#1100 – Larry Schnapf, Paul Bleau & Jim DiEugenio

 

  • The release of the remaining JFK files postponed by Biden
  • Larry filed a complaint with the help of Mark Zaid and Bill Simpich
  • They sought the underlying correspondence generated about the remaining JFK files
  • About 7500 pages were found to be relevant to their request
  • These pages are to be released at the rate of 250 pages a month
  • The FBI has resisted releasing approximately 6400 pages about the mafia
  • The ARRB could overrule the FBI and the CIA but the National Archives cannot
  • Documents concerning George Joannides are still being withheld
  • Larry can be reached at larry@schnapflaw.com
  • Part B: Paul Bleau & Jim DiEugenio; beginning at 27:09
  • The Quebec City event
  • The historic Chateau Frontenac hotel was a partner of the event
  • Book: Chasing the Light by Oliver Stone: HardcoverPaperbackKindleAudiobook
  • News: Abraham Bolden: Ex-Secret Service agent pardoned by Biden
  • Abraham Bolden’s special video produced by Len and Paul for Oliver Stone
  • Paul and Jim recall the events and the public’s reaction
  • Stream/buy JFK Revisited: Through the Looking GlassShowtimePrimeiTunesVuduMicrosoft
  • Stream/buy the documentary series JFK: Destiny BetrayedAmazon PrimeiTunesVudu
  • Paul McCartney in Quebec City (2008)

 

#1099 – Jeffrey L. Meek

 

 

#1098 – Randy Benson, Max Good

 

  • Randy Benson is a documentarian and a filmmaker
  • Documentary: The Searchers by Randolph Benson (vimeo on demand)
  • The website of the documentary: www.thesearchersfilm.com
  • Randy’s website: www.rbensonfilm.com
  • John Judge’s research and activism
  • Starting in 1999, John Judge and Bill Kelly started holding a remembrance for JFK’s 1963 Peace Speech
  • June 10 1963, JFK’s American University commencement address titled ‘A Strategy of Peace’AudioVideoText
  • Join Randy at the American University Peace Speech Memorial on June 10th (Friday) at 12 noon
  • Address: 4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016; Google Maps location
  • President Eisenhower’s farewell address on Jan 17, 1961: VideoText
  • National Security Action Memorandum 263
  • Randy is currently working on part 2 of the documentary The Searchers
  • Dreyfus affair
  • Video: Oswald stunned to learn that he’s charged with killing JFK (press conference)
  • Max Good’s new documentary The Assassination and Mrs. Paine
  • Trailer: The Assassination and Mrs. Paine
  • Part B: Max Good; beginning at 18:36
  • Max Good is a filmmaker
  • Max Good’s new documentary The Assassination and Mrs. Paine
  • Trailer: The Assassination and Mrs. Paine
  • Website of the documentary: www.jfkpaine.com
  • Twitter handle and facebook page of the documentary
  • Max’s website: www.maxgoodfilm.com
  • Max worked as assistant producer on the documentary
    The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers
  • Stream/buy The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers here
  • FREE Borrowable EbookJFK and the Unspeakable: Why He Died and Why it Matters by James Douglass
  • “In this week’s episode, WC supporters are gonna feel the pain. That’s right. Ruth and Michael Paine”
  • Watch episode 19 of 50 Reasons for 50 Years here
  • “In this episode, we investigate the gift that keeps on giving; namely the Paines’ garage”
  • Watch episode 31 of 50 Reasons for 50 Years here
  • Episode 31 titled Evidence On Demand
  • Watch all 50 episodes of 50 Reasons for 50 Years
  • Marina Oswald lived with Ruth Paine for the two months leading up to the assassination
  • A lot of the key evidence against Oswald was found at Ruth’s house
  • The minox spy camera and Oswald’s Kostin letter
  • Ruth Paine’s sister worked for the CIA
  • Ruth’s father was recruited by the CIA in Vietnam
  • Her brother-in-law applied to work for the CIA
  • Vincent Salandria features in the documentary
  • Michael Paine had a job at Bell Helicopters and had a security clearance
  • Why would a supposed communist like Oswald be allowed to stay at the Paines’ house?
  • The story of Priscilla Johnson McMillan
  • McMillian was referred to as a witting collaborator in the declassified documents
  • She applied to work for the CIA in 1952 but was turned down
  • FREE Borrowable EbookMarina and Lee by Priscilla Johnson McMillan
  • Stream/buy JFK Revisited: Through the Looking GlassShowtimePrimeiTunesVuduMicrosoft
  • Stream/buy the documentary series JFK: Destiny BetrayedAmazon PrimeiTunesVudu
  • “We both know who’s behind this” – Paines talking to each other
  • The HSCA never interviewed Ruth Paine
  • Ruth was the main witness of the WC; she answered more than 5000 questions

 

#1097 – Dr. Shane O’sullivan, Paul Bleau

 

 

#1096 – Jim DiEugenio, Paul Bleau

 

 

#1095 – Paul Bleau, Jim DiEugenio

 

 

#1094 – Abraham Bolden, Cherise Williams, Jim DiEugenio

 

  • News: Abraham Bolden: Ex-Secret Service agent pardoned by Biden
  • Abraham Bolden was the first African-American secret service agent on the White House detail
  • Bolden applied for pardon back in 1972 under President Nixon and later under Obama and Trump
  • Abraham Bolden interviewed on Black Op Radio: episode 378 (2008)
  • Book: The Echo from Dealey Plaza by Abraham Bolden: Kindle
  • FREE Borrowable EbookThe Echo from Dealey Plaza by Abraham Bolden
  • We can only exist as long as truth exists
  • Stream/buy the documentary series JFK: Destiny BetrayedAmazon PrimeiTunesVudu
  • Bolden reveals information that is not present in his book
  • A high official threatened Kennedy in 1961 in the Oval Office as witnessed by Bolden
  • How Bolden met President Kennedy for the first time
  • The Secret Service planned and schemed to thwart the truth of the assassination
  • Bolden urges President Biden to release all the remaining JFK files
  • Bolden wants to testify on record
  • The Secret Service (SS) was involved in the assassination by being negligent
  • The SS knew about the assassination plots in Chicago, Tampa and Dallas
  • The SS made no effort to increase the protection of President Kennedy even after they learnt of these threats
  • Bolden was said defamed as being insane
  • We should stand for the truth even if it hurts us
  • The judge in Bolden’s trial instructed the jury that he was guilty even before the deliberations began
  • Part B: Cherise Williams; beginning at 23:48
  • Cherise Williams is part of Abraham Bolden’s legal team
  • She also drafted the clemency petition
  • Book: The Echo from Dealey Plaza by Abraham Bolden: Kindle
  • Pardons are seldom granted
  • Convictions are not expunged following a pardon
  • Bolden’s clemency petition was filed solely on the basis of innocence
  • Part C: Jim DiEugenio; beginning at 35:04
  • Barrack Obama’s disappointing presidency
  • The attempted assassination of Jimmy Carter
  • Raymond Lee Harvey and Osvaldo Espinosa Ortiz
  • Movie: Watch The Parallax View (1974) online: iTunesPrimeVuduGoogle PlayMicrosoft
  • The price we pay for not facing the truths about the assassinations of the 1960s
  • Researchers often get lost in the minutia and lose sight of the big picture
  • Video: Jim Garrison meets Mr. X (Oliver Stone’s JFK)
  • Gerald Posner’s crappy book Case Closed
  • Watch Oliver Stone’s Snowden (2016): NetflixMicrosoftPrimeGoogle PlayVudu
  • Documentary: Citizenfour by Lauru Poitras (2014): PrimeVuduMicrosoftGoogle Play
  • Jim Gochenaur, Elmer Moore and Abraham Bolden
  • The Chicago Plot to Kill JFKRead OnlineDownload PDF
  • Kennedy was not getting out of 1963 alive
  • No mention of Roberto Lopez or Thomas Arthur Vallee
  • At Kennedys and King
  • Article: JFK VS LBJ: The MSM in Overdrive by Jim DiEugenio
  • One of the talking heads in the series LBJ: Triumph and Tragedy is Mark Updegrove
  • Updegrove’s new book Incomparable Grace
  • Updegrove goes into the Cuban missile crisis, Vietnam war and civil rights issues
  • He says that no military person knew about Kennedy’s withdrawal program
  • “I always thought it was foolish for you to make any statements about withdrawing. I thought it was
    bad psychologically. But you and the president thought otherwise, and I just sat silent.” – LBJ to Mcnamara
  • Stream/buy JFK: Destiny BetrayedAmazon PrimeiTunesVudu
  • Jim’s 90-minute interview on JFK and Civil Rights (Aaron Good’s American Exception podcast)
  • The Kennedys and Civil Rights: How the MSM Continues to Distort History by Jim – Part 1Part 2Part 3Part 4
  • FREE Borrowable EbookOf Kennedys and Kings: Making Sense of the Sixties by Harris Wofford
  • Kennedy began affirmative action
  • Robert Kennedy’s Law Day (1961) address
  • Documentary: Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment (1963): iTunesPrimeGoogle PlayVudu
  • RFK advised his brother John to deliver an address to the nation on the issue of civil rights
  • June 11 1963, JFK’s landmark Civil Rights Speech: VideoText
  • Novelist Richard Yates wrote the first draft of this speech
  • Upcoming article on Col. L. Fletcher Prouty vs. the ARRB
  • Article: The JFK Assassination Dissected by Cyril Wecht and Dawna Kaufmann by Martin Hay
  • David Mantik’s upcoming article demolishing Michel Gagne’s book Thinking Critically about the Kennedy Assassination
  • Article: Michel Gagne: On Not thinking Critically by Jim DiEugenio
  • Oliver Stone and Jim in Quebec City, Canada from June 10 to 15
  • The DVD and the book of the film to be released at this event
  • Get autographed copies Jim DiEugenio’s books for just $25 !!
  • Jim’s address: P.O. Box 4354, Burbank, CA 91503

 

#1093 – Vince Palamara, Paul Bleau

 

  • News: Abraham Bolden: Ex-Secret Service agent pardoned by Biden
  • Abraham Bolden was the first African-American secret service agent on White House detail
  • Bolden’s direct supervisor Harvey Henderson was a racist
  • “You’re a nigger. You were born a nigger. And you’re gonna die a nigger” – Henderson to Bolden
  • FREE Borrowable EbookThe Echo from Dealey Plaza by Abraham Bolden
  • South Vietnam President Ngo Dinh Diem assassinated on Nov 1/2, 1963
  • The plot to kill Kennedy in Chicago, Nov 2, 1963
  • The Chicago Plot to Kill JFKRead OnlineDownload PDF
  • Thomas Arthur Vallee, the potential patsy
  • Articles: Three Failed Plots to Kill JFK by Paul Bleau: Part 1Part 2
  • Bolden witnessed first-hand the laxity and the drinking on duty
  • Bolden wanted to testify before the Warren Commission
  • The phony charge brought against Bolden
  • Jury tampering in the Bolden case
  • Bolden served six years in a maximum security prison
  • President Kennedy never ordered the agents off the car
  • Book: Survivor’s Guilt: The Secret Service and the Failure to Protect President KennedyPaperbackKindle
  • FREE Borrowable EbookCrossfire: The Plot that Killed Kennedy by Jim Marrs
  • Abraham Bolden interviewed on Black Op Radio: episode 378 (2008)
  • Stream/buy the documentary series JFK: Destiny BetrayedAmazon PrimeiTunesVudu
  • Book: Honest Answers about the Murder of President John F. KennedyPaperbackKindle
  • Vince’s website: www.vincepalamara.com
  • Blog: www.vincepalamara.blogspot.com
  • Vince’s YouTube channelFacebook page and Twitter handle
  • Len Osanic to speak to Abraham Bolden and his legal team on the episode !!!
  • Part B: Paul Bleau; beginning at 38:38
  • The Chicago Plot to Kill JFKRead OnlineDownload PDF
  • Paul based his work on Edwin Black’s The Chicago Plot to Kill JFK
  • James Douglass interviewed Bolden for his book JFK and the Unspeakable
  • FREE Borrowable EbookJFK and the Unspeakable: Why He Died and Why it Matters by James Douglass
  • Bolden was convicted in 1964 on trumped-up bribery charges
  • Bolden was appointed by President Kennedy in 1961
  • The story of how President Kennedy first met Abraham Bolden
  • Articles: Three Failed Plots to Kill JFK by Paul Bleau: Part 1Part 2
  • Bolden raised money for his legal defense through piano recitals
  • Bolden got in touch with Mark Lane during the Garrison trial
  • Oliver Stone’s JFK played THE key role in getting the ARRB started
  • Stream/buy the documentary series JFK: Destiny BetrayedAmazon PrimeiTunesVudu
  • Following the pardon, Bolden’s lawyer contacted Jim DiEugenio to thank him
  • A pardon is not an exoneration but at least its something
  • Kennedy could not be allowed to come out of 1963 alive
  • There’s nothing about the prior attempts on JFK’s life in the WC volumes
  • Secret Service burned their files on the prior attempts in the early 1990s
  • Video: Paul Bleau’s presentation at Dealey Plaza UK
  • All articles by Paul Bleau at Kennedys and King

 

#1092 – Col. Fletcher Prouty

 

  • UNDERSTANDING SPECIAL OPERATIONS (Ratcliffe 1999), CHAPTER 1
  • 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
  • Proutypedia

 

#1091 – Jim DiEugenio, Jeremy Kuzmarov Tom Gram

 

  • At Kennedys and King
  • Article: Walker, Oswald, and the Dog That Didn’t Bark by Benjamin Cole
  • Video: Paul Bleau’s presentation at Dealey Plaza UK
  • Paul Bleau’s upcoming articles about the Jim Garrison papers
  • Researchers like Peter Dale Scott, Anthony Summers, Paul Hoch dumped on Garrison after he lost the Shaw trial
  • Book: Let Justice Be Done by Bill Davy: PaperbackKindle
  • CNN’s four-part documentary on Lyndon Johnson: LBJ: Triumph and Tragedy
  • This series is based on the book The Triumph & Tragedy of Lyndon Johnson by Joseph A. Califano Jr.
  • This series whitewashes what really happened under the Johnson administration
  • Articles: CNN’s Apologia for LBJ by Jim DiEugenio: Part 1Part 2
  • LBJ’s Operation Rolling Thunder in Indochina
  • Nixon dropped more bomb tonnage than LBJ in Indochina
  • Kennedy’s policy in Vietnam
  • FREE Borrowable EbookLessons in Disaster by Gordon Goldstein
  • NSAM 288
  • The Gulf of Tonkin resolution was written 3 months before the incident occured !!
  • OPLAN 34A and the DESOTO (DeHaven Special Operations off TsingtaO) patrols
  • Kennedy never sent American combat troops to Vietnam
  • “I always thought it was foolish for you to make any statements about withdrawing. I thought it was
    bad psychologically. But you and the president thought otherwise, and I just sat silent.” – LBJ to Mcnamara
  • Stream/buy JFK: Destiny BetrayedAmazon PrimeiTunesVudu
  • LBJ’s April 1964 meeting with the executive staff of The Washington Post at the White House
  • Katharine Graham of The Washington Post was present at the meeting
  • Johnson asked them for support of his upcoming war against the North Vietnam
  • FREE Borrowable EbookIn Retrospect: The Tragedy and Lessons of Vietnam by Robert S. McNamara
  • Article: Marilyn, Tony Summers, and his Paper Tiger by Donald McGovern
  • Article: Cleaning up after My Debate with Buzzanco by Jim DiEugenio
  • Jim DiEugenio debates Robert Buzzanco (Aaron Good’s American Exception podcast)
  • Buzzanco had Noam Chomsky on his podcast to thrash Oliver Stone and Kennedy
  • Video: JFK Pushed Med4all 57 Years Ago! (The Jimmy Dore Show)
  • Len Osanic’s interview of Igor Lopatonok (episode 1088) asked to be taken down
  • Listen to this amazing 2-hour episode featuring Doug Horne about the Pearl Harbor attack
  • Books: Deception, Intrigue, and the Road to War by Horne: Vol.1Vol.2
  • Doug Horne’s new book The McCollum Memorandum
  • Black Op Radio had to switch to a new hosting service
  • So please consider making a donation to Black Op Radio
  • Donate via Paypal to osanic@prouty.org
  • Getting transcript for Malcolm Blunt discussing Fletcher Prouty Video Here
  • Get autographed copies Jim DiEugenio’s two books for just $25 !!
  • Jim’s address: P.O. Box 4354, Burbank, CA 91503
  • Listener questions answered
  • Video: Why Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Believes the CIA Was Behind the JFK and RFK Assassinations
  • Videos: Megyn Kelly interviews Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.: Part 1Part 2
  • George H.W. Bush and the CIA
  • William Colby was fired as he was too forthcoming with the Church Committee
  • George H.W. Bush, Gerald Ford and a few CIA guys who ended up shutting down the Church Committee
  • Article: The CIA and the Media by Carl Bernstein
  • “I forgot what I was supposed to say” – Marina Oswald
  • Jim is currently working on the book of the film JFK: Revisited
  • Part B: Jeremy Kuzmarov; beginning at 1:04:15
  • Jeremy Kuzmarov is Managing Editor of CovertAction Magazine
  • He’s also the author of four books on US foreign policy
  • Book: Obama’s Unending Wars by Jeremy Kuzmarov: PaperbackKindle
  • Book: The Russians are Coming, Again by Jeremy Kuzmarov: PaperbackKindle
  • Oklahoma City Bombing: Was Timothy McVeigh a Patsy in a Sinister Black Flag Operation? by Jeremy Kuzmarov
  • “One day you will find out your government was behind this” – Timothy McVeigh
  • Part C: Tom Gram; beginning at 1:15:10
  • How Tom Gram got interested in the JFK case
  • Oliver Stone’s 1991 movie JFK
  • Tom Gram’s essay: Rethinking Oswald’s Mail: P.O. Box 2915 and the Missing Change of Address Orders
  • Section 3 of the P.O. Box application for P.O. Box 2915 was never entered into evidence and it disappeared
  • Postal inspector Harry Holmes took the lead on the investigation into Oswald’s postal records and rifle purchase
  • Holmes was an FBI informant
  • He was the only postal office employee to testify before the Warren Commission (WC)
  • Change of address form also was never entered into evidence and it disappeared