#991 – Jim DiEugenio


  • At www.kennedysandking.com
  • Article: The King Trial: What the Media Didn’t Tell You (PDF) by Mike Vinson
  • Video: Robert Kennedy Assassination by Chuck Marler
  • Everyone should watch this video by Chuck Marler
  • Video: JFK Assassination – Robert Kennedy Jr. Reveals His Investigation of the Case
  • Article: The 3 Faces of Dr. Humes by Tim Smith
  • Jim’s upcoming article on Donald R. McGovern’s book Murder Orthodoxies
  • This book is the most comprehensive and exhaustive exposé of the Marilyn Monroe-Kennedy hoax
  • Book: Murder Orthodoxies: A Non-Conspiracist’s View of Marilyn Monroe’s Death by Donald R. McGovern:
  • Article: Counterpunch, JFK , and Vietnam by Jim DiEugenio
  • Jim responds to the incomplete and inaccurate history of Vietnam, and of JFK’s role, presented by Counterpunch
  • The US bankrolled up to 90% of the French effort in Indochina by 1951
  • Secretary of State John Foster Dulles sabotaged the Geneva accords
  • The Counterpunch article jumps from 1956 to 1961
  • Ken Burns & Lynn Novick, The Vietnam War: Part 1Part 2Part 3Part 4
  • The was no South Vietnam prior to 1956
  • The US created a new country
  • Edward G. Lansdale’s psychological operations
  • Lansdale admitted that South Vietnam was not democratic
  • Senator John Kennedy opposed US policy in Vietnam
  • Book: JFK: Ordeal in Africa by Richard Mahoney
  • Kennedy understood that it wasn’t sound policy to go against rising tide of nationalism in the third world
  • Book: Betting on the Africans: John F. Kennedy’s Courting of African Nationalist Leaders by Philip Muehlenbeck
  • Book: Kennedy, Johnson, and the Nonaligned World by Robert Rakove: PaperbackHardcoverKindle
  • FREE Borrowable EbookJohnny, We Hardly Knew Ye by Kenneth O’Donnell and David Powers
  • John Kenneth Galbraith, JFK’s ambassador to India
  • Kennedy refused to commit combat troops into Indochina in Nov 1961
  • Galbraith was instrumental during this period as he was in Washington
  • He stole the Taylor-Rostow report
  • JFK sent Galbraith to Saigon to write a report
  • The Secdef meetings
  • McNamara told General Paul Harkins that it was time to hand over the responsibility to ARVN
  • Mark Ashwill, the author of the Counterpunch article, then jumps to 1966
  • McGeorge Bundy’s draft of NSAM 273 written on Nov 21, 1963
  • NSAM 288
  • Kennedy did not believe in the domino theory
  • OPLAN 34A and the desoto patrols
  • John Paul Vann, David Halberstam and Neil Sheehan
  • “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”
  • NSAM 288 listed 94 specific air targets in the North
  • The Gulf of Tonkin incident
  • General Giap knew that Kennedy was getting out of Vietnam at the time of his assassination
  • Listener questions answered
  • How George H.W. Bush stalled the creation of the ARRB
  • Article: The Impossible One Day Journey of CE 399 by Jim DiEugenio
  • Chain of custody of CE 399
  • The problems with the rifle, the supposed murder weapon
  • JFK at 100


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