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(Updated January 8, 2014)
Jim DiEugenio is a semi-regular guest on Len Osanic's Black Op Radio telecast on Thursday nights.
Gokay Hasan Yusuf reviews "The Accidental Victim" by James Reston Jr.
Jim DiEugenio's visual essay on Why the HSCA was doomed to Failure.
Vasilios Vazakas reviews "Undeniable Truths" by Professor of Criminal Justice Ed Souza.
Reviews of two new books on John F Kennedy, "Two Days in June" and "JFK in the Senate."
Jim DiEugenio on the newest Aesop fable by Barr McClellan, the man who started the LBJ Industry.
A complete review of the life and pernicious career of the late Ben Bradlee.
Excerpts from Part 2 of Greg Parker's book Lee Harvey Oswald's Cold War
The Assassinations: Probe Magazine on JFK, MLK, RFK, and Malcolm X
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Destiny Betrayed: JFK, Cuba, and the Garrison Case, by James DiEugenio
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Lee Harvey Oswald's life was real, in a real world on the brink. And in that real world were studies, policies, programs and overt and covert operations that would either drag it closer to the brink, or pull it back. Lee Harvey Oswald's Cold War examines his milieu and hints at areas for future inquiries.
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JFK's Foreign Policy: A Motive for Murder
Ben Bradlee: Not Such a Good Life, by James DiEugenio
Did Oswald order the Rifle?
Brad Pitt and Oprah give us King, LBJ and a disappointing Selma
It's Time For The Truth! The JFK Cover-up, by Charles Hurlburt
Where was Oswald during the shooting?
A New Look at Jack Ruby
Gerald Hill and the Framing of Lee Harvey Oswald
The Watchman Waketh But In Vain
The Evidence is the Conspiracy
Dale Myers and his "So-Called Evidence"
The State of the Case: Fifty Years Out
Lee Harvey Oswald's Cold War
Gary Mack's "Magical" Powers of Dissuasion
When Tony Summers Fell in Love With Patricia Lambert
By James DiEugenio
Conspiracy Theory? Why No One Believes the Warren Report
General Giap Knew
Citizen Wilcke Dissents Brigitte Wilcke protests conspiracy program on the public airwaves
An Action Alert from CTKA
Gary Mack Strikes Again by James DiEugenio
The_MSM_and_RFKJr by James DiEugenio
the Case against Lyndon Johnson
JFK and the Majestic Papers: The History of a Hoax by Seamus Coogan Updated Part 5, 6 and Conclusion
The Illusion of Michael Shermer, Principles of Sleight of Hand, reviewed by Frank Cassano
The Impossible One Day Journey Of CE 399, By James DiEugenio (with help by J. Edgar Hoover) At the time of the assassination, CE 399 as we know it today, did not exist.
The Connally Bullet Powerful evidence that Connally was hit by a bullet from a different assassin, by Robert Harris
DiCaprio Buys Waldron—In More Ways Than One, By James DiEugenio
Will the Real Wikipedia
Please Stand Up? examines the role of the Wikipedia
web site in providing information about the JFK assassination.
by J. P. Mroz
Deeper Into Dave Perry examines the work of Warren Commission defender Dave Perry, in particular on the issue of witness Mary Bledsoe.
JFK Ten Point Program The truth has always been on our side. But in the court of public opinion, our opponents still manage to score points. To remedy this, Joseph E. Green has developed ten points that summarize essential truths to bear in mind.
The Obama administration is considered in light of James W. Douglass's JFK and the Unspeakable (see "Reviews" section, below), in this article in Sojourners magazine. See, too, this video interview with author Douglass.
Older articles are periodically moved to this CTKA archive.
The Chicago Plot to Kill JFK Investigated by Edwin Black, The Chicago Independent, November 1975.
The Illusion of Michael Shermer, the principles of sleight of hand, by Frank Cassano.
The legacy of former Dallas D.A. Henry Wade is under scrutiny. Wade, who would have prosecuted Lee Oswald and did win a conviction against Jack Ruby, has had nineteen of his convictions overturned by DNA evidence.
RFK assassination witness tells CNN: There was a second shooter. Rhodes-Hughes tells CNN the FBI's eight-shot claim is "completely false." She says the bureau "twisted" things she told two FBI agents when they interviewed her as an assassination witness in 1968, and she says Harris and her prosecutors are simply "parroting" the bureau's report.
British program, Was Sirhan hypnotized to shoot RFK?
Sirhan be Retried?
The Second Dallas, A Review of the DVD by James DiEugenio
Sirhan Papers Blocked
Sirhan Papers to Auction
Displayed as the proof that Sirhan gave him (McCowan) the rights to these documents, actually, this document does nothing of the kind. Sirhan gives McCowan the "right" to write a book. from Joseph Backes.
Sirhan Asks For Parole Again Update on Sirhan, 13 shot analysis and information from Atty Pepper.
The San Francisco Chronicle marked the fortieth anniversary of the RFK assassination by conceding that "questions linger" in the shooting.
William F. Pepper discussed the RFK assassination in a recent CNN interview. Pepper now represents RFK's alleged assassin Sirhan Sirhan.
Two researchers say their analysis of a previously unknown audiotape may provide new evidence of a second gunman in the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy. Check here for details. A Los Angeles TV report on this has been posted to YouTube. The two researchers say further that RFK's real assassin may still be alive and living abroad. In 2008, the two held a news conference on their findings. Later, they broke the ice at CNN.
JFK: A President Betrayed
Kennedy, Johnson and the Nonaligned World, by Robert Rakove
The War State, by Michael Swanson
If Kennedy Lived, by Jeff Greenfield
To Move the World, by Jeffrey Sachs
Panjandrum: Secrets of the JFK X-rays
Absolute Proof, by Robert Groden
Survivor's Guilt, by Vincent M. Palamara
Killing Oswald, by Shane O'Sullivan
Robert Dallek Camouflages JFK, Twice
They Killed Our President, by Jesse Ventura
History Will Prove Us Right
CIA Rogues and the Killing of the Kennedys
Conspiracy Theory in America, by Lance deHaven-Smith
Reviewed by Larry Hancock with James DiEugenio
JFK's Last Hundred Days, by Thurston Clarke
Book Review: Kaleidoscope
By Harrison Livingstone
The End of an Obsession: A Review of "Castro's Secrets" by Arnaldo M. Fernandez
From an Office Building with a High-Powered Rifle: One FBI Agent's View of the JFK Assassination by Don Adams and Harrison E. Livingstone Book Review by Seamus Coogan
Part 2: Entering Peter Janney's World of Fantasy By James DiEugenio
MRS. KENNEDY & ME: A Very Good Book With A Few Pages of Trouble by Vince Palamara
of John McAdams' JFK Assassination
The Secret Service Hated JFK But Did They Want Him Dead? Mark Lane -- who's been on the forefront of the JFK conspiracy movement for almost 50 years -- joins TMZ in the studio.
Manning Marable’s Malcolm X A review by Joseph E. Green
A Comprehensive Review by David Mantik of Donald Byron Thomas' Hear No Evil: Social Constructivism and the Forensic Evidence in the Kennedy Assassination
Accidental History:The Girl on the Stairs by Barry Ernest, reviewed by Joseph E. Green and James DiEugenio
LBJ: The Mastermind of JFK's Assassination by Phillip F. Nelson. Review by Joseph Green
Review of The Kennedy Detail by Secret Service expert Vince Palamara. Palamara disputes the book's claim of President Kennedy ordering the agents off the back of the limousine in Dallas. Look for the Documentary on the Discovery Channel "The Kennedy Detail".
JFK and the Unspeakable James W. Douglass has written the best book on the assassination since 2005's Breach of Trust, according to reviewer James DiEugenio.
Inside the Assassination Records Review Board is former ARRB staffer Douglas Horne's five-volume assessment of that panel's work on the JFK assassination during the 1990s. Below are critiques of each volume.
review by James DiEugenio
The Dark Legacy of John Hankey is Seamus Coogan's review of JFK2, a curious video that has been making the rounds for the last couple of years. James DiEugenio adds this update.
JFK: The Ruby Connection aired on the Discovery Channel around the time of the forty-sixth anniversary of the JFK assassination. James DiEugenio has this review. Be sure to see Part Two, and Part Three, Gary Mack Replies: Dr. Faustus Defends His Deal.
For many more book, film, and media reviews, see CTKA's new Review Archive.
The media's track record in the JFK case is abysmal, and this section is one of the most important areas on this site.
The articles you will find via the above links are a comprehensive dissection of the media and its shameful coverage of the political assassinations of the 1960s. If you are a newcomer to these cases, we strongly recommend you begin to explore the site at this area. You will quickly understand why 1) the mainstream media has a significant credibility problem, and 2) why the press sees these cases one way and the public generally sees them another.
RFK Jr. tells us what is wrong with the media today. It sounds like he knows what happened to his father and uncle, and what the media had to do with it.
The State's Case Against James Earl Ray
Deconstructing Kowalski By Douglas Valentine. Issued in June 2000 by US Attorney Barry Kowalski, the King Report which was initiated in 1998 at the request of the King family and Dr. Pepper, completely absolves the federal government of any involvement in a conspiracy to kill the Noble Prize-winning Civil Rights leader and anti-war activist.
Hampton Sides' "Hellhound on his Trail" on YouTube (10 minute version)
MLKtheTruth.com (complete version)
The 13th Juror is James DiEugenio's review of a new book on the 1999 civil trial on the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
JAMES EARL RAY: PLAYBOY INTERVIEW
A Candid Conversation About Conspiracy and Escape, September 1977.
New information on the MLK case. As an FBI informant, celebrated civil rights photographer Ernest Withers spied on key figures in the national and local movement, reporting on suspected militants and their associates.
John Judge, RIP
The Deaths of Two Unsung Heroes
Former Senator Arlen Specter Dead, He worked for the Warren Commission in 1964, Specter was the chief author of the theory that a single bullet had hit both Kennedy and Texas Gov. John Connally. 10/14/12
Legendary Texas con man Billie
Sol Estes dead at 88 GRANBURY - Billie Sol Estes, a flamboyant
Texas huckster who became one of the most notorious men in America
in 1962 when he was accused of looting a
Estes, whose name became synonymous with Texas-sized schemes, greed
Cartha "Deke" DeLoach
Passed Away, NYT Cartha D. DeLoach, who
as a top aide and confidant to J. Edgar Hoover was the F.B.I.'s
liaison to the White House and a powerful intermediary between
Hoover and President Lyndon B. Johnson during an especially tense
Gaeton Fonzi, journalist and JFK assassination investigator. MiamiHerald.com In 1975, Fonzi went to work for Pennsylvania Senator Richard Schweiker, who headed a committee reopening the investigation of JFK's murder. Fonzi became the investigator in Florida who explored CIA connections to anti-Castro Cuban groups and possibly to Lee Harvey Oswald. Schweiker's committee was dissolved but after Fonzi found a connection between the groups, he continued working for a house sub-committee for the next two years. In 1993, after a decade of research on the assassination, his book "The Last Investigation," was published.
"He was writer in his soul," said his wife, Marie Fonzi. "He never stopped thinking about the stories, about the assassination."
In 1998, he was awarded "Mary Ferrell-JFK Lancer Pioneer Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Investigation of the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy" Dallas, November 21, 1998 (read his acceptance here)
Honor to Paris Flammonde
Groden's Arrest Constitutional
CIA and the Bay of Pigs
"Maurice Bishop...Was David Atlee Phillips"
Yes there was a cover-up
Power Elite in Dallas Takes Charge
Appeals Court rules Dallas must allow conspiracy vendors at Dealey Plaza,
ACTION ALERT! The
MSM and RFK Jr.: Only 45 years Late this Time
The Original White House Version of the Kennedy Assassination Air Force One Tape, Not Previously Known to Exist Historical Document and Autograph Dealer The Raab Collection
Featured AARC Letter to US Archivist on CIA Records; AARC asks NARA to stay true to the JFK ACt and declassify more JFK records.
Elegy for Roger Feinman
Biography Revives Push to Reopen Malcolm X Case, New York Times.
Has another of Malcolm's assassins been found? Read here.
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WITH OLIVER STONE VIDEO We urge everyone to buy this
book. And if you could not attend the event, we have links to the
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Gerald Posner is suing a Miami newspaper over stories relating to the plagiarism scandal that led to his resignation from The Daily Beast. You may not believe who his attorney is. New reports (as of May 2010) suggest Posner's troubles are far from over.
Obama appointee Cass Sunstein is calling for the "cognitive infiltration" of conspiracy theory groups. Cyril Wecht, M.D., J.D., responds to Sunstein and his co-author, Prof. Adrian Vermeule.
CTKA Chairman James DiEugenio was interviewed about the Robert F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Jr. cases. See the RFK interview, Part One and Part Two. The MLK interview is also divided into Part One and Part Two.
New Zealand researcher Seamus Coogan offers up an extract from his videotaped interview with former Dallas policeman H.B. McLain.
Oliver Stone Interview with Dan Rather.