The LBJ-CIA Assassination of JFK
Lyndon Johnson made a dirty deal with CIA Republicans to murder John Kennedy in the 1963 Coup d’Etat. (People like Clint Murchison Sr., H.L. Hunt, Ed Clark, D.H. Byrd, Allen Dulles, Nelson Rockefeller, David Rockefeller, top Nelson Rockefeller aide Henry Kissinger, McGeorge Bundy, George Herbert Walker Bush, Gen. Edward Lansdale (CIA), Jack Crichton, Gen. Charles Willoughby, and J. Edgar Hoover all are excellent candidates for elite sponsorship.) Lyndon Johnson and Allen Dulles may very well have been co-CEOs of the JFK assassination; with the CIA in charge of the killing of JFK, and Lyndon Johnson and (his close friend and neighbor of 19 years in Washington, DC) FBI director J. Edgar Hoover in charge of the cover up.
By September 16, 1965, the Soviet KGB had concluded that Lyndon Johnson was responsible for the JFK assassination. On 12/1/66 J. Edgar Hoover sent a memo to LBJ which stated:
"On September 16, 1965, this same source reported that the KGB Residency in New York City received instructions approximately September 16, 1965, from KGB headquarters in Moscow to develop all possible information concerning President Lyndon B. Johnson's character, background, personal friends, family, and from which quarters he derives his support in his position as President of the United States. Our source added that in the instructions from Moscow, it was indicated that "now" the KGB was in possession of data purporting to indicate President Johnson was responsible for the assassination of the late President John F. Kennedy. KGB headquarters indicated that in view of this information, it was necessary for the Soviet Government to know the existing personal relationship between President Johnson and the Kennedy family, particularly between President Johnson and Robert and "Ted" Kennedy."
This memo is of blockbuster significance because it reveals what the world's largest foreign intelligence organization had concluded who was responsible for the JFK assassination: Lyndon Johnson. Note: the Soviet press has been saying for decades that Texas oil men, LBJ's closest backers, were behind the JFK assassination.
Clint Murchison, Sr – as much as H.L. Hunt – was a key player in the JFK assassination because of his close ties to the inner core of US intelligence (Allen Dulles, Nelson Rockefeller, John J. McCloy), close ties to Lyndon Johnson and J. Edgar Hoover of the FBI, bankers Rockefellers; Murchison was even friends with key Kennedy-hater mafia godfather Carlos Marcellos of New Orleans. Not only that, Murchison, Sr. was a patient and partner of Dr. Alton Oschner, the former president of the American Cancer Society and who ran covert cancer research for the CIA. Oschner, likewise was a Kennedy-hater. John Simkin: “One of Ochsner's friends described him as being ‘like a fundamentalist preacher in the sense that the fight against communism was the only subject that he would talk about, or even allow you to talk about, in his presence.”
When JFK was slaughtered, Russia’s Khrushchev was literally crying, fearing nuclear war. Cuba’s Castro worried and feared an US invasion and gave an impressive speech the next day deconstructing the CIA’s deception provocation for war. Meanwhile at Clint Murchison’s home, their family maid May Newman describes the scene: “The mood in the Murchison family home was very joyous and happy. For a whole week after like champagne and caviar flowed, every day of the week. But I was the only one in that household at that time that felt any grief for his assassination."
The Warren Commission should have really been called the “Allen Dulles Commission” because he controlled it and made it the farce that it was. Dulles was probably an elite sponsor (i.e. murderer), as well as certainly Lyndon Johnson. The 3 hardcore cover up artists on the Warren Commission were the 3 Council on Foreign Relations members: Allen Dulles (president CFR 1946-50), John J. McCloy (then chairman of the CFR 1953-1970) and Gerald Ford (CFR member, later president). John J. McCloy was a Rockefeller man, former head of Chase Manhattan bank, and very deep US intelligence since the OSS days. John J. McCloy’s nickname was “Chairman of the American Establishment,” and he mixed at the highest levels of business, intelligence and he was close to the Kennedy-hating Texas business elite. Cover up artist Gerald Ford was secretly reporting to Hoover and the FBI what the Warren Commission was doing. In 1970, Newsweek called Gerald Ford the “CIA’s best friend in Congress.” The CFR especially 40 years ago, was heavily Rockefeller influenced and it top players were deep CIA.
The CIA has been called the military wing of the CFR; and actually that is not too far from the truth. The CFR was in its heyday from 1950-1990.
John McCloy, chairman of the CFR, went white wing dove hunting with Clint Murchison, Sr. on Murchison's ranch in Mexico in the summer of 1963. Both Allen Dulles and McCloy had close ties to the Texas business elite. Clint Murchison, Sr. and H.L. Hunt were two of Lyndon Johnson's closest and most powerful supporters. H.L. Hunt was in Los Angeles at the 1960 Democratic convention urging Johnson to take (or strong arm, more accurately) the vice presidential slot of the Demo ticket.
Here is an absolutely spectacular article why the National Security State murdered John Kennedy: http://www.lewrockwell.com/orig10/marshall10.1.html John Kennedy was despised by and did not control his CIA nor his Joint Chiefs of Staff.
At the peak of the Cuban Missile Crisis, John Kennedy told a treasured mistress of his, Mimi Beardsley, "I'd rather my children red than dead." This was at the same time the Joint Chiefs of Staff and VP Lyndon Johnson were urging him to bomb Cuba. Krushchev accepted Kennedy's deal the next day, thus forestalling imminent nuclear war.
Lyndon Johnson’s reasons to murder were out of his deep desperation and fear of what would become of him after his imminent expulsion from the 1964 Democratic ticket and his fears of going to jail over the exploding Bobby Baker scandal. LIFE magazine, being fed extremely damaging info by Robert Kennedy, was set to run an expose on Lyndon Johnson’s corruption that would blow him out of the water once and for all (Dec. 6th issue, but due to be printed and mailed on 11/29/63: source James Wagenvoord who worked at LIFE then). Bobby Baker was the protégé of a wildly corrupt LBJ in the Senate; Lyndon Johnson was like both a dad and a big brother to Bobby Baker (who named two of his children after LBJ: Lynda and Lyndon). Both Lyndon Johnson and Bobby Baker were receiving tremendous amounts of under-the-table money while Johnson was running the Senate. The Kennedys and LIFE Magazine were literally days away from politically executing Lyndon Johnson with the rope of the unraveling Bobby Baker scandal. Ominously, the Senate Rules Committee was also investigating Johnson's corruption. After vaporizing the despised Lyndon Johnson, John Kennedy was going to replace LBJ most likely with Gov. Terry Sanford of North Carolina or possibly his good friend Sen. George Smathers of Florida as VP on the 1964 Democratic ticket.
The Kennedys and Lyndon Johnson were having a sub rosa fight: Jack and Robert Kennedy brought knives to the battle and Lyndon Johnson brought guns and it was settled on 11/22/63 at 12:30 PM in Dallas.
Lately, I have been studying the role of McGeorge Bundy, the National Security Advisor for JFK and Henry Cabot Lodge, JFK’s insubordinate ambassador to Vietnam who Kennedy was planning to fire on Monday, 11/25/63. It is probable that McGeorge Bundy was involved in the JFK assassination. (Henry Cabot Lodge, too? Perhaps.) McGeorge Bundy, astonishingly, was already drafting sharp escalations to JFK’s Vietnam policy NSAM 273 (which JFK would not have approved) on 11/21/63, the night before the 1963 Coup d’Etat! McGeorge Bundy, while running the White House Situation Room, was also assuring others unreasonably quickly on 11/22/63 that there was no conspiracy to kill JFK, at a time when it was impossible for him (or anyone) to credibly be saying that because the early evidence was strong that there was a shooter of JFK from the front. McGeorge Bundy later ran the Ford Foundation from 1966-1979.
William Bundy (CIA and CFR), the brother of McGeorge Bundy (CIA and CFR), was the one of who literally wrote the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, which gave Johnson broad authorization to escalate the Vietnam War. Gulf of Tonkin passed on August 10, 1964.
JFK’s Secretary of State, Dean Rusk, who ran the Rockefeller Foundation from 1952-1961, and was also a hawk on Vietnam, is another one who merits close scrutiny in the Coup of 1963. Kennedy had appointed Rusk because it was unlikely that the Senate would confirm JFK’s first choice J. William Fulbright, who later became a prominent opponent of the Vietnam War. After the 1963 Coup d’Etat, Rusk lasted through all the blood and guts of Vietnam and all the way through Jan., 1969, as Johnson’s Secretary of State. Walt Rostow (CFR), another Vietnam hawk, replaced McGeorge Bundy (CFR) as National Security Advisor in 1966. The CFR and the Rockefellers, not John Kennedy, lusted for the Vietnam War.
Gen. Edward Lansdale, the CIA's expert on coups and assassinations, was identified onsite at Dealey Plaza by Col. Fletcher Prouty and Gen. Victor Krulak both who worked closely with Lansdale. I think it is a near certainty that Lansdale, the CIA's expert on coups and assassinations, was in Dallas to organize the JFK assassination. Lansdale had run the Operation Mongoose covert operations against Castro for the Kennedys - an experience that Lansdale found to be extremely frustrating.
The midlevel murderers (field operations) of JFK would include CIA guys like, James Angleton, David Atlee Phillips, David Morales, William King Harvey, E. Howard Hunt, Frank Sturgis, Luis Posada, Bernardo De Torres, Richard Helms and perhaps Cord Meyer. Deputy Harry Weatherford is a good candidate to have been on the Records Building as a sniper. Influential mobster Johnny Roselli was especially close friends with the CIA’s William King Harvey, a rabid Kennedy hater. The most likely mafia godfathers involved would be Carlos Marcello and Santo Trafficante, particularly in the Jack Ruby murder of Oswald and perhaps in the JFK Assassination as well and other murders in the post assassination cover up.
James Angleton, the CIA's head of counter-intelligence was such a close protege of Allen Dulles that Angleton literally carried the ashes of Allen Dulles at his funeral. Angleton is thought to have been running Oswald when Oswald was a fake defector to Russia from 1959-1962. Dulles was the key player manipulating the cover up on the Warren Commission.
It is certainly possible that businessman William Pawley was also involved in the JFK assassination. Pawley's high level connections were immaculate and his associations with CIA and anti-Casto Cuban Kennedy-haters were deep. Call him a suspect.
Jack Revill, who was the intelligence head of the Dallas Police Department and thus liaison with the CIA and FBI, played a key role in framing Oswald post JFK assassination, particularly in regards to the testimony of Charles Givens.
I do think the Secret Service was involved in the JFK Assassination. Good candidates for facilitators would be James Rowley, the head of the Secret Service and a close friend of Lyndon Johnson. Anytime you hear the phrase "a close friend of Lyndon Johnson," an alarm bell should go clattering off in your head; it is a red flag. Emory Roberts, Roy Kellerman and the driver James Greer also exhibited suspicious behavior. Kennedy's limo was put out in the front of the motorcade with the security stripped down, making for an easy target.
We now know Lyndon Johnson was far worse than he is presented in current biographies. Far beyond ballot stuffing, bribery, massive under-the-table kickbacks, and being a consummate and pathological liar, Lyndon Johnson was murdering a lot of people in Texas to cover up his eye popping corruption. A prime example is the murder of US agricultural official Henry Marshall in June, 1961, and who then Vice President Lyndon Johnson arranged to have murdered. In the 1980’s, Billie Sol Estes, a close and corrupt partner of LBJ, began confessing to the murders that he, Lyndon Johnson, Cliff Carter and LBJ’s personal hit man Malcolm Wallace committed. Lyndon Johnson, a manic depressive – and at times a barely functioning psychopath - murdered perhaps 10-20 people to avoid exposure before he got his knife wet with John Kennedy’s blood.
Lyndon Johnson and Sam Rayburn, taking advantage of Hoover’s dossier on JFK, used sexual blackmail and other threats on John Kennedy on the night of July 13th at the 1960 Democratic convention in Los Angeles in order to force Kennedy to put LBJ on the ticket. Johnson was not on JFK’s short list for VP; he was not on the long list. LBJ was not on the VP list – period. Johnson had made a hostile take over of the vice presidential slot.
John Kennedy told his close friend Hy Raskin: “You know we had never considered Lyndon, but I was left with no choice. He and Sam Rayburn made it damn clear to me that Lyndon had to be the candidate. Those bastards were trying to frame me. They threatened me with problems and I don’t need more problems. I’m going to have enough problems with Nixon.” Evelyn Lincoln, JFK’s secretary for 11+ years, also confirms that Lyndon Johnson used sexual blackmail combined with other threats to force JFK to put LBJ on the 1960 Democratic ticket.
My current thinking on US intelligence agent Lee Harvey Oswald is that he was indeed involved in the JFK assassination, but he was a patsy who shot NO ONE that day, neither John Kennedy nor Officer J.D. Tippit. Both murders were complete frame jobs. Oswald was a fake defector to Russia and his behavior in New Orleans 1963 was all about Oswald’s sheep dipping as he passed out pro-Castro flyers and pretended to be a “pro-Castro Marxist.” Meanwhile Oswald was working in concert in New Orleans with folks like David Ferrie and Guy Bannister whose politics were the equivalent of a 1960’s Strom Thurmond or Jesse Helms. Oswald’s fake public persona as a “pro-Casto Marxist” meant that he was an ideal pick as a patsy and his likely knowledge of and/or participation in the JFK Assassination meant that he had to be murdered quickly. The folks who killed Oswald wanted a “dead Red” not a “talking head.” The JFK assassination was a deception provocation intended to facilitate a US military invasion of Cuba. It was that bad and ugly. A US invasion of Cuba might have provoked a broader war with Russia and from the point of view of some like Air Force General Curtis LeMay that was fine because, astoundingly, he wanted to wage and “win” a nuclear WWIII. Curtis LeMay hated Kennedy so much that a child could have recruited him into a plot to kill Kennedy. LeMay told Kennedy during the Cuban Missile Crisis that he was an appeaser equivalent to Neville Chamberlain for not bombing Cuba.
That was the pool of sharks John Kennedy was swimming in: a desperate and psychopathic serial killer Vice-President Lyndon Johnson who was literally murdering a string of people down in Texas and who was waging a sub rosa war with the Kennedys, an out-of-control CIA hell bent on a coup; an FBI director Hoover who detested JFK and who was close friends and neighbors with LBJ, and a JCS military brass who wanted to invade Cuba, wage the war in Vietnam, and Curtis LeMay who, according to Robert McNamara, wanted to wage full scale nuclear war with Russia, giving them the “Sunday punch” while the USA still had first strike capability. Add to that the white hot mafia hatred that Robert Kennedy was engendering with his prosecutions. This same mafia had been working hand in glove with their friends the CIA to take out Castro in Cuba. Think of these enemies of JFK as fasces: “a bundle of wooden sticks with an axe blade emerging from the center, which is an image that traditionally symbolizes summary power and jurisdiction, and/or strength through unity.”
The elite domestic murderers of JFK did it for many reasons, both personal and ideological. At the core it was Lyndon Johnson, the CIA, and the shadow government of Texas oil barons and the Rockefellers. It was not either/or the Western “Cowboys” or the Eastern “Yankees” who murdered John Kennedy: it was the elites of both.
Most folks don’t know just how close Lyndon Johnson and J. Edgar Hoover were both personally and physically. For 19 years LBJ and Hoover lived literally 3 houses down and across the street, about 57 yards, in Washington, D.C. They often had Sunday brunch together at the Johnsons with other power brokers such as Sen. Richard Russell and House Speaker Sam Rayburn, both LBJ mentors. LBJ and Hoover were also extremely close to the Texas oil barons such as Clint Murchison, Sr. and H.L. Hunt who have been implicated in the JFK assassination.
I always want to learn and I am always willing to change my mind. Two excellent books to read on the JFK assassination are 1) LBJ: Mastermind of JFK’s Assassination (2010) by Phillip Nelson http://www.lbj-themastermind.com/ and 2) JFK and the Unspeakable: Why He Died and Why it Matters (2008) by James Douglass. Review: http://www.ctka.net/2008/jfk_unspeakable.html I also highly recommend 3) Brothers: The Hidden History of the Kennedy Years by David Talbot 4) The Dark Side of Camelot by Seymour Hersh 5) Family of Secrets: The Bush Dynasty by Russ Baker.
Richard Nixon knew the dirty truth about the JFK assassination, but I do not think he was directly involved. In fact, when Nixon was under intense Watergate pressure, his firewall strategy as recorded on the “smoking gun tape” (recorded 6/23/72) was to ominously say don’t investigate me because it you do “the President believes that this is going to open up the whole Bay of Pigs thing again” – an obvious reference to the JFK assassination. Nixon’s aide Dean Burch said that when George Herbert Walker Bush heard that “He broke out in assholes and shit himself to death.” (The Final Days, p. 369). GHW Bush was probably an elite CIA planner of the JFK assassination.
It is very possible, if not probable, that the missing 18 minutes of the Watergate tape (recorded on 6/20/72) are of Nixon conversing with his chief of staff H. R. Haldeman and making explicit references to the CIA's role in the JFK assassination and the FBI's role in covering that crime up. It is almost certain that Haldeman destroyed the notes of that 18 minute time period that he took during that 79 minute meeting with Nixon. Obviously, the matter being discussed was explosive.
Howard Baker once asked Nixon, “What do you know about the Kennedy assassination?” Nixon replied “You don’t want to know.” (Source: Don Hewett, Kennedy Library Oral History.)
Roger Stone, a very close aide to Richard Nixon: "LBJ had it done. Mob, CIA, Hoover, all in on it. RFK knew. So did Nixon." Stone goes on to say, "RN [Richard Nixon] was oblique on this subject. He would just snort and say "You don't want to know" and once said Warren Comm Report was 'bullshit.'" (Roger Stone, January, 2012)
Richard Nixon resigned the presidency on August 9th, 1974. CFR member Gerald Ford, who was very close to both the FBI and the CIA, assumed the presidency. Ford was also a critical player for the JFK assassination cover-up, along with former CIA director Allen Dulles and John J. McCloy, the chairman of the CFR from 1953 to 1970. Revisionist history now points to a role of US intelligence in manipulating the Watergate scandal to force the resignation of Nixon. Why? Perhaps they did not like Nixon's China policy; perhaps they were afraid that he would spill the beans on the JFK assassination.
Gerald Ford's choice for Vice President came down to Nelson Rockefeller and George Herbert Walker Bush, two men with very deep CIA connections. I think both Rockefeller and Bush were involved in the JFK assassination. On August 20, 1974 Ford nominated Nelson Rockefeller for the Vice Presidency. Covering up the JFK assassination has been job #1 for American political elites of both major parties. Henry Kissinger, because he is so deep CIA and so very close to Nelson Rockefeller, may also have been involved in the JFK assassination; at the very least Kissinger knows the truth.
George Herbert Walker Bush, who came very close to being appointed Vice President by Ford in 1974, became the CIA director from 1/30/76 to 1/20/77. GHW Bush was brought in because the former CIA director William Colby was dangerously revealing too much of the Agency's dirty secrets. In 1977 Carter, not trusting Bush, forced his resignation as CIA director. Between 1977 and 1979, Bush became the director of the Council on Foreign Relations foreign policy organization. The CFR has often acted as a propaganda arm of U.S. intelligence.
The CIA and the CFR have been joined at the hip for decades. One of the highest priorities of the inner core leadership of both the CIA and CFR has been to cover up the JFK assassination, most especially the critical role of the CIA in it. [Think Allen Dulles, Edward Lansdale, GHW Bush.]
Former president Harry Truman wrote an op-ed entitled "Limit CIA Role to Intelligence" in the Washington Post on 12/22/63. If one reads between the lines, Truman is all but accusing the CIA of participation in the JFK assassination. Truman's article appeared in the morning edition of the WashPost and by the afternoon edition it had been removed, no doubt after having stepped on some CIA toes.
Lyndon Johnson himself told Madeleine Duncan Brown on the night of 12/31/63 that it was Texas oil barons and “renegade intelligence bastards” who murdered John Kennedy. LBJ and Madeleine had a son Steven Mark in 1950. (Source: Madeleine Brown.)
New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison said, "President Johnson is currently the most active person in the country protecting the assassins of John Kennedy." (12/26/67) We now know that LBJ, the FBI and the CIA (the perps) were sabotaging Garrison's investigation. "Why? Because of power – because if people knew the facts about the assassination they would not tolerate the people in power today. Keep in mind who profits most. Who appointed the Warren Commission? Who runs the FBI? Who runs the CIA? The President of the United States.” - Jim Garrison (12/26/67)
Edgar Hoover who along with LBJ was the primary architect of the cover up, told Billy Byars, Jr.: "If I told you what I really know, it would be very dangerous to the country. Our whole political system could be disrupted." Hoover was responding to a question of whether Oswald really shot JFK. (Source: Billy Byars, Jr.)
Allen Dulles who ran the cover up on the Warren Commision farce, said before he died "That little Kennedy. He thought he was a god."
David Atlee Phillips just before his death said, "My final take on the assassination is there was a conspiracy, likely including American intelligence officers." Phillips told that to that to Kevin Walsh, an HSCA investigator. My take on Phillips's statement: that is a limited hang out. Phillips' brother had long suspected him in the JFK assassination.
Robert Kennedy in 1963 said, "If the American people knew the truth about Dallas, there would be blood in the streets." Bobby and Jackie Kennedy immediately suspected that a high level domestic conspiracy had murdered JFK, and within weeks they sent a trusted emissary, William Walton, to Moscow to tell that to the Russians in person. (Source, Brothers, Talbot, p.144)
Don Thomas, a close LBJ friend, said "I'm the only living man who knows what happened in Box 13 ... But Clark took care of things in Dallas." Thomas is referring to the legendary lawyer and Texas power broker Ed Clark, who was extremely close to Lyndon Johnson and Clint Murchison who was one of his key clients.
Barr McClellan reports that "I would be the attorney of record for Clark in his quest for a payoff for what he had done in the Kennedy assassination." [Blood, Money & Power, p. 232] Basically Texas oil executives were giving Ed Clark free in interest in oil deals as a reward for murdering JFK.
John Currington, H.L. Hunt's chief operation officer said, "I have no doubt that Lyndon Johnson may have ordered John Kennedy's murder. He or his wife [Lady Bird]. She was more vicious than he. Even more brutal."
(My opinion: Lady Bird Johnson may very well have known the details of the JFK assassination. LBJ's mistress Madeleine Brown certainly did.)
John Connally told Doug Thompson over dinner in 1982: "You know I was one of the ones who advised Kennedy to stay away from Texas. Lyndon [Johnson] was being a real asshole about the whole thing and insisted."
Doug Thompson: "Connally's mood darkened as he talked about Dallas. When the bullet hit him, he said he felt like he had been kicked in the ribs and couldn't breathe. He spoke kindly of Jackie Kennedy and said he admired both her bravery and composure.
I had to ask. Did he think Lee Harvey Oswald fired the gun that killed Kennedy?
'Absolutely not,' Connally said. 'I do not, for one second, believe the conclusions of the Warren Commission.'
So why not speak out?
'Because I love this country and we needed closure at the time. I will never speak out publicly about what I believe.'"
In May of 1968, Richard Lubic, an aide to Robert Kennedy, called William Turner and told him, "After he's elected, Bobby's going to go. He's going to reopen the investigation."
On June 3, 1968, Robert Kennedy said "I now fully realize that only the powers of the presidency will reveal the secrets of my brother's death." RFK was assassinated 3 days later on June 6, 1968 after winning the California Democratic primary.
In 1980, Ronald Reagan did not want to pick George Herbert Walker Bush for VP; Reagan did not really like or respect Bush. Gerald Ford was also under VP consideration and he manipulated the selection process- stalling if you will, to ensure that Reagan would maneuvered into picking GHW Bush. Ford later explicitly said this. GHW Bush's 1980 campaign was filled to the brim with CIA operatives, many of whom had been fired by Carter's CIA director Stansfield Turner.
Bottom line: Ford, who was deeply involved in the Warren Commission farce and the JFK assassination cover up, pick GHW Bush as his CIA director and then 4 years later maneuvered to have Bush placed in the Vice Presidency. For both Ford & GHW Bush, covering up the LBJ-CIA Assassination of JFK has been paramount.
Note: in 1980 GHW Bush received a lot of Rockefeller family political contributions and his campaign was richly stocked with CIA operatives.
Without a doubt, top honors for being biggest source for disinformation on the Coup of 1963 has been the NY Times whose reporting on the JFK assassination has been the equivalent of 1950’s Soviet style propaganda, i.e. completely fraudulent and parroting the 1960’s fantastic whoppers of LBJ, FBI, CIA and the Warren Commission. CBS News, ABC News, the Washington Post and the former LIFE magazine and CIA assets in other major media have been equally bad. LIFE Magazine actually bought the rights to the Zapruder film early on and never showed it once to the American people in video form., which would have revealed the incriminating “back and to the left” head snap of John Kennedy, all but proving a kill shot from the Grassy Knoll (grassy knoll shooting area being an extremely close 33 yards away from JFK). Finally, when American hero Robert Groden showed the Zapruder film on Geraldo on ABC in 1975, millions of Americans knew without a doubt what a sham the Warren Commission was.
Carl Bernstein states in his epic piece "The CIA and the Media": "By far the most valuable of these associations, have been with the New York Times, CBS, and TIME Inc." The #1 agenda item for decades for the CIA and its Council on Foreign Relations media assets has been covering up the JFK assassination.
Frank Stanton, the president of CBS News and a CFR member, was a close personal friend of Lyndon Johnson. CBS over the years has run critically timed specials designed to help cover up the JFK assassination. Basically, they were broadcasting whatever propaganda Lyndon Johnson, the CIA and John J. McCloy told them to do.
After he murdered John Kennedy and assumed the presidency, Lyndon Johnson gave over his Administration to the Council on Foreign Relations, both in regards to domestic and foreign policy. NSC chief McGeorge Bundy in particular immediately assumed a lot of power over LBJ. The CFR, the CIA, the Rockefellers, the JCS, and the military contractors wanted the Vietnam War. It is extremely significant that in spring, 1968, after LBJ had withdrawn from the presidential race, Democrat Lyndon Johnson secretly supported Republican Nelson Rockefeller for president. LBJ wanted someone who could stop Robert Kennedy, and more importantly, who would continue the cover up of the 1963 Coup d’Etat. Nelson Rockefeller was deep CIA and he personified the CFR and Eastern Establishment and I think he was a sponsor of the JFK assassination. Note: Rockefeller did not support fellow Republican Barry Goldwater in his 1964 race against Johnson.
A special word about the Council on Relations role in the 1963 Coup d’Etat and cover up: no other organization has been more responsible for the murder and cover up of John Kennedy than the CFR. The inner core of the CFR are high level US intelligence men who have used CFR members as a horse jockeys, whipping the media with their riding crops to tow the CIA line.
Elite CFR members such as Allen Dulles (CIA), CIA Nelson Rockefeller (CIA, George Herbert Walker Bush (CIA) and CIA McGeorge Bundy (CIA) were probably sponsors of the JFK assassination. Certainly leadership CFR members such as Allen Dulles, John J. McCloy, and Gerald Ford played the most critical roles in the Warren Commission farce. Add in cover up roles played by McGeorge Bundy (CFR/CIA), Nelson Rockefeller (CFR/CIA), Henry Kissinger (CFR/CIA), Richard Helms (CFR/CIA), William Colby (CFR/CIA), Nicholas Katzenbach (CFR), Jack Valenti (CFR), Bill Moyers (CFR), Henry Luce (CFR), Clair Boothe Luce (CFR), C.D. Jackson (CFR) William Coleman (CFR), James Reston NY Times (CFR), Anthony Lewis NY Times (CFR), Harrison Salisbury NY Times (CFR) William F. Buckley (CFR/CIA), William Paley CBS (CFR), Frank Stanton CBS (CFR) Walter Cronkite CBS (CFR), Dan Rather CBS (CFR), Bob Schieffer CBS (CFR), Barry Bingham, Sr. (CFR), Peter Jennings ABC (CFR), Daniel Schorr (CFR), Arthur Ochs Sulzberger NY Times (CFR), Michael Eisner Disney (CFR), Harrison Salisbury NY Times (CFR), Kenneth Gilmore Readers’ Digest (CFR), Tom Braden (CFR/CIA), Stephen Rosenfeld Washington Post (CFR), Bobbie Ray Inman (CFR/CIA), Arnold de Borchgrave (CFR), Donald Rumsfeld (CFR), Rupert Murdoch FOX (CFR), John McCain (CFR), Robert Gates CIA (CFR)… the list is almost endless. Note two things: 1) they are the key establishment players of BOTH major political parties spanning decades 2) their power and influence is directly proportional to the fantastic whoppers they tell about the 1963 Coup d’Etat. For the older CFR members it is a case of PARTICIPATION and COVER UP in the JFK assassination. For the younger ones such as Bill Clinton (CFR), Douglas G. Brinkley (CFR), George Will (CFR/ABC), Charles Krauthammer (CFR/FOX), Bill Kristol (CFR/FOX), David Gergen (CFR), John Segenthaler (CFR), Frank Sesno (CFR), Evan Thomas (CFR), Michael Beschloss (CFR), Stephen M. Walt (CFR), George Stephanopolous (CFR/ABC), Jonathan Alter (CFR), Evan Thomas (CFR), Brian Williams (CFR/NBC), Daniel Pipes (CFR), Michael Gerson (CFR) it is a case of WILLFUL IGNORANCE as they still push the Big Lie. Note: Chris Matthews of NBC's Hardball, another willfully ignorant man, is close friends with Richard Haass, the current president of CFR. I have never seen highly acclaimed political guru Michael Barone, a Bilderberger attendee, ever say anything credible on the JFK assassination. Nor have I ever heard NBC political analyst Chuck Todd, a man who eats, sleeps and breathes politics and political history, ever say anything credible about the ugly reality of the 1963 Coup d'Etat. It is self imposed ignorance resulting from elite peer pressure that makes it socially and politically impossible to tell the truth about murdered John Kennedy and why they did it.
Question: do we really expect the CFR to admit that some of its CIA inner circle members slaughtered John Kennedy and many more played integral roles in the cover up? No, but it is important to highlight that the Council on Foreign Relations has stunk up the place with tremendous amounts of radioactive horse manure relating to the 1963 Coup d’Etat.
On June 30, 2009, President Obama had a private dinner with 9 top presidential historians: Michael Beschloss (CFR), H. W. Brands, Douglas Brinkley (CFR), Robert Caro, Robert Dallek, Doris Kearns Goodwin, David Kennedy, Kenneth Mack, and Garry Wills. I have never heard any of these reputable scholars say anything credible about the JFK assassination. You will learn more about the relationship of Doris Kearns (later Goodwin) with Lyndon Johnson later. Robert Dallek is especially obtuse on the subject of the JFK Assassination.
The 1963 Coup d’Etat was very similar to the 1992 election between George Herbert Walker Bush, Ross Perot and Bill Clinton. In 1963, there was a Texas Vice President, a desperate and dangerous Lyndon Johnson - supported by the CFR, the intelligence agencies, military contractors and the oil industry - who feared exposure of his criminality and was on the verge of political and personal annihilation. So Lyndon Johnson used the CIA to murder his political rival John Kennedy.
In the 1992, there was a Texas President, a desperate and dangerous George Herbert Walker Bush, supported by the CFR, the intelligence agencies, military contractors and the oil industry - who feared exposure of his criminality and was on the verge of political and personal annihilation. Ross Perot was well aware of the gargantuan Bush/Clinton/CIA drug smuggling of the 1980’s. So George Herbert Walker Bush used elite CIA “Pegasus” assassins to threaten to murder Ross Perot. GHW Bush feared what Perot, a self-funded (and therefore uncontrollable) billionaire might do in office. Bush, like LBJ 29 years before, faced both political and potentially personal annihilation if an untainted Ross Perot were elected.
Ross Perot was leading in a Time/CNN poll in June, 1992, with 37% to 24% Clinton, 24% Bush. On July 16, 1992, Ross Perot, a billionaire who could self-fund and was leading in the polls significantly, QUIT the presidential race because he feared that a desperate George Herbert Walker Bush might literally assassinate him. Google “Chip Tatum Pegasus” and read about the elite CIA assassin who quit rather than follow the orders of George Herbert Walker Bush and neutralize Ross Perot:
http://whatreallyhappened.com/RANCHO/POLITICS/MENA/TATUM/tatum.html An incensed Perot later got back in the race only to ensure the election of Bill Clinton.
I think that George Herbert Walker Bush (CIA/CFR) became a made man with the JFK assassination in 1963. One of the first things the Bill Clinton (CIA/CFR) did after he got elected in 1992 was to ask Webb Hubbell at Justice to find out who really killed John Kennedy. Bill Clinton is a coward; he is good friends with GHW Bush and Clinton today says he thinks a lone nut killed Kennedy - something he surely does not believe.
Google Jack Wheeler's article "How the Clinton's will destroy John McCain" and you will find out that the CIA's Cord Meyer told Wheeler that Clinton was recruited into the CIA when he was at Oxford in 1968 and to inform on his anti-war buddies. Author Roger Morris also discovered this. The CIA also paid for Bill Clinton's trips to Eastern Europe. Clinton, because he is CIA and because he is compromised with his participation in the 1980's CIA/Bush/Clinton drug smuggling will not speak openly and truthfully about his real views on the JFK assassination. I think Bill Clinton's good friend CIA GHW Bush was a participant in the JFK assassination.
GOP ultra insider Jack Wheeler on Bill Clinton: "Someone who has been a CIA asset since he was recruited by London station chief Cord Meyer while a student at Oxford in 1968?
(Back in the 90s years after he retired, if Cord drank a little too much Scotch, he would laugh derisively at those conspiratorialists who accused Bill Clinton of being connected with the KGB.
"They all darkly point to Bill's participation in anti-war peace conferences in Stockholm and Oslo, and his trip to Leningrad, Moscow, and Prague while he was at Oxford. ‘Who could have paid for this?', they ask. ‘It had to be the KGB!' they claim." Cord would shake his head. "What rot - we paid for it. We recruited Bill the first week he was at Oxford. Bill's been an asset of The Three Bad Words ever since." (Cord passed on in 2001.)"
Cord Meyer ran Operation Mockingbird for the CIA and absolutely his top job in media manipulation was to cover up the JFK assassination. After his former wife Mary Meyer, a JFK mistress was killed in 1964, Cord Meyer later speculated that the same people who killed JFK were the same ones who killed Mary. (My take: I doubt it, but the significance is Cord Meyer is admitting the JFK assassination was a conspiracy.) It is possible that Cord Meyer himself was involved in the JFK assassination.
George Herbert Walker Bush, very similar to Lyndon Johnson, is one of the dirtiest players in modern American politics. GHW Bush is also a notorious homosexual pedophile. Bush was involved in the Franklin pedophile ring that was being run by his good friend Lawrence E. King of Omaha. King was U.S. intelligence connected. A young man named Brandt Thomas, age 18 in 1984, was one of the teenage gay prostitutes provided to Bush by Lawrence E. King. Ray Hill, age 70 in 2011 and a long time Houston area gay activist, remembers stories of GHW Bush molesting a Hispanic boy at the Carousel Motel in Houston in the late 1960's when GHW Bush was a congressman. Bush was also a participant in the 1980 negotiations by the Reagan campaign to bribe the Iranians to not release the American hostages until after the presidential election. Then GHW Bush supervised Oliver North in a gargantuan CIA drug smuggling ring in the 1980's as a way of "off the books" funding the Nicaraguan contras. Bush's rampant drug smuggling is well documented; his homosexual pedophilia is lesser known. Read the books the Franklin Cover Up and the Franklin Scandal for more information about GHW Bush and his homosexual pedophilia.
George Herbert Walker Bush is a CIA man with permanent liability. GHW Bush has continued getting intelligence briefings long after he left office. Bush has to stay on top of his liability. It never goes away; there is no statute of limitations for murder. The best recaps of GHW Bush's possible role in the JFK assassination are in Family of Secrets by Russ Baker and the essay "Did the Bushes help to kill JFK" by Wim Dankbaar over at JFKMurdersolved.
An interesting note: George W. Bush, the son of GHW Bush, appointed Ray Lee Hunt (the son of oil baron H.L. Hunt - a key supporter of Lyndon Johnson) to the plum position of a member of the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board in 2001. In my opinion, the fathers of GWB and Ray Lee Hunt were both key players in the JFK assassination. CIA George Herbert Walker Bush was also friends with Lyndon Johnson.
The Discovery Channel has put out some incredibly bogus, poorly done disinfo presentations such as Inside the Target Car. Any MSM site that features Vincent Bugliosi, Gerald Posner, especially Hugh Aynesworth, Edward Jay Epstein, Gus Russo, Michael Shermer, Dale Meyers, Max Holland, Arlen Specter, Dave Perry or Gary Mack prominently and positively is giving you counterfeit money. Edward Epstein and Gerald Posner in particular are thought by many credible JFK researchers to be CIA propagandists. Hugh Aynesworth applied to be in the CIA and he later acted as an informant to the Johnson White House (while an active journalist!) If you google “JFK assassination” the first 2 links that come up are lone nutter controlled disinfo sites: 1) Wikipedia 2) John McAdam’s site. John McAdams is a very lowly regarded man who basically controls JFK related content on Wikipedia as well as his own site. Both Wikipedia and the NY Times are both tremendously dishonest sources for information relating to the 1963 Coup d’Etat. Finally, another major source of disinformation on the Coup of 1963 is the Sixth Floor Museum in Dallas, which blithely recycles the shredded vapors of the Warren Commission, as if it had an ounce of truth in it. Gary Mack, the curator of the Sixth Floor Museum, simply does not have credibility on the JFK assassination.
A special note on Wikipedia: any entry related to the JFK assassination or US intelligence agent Lee Harvey Oswald is locked down to prevent editing by the public. Wiki founder Jimmy Wales has a fondness for governmental fairy tales and JFK experts are prevented from editing entries on the site.
In the near future there are going to be efforts by both Tom Hanks (HBO series) and Leonardo DiCaprio (a movie Legacy of Secrecy) to take on the JFK assassination. Sadly, these are both going to be disinformation efforts; the ONLY legitimate take on the JFK assassination is that it was a full blown domestic coup d’etat. Tom Hanks is a clueless lone nutter.
Legacy of Secrecy, produced by Warner Brothers, is a deeply flawed attempt to blame the JFK assassination on “the mob only,” leaving out Lyndon Johnson, the National Security State and the shadow government of Texas oil barons and Rockefellers. Courtenay Lynda Valenti, an executive vice president of production at Warner Brothers,
is the biological daughter (born in 1963) of Lyndon Johnson and Mary Margaret Valenti. Mary Margaret Valenti, a Texas beauty, had been a secretary/mistress of Lyndon Johnson and it is believed that obsequious LBJ aide Jack Valenti was letting his “wife” sleep with Lyndon Johnson. Back in the 1960’s Courtenay Lynda Valenti was known as the “baby in Lyndon Johnson’s White House” and was often referred to by LBJ as “Lynda” and “his little heartbeat.” As an adult, Courtenay Lynda Valenti is now producing some major disinformation on the 1963 Coup d’Etat: Legacy of Secrecy. Her brother John “Lyndon” Valenti (namesake only of LBJ) also works at Warner Brothers. Jack Valenti, her “dad,” issued a 7-page statement in 1992 denouncing Oliver Stone’s JFK as “a propaganda masterpiece and equally a hoax.”
Mary Margaret Valenti is a critical witness because she was such an important mistress of Lyndon Johnson. She was in his inner circle in Los Angeles at the 1960 Democratic convention when LBJ and Sam Rayburn blackmailed/strong armed JFK into putting Johnson on the ticket as VP. Mary Margaret was also waiting at The Elms, the residence of Vice President Johnson, to give LBJ a kiss on the check on the night of 11/22/63. Her daughter Courtenay Lynda Valenti - probably LBJ's - was about 3 weeks old at the time.
Similar to Jack Valenti, another sycophant of Lyndon Johnson is biographer Doris Kearns Goodwin who met Johnson in 1967 at age 23 (LBJ, age 58). Sally Quinn, in a revealing article in the Wash Post (8/24/75), entitled “A Tale of Hearts and Minds,” wrote that Doris said LBJ “pressed me very hard sexually the first year,” that he courted her for sex aggressively, then he asked her to marry him, that he was jealous of other men in her life.” Doris, after spending much face time with LBJ, ghost wrote LBJ’s presidential autobiography Vantage Point and later a biography on him which, no surprise, did not include any references to Johnson’s pivotal role in the JFK assassination. Doris has all but admitted that she was having sex with Johnson.
The best discussion boards on the internet for good info are 1) Education Forum 2) Deep Politics Forum 3) www.assassinationresearch.com 4) JFKmurdersolved.com and 5) Mary Ferrell Foundation – www.maryferrell.org 6) JFK Lancer. On Facebook, the premier spots are JFK-The Grassy Knoll Witnesses (run by Rusty Yardum) http://www.facebook.com/pages/JFK-The-Grassy-Knoll-Witnesses/115305938487641 and JFK Assassination http://www.facebook.com/note.php?saved&¬e_id=197818803570567#!/home.php?sk=group_133383230054271 run by Al Tavers. Black Op radio’s web site www.blackopradio.com (Len Osanic) is an excellent place to listen to high quality interviews with folks such as JFK expert Jim DiEugenio. Deep Politics Quarterly (Walt Brown) http://www.manuscriptservice.com/DPQ/ and www.ctka.net (Jim DiEugenio) are 2 other quality spots on the internet.
Robin Unger has an excellent web page with an extensive collection of photos of the JFK assassination: http://www.jfkassassinationgallery.com/
Craig Ciccone has created a fabulous schematic of Dealey Plaza as well as a list of all the direct witnesses to the JFK assassination: http://www.jfklancer.com/ciccone/projects.html .
As for videos, I highly recommend going to You Tube and watching the extremely important The Men Who Killed Kennedy - (episodes 7, 8, and 9). Much of these episodes focus on the role of Lyndon Johnson in the 1963 Coup d’Etat and they were BANNED from the History Channel because they were so accurate. LBJ aide Jack Valenti (CFR) organized a suppression campaign on the videos along with Lady Bird Johnson, Warren Commission con man Gerald Ford (CFR), Jimmy Carter (CFR) and Bill Moyers (CFR). Also, on You Tube watch the spectacular “Evidence of Revision” and Jesse Ventura’s 2010 Conspiracy Theory show on the JFK assassination (You Tube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sHUKPXR5TbQ ). In addition, I recommend JFK the movie by Oliver Stone, director’s cut. Oliver Stone, despite immense criticism in the MSM by CIA assets, pretty much nailed the JFK assassination. It was a full blown Coup d’Etat by Lyndon Johnson, the CIA and key elements of the U.S. military.
Robert Morrow is a political researcher with over 200+ books on the 1963 Coup d’Etat, aka JFK assassination. His email is Morrow321@aol.com and he accepts phone calls at 512-306-1510.
[Robert Morrow – researcher into the 1963 Coup d’Etat. I have 300+ books related to the JFK assassination. Google my essay “LBJ-CIA Assassination of JFK”]
If you want to get quickly “up to speed” on the JFK assassination, here is what to read:
1) LBJ: Mastermind of JFK’s Assassination by Phillip Nelson
2) JFK and the Unspeakable:Why He Died and Why it Matters by James Douglass
3) Brothers: the Hidden History of the Kennedy Years by David Talbot
4) The Dark Side of Camelot by Seymour Hersh
5) Family of Secrets: The Bush Dynasty by Russ Baker
6) Power Beyond Reason: The Mental Collapse of Lyndon Johnson by Jablow Hershman
7) Google the essay “LBJ-CIA Assassination of JFK” by Robert Morrow
8) Google “National Security State and the Assassination of JFK by Andrew Gavin Marshall.”
9) Google “Chip Tatum Pegasus.” Intimidation of Ross Perot 1992
10) Google “Vincent Salandria False Mystery Speech.” Read everything Vincent Salandria ever wrote.
11) Google "Unanswered Questions as Obama Annoints HW Bush" by Russ Baker
12) Google "Did the Bushes Help to Kill JFK" by Wim Dankbaar
13) Google "The Holy Grail of the JFK story" by Jefferson Morley
14) Google "The CIA and the Media" by Carl Bernstein
15) Google "CIA Instruction to Media Assets 4/1/67"
16) Google "Limit CIA Role to Intelligence" Harry Truman on 12/22/63
17) Google "Dwight Eisenhower Farewell Address" on 1/17/61
18) Google "Jerry Policoff NY Times." Read everything Jerry Policoff ever wrote about the CIA media cover up of the JFK assassination.
19) Google "CBS News and the Lone Assassin Story" by Roger Feinman"
20) Google "Reasoning about Assassinations" by James Fetzer
21) Google “Murray Rothbard the JFK Flap”
22) Google “Preserving the Legacy by Mat Wilson”
23) Google “Bertrand Russell 16 Questions on the Assassination”
24) Google "The Day Democracy Died in America by Tom Cahill"
25) Google "See the LBJ Robot by Mack White"
26) Google "Spooks make life miserable for Ambassador Lodge" by Richard Starnes 10/2/63
27) Google "The Intra-Administration War in Vietnam" by Arthur Krock 10/3/63
28) Google “Lee Harvey Oswald’s reading habits summer 1963” by Judyth Vary Baker
29) Watch on You Tube the extremely important videos The Men Who Killed Kennedy, episodes 7, 8, and 9 which focus on the role of Lyndon Johnson.
30) Watch on You Tube Jesse Ventura’s show on the JFK assassination.
31) Watch the movie JFK- the director’s cut by Oliver Stone.
32) Watch on You Tube “Evidence of Revision.” – 8 hours of fantastic and rare footage
Another key point: Lee Harvey Oswald was U.S. intelligence and he shot NO ONE on 11/2263. Re: Oswald's intelligence connections read:
1) "Oswald and the CIA" book by John Newman
2) "Spy Saga: Lee Harvey Oswald and US Intelligence" book by Philip Melanson
3) "History Will Not Absolve Us" by Martin Schotz (Chapter 5 "Oswald and U.S. Intelligence" by Christopher Sharrett)
4) "Me and Lee" book by Judyth Vary Baker (Oswald's mistress in New Orleans, summer 1963)
5) "A Certain Arrogance: U.S. Intelligence's Manipulation of Religious Groups and Individuals in Two World Wars and the Cold War - and the Sacrificing of Lee Harvey Oswald" book by George Michael Evica
6) Google “Lee Harvey Oswald’s reading habits summer 1963” by Judyth Vary Baker
Other things to read relating to the JFK assassination:
1) Google "Operation Northwoods"
2) Google "Trenton Parker Pegasus"
3) Google "George Bush: World Class Monster"
4) Google "www.prouty.org/letter.html"
5) Google "Bo Gritz letter to George Bush 1988"
6) Google "Santos Trafficante - It Should Have Been Bobby"
7) Google "President's Who Cheat: It's Nothing New about Madeleine Brown"
8) Google "Saint John Hunt Bond of Secrecy"
9) Google "The Men on the Sixth Floor Loy Factor"
10) Google " Some Relevant Facts About the JFK Asssassination by Phil Brennan 2003"
11) Google "The Estes Documents - Billie Sol Estes"
12) Google "LBJ killed JFK by Dan Eden"
13) Google "Jack Ruby about the conspiracy to kill JFK"
14) Google "The Reuther Memorandum"
15) Google "The Senator Who Suspected a JFK Conspiracy Ralph Yarborough"
16) Google "Dr. Charles Crenshaw"
17) Google "LIFE Magazine, LBJ and the Assassination of JFK"
18) Google "James Wagenvoord"
19) Google" Judyth Vary Baker Education Forum"
20) Google "Are Presidents Afraid of the CIA? by Ray McGovern"
21) Google "JFK: How the Media Assassinated the Real Story by Robert Hennelly and Jerry Policoff"
22) Google " Chapter 9, Control of the Media, The Taking of America 1-2-3"
22) Google "President Lyndon Johnson: The War Within by Richard Goodwin"
23) Google "Fidel Castro's speech on 11/22/63 about the JFK assassination"
24) Google "33 Conspiracy Theories That Turn Out to Be True by Jonathan Elinoff"
25) Google "The Day It Became the Longest War by Lt. Gen. Charles Cooper"
26) Google "Ed Tatro corrects columnist Marianne Means on the JFK assassination"
27) Google "Dr. Louis Joyon "Jolly" West " Mind Control Programmer
28) Google "Krulak Letter Re: Dealey Plaza Photos And Lansdale Identity"
29) Google "Is Courtenay Lynda Valenti the biological daughter of Lyndon Johnson?"
30) Google" "When was the last time any member of the CFR said anything close to the truth on the JFK assassination?"
31) Google "Garrison's Case Finally Coming Together by Martin Shackleford"
32) Google " "JFK: Better red than dead" by Jefferson Morley
33) Google "A New Oswald Witness Goes Public by William Kelly"
34) Google "Adele Edison Education Forum"
35) Google "JFK Assassination: Defending the Gangster State" by Michael Parenti
36) Google "A Philadelphia Lawyer Analyzes the President's Back and Neck Wounds" by Vincent J. Salandria
37) Google " JFK, Vietnam, and Oliver Stone" by Gary Aguilar
38) Google "A Rothbardian Power Elite Analysis of Modern American History by James A. Dunlap III"
39) Google "Oswald, the CIA, and Mexico City - the Lopez Report"