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  •      These two early reviews on Bay Area sites of Max Good’s “The Assassination and Mrs. Paine.”      Berkeleyside:        Now in her late 80s but still alert and spry, Paine has never been shy about sharing her perspective on the events of 1963, and as a result quickly became the … Read More » The post appeared first on JFK Facts.

  • New documentary examines Ruth Paine and the events of November 1963

    A new documentary on one woman’s role in history. You can watch on iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, or Vimeo. The post New documentary examines Ruth Paine and the events of November 1963 appeared first on JFK Facts.

  • What readers are saying

    Dear Jeff I am currently reading Scorpion’s Dance and just wanted to let you know how much I am enjoying it! Really interesting and can’t wait to finish. Starting Chapter 14 later tonight. Good stuff!! I need to order The Ghost next. I enjoy your writing and insight. Best, Ed The post What readers are saying appeared first on JFK Facts.

  • The CIA agent who wrote lousy spy novels later masterminded the Watergate burglary 

    ….the CIA concocted an ill-conceived scheme to boost their image: Why not create a James Bond of their own? And thus, the Agency tasked a career spy named Howard Hunt with a confidential mission to ‘become the Ian Fleming of the American clandestine service.’ Off Hunt went on a tax-payer funded writers retreat … The CIA agent who wrote lousy spy novels later masterminded the Watergate burglary  Read More » The post The CIA agent who wrote lousy spy novels later masterminded the Watergate burglary  appeared first on JFK Facts.

  • ‘Every tree in the forest will fall’

    Here’s a deep dive on the CIA and Watergate in three parts: Christopher Moran talks about Richard Nixon’s evovling hostility to the CIA; I talk about Nixon and CIA director Richard Helms; and John Prados talks Helm’s successor, William Colby, and the fall out of Watergate affair. The post ‘Every tree in the forest will fall’ appeared first on JFK Facts.

  • David Mamet couldn’t make his Zapruder film. Now he’s directing a ‘Mafia done it’ flick

    Source: David Mamet To Direct ‘2 Days/1963’, About Sam Giancana’s Role In JFK Murder – Deadline The drama will focus on previously untold events that took place during the 48 hours before the assassination of America’s 35th president in November 1963 Mamet, best known for his stage plays such as American Buffalo … David Mamet couldn’t make his Zapruder film. Now he’s directing a ‘Mafia done it’ flick Read More » The post David Mamet couldn’t make his Zapruder film. Now he’s directing a ‘Mafia done it’ flick appeared first on JFK Facts.

  • The CIA’s Watergate cover story: ‘No involvement whatever’

    Sounded good. It just wasn’t true. The post The CIA’s Watergate cover story: ‘No involvement whatever’ appeared first on JFK Facts.

  • Counterpunch: Abolish the CIA

    Richard Helms, CIA director (1966-73) From Eve Ottenberg in Counterpunch “Jefferson Morley’s Scorpion’s Dance, the President, the Spymaster and Watergate, details decades of CIA funny-business, and there was loads of it. Indeed, if you ever wonder how the world got to be such a mess and who’s responsible, read this book.  The post Counterpunch: Abolish the CIA appeared first on JFK Facts.

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