by Howard Wolf
by Howard Wolf
have attempted to explain why JFK was murdered. A recent
and the Unspeakable by James Douglass, does the best job
in my opinion. See
a review here by Democratic Underground.
by Gregory Douglas explains how the assassination was carried
out. The author uses documents obtained from the late Robert T.
Crowley, former Assistant Deputy Director of Clandestine Operations
for the CIA. His career with the agency began at its inception in
1947 and ended with his retirement in the mid 80’s. He was involved
in most of the important operations.
to the author were that the documents could not be used or attributed
to him during his lifetime. When he died in Oct of 2000, this embargo
Four of the
- the facts
of the assassination
- Lee Harvey
- Jack Rubenstein
- the official
these chapters are translations of the Soviet Intelligence Study,
excerpts from the official Warren Commission Report, the Defense
Intelligence Agency’s analysis and the author’s comments.
examine the various groups who disliked or hated Kennedy and had
the means to terminate his presidency. The group that had the strongest
motive to carry out the assassination and the ability to cover it
up is highlighted.
Many of the
other topics covered will probably be new information to most people.
This is because they were disclosed by a very high official who
was also involved in the operation.
Here are some
in no particular order:
"ZIPPER" (the forced removal of JFK)
This was the
code name known within the agency – "this operation was implemented
with the help, approval and/or knowledge of the FBI, the Joint Chiefs
of Staff and the Vice President, Lyndon B. Johnson under the aegis
of the CIA."
document reveals the names and official positions of those who directed
LBJ and Gov.
Connally planned the trip to Texas 5 months prior to 11/63.
A comment from
a Russian about material that could have only come from the President’s
CIA briefing papers convinced the agency that the Kennedys had been
engaging in treasonable activities and had severely compromised
a large number of important CIA agents and operations throughout
By late Feb
1963, a general outline of the plot was well set.
boss Sam Giancano was contacted for possible assistance.
recruitment of the shooters might be better done outside the U.S.
The CIA’s liaison
with the mob was James J. Angleton, an agent in charge of counter-intelligence.
He contacted a friend of his who was with Israeli counter-intelligence.
They were asked to eliminate the shooters after their job was done.
who worked for the CIA, met Oswald by accident through his connection
with the Russian community in Dallas. He became Oswald’s mentor
and, according to a later classified CIA report, his lover.
Meyer, a long time mistress of JFK, was shot to death Oct. 12, 1964.
She was found in a wooded area near her Georgetown studio.
shot once in the head and once in the upper body, a professional
technique. She was also the former wife of Cord Meyer Jr., a senior
comedian Bill Hicks had a number of interesting comments about the
a video clip here.
Wolf [send him mail] is
a retired airline pilot living in the Atlanta area.
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