Article: Neil Sheehan: In Retrospect by Jim DiEugenio
  • Sheehan makes himself a hero of the whole Pentagon Papers episode
  • Sheehan and David Halberstam were hawks on Vietnam in the beginning
  • The two of them were under the influence of John Paul Vann
  • “Bombers and helicopters and napalm are a help, but they are not enough”
    – David Halberstam in his book The Making of a Quagmire (1965, Random House)
  • “The lesson to be learned from Vietnam is that we must get in earlier, be shrewder,
    and force the other side to practice the self-deception”
     (ibid)
  • Article: Thomas D. Herman Smooches Halberstam and Sheehan by Jim DiEugenio
  • Sheehan’s book about John Paul Vann A Bright Shining Lie
  • My Lai massacre was part of Operation Pheonix
  • Book: The Phoenix Program: America’s Use of Terror in VietnamPaperbackHardcoverKindleAudiobook
  • Seymour Hersh wrote the My Lai massacre was an operation that was out of control
  • The New York Times sent Sheehan on a tour to discredit Mark Lane
  • Book: Conversations with Americans by Mark Lane: PaperbackKindle
  • Neil Sheehan attacked Mark Lane for his book Conversations with Americans in his article (NYT, Dec 27, 1970)
  • Book: A Lie too Big to Fail by Lisa Pease: HardcoverKindleScribd
  • Video: Jim Garrison’s response to the NBC hatchet job
  • Documentary: The Searchers by Randolph Benson (vimeo on demand)
  • The “Sniper’s Nest”: Incarnations And Implications by Allan Eaglesham
  • nheidenhiemer63@gmail.com
  • Part C: Adele Edison; beginning at 1:31:35
  • Re-run of show 526 (2011)
  • Who is Dr. Jose Rivera
  • NARRATIVE account OF contact with Col, JOSE RIVERA & US Army Service Command
  • Suspects drugged for some intelligence operation
  • Asked Adele to call a number and leave a message “Kill The Chief”
  • Discuss foreknowledge of “it” and event… this is how it will be done
  • Quotes “What will Jackie do? , / Before the Shrinners, / his best friend will kill him, “
  • Article A New Oswald Witness Goes Public (Updated 2009) -Bill Kelly
  • NARRATIVE ACCOUNT OF CONTACT WITH DR. JOSE RIVERA
  • Col. Jose Rivera & US Army Service Command