#1103 – Col. L. Fletcher Prouty

 

  • The censorship exercised by the newspaper editors
  • The advantages of hemp
  • Tungsten mining in Vietnam
  • The garden of eden in the world was Southeast Asia
  • Saigon was called the Paris of the Orion
  • It was mindless to destroy a beautiful place like Vietnam
  • Most likely one of the reasons for the Vietnam war was to get American businesses to replace the French
  • Is petroleum a fossil fuel?
  • Generally, no fossils are found below 16,000 feet
  • The oil depletion allowance
  • Video: President Kennedy calls out the steel companies (1962)
  • “It has long been a Kennedy tradition: not to get mad but to get even. I fully realize that
    I shall not be able to get even during my first term in office. But during my second term,
    you are going to see some important changes” – President Kennedy
  • Why was Governor Connally in the same car as the President?
  • Lansdale and Col. Prouty knew each other since 1952
  • Lansdale was sent to the Philippines in 1952 to overthrow President Elpidio Quirino
  • And replace him with the new President Ramon Magsaysay
  • Col. Napoleon Valeriano trained Cuban exiles before the bay of pigs invasion
  • Valeriano became an American citizen
  • A million Vietnamese migrated from the North to the South before the war
  • The US Navy transported 660,000 Vietnamese from the North to the South
  • 330,000 were moved by CIA’s airline Civil Air Transport (CAT)
  • On September 2, 1953, Secretary of State John Foster Dulles said “In Indochina, a desperate
    struggle is in its eighth year….We are already contributing largely in matériel and money to the
    combined efforts of the French and of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia.”
  • Chiang Kai-Shek’s presence at the Tehran conference
  • Article from Parade Magazine, Feb 1986:
    Why Stalin Never Forgave Eleanor Roosevelt by Elliott Roosevelt: Page 1Page 2
  • The cold war really began before the second world war ended
  • Our governments do not know how to operate without the threat of war
  • FREE Borrowable EbookReport from Iron Mountain by Leonard C. Lewin
  • New York Times Book Review: Report from Iron Mountain: The Guest Word by Leonard Lewin
  • The degradation of the infrastructure in the US

 

#1102 – Jim DiEugenio

 

 

#1101 – Col. L. Fletcher Prouty

 

  • Lawerence Patterson’s National Bankruptcy Seminar Sept 1993
  • An Insiders View: “The Last Word on the Assassination”
  • Something more serious than the death of just one man happened on Nov 22, 1963
  • Kennedy was not going in the direction that certain very powerful groups wanted
  • Kennedy sent Col. Prouty’s boss Gen. Viktor Krulak to South Vietnam to get as much data as possible
  • Gen. Krulak served as special assistant for counter insurgency activities, Organization of the JCS
  • Col. Prouty was offered the assignment of Chief of Intelligence in Vietnam which he declined
  • The Mcnamara-Taylor report was actually written by Gen. Krulak and Col. Prouty
  • National Security Action Memorandum 263
  • NSAM 263 mentioned in Oliver Stone’s movie JFK
  • Media attacked Stone’s JFK even before the film had a final script
  • The second death of President Kennedy
  • Lawlessness is being accepted at the highest levels
  • Lawlessness is abided when it’s approved of by the people in power today
  • Col. Prouty’s unexpected meet with George Patton
  • The 2600 US soldiers that went “missing in action” in Sicily, 1943
  • PT-109 (JFK’s patrol boat)
  • The CIA was created under the National Security Act of 1947
  • The law contained no provision whatsoever for the colleciton of intelligence or clandestine activities
  • National Security Council Directive 5412: HTMLPDFRatical
  • NSC 5412 defined ‘Covert Operations’ for the first time
  • NSC 5412: The overt foreign activities of the U.S. Government should be supplemented by covert operations
  • NSC 5412: “Covert Operations” shall be understood to be all activities conducted pursuant to this directive which
    are so planned and executed that any U.S. Government responsibility for them is not evident to unauthorized
    persons and that if uncovered the U.S. Government can plausibly disclaim any responsibility for them.
  • President Eisenhower believed that the CIA should not become a fourth force
  • The CIA supported more than 42,000 Indonesians during their rebellion against President Sukarno
  • US Marine named Lee Harvey Oswald took part in the CIA’s operation against President Sukarno
  • By mid 1959, Vice President Richard Nixon declared Fidel Castro a communist
  • In March 1960, the NSC approved covert operations against Castro
  • Eisenhower’s Crusade for peace
  • Video: Fletcher Prouty explains how and why the Gary Powers’ U2 flight was sabotaged
  • Allen Dulles’s testimony to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on 31 May 1960
    about the Gary Powers’ incident: Read onlineScanned PDFSearchable PDF
  • President Eisenhower’s farewell address on Jan 17, 1961: VideoText
  • “It has long been a Kennedy tradition: not to get mad but to get even. I fully realize that
    I shall not be able to get even during my first term in office. But during my second term,
    you are going to see some important changes” – President Kennedy
  • The CIA by itself changed the plans for the anti-Castro operations
    from the Eisenhower-approved small unit attacks to a major over-the-beach invasion
  • By 1960, the Vietnam war preparations were in their fifteenth year
  • The Bay of Pigs operation in April 1961
  • McGeorge Bundy’s call to the Deputy Director of the CIA Charles P. Cabell cancelling the air strikes
  • General Walter Bedell Smith was the key to the whole Kennedy study plan (Bay of Pigs)
  • Gen. Smith was the Director of Central Intelligence from 1950-53
  • Letter From the Chairman of the Cuba Study Group (Taylor) to President Kennedy (FRUS)
  • “In closing, may I express our view of the great importance of a prompt implementation of our first recommendation
    to establish a Strategic Resources Group supported by a Cold War Indications Center which will allow our
    government readily to focus its resources on the objectives which you set in the so-called Cold War.”
  • “The Joint Chiefs of Staff have a responsibility for the defense of the nation in the Cold War
    similar to that which they have in conventional hostilities”
  • NSAM 55 (FRUS)
  • NSAMs 55, 56 and 57
  • 2.7 million Americans served in Vietnam
  • From 1945-65, almost all US military personnel in Vietnam served under the
    operational authority of the CIA and not under military command
  • CIA’s Siagon Military Mission
  • During the entire Kennedy period, there was no conventional military activity in Vietnam
  • “The first thing I’ll do when I’m re-elected, I’m gonna get Americans out of Vietnam” – JFK
  • Foreign Relations of the United States, 1961–1963, Volume IV, Vietnam, August–December 1963
    Download this Ebook in EPUB or MOBI format
  • “The United States’ objective in South Vietnam is to bring Americans home” – JFK on Nov 14, 1963
  • Video: JFK’s last press conference on Nov 14, 1963: “that is our object – to bring Americans home”
  • Oct 30 1963, there were 16,730 military personnel in Vietnam
  • FREE Borrowable EbookIn Retrospect: The Tragedy and Lessons of Vietnam by Robert S. McNamara
  • Leslie Gelb, director of the Pentagon Papers project, became the President of the CFR in 1993
  • The CFR mourns the passing of Dr. Leslie H. Gelb, CFR’s president emeritus and a dedicated member for 46 years
  • FREE Download Ebooks: The Pentagon Papers (The Senator Gravel Edition): Vol 1Vol 2Vol 3Vol 4Vol 5
  • Page 223 of Vol 2“…US intention to withdraw 1,000 troops by the end of the year”
  • On the same page, it talks about NSAM 273 on Nov 23, 1963
  • But NSAM 273 DID NOT exist on Nov 23, 1963; it was signed on the 26th
  • McGeorge Bundy’s draft of NSAM 273 written on Nov 21, 1963
  • The Christchurch Star: Nov 23, 1963
  • Historically assassinations take place when the usual high degree of protection of the leader
    of any state is not provided. That condition alone invites planned murder
  • The Secret Service protocols for protecting the President were not followed in Dallas
  • Man with the umbrella, open windows
  • “I never believed that Oswald acted alone” – LBJ, Atlantic, July 1973
  • “We had been operating a damned Murder Inc. in the Caribbean” – LBJ (same source as above)
  • FBI Director Hoover informed LBJ that the shots were fired from the FIFTH floor
  • A tree blocked the view from the fifth floor making it impossible to shoot Kennedy
  • It was then changed to the SIXTH floor
  • Arlen Specter deviced the The Single Bullet Theory (aka The Magic Bullet)

 

#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