Jefferson Morley – “Angleton, Cuba, and Assassination”

The Future of Freedom Foundation held its “The National Security State and JFK” Conference on Saturday, June 3, 2017, at the Dulles Airport Marriott in Northern Virginia. The conference examined the nature, origins, and consequences of America as a national security state since the end of World War II, including such programs as regime-change operations, invasions, occupations, coups, support of dictatorships, assassination, torture, indefinite detention, rendition, and kidnappings.

The conference also focused on President John F. Kennedy’s turn toward peace and friendly relations with the Soviet Union and Cuba and his resulting war against the U.S. national-security establishment.

This once in a lifetime event lined up one of the most impressive array of eleven expert speakers for this conference, including Ron Paul, Oliver Stone, Stephen Kinzer, Michael Glennon, Douglas Horne, David Talbot, Peter Janney, James DiEugenio. and Jacob Hornberger.

Jefferson Morley spoke on “Angleton, Cuba, and Assassination.”  

Jefferson Morley is moderator of of JFK Facts ( He worked as an editor and reporter at The Washington Post, The Nation, The New Republic, and Harper’s Magazine. His work has appeared in The New York Review of Books, The New York Times Book Review, The Washington Post Book World, Reader’s Digest, Rolling Stone, and Slate. His first book was Our Man in Mexico: Winston Scott and the Hidden History of the CIA (2008). His book Snow-Storm in August (2013) details what happened when the anti-slavery movement first came to Washington, D.C., during Andrew Jackson’s presidency. Morley is also the author of FFF’s ebook CIA & JFK: The Secret Assassination Files. His newest book, a biography of James Jesus Angleton, CIA chief of CIA Counterintelligence from 1954 to 1975, will be published by St. Martin’s Press this year.


3:04 pm on June 26, 2017