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A Celebration of the Life of John Judge, 5/31/2014

June 5, 2014
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A Celebration of the Life of John Judge, 5/31/2014

On May 31, 2014, the Coalition on Political Assassinations held an event to celebrate the passing of John Judge, founder and president of the organization. Special thanks to Marilyn Tenenhoff for organizing the event and Randy Benson for putting together the recording.     SPEAKER LIST   Philip Fornaci (introduction)/Dennis Kucinich/Patti Ambers Crawford/Paul Magno/Patrick Elder…

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“And We Are All Mortal…” 12:30 pm, American University June 10, 2014

June 3, 2014
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The Coalition on Political Assassinations, national network of forensic, medical and ballistics experts, academics, authors and independent researchers will hold our annual commemoration on June 10 at 12:30 pm, including a reading of parts of his commemoration speech given that day at American Univeristy. We…

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Statement Regarding the Immediate Future of COPA

April 30, 2014
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All of us are still dealing with the impact of John Judge’s passing. He affected so many lives for the better, not just in the research community, but for everyone – working to facilitate a world better off than he found it. It is far…

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John Judge- Obituary and request for reflections

April 24, 2014
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John Judge- Obituary and request for reflections

Below is an obituary and reflection on the life of John Judge. We would like you to share your recollections and reflections on John in the comments section. Washington, DC — John Patrick Judge passed at the age of 66, just as he had lived…

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John Judge has passed away

April 16, 2014
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It is with great sadness that we announce that John Judge, COPA director, passed away yesterday in Washington D.C. More details will follow soon, but John had been recovering from a stroke he suffered a number of weeks back. John was a good friend and…

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COPA director John Judge suffered stroke. Appeal for support.

March 6, 2014
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COPA director John Judge suffered stroke. Appeal for support.

COPA founder and director, John Judge, suffered a stroke several days ago and he needs your support. John suffered a stroke several days ago and is currently recovering well. His partner, Marilyn Tenenoff, is with him and giving us reports on his condition. He is…

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Tennent H. ‘Pete’ Bagley, noted CIA officer, dies at 88

February 28, 2014
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Bagley’s extensive career as a Cold War CIA Counterintelligence operative included the interrogation of Soviet defector Yuri Nosenko, who provided information about KGB suspicions of Lee Harvey Oswald in the Soviet Union, and who was attacked by James Angleton as a false defector and “mole”…

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Vince Salandria: The JFK Conspiracy Theorist

February 28, 2014
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Attorney Vincent Salandria, perhaps the earliest critic of the Warren Commission, is the author of False Mystery. He contends that the conspiracy to kill President Kennedy originated with the military and the CIA and was meant to be transparent, and that the decades of debate…

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Remembering Malcolm X 49 Years On

February 28, 2014
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Remembering Malcolm X 49 Years On by Ama Biney Black Agenda Report Tue, 02/25/2014 http://blackagendareport.com/content/remembering-malcolm-x-49-years This article was previously published in Pambuzuka News [7]. How would Malcolm X respond to U.S. foreign policy, today? “The arrogance of imperial power has not changed since the death…

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Altamont native prepared John F. Kennedy for funeral

February 24, 2014
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Altamont native prepared John F. Kennedy for funeral Nathan Scholes For the Daily News Effingham Daily News, Illinois February 22, 2014 - See more at: http://www.effinghamdailynews.com/local/x2039931337/Altamont-native-prepared-John-F-Kennedy-for-funeral#sthash.ohUqs6fH.ejBi6srQ.dpuf ALTAMONT — On Nov. 22, 1963, as the nation mourned the loss of President John F. Kennedy, morticians of…

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Nazi War Criminals – C-SPAN

February 24, 2014
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This program was sponsored by the National Archives in January. This is a good overview of the use of Nazis after WWII, both military (Paperclip) and intelligence (Gehlen) programs. After the 44 minute mark he describes the creation of assassination teams made up of Eastern…

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“Black Messiah”: The Life and Assassination of Malcolm X, February 21 in Washington, DC

February 19, 2014
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“Black Messiah”: The Life and Assassination of Malcolm X, February 21 in Washington, DC

COPA is sponsoring this event, which is open to students and the public at the UDC Law School. This event was recorded by the American History Channel C-SPAN 3 and aired soon. Date and time will be announced here. THE “BLACK MESSIAH” THE LIFE AND…

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The NSA’s Secret Role in the U.S. Assassination Program

February 19, 2014
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The NSA’s Secret Role in the U.S. Assassination Program By Jeremy Scahill and Glenn Greenwald The Intercept February 10, 2014 EXCERPT – for full article see: https://firstlook.org/theintercept/article/2014/02/10/the-nsas-secret-role/ The National Security Agency is using complex analysis of electronic surveillance, rather than human intelligence, as the primary…

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Project Unspeakable Scripts Now Available

February 13, 2014
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The play, Project Unspeakable, based on the work of Jim Douglass, is available for community readings. Organize one where you are if possible. For more details see: http://projectunspeakable.com Script Now Available in Four Different Lengths, Plus a fully Annotated Version There are now five script…

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ABC Good Morning Reveals RFK and Jacqueline Kennedy Believed in JFK Conspiracy

February 13, 2014
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Though it is merely a fascinating tidbit of history to these news announcers, important information is revealed in this news clip regarding Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s revelation that his father and his aunt, Jacqueline Kennedy both dismissed the Warren Commission’s lone gunman conclusion and believed…

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COPA 2013 Presentations available on YouTube

February 12, 2014
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Four speakers who presented at the 2013 COPA conference in Dallas from November 22-24 are available for viewing on YouTube. The full DVD set of all presentations will be available soon and will go out to donors who sent $50 or more. Here are highlighted…

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50 Reasons – Air Force One

February 9, 2014
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This video is part of Len Osanic’s Black Ops website series “50 Reasons for 50 Years” interviewing many key researchers about the reasons for the JFK assassination. It features the work of researcher Bill Kelly into the recently released new portions of the Air Force…

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In 1963, RFK urged lifting of the Cuba travel ban that is still in effect 51 years later

February 8, 2014
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In 1963, RFK urged lifting of the Cuba travel ban that is still in effect 51 years later February 4, 2014 jeffmorley JFK Facts http://jfkfacts.org/assassination/on-this-date/in-1963-rfk-urged-lifting-of-ban-on-cuba-travel-that-is-still-in-effect-in-2014/ In 2014, most Americans are barred by law from visiting Cuba, the island nation closest to America. When it comes…

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COPA Conference Poster and Political Opportunism

February 3, 2014
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The official poster logo and artwork used for our national conference in Dallas in 2013, “Fifty Years is Enough! Free the Files, Find the Truth”, showing the famous Kennedy half dollar issued in 1964 with a bullet hole and blood and the conference title slogan…

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Review: ‘The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover’s Secret FBI’ by Betty Medsger

January 29, 2014
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Review: ‘The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover’s Secret FBI’ by Betty Medsger By David J. Garrow, Washington Post January 29, 2014 http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/review-the-burglary-the-discovery-of-j-edgar-hoovers-secret-fbi-by-betty-medsger/2014/01/23/92221976-7c55-11e3-93c1-0e888170b723_story.html David J. Garrow is the author of “The FBI and Martin Luther King, Jr.” and the Pulizer Prize-winning “Bearing the Cross.”…

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JFK Library Foundation selects first female chief

January 29, 2014
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[EXCERPT] “But [McNaught] said selling the message is made easier by Kennedy’s sustained popularity. A recent Gallup poll rated him as the top modern president, ahead of Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton.” How do we continue to celebrate his life and presidency, or entice young…

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Air Force says historic LBJ/JFK plane will stay at museum LBJ library in Austin wants plane on display in Texas

January 22, 2014
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Air Force says historic LBJ/JFK plane will stay at museum LBJ library in Austin wants plane on display in Texas By Barrie Barber, Staff Writer Dayton Daily News Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014 http://m.daytondailynews.com/news/news/local/air-force-says-historic-lbjjfk-plane-will-stay-at-/ncxrr/ DAYTON — The Air Force has turned aside an attempt by Lyndon…

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Some fingerprints still untested in MLK killing

January 22, 2014
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Some fingerprints still untested in MLK killing. Jerry Mitchell The (Jackson, Miss.) Clarion-Ledger 12:34 p.m. EDT April 4, 2013 PHOTO In 2010, Justice Department said it was considering a request to run unidentified prints but didn’t FBI has larger database of fingerprints now, better technology…

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A.D. King disappeared in the shadow of his brother

January 20, 2014
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New details on the strange death of Dr. King’s brother. Interesting parallel to the Kennedy brothers, and Robert Kennedy’s transformation after the assassination and intent to solve the crime. A.D. King disappeared in the shadow of his brother By Ernie Suggs The Atlanta Journal-Constitution January…

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Addenda to Killing Oswald video

January 20, 2014
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From Shane O’Sullivan, producer of Killing Oswald Following the release of my documentary Killing Oswald for the 50th anniversary, I’ve now published a number of extra features of interest to JFK researchers. The Zapruder Film Mystery While serving as chief analyst of military records at…

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Martin Luther King Was a Radical, Not a Saint

January 20, 2014
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Martin Luther King Was a Radical, Not a Saint Monday, 20 January 2014 10:27 By Peter Dreier, Truthout | News Analysis http://truth-out.org/news/item/21281-martin-luther-king-was-a-radical-not-a-saint PHOTO Lyndon B. Johnson and Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. meet at the White House, 1966. (Photo: Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and…

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Santa Rosa woman recalls John F. Kennedy’s killer

January 20, 2014
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Ruth Paine – a “witting asset” to the CIA and her husband Michael Paine, who worked at Bell Helicopter in Dallas/Ft.Worth under General Walter Dohrnberger, a Nazi war criminal pardoned by High Commissioner of Germany, and later Warren Commission member John J. McCloy, at the…

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After Martin Luther King’s 1963 speech, FBI began spying on civil rights leader

January 20, 2014
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After Martin Luther King’s 1963 speech, FBI began spying on civil rights leader By Tony Capaccio Washington Post/Bloomberg News Published: August 27,2013 http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/mlks-speech-attracted-fbis-intense-attention/2013/08/27/31c8ebd4-0f60-11e3-8cdd-bcdc09410972_story.html The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech inspired the world. It also galvanized the FBI into undertaking one…

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The Last Word on the JFK Assassination

January 15, 2014
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The Last Word on the JFK Assassination January 31, 2014 7:00 pm Pacific Standard Time Free LIVE Webcast from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas………for those of you that can’t be at the event. http://unlvtv.unlv.edu/live.htm OR http://tinyurl.com/msvd428 The 50th anniversary of John Kennedy’s assassination has…

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Vietnam and the Legacy of the JFK Assassination Part 1 & 2

January 5, 2014
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Professor Peter Kuznick, American University is co-author with Oliver Stone of The Untold History of the United States. Here he debunks some of the left mythologies which are universal regarding JFK and his role in the Bay of Pigs crisis, his Cold Warrior stance and…

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Dr. W.V. Cordice Jr., 94, a Surgeon Who Helped Save Dr. King, Dies

January 4, 2014
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Dr. W.V. Cordice Jr., 94, a Surgeon Who Helped Save Dr. King, Dies By DOUGLAS MARTIN New York Times, Obituaries January 3, 2014 On Sept. 20, 1958, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., then emerging as the leader of the civil rights movement, was…

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New book reveals how much FBI, CIA knew about Oswald before Kennedy assassination

December 15, 2013
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A mix of disinformation and new infomation. Visit the website link to see a discussion with Bob Scheiffer and former Dallas Morning News editor Tom Clark and the author of a new book pointing to Fidel Castro as a possible suspect in the Kennedy assassination.…

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Meet The ‘Assassination Market’ Creator Who’s Crowdfunding Murder With Bitcoins

December 14, 2013
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Andy Greenberg Meet The ‘Assassination Market’ Creator Who’s Crowdfunding Murder With Bitcoins Andy Greenberg, Forbes Staff Forbes.com 11/18/2013 @ 8:30AM |298,840 views http://www.forbes.com/sites/andygreenberg/2013/11/18/meet-the-assassination-market-creator-whos-crowdfunding-murder-with-bitcoins/ As Bitcoin becomes an increasingly popular form of digital cash, the cryptocurrency is being accepted in exchange for everything from socks to…

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‘Killing Oswald’ — What really happened?

December 13, 2013
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‘Killing Oswald’ — What really happened? By Mark Groubert Crooks & Liars.com December 4, 2013 5:00 pm http://crooksandliars.com/mark-groubert/killing-oswald-what-really-happened#sthash.Jfrf8iQZ.dpuf What do we really know about Lee Harvey Oswald’s killing? By my count, there have been 44 documentaries, docu-dramas and news specials that have aired during this…

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‘Story of a Death Foretold: The Coup Against Salvador Allende’ by Oscar Guardiola-Rivera

December 10, 2013
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‘Story of a Death Foretold: The Coup Against Salvador Allende’ by Oscar Guardiola-Rivera By Marie Arana Washington Post Published: December 6 http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/story-of-a-death-foretold-the-coup-against-salvador-allende-by-oscar-guardiola-rivera/2013/12/06/21564806-5127-11e3-9fe0-fd2ca728e67c_print.html Marie Arana is a writer at large for The Washington Post and the author, most recently, of a biography of Latin American liberator…

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Maurice Bishop…was David Atlee Phillips

December 4, 2013
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“Maurice Bishop…was David Atlee Phillips” John Kelin ctka.org Posted December 2, 2013 http://www.ctka.net/2013/veciana.html When he first acknowledged that David Atlee Phillips was the CIA contact known as “Maurice Bishop,” Cuban exile leader Antonio Veciana did so tacitly. But Veciana’s meaning was so clear, and his…

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John F. Kennedy’s Vision of Peace by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

December 4, 2013
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John F. Kennedy’s Vision of Peace On the 50th anniversary of JFK’s death, his nephew recalls the fallen president’s attempts to halt the war machine by Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Rolling Stone NOVEMBER 20, 2013 http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/john-f-kennedys-vision-of-peace-20131120 On November 22nd, 1963, my uncle, president John F.…

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JFK assassination changed Secret Service

November 30, 2013
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While reforms and developments since 1963 may have added to the protective services for U.S. presidents and candidates, they did not continue to protect them all. The failure of the Secret Service in 1963 cannot be explained fully in hindsight about agency improvements since there…

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Troves of files on JFK assassination remain secret

November 30, 2013
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Troves of files on JFK assassination remain secret

Troves of files on JFK assassination remain secret By Bryan Bender | Globe Staff Boston Globe November 25, 2013 http://www.bostonglobe.com/2013/11/25/government-still-withholding-thousands-documents-jfk-assassination/PvBM2PCgW1H11vadQ4Wp4H/story.html Among the files that have been made public are this series of photographs that show four sides of a bullet, found at Parkland Hospital, where…

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The Kennedy Assassination, Part 2

November 30, 2013
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How nice to see a rational article in my hometown newspaper. I grew up in Falls Hill, the bedroom community of the CIA, Pentagon, NSA and alphabet soup of intelligence agencies and learned quite early that two governments operate in the United States, only one…

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Letter to the Editor, Concord Monitor, MA: So much yet to study about JFK assassination

November 30, 2013
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Letter: So much yet to study about JFK assassination For the Monitor Friday, November 29, 2013 There has been a lot written and broadcast lately about the assassination of John F. Kennedy 50 years ago. Many of these essays, letters and editorial cartoons have emphasized…

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JFK Assassination in Legos

November 30, 2013
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Only in America – assassination myths in bricks. JFK assassination in Lego http://politicalassassinations.com/wp-admin/post-new.php On the heels of other recent books showcasing amazing art projects done with Legos, Skyhorse Publishing has just put out four separate books featuring the iconic plastic bricks being used in some…

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16 Mind-Blowing Facts About Who Really Killed JFK

November 30, 2013
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16 Mind-Blowing Facts About Who Really Killed JFK By Carl Gibson, Reader Supported News 22 November 13 http://readersupportednews.org/opinion2/277-75/20557-16-mind-blowing-facts-about-who-really-killed-jfk Government documents declassified after the passage of the JFK Records Act in 1992 prove that the official narrative is bullshit. There is overwhelming evidence implicating the CIA…

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50 Years in Denial is Enough! Official Poster of COPA 2013 Conference

November 30, 2013
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50 Years in Denial is Enough! Official Poster of COPA 2013 Conference

JFK assassination researcher and advertising executive Gene Case designed this poster specifically for our 50th anniversary conference in Dallas. Sadly, he passed away before the date. His widow, Sylvia Case and artist Jose Chicas who provided the images, generously gave COPA exclusive use of the…

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The Kennedy Assassination and the Current Political Moment

November 30, 2013
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Joan Mellen Lecture from 2007 – still Apt. Thanks to Elena Freeman for this posting. The Kennedy Assassination and the Current Political Moment Talk at the 92nd Street Y, JANUARY 28, 2007 by Joan Mellen https://deeppoliticsforum.com/forums/showthread.php?12680-Joan-Mellen-Lecture-from-2007-Still-Apt#.UpksCRzsdaU It happened going on forty-four years ago, and yet…

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I still get emotional about the JFK assassination 50 years later

November 30, 2013
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I still get emotional about the JFK assassination 50 years later

I still get emotional about the JFK assassination 50 years later JFK knew how to handle a crisis. We should take inspiration and take back our country from the people who’ve wrecked it. Jesse Ventura The Guardian Friday 22 November 2013 http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/nov/22/remember-kennedy-assassination-take-country-back#! ‘We haven’t even…

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Tribute in Rain

November 29, 2013
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This poem is written by Marilyn Tenenoff, who helped to organize the COPA conference, and is inspired by the events on November 22 in Dallas this year. She is a poetess and author of several books of poetry. Tribute in Rain for John Fitzgerald Kennedy…

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Don’t Believe What Jack Tunheim Has To Say About the JFK Assassination

November 29, 2013
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Don’t Believe What Jack Tunheim Has To Say About the JFK Assassination by Douglas P. Horne, former Chief Analyst for Military Records, ARRB insidethearrb blog November 28th, 23:45 http://insidethearrb.livejournal.com/2013/11/28/ JFKFACTS.org just published a recent article by U.S. News that quotes the former Chairman of the…

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Not in Your Lifetime – Anthony Summers’ COPA 2013 Keynote Speech

November 29, 2013
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Due to technical difficulties, we were not able to bring Anthony Summers in at the conference from Ireland to present this talk. We are posting his keynote speech here at his request. Anthony Summers is the author of a definitive work on the Kennedy assassination,…

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DVD Sets Will Be Available Soon for COPA 50th Anniversary Conference in Dallas

November 29, 2013
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DVD Sets Will Be Available Soon for COPA 50th Anniversary Conference in Dallas

FIFTY YEARS IS ENOUGH! FREE THE FILES – FIND THE TRUTH COPA held our 20th annual conference in Dallas which will mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President Kennedy and the 45th anniversaries of the murders of Robert F. Kennedy and Dr. Martin…

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Sign a Petition to Free the JFK Files

November 29, 2013
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Here is an update from researcher Bill Kelly on the petition drive to free all the remaining classified JFK assassination records immediately. If you have not signed on yet, please do so at http://www.change.org/petitions/free-the-jfk-files?utm_source=supporter_message&utm_medium=email FREE THE FILES PETITION UPDATE Many thanks to all those who…

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COPA Conference T-Shirts Still Available – Raise Questions All Year

November 29, 2013
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COPA Conference T-Shirts Still Available – Raise Questions All Year

The perfect fashion statement for critics year-round and a nice holiday gift. Now you can wear the shirt that made national news even if you didn’t make it to the Grassy Knoll this year. This shirt was our dress code on the 50th anniversary at…

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10 Points of Agreement on Political Assassinations – Sign On

November 29, 2013
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Here is the full text of the 10 Points of Agreement on Political Assassinations reviewed and updated by the research community and at the last COPA meeting in November, 2012. To sign on, please send an email to copa@starpower.net. This will be updated online here…

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Vietnam and the Legacy of the JFK Presidency

November 28, 2013
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Kennedy was unequivocally planning to withdraw from Vietnam. Pierre Salinger, his press secretary wrote that he could not understand why people question this since he was told to announce it on the White House steps to the press. The son of John Kenneth Galbraith has…

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The Umbrella Man – Erroll Morris and Josiah “Tink” Thompson

November 28, 2013
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This video, dated November 22, 2011, appeared in the New York Times online video section on November 23 this year. Documentary filmmaker Erroll Morris interviews Josiah Thompson, author of Six Seconds in Dallas about his view of “Umbrella Man”, a character he named in the…

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Solving Kennedy’s Murder: A Modest Proposal for Progress

November 28, 2013
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Boardman does a disservice both by suggesting that there is no hard or conclusive evidence of a second shooter in Dallas in the assassination of JFK (all ballistics, forensic, medical, autopsy records, eyewitness, photographic and other evidence collected and revealed over the last 50 years…

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JFK’s Embrace of Third World Nationalists

November 27, 2013
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JFK’s Embrace of Third World Nationalists By Jim DiEugenio Consortium News.com November 25, 2013 http://consortiumnews.com/2013/11/25/jfks-embrace-of-third-world-nationalists/ Exclusive: The intensive media coverage of the half-century anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s murder was long on hype and emotion but short on explaining how revolutionary JFK’s foreign policy was…

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COPA on Grassy Knoll November 22 – Moment of Silence

November 27, 2013
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COPA on Grassy Knoll November 22 – Moment of Silence

COPA was on the Grassy Knoll twice this November 22 and held two Moment of Silence events. At 12:30 pm COPA was holding our traditional event a block and a half from Dealey Plaza, and inside the Plaza a few members who got tickets unveiled…

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A President for Peace: The deadly consequences of J.F.K.’s attempts at reconciliation

November 27, 2013
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A President for Peace The deadly consequences of J.F.K.’s attempts at reconciliation James W. Douglass The National Catholic Reporter November 18, 2013 http://americamagazine.org/issue/president-peace PHOTO President John F. Kennedy and his wife, Jacqueline, arrive at Love Field in Dallas, Nov. 22, 1963 (CNS/Cecil Stoughton/J.F.K. Library) The…

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John F. Kennedy’s Vision of Peace by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

November 27, 2013
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John F. Kennedy’s Vision of Peace On the 50th anniversary of JFK’s death, his nephew recalls the fallen president’s attempts to halt the war machine By ROBERT F. KENNEDY JR. November 20, 2013 12:30 PM ET http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/john-f-kennedys-vision-of-peace-20131120 On November 22nd, 1963, my uncle, president John…

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New Film Out – Killing Oswald

November 27, 2013
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New Film Out – Killing Oswald

After its world premiere at the Texas Theatre in Dallas last Sunday and a successful UK cinema release yesterday, my new documentary KILLING OSWALD is now available to stream worldwide at www.killingoswald.com The film features interviews with authors John Newman, Dick Russell, David Kaiser and…

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JFK Conspiracy theorists blocked from the grassy knoll on Nov. 22

November 26, 2013
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The assassination of President Kennedy is no parlor game for us, nor is it unsolvable. The old evidence and the newly released files tell us who killed JFK, how and why. Parks falls into the old rejoinder that if there is more than one suspect…

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On a Day It Can Never Escape, Dallas Tries to Heal

November 26, 2013
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COPA is mentioned in the New York Times (excerpt and full article below) and for the first time a distinction appears between researchers and critics and “conspiracy theorists”. [EXCERPT]“Critics and conspiracy theorists complained that the city sanitized Dealey Plaza for the dignitaries and the cameras,…

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JFK conspiracy group demonstrates in Dealey Plaza

November 26, 2013
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JFK conspiracy group demonstrates in Dealey Plaza

COPA got national coverage in this AP photo and story on November 22. Members who got a ticket to the Mayor’s event made us visible inside Dealey Plaza at 12:30 pm and pointed to the Grassy Knoll. The attempt by the Mayor and the Sixth…

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L.A. Free Press – Special JFK Assassination Edition

November 20, 2013
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Some of the best early research and evidence of conspiracy in the JFK assassination was gathered and printed in a special edition of the L.A. Free Press, published by Larry Flynt. Rob Falotica has scanned and reproduced the classic at his site www.worldwatchers.info, based on…

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Off the guest list, Kennedy devotees still make the trip to Dallas

November 19, 2013
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Off the guest list, Kennedy devotees still make the trip to Dallas By AVI SELK, Staff Writer Dallas Morning News aselk@dallasnews.com 19 November 2013 11:14 PM http://www.dallasnews.com/news/jfk50/latest/20131119-off-the-guest-list-kennedy-devotees-still-make-the-trip-to-dallas.ece PHOTO Sarah Hoffman/Staff Photographer Don J. Miller (second from left) discussed his display with visitors to Dealey Plaza…

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The City With A Death Wish In Its Eye and Response by Dallas Morning News

November 19, 2013
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James McCauley gets it right, the Mayor of Dallas has planned a public relations event that will not address the darkness of the past by ignoring the assassination and the unsolved murder of President Kennedy. This event does not address reality. The forum mentioned in…

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Obama, Clinton to mark 50th anniversary of JFK assassination

November 19, 2013
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Note comment in last paragraph. Obama, Clinton to mark 50th anniversary of JFK assassination McClatchy News Posted by Lesley Clark November 18, 2013 http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2013/11/18/208928/obama-clinton-to-mark-50th-anniversary.html#storylink=cpy President Barack Obama will visit John F. Kennedy’s gravesite and honor two of the late president’s legacies this week as the…

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JFK: 2 official investigations reached opposite conclusions on conspiracy

November 19, 2013
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JFK: 2 official investigations reached opposite conclusions on conspiracy By Associated Press Washington Post Published: November 11

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Marking JFK anniversary, GPO releases digital Warren Commission report

November 19, 2013
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Here is the digital copy of the Warren Report http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/GPO-WARRENCOMMISSIONREPORT/pdf/GPO-WARRENCOMMISSIONREPORT.pdf Marking JFK anniversary, GPO releases digital Warren Commission report Federal Eye Washington Post By Steve Vogel November 18 at 1:40 pm http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/federal-eye/wp/2013/11/18/marking-jfk-anniversary-gpo-releases-digital-warren-commission-report/ The Government Printing Office on Monday marked the upcoming 50th anniversary of President…

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Last Rites For President John F. Kennedy Remembered By Catholic Priest Rev. Oscar L. Huber

November 19, 2013
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Visit website to see photos, video and documents in full. Last Rites For President John F. Kennedy Remembered By Catholic Priest Rev. Oscar L. Huber The Huffington Post By Paul Brandeis Raushenbush 11/19/2013 5:11 pm EST http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/19/last-rites-jfk_n_4302423.html?1384881966 November 22nd, 1963 started off with the thrill…

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JFK Assassination: Just Who Was Lee Harvey Oswald?

November 19, 2013
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This article raises many good questions about Lee Harvey Oswald, and the video is a must see. JFK Assassination: Just Who Was Lee Harvey Oswald? By Joseph Lazzaro International Business Times on November 18 2013 4:09 PM http://www.ibtimes.com/jfk-assassination-just-who-was-lee-harvey-oswald-1474038 In September 1964, the Warren Commission concluded…

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A Changed Dallas Grapples With Its Darkest Day

November 19, 2013
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As the French say, le plus ca change, le plus c’est la meme. A Changed Dallas Grapples With Its Darkest Day By MANNY FERNANDEZ New York Times November 19, 2013 http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/20/us/a-changed-dallas-grapples-with-its-darkest-day.html?pagewanted=2&_r=0&emc=eta1&pagewanted=print DALLAS — When President John F. Kennedy’s motorcade left the airport here shortly before…

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The 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy: Legacies

November 18, 2013
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The 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy (Part Three): Legacies Joseph Palermo Political Commentary blog November 19, 2013 http://josephapalermo.com/archives/508 During this 50th anniversary season, there has been a flourish of commentary in the mainstream news and entertainment media about the assassination…

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PBS show on JFK assassination ‘rigged’ and ‘biased,’ author says

November 17, 2013
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PBS show on JFK assassination ‘rigged’ and ‘biased,’ author says Peter Mucha, Philly.com Last updated: Friday, November 15, 2013, 6:42 PM http://www.philly.com/philly/news/Novas_JFK_show_rigged_and_biased_author_says.html#SEf4TRXwR6MsM5Mm.99 In Wednesday’s Nova special on the JFK assassination, private investigator Josiah Thompson is an avuncular presence, repeatedly explaining what happened on Nov. 22,…

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JFK assassination: Minnesota judge has heard the theories, but he’s sticking with evidence

November 17, 2013
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JFK assassination: Minnesota judge has heard the theories, but he’s sticking with evidence By Bill Salisbury Twin Cities Pioneer Press Posted: 11/16/2013 JFK assassination: Minnesota judge has heard the theories, but he’s sticking with evidence http://www.twincities.com/news/ci_24534235?source=rss PHOTO In this Nov. 22, 1963 file photo, President…

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Robert F. Kennedy supported release of JFK assassination records

November 16, 2013
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Paul Schrade, victim of gunshot wound in Ambassador Hotel pantry when RFK was shot, sent us this item. We support full release of records in all these cases and have been promised them regularly with no result. We suggest a writing campaign or petition to…

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City of Dallas negotiates deal with conspiracy theorists on Nov. 22 ceremony

November 16, 2013
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City of Dallas negotiates deal with conspiracy theorists on Nov. 22 ceremony By SCOTT K. PARKS and SCOTT GOLDSTEIN Staff Writers 14 November 2013 11:16 PM http://www.dallasnews.com/news/jfk50/reflect/20131114-city-of-dallas-negotiates-deal-with-conspiracy-theorists-on-nov.-22-ceremony.ece The city of Dallas has negotiated an agreement with conspiracy theorists who say the official ceremony commemorating the…

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COPA Wins First Amendment Rights on November 22 in Dallas

November 14, 2013
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COPA Reaches Agreement with City of Dallas to Restore First Amendment Rights on November 22 After months of silence from the Dallas Mayor’s office, the Sixth Floor Museum, the planning committee for “the 50th” event in Dealey Plaza and other city officials, COPA has reached…

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The Battle for the Grassy Knoll

November 14, 2013
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The article online contains video interviews with John Judge and Oliver Stone. This publication goes to members of Congress. The Last Stand of the JFK Truthers Dallas plans to memorialize the fallen president on the 50th anniversary of his death, and the conspiracy theorists aren’t…

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How Kerry can clarify the JFK conspiracy issue

November 12, 2013
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How Kerry can clarify the JFK conspiracy issue Jeff Morley JFK Facts News 4 comments November 11, 2013 http://jfkfacts.org/assassination/news/how-kerry-can-clarify-the-jfk-conspiracy-issue/ After raising doubts about the official theory of President Kennedy’s assassination, the Secretary of State is backing away. “I’m not going to get into that,” he…

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007, LHO & JFK

November 12, 2013
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007, LHO & JFK William Kelly JFK Countercoup blogspot Friday, May 4, 2012 http://jfkcountercoup.blogspot.com/2012/05/007-lho-jfk.html According to the myth, in early 1954, in order to take his mind off impending marriage, Ian Fleming sat down at his typewriter in his Jamaican beach house and began “Casino…

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14 Things You Didn’t Know About JFK

November 12, 2013
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Note #2 14 Things You Didn’t Know About JFK By KARIN HALPERIN and COLLEEN CURRY ABC News Nov. 12, 2013 http://abcnews.go.com/US/14-things-jfk/story?id=20633994 Fifty years after his death, John F. Kennedy continues to captivate and intrigue the American psyche. While thousands of books have been written about…

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The 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of John F. Kennedy (Part Two): Jack Ruby and Lee Harvey Oswald

November 12, 2013
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The 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of John F. Kennedy (Part Two): Jack Ruby and Lee Harvey Oswald by Joseph Palermo Political Comments blog November 12, 2013 http://josephapalermo.com/archives/506 On November 24, 1963, when Jack Ruby gunned down Lee Harvey Oswald in the basement of the…

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JFK Witness Opens Up – James Tague on FOX News

November 11, 2013
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Interesting and friendly interview with James Tague and his new book on FOX News. Tague, who was wounded on his cheek for November 22 during the shooting of Kennedy and Connally. http://xfinity.comcast.net/video/JFK-assassination-witness-opens-up/62548547890/Comcast/Today_in_Video/?cid=hero_sf_TIV

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Inconsistencies Haunt Official Record Of Kennedy’s Death

November 11, 2013
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An interesting interview with Jeremy Gunn of the JFK Assassination Records Review Board. David Montague, a senior investigator for the ARRB will present at COPA this year on the assistance given to the Review Board by the research community. Inconsistencies Haunt Official Record Of Kennedy’s…

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Lee Harvey Oswald Was My Friend

November 10, 2013
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Despite the speculations about a possible motive for Oswald in killing JFK, this article contains many interesting details for researchers. Lee Harvey Oswald Was My Friend By PAUL GREGORY New York Times November 7, 2013 http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/10/magazine/lee-harvey-oswald-was-my-friend.html?hpw&rref=magazine It was 7 a.m. on Sunday when the single…

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Silencing JFK theorists only worsens distrust

November 10, 2013
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This commentary is by Kris Millegan, whose TrineDay publishing house carries many current titles related to the JFK assassination. Some of those will be on display and for sale at the COPA conference in Dallas. Guest Viewpoint Silencing JFK theorists only worsens distrust By Kris…

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JFK Assassination Truth After 50 Years of Conspiracy – Dick Russell Interview

November 10, 2013
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This interview with researcher Dick Russell, who will speak at COPA’s conference this year appears on Lip.tv and can be found at: http://thelip.tv/jfk-assassination-truth-after-50-years-of-conspiracy-with-dick-russell/ JFK Assassination Truth After 50 Years of Conspiracy with Dick Russell Episode 73 : Buzzsaw November 10. 2013 The hidden truth about…

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NOAH’S ARK, DALLAS NOVEMBER 21 WITH MARTIN SHEEN AND JIM DOUGLASS

November 9, 2013
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PUBLIC TRANSPORATION TO NOAH’S ARK PLAY DALLAS, NOVEMBER 21, THURSDAY 214-979-1111 DART LIGHT RAIL AND BUS SERVICE UNION STATION NORTH RED LINE PARKER ROAD TRAIN AT 5:51 PM TAKE FOREST LANE STATION EXIT AT 6:19 PM GO DOWNSTAIRS TO ROYAL LANE STATION, BUS #486 LEAVES…

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The 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy

November 9, 2013
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The 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy (Part One) November 8, 2013 by Joseph A. Palermo BLOG: http://josephapalermo.com/archives/504 As the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy grows nearer the inability of the Establishment news media to consider…

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John Kerry Has ‘Doubts’ Lee Harvey Oswald Acted Alone In Killing John F. Kennedy

November 9, 2013
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JFK Assassination Conspiracy Theories: John Kerry Has ‘Doubts’ Lee Harvey Oswald Acted Alone In Killing John F. Kennedy By Andrew Berry International Business Times November 08 2013 2:06 PM http://www.ibtimes.com/jfk-assassination-conspiracy-theories-john-kerry-has-doubts-lee-harvey-oswald-acted-alone-killing US Secretary of State John Kerry told Tom Brokaw he has “serious doubts” that Lee…

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Parkland Doctor to speak, saw entrance wound on JFK’s throat

November 7, 2013
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Researcher Frank Caplett notes that Parkland doctor Ronald C. Jones has described JFK’s throat wound as being “compatible with an entrance wound.” In his handwritten report of November 22, 1963, the injury was noted as “a small hole in [the] anterior midline of [the] neck…

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Lee Harvey Oswald’s widow still fears CIA 50 years after JFK assassination

November 7, 2013
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Reversed! Key claim to Warren Commission flipped Lee Harvey Oswald’s widow still fears CIA 50 years after JFK assassination Jerome Corsi WND Politics November 7th 2013 http://www.wnd.com/2013/11/reversed-key-claim-to-warren-commission-flipped/#gLh5EH4HGEY0ZjUg.99 WASHINGTON – Fifty years after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Marina Oswald, the wife of the…

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Survivor’s Guilt: The Secret Service and the Failure to Protect President Kennedy

November 6, 2013
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Today, Hartford Books Examiner welcomes Vincent Palamara. November 6, 2013 A leading civilian Secret Service authority, Palamara spent more than twenty years researching and writing Survivor’s Guilt: The Secret Service and the Failure to Protect President Kennedy (Trine Day), which was published digitally this Monday…

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50 Years After JFK Assassination, His Limo Tells A Story

November 6, 2013
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Thanks to researcher Ed Tatro for this article. The photos are worth the website visit. A video presentation makes it seem a neutral issue that the limousine, a crucial piece of evidence in the assassination forensic and ballistics issues, was immediately removed for total breakdown…

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The Big Problem With Calling People “Conspiracy Theorists” What happens when smart writers choose to simply fall in line?

November 6, 2013
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The Big Problem With Calling People “Conspiracy Theorists” What happens when smart writers choose to simply fall in line?

The Big Problem With Calling People “Conspiracy Theorists” What happens when smart writers choose to simply fall in line? Esquire Magazine November, 2013 By Josh Ozersky http://www.esquire.com/blogs/news/jfk-conspiracy-theory-gopnik-essay Adam Gopnik, The New Yorker’s resident sage and polymath, dilated at some length on the cultural legacy of…

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LBJ and the Kennedy Killing

November 6, 2013
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LBJ and the Kennedy Killing New book by James T. Tague This man changed history! November 22, 1963 is a day James Tague will never forget. Driving through Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Texas on that day, Mr. Tague was unexpectedly thrust into one of the…

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JFK Assassination Eyewitness Won’t Be At 50th Anniversary Ceremony

November 6, 2013
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JFK assassination eyewitness won’t be at 50th anniversary ceremony By Roger Stone The Daily Caller 11:36 AM 10/16/2013 http://dailycaller.com/2013/10/16/jfk-assassination-eyewitness-wont-be-at-50th-anniversary-ceremony/?print=1 James Tague was an eyewitness to the assassination to President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, Texas on November 22 in 1963. Tague is the only man…

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JFK assassination: CIA and New York Times are still lying to us Fifty years later, a complicit media still covers up for the security state. We need to reclaim our history

November 6, 2013
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JFK assassination: CIA and New York Times are still lying to us Fifty years later, a complicit media still covers up for the security state. We need to reclaim our history By David Talbot Salon.com Wednesday, Nov 6, 2013 08:30 AM EST http://www.salon.com/2013/11/06/the_jfk_assassination_we_still_dont_know_what_happened/ We’ll never…

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The Debunker Among the Buffs

November 6, 2013
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The assassination conference referred to here, when McAdams hid his identity, was the second COPA conference in Washington, DC in 1995. He managed to be quoted in the City Paper hit piece written by someone from the right wing Evening Standard, but the progressive press,…

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Oliver Stone on His Next Project, a Martin Luther King Jr. Biopic with Jamie Foxx

November 6, 2013
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Oliver Stone’s film JFK finished with a printed note that the JFK assassination files were still locked up in 1990. It led to tens of thousands of letters to Congress demanding their release. If he adds a similar message at the end of his new…

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Oliver Stone on 50th Anniversary of JFK Assassination & the Untold History of the United States

November 5, 2013
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Oliver Stone on 50th Anniversary of JFK Assassination & the Untold History of the United States Amy Goodman Democracy Now! Tuesday, November 5, 2013 http://www.democracynow.org/2013/11/5/oliver_stone_on_50th_anniversary_of# Three-time Academy Award-winning director, producer and screenwriter Oliver Stone joins us for the hour to discuss the 50th anniversary of…

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5 decades later, some JFK assassination files still sealed; researchers demand ‘transparency’

November 5, 2013
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5 decades later, some JFK assassination files still sealed; researchers demand ‘transparency’ By Associated Press Published: November 3 http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/5-decades-later-some-jfk-assassination-files-still-sealed-researchers-demand-transparency/2013/11/03/768eb13e-4496-11e3-95a9-3f15b5618ba8_print.html Five decades after President John F. Kennedy was fatally shot and long after official inquiries ended, thousands of pages of investigative documents remain withheld from public…

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Dallas, 1963, Redux: ‘Parkland’ Recreates the Kennedy Assassination

October 25, 2013
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Ironically, the New York Times review of the film Parkland, based on Vincent Bugliosi’s Four Days in November and its errors and assumptions, chides the film for not presenting any new theories. Of course it does present the unspoken theory that Oswald alone killed Kennedy…

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The Mysterious Mr. de Mohrenschildt

October 24, 2013
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The Mysterious Mr. de Mohrenschildt By Russ Baker on Oct 14, 2013 http://whowhatwhy.com/2013/10/14/bush-and-the-jfk-hit-part-5-the-mysterious-mr-de-mohrenschildt/ What possible connection could there have been between George H.W. Bush and the assassination of John F. Kennedy? Or between the C.I.A. and the assassination? Or between Bush and the C.I.A.? For…

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A Moment of Silencing

October 23, 2013
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Since we issued this press release, after months of silence from Dallas authorities and a letter stating no parks would be open that day for permit activities in Dallas, the Mayor sent a proposal to COPA. It is based on the understanding that will not…

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Dallas Mayor Notifies Ticket Winners for 50th Anniversary Event

October 23, 2013
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Despite over a year of letters, emails and negotiations between the Coalition on Political Assassinations and the Dallas Mayor’s office, the 50th Committee, created to plan the commemorative events in Dallas, and the Sixth Floor Museum, which secured and then dropped an exclusive permit to…

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Special Screening of “Rush to Judgment,” Classic Account of JFK Assassination and Investigation, October 28 Duke University – livecast

October 23, 2013
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Randy Benson, award winning documentary filmmaker is hosting this event. It will livecast at http://www.cdsporch.org/archives/20303 on Monday, October 28 at 7:00 pm Special Screening of “Rush to Judgment,” Classic Account of JFK Assassination and Investigation, October 28 The Center for Documentary Studies, Duke University is…

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Noah’s Ark – Play Based on JFK and the Unspeakable in Dallas, November 21 with Martin Sheen, Jim Douglass to speak

October 23, 2013
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 22, 2013   CONTACT:   John Fullinwider President, Dallas Peace Center jhfullinwider@gmail.com 214.683.2493   Ginny Cunningham g.ginnywrites@verizon.net 412.441.2389   Martin Sheen will participate in the staged reading in Dallas of Noah’s Ark, a new play inspired by James Douglass’ bestselling book, JFK…

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Was Cuban professional hit man Herminio Diaz a second Kennedy assassin?

October 20, 2013
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Was Cuban professional hit man Herminio Diaz a second Kennedy assassin? By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 13:07 EST, 16 October 2013 | UPDATED: 14:22 EST, 16 October 2013 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2463291/Was-Cuban-Herminio-Diaz-second-Kennedy-assassin.html#ixzz2iK2P22rP Author Anthony Summers has claimed that Cuban exile shot President John F. Kennedy in 1963 with…

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Gov. Connally’s clothes tell terror of JFK assassination

October 20, 2013
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JFK: Fifty Novembers Gov. Connally’s clothes tell terror of JFK assassination by MARK WIGGINS / KVUE News and photojournalist DENNIS THOMAS kvue.com Posted on October 15, 2013 at 6:26 PM http://www.kvue.com/jfk/Gov-Connallys-clothes-tell-terror-of-JFK-assassination-227859851.html AUSTIN — For many Americans, the date November 22, 1963, still brings vivid memories.…

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Gainesville woman’s famous Polaroid of Kennedy’s killing expected to fetch small fortune at auction

October 20, 2013
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Gainesville woman’s famous Polaroid of Kennedy’s killing expected to fetch small fortune at auction By Robert Wilonsky rwilonsky@dallasnews.com Dallas Morning News 10:31 am on October 18, 2013 http://thescoopblog.dallasnews.com/2013/10/gainesville-womans-polaroid-of-kennedys-killing-expected-to-fetch-small-fortune-at-auction.html/ Mary Ann Moorman took the most famous — and, consequentially, the most controversial — photograph of President…

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Gun rights advocates march with rifles at Dealey Plaza

October 20, 2013
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The Mayor of Dallas has a “50th” event planned in Dealey Plaza on November 22, which is preventing a 49 year tradition of a peaceful and nonviolent Moment of Silence by conspiracy researchers and Warren Commission critics held annually at 12:30 pm to mark the…

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Surgeon in ER insists 2 gunmen shot JFK: Doctor first to see Kennedy’s wound

October 20, 2013
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Surgeon in ER insists 2 gunmen shot JFK Doctor first to see Kennedy’s wound By Michael A. Fuoco Pittsburgh Post-Gazette October 18, 2013 12:04 am Read more: http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/local/neighborhoods-city/surgeon-in-er-insists-2-gunmen-shot-jfk-708042/#ixzz2iIqXlejj A surgeon who half a century ago was among the doctors who tried to save President John…

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The Kennedy Assassination Fifty Years Later: Whether it was a lone gunman or a conspiracy, New Orleans had footprints

October 3, 2013
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The Kennedy Assassination Fifty Years Later Whether it was a lone gunman or a conspiracy, New Orleans had footprints New Orleans Magazine October 2013 Michael L. Kurtz http://www.myneworleans.com/New-Orleans-Magazine/October-2013/The-Kennedy-Assassination-Fifty-Years-Later/ PHOTO The Warren Commission Report devoted much attention to Oswald’s well-publicized distribution of pro-Castro “Hands Off Cuba”…

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The Old Red Museum Announces “J. Erik Jonsson: Dream No Small Dreams: Dallas In The 1960′s”

October 3, 2013
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This comment from researcher Ed Tatro sheds a different light on Erik Johnson than the article below. J. Erik Jonsson: President of the Dallas Citizen’s Council President of Texas Instruments Future mayor of Dallas Finance co-chairman of the Committee to Re-Elect Nixon in 1972 Even the…

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Passing the Torch: An International Symposium on the 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy

October 2, 2013
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COPA is a sponsor for this upcoming conference on the JFK assassination in Pittsburgh, PA from October 17-19, 2013 organized by The Wecht Institute of Forensic Law and Science at Duquesne University. Registration is open. Passing the Torch An International Symposium on the 50th Anniversary…

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Greenwald-Scahill to Report on ‘NSA and US Assassinations’

October 1, 2013
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Greenwald-Scahill to Report on ‘NSA and US Assassinations’ By Jenny Barchfield, Associated Press 30 September 13 http://readersupportednews.org/news-section2/421-national-security/19645-focus-greenwald-scahill-to-report-on-nsa-and-us-assassinations American journalists known for their investigations of the United States’ government said Saturday they’ve teamed up to report on the National Security Agency’s role in what one called…

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JFK exhibit at Baylor seeks memories of 1963 assassination

September 25, 2013
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JFK exhibit at Baylor seeks memories of 1963 assassination By REGINA DENNIS rdennis@wacotrib.com Waco Tribume Monday, September 23, 2013 12:01 am Organizers of a special collection at Baylor University on the upcoming 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination are looking for personal reflections…

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The JFK assassination in cartoons? Author of book on John F. Kennedy plans graphic novel version

September 18, 2013
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The JFK assassination in cartoons? Author of book on John F. Kennedy plans graphic novel version Greg Garrison | ggarrison@al.com All Alabama September 18, 2013 at 8:53 AM http://www.al.com/living/index.ssf/2013/09/the_jfk_assassination_in_carto.html ART – sample cartoon panel from “JFK and the Unspeakable,” the graphic novel version BIRMINGHAM, Alabama…

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Dallas police to use federally funded mobile surveillance cameras for JFK assassination anniversary events

September 14, 2013
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Dallas police to use federally funded mobile surveillance cameras for JFK assassination anniversary events By Scott Goldstein Dallas Morning News 11:38 am on September 11, 2013 http://cityhallblog.dallasnews.com/2013/09/dallas-police-to-use-federally-funded-mobile-surveillance-cameras-for-jfk-assassination-anniversary-events.html/ PHOTO This mobile surveillance camera trailer advertised by local company Comprehensive Communications Services appears to be similar to…

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New Surveillance Cameras Go Online In Downtown Dallas

September 12, 2013
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If they had only had them in 1963… New Surveillance Cameras Go Online In Downtown Dallas Bud Gillett, CBS 11 News | CBSDFW.COM September 11, 2013 5:04 PM http://dfw.cbslocal.com/2013/09/11/new-surveillance-cameras-go-online-in-downtown-dallas/ DALLAS (CBS 11 NEWS) – When thousands of people are expected to crowd into Dallas for…

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Boston’s JFK museum readies for 50th anniversary of assassination

September 11, 2013
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Boston’s JFK museum readies for 50th anniversary of assassination Mementos from the life of President John F. Kennedy are on display. The exhibition ‘To the Brink: JFK and the Cuban Missile Crisis’ arrives in April. Los Angeles Times, Travel By Dean R. Owen November 4,…

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JFK and the Unspeakable: Graphic Adaptation

September 11, 2013
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A campaign has begun on Kickstarter to raise funds online for a new graphic adaptation of Jim Douglass’s excellent book, JFK and the Unspeakable, which will make it more accessible to young readers and the public. For more information, see http://jfkhedieditmatters.com/ JFK and the Unspeakable…

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Dallas, 50 years after Kennedy’s assassination

September 9, 2013
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Clearly the scene of the JFK assassination is the primary reason tourists visit Dallas, but the Mayor wants to limit access on November 22 this year for a public relations event. Dallas, 50 years after Kennedy’s assassination Excerpted from Blue Ribbon News Robbert van Bloemendaal…

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NSA evidence may be key to Hammarskjold mystery

September 9, 2013
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NSA evidence may be key to Hammarskjold mystery RAPHAEL SATTER, AP Mon Sep 9, 5:23 PM UTC http://xfinity.comcast.net/articles/news-general/20130909/EU-Hammarskjold-Death/ PHOTO – In this May 19, 1953 file photo, Dag Hammarskjold, recently appointed secretary LONDON (AP) — America’s National Security Agency may hold crucial evidence about one…

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Warrior For Peace JFK

September 9, 2013
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The Lessons of JFK TIME looks at this prudent warrior and timeless icon to show today’s leaders how to lead in a dangerous world, what candidates should say about faith, why civil rights can’t be compromised Warrior For Peace By David Talbot TIME Magazine Thursday,…

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Famed ‘Oswald window’

September 4, 2013
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Memorialization of the Oswald myth and the lie that he shot JFK leads to trivialization and trophy collections by an interesting party Famed ‘Oswald window’ The Washington Times Tuesday, May 2, 2006 http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2006/may/02/20060502-103326-3519r/?page=all DALLAS They congregate here, almost every day, at Dealey Plaza — pointing,…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. COURT FILING CLAIMS POSSIBLE CIA INVOLVEMENT IN THE 1964 DEATH OF MARY PINCHOT MEYER, SEEKING A NEW INVESTIGATION

September 3, 2013
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WASHINGTON, D.C. COURT FILING CLAIMS POSSIBLE CIA INVOLVEMENT IN THE 1964 DEATH OF MARY PINCHOT MEYER, SEEKING A NEW INVESTIGATION For Immediate Release: September 2, 2013 Press Contact: Rev. Frank Morales frm@panix.com On August 30 this past week in a Washington D.C. Superior Court, Attorney…

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Venice: ‘Parkland’ Helmer Peter Landesman On Conspiracy-Free JFK Assassination Pic

September 2, 2013
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“Conspiracy-free” in a JFK assassination movie is still controversial and anti-conspiracy. You can’t make it neutral at this late date. The assumption of no conspiracy leads to many factual and contextual errors in the trailer and will in the film as a whole. The propaganda…

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Transparency Takes a Hit in CIA Budget Cuts

August 27, 2013
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Transparency Takes a Hit in CIA Budget Cuts by Ginger McCall Sunlight Foundation Blog Aug. 27, 2013, 3:50 p.m. http://sunlightfoundation.com/blog/2013/08/27/transparency-takes-a-hit-in-cia-budget-cuts/ As part of recent sequestration cuts, the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has closed its Historical Collections Division, which had been tasked with voluntary declassification of…

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CIA closes office that declassifies historical materials

August 26, 2013
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CIA closes office that declassifies historical materials The Historical Collections Division is the latest casualty of sequester cuts. The office handling Freedom of Information Act requests will take over the work. By Ken Dilanian August 21, 2013, 6:44 p.m. http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-cia-sequester-20130822,0,1013990.story WASHINGTON — The budget ax…

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History buff revisits short-lived tour of JFK assassination-related sites and finds some things have changed

August 18, 2013
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Those of us who study the most important event in our lifetimes, one that changed the direction of this country for the next 50 years, are often regarded as “buffs” by those who have no sense of or interest in history. We are researchers, historians,…

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Recorded Voices of Lee Oswald and Ernst Titovets

August 17, 2013
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One of our speakers at COPA’s 20th annual conference in Dallas this year will be Ernst Titovets, Oswald’s best friend in the former Soviet Union, who has written a book about those events. Here are tapes made by Oswald and Titovets that bring him alive.…

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5 decades later, some JFK assassination files still sealed; researchers demand ‘transparency’

August 17, 2013
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5 decades later, some JFK assassination files still sealed; researchers demand ‘transparency’ By Associated Press Updated: Saturday, August 17, 1:02 PM http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/5-decades-later-some-jfk-assassination-files-still-sealed-researchers-demand-transparency/2013/08/17/d4a27154-075e-11e3-bfc5-406b928603b2_print.html Five decades after President John F. Kennedy was fatally shot and long after official inquiries ended, thousands of pages of investigative documents remain…

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New Petition: Open Dealey Plaza to the public on November 22, 2013

August 16, 2013
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This is a new petition campaign opened on CREDO.org to reach a broader audience. The original petition at Change.org has gotten 567 out of 1,000 signatures. We need this to go viral. COPA Director, John Judge will be interviewed on this issue Monday, August 19…

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Dallas’ JFK museum to oversee Dealey Plaza events for 50th anniversary of assassination

August 15, 2013
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This article, from October, 2011, clearly lays out the content-based planned denial of free speech and assembly in Dealey Plaza on the 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination this year, with the Sixth Floor Museum’s Director, Nicola Longford stating that she is being “proactive” in…

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A CASE FOR A NEW FORENSIC AUTOPSY

August 14, 2013
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A CASE FOR A NEW FORENSIC AUTOPSY By William Kelly JFK Countercoup http://jfkcountercoup.blogspot.com/2013/08/case-for-new-autopsy.html “Renowned JFK assassination expert and professor John McAdams weighs in on the findings of the warren Commission, the deficiencies of the medical and autopsy evidence, and the lack of understanding on the…

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Petition Mayor Rawlings to Open Dealey Plaza on November 22

August 8, 2013
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The following petition has been posted at Change.org. To add your signature go to https://www.change.org/petitions/mayor-mike-rawlings-dallas-tx-open-dealey-plaza-to-the-public-on-november-22-2013 and fill in the form. Please help us send this message to the Mayor. Petitioning Mayor Mike Rawlings, Dallas, TX: Open Dealey Plaza to the public on November 22, 2013…

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A Moment of Silencing

July 21, 2013
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Feel free to share our recent press release with any press contacts you have. PRESS RELEASE – COPA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, June 22, 2013 A Moment of Silencing Dallas Mayor Bars Public and Free Speech in Dealey Plaza on 50th Anniversary of Kennedy Assassination (Dallas,…

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An interview with Joseph McBride on his new JFK book Into The Nightmare

July 21, 2013
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An interview with Joseph McBride on his new JFK book Into The Nightmare, Part 1 Independent July 21, 2013 By: Joseph Green http://www.examiner.com/article/an-interview-with-joseph-mcbride-on-his-new-jfk-book-into-the-nightmare-part-1 Joseph McBride has been researching the Kennedy assassination for most of his life. As a twelve-year-old in 1960, he handed out flyers…

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JFK documentary focuses on president’s final 24 hours

July 17, 2013
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JFK: Fifty Novembers JFK documentary focuses on president’s final 24 hours by SHELLY SLATER WFAA – Dallas Posted on July 16, 2013 at 10:02 PM See video at: http://www.wfaa.com/jfk/JFK-Documentary—-Final-24-hours-215260051.html With the cameras rolling, and microphones in place, National Geographic documentary producers hope to retrace the…

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Co-worker offers insight into JFK assassin Lee Harvey Oswald

July 15, 2013
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JFK: Fifty Novembers Co-worker offers insight into JFK assassin Lee Harvey Oswald Wesley Buell Frazier WFAA Dallas Posted on July 13, 2013 at 9:39 PM http://www.wfaa.com/jfk/jfk-215400261.html# PHOTO Buell Frazier gave Lee Harvey Oswald a ride to work on November 22, 1963, the day President Kennedy…

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The FBI’s Murderous Targeting of the Shakurs

July 15, 2013
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The FBI’s Murderous Targeting of the Shakurs By John Potash Z Magazine July 2013 http://www.zcommunications.org/the-fbis-murderous-targeting-of-the-shakurs-by-john-potash On May 2, the FBI held a press conference announcing that they were putting the first woman on the FBI’s Most Wanted Terrorist List: Joanne Chesimard, better known as Assata…

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FBI Documents Show Plot to Kill Occupy Leaders

July 2, 2013
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FBI Documents Show Plot to Kill Occupy Leaders

Apparently emboldened by the lawlessness of drone strikes against US citizens abroad, the FBI reasserts the deadly behaviors of the COINTELPRO years against current demonstrators. FBI Documents Show Plot to Kill Occupy Leaders Dave Lindorff Truthdig 01 July 13 http://readersupportednews.org/news-section2/318-66/18199-fbi-documents-show-plot-to-kill-occupy-leaders Did the FBI ignore, or…

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How Henry Wade, Dallas’ law-and-order DA, ran afoul of J. Edgar Hoover

June 30, 2013
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This article approaches journalistic objectivity from the Dallas Morning News, known for an editorial policy that for decades has blamed Lee Harvey Oswald as the lone assassin on President Kennedy and has been silent on the controversies surrounding Oswald, his intelligence background and related issues.…

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Black Ops Radio – Jim Schutze, Rolling out the Dallas welcome mat

June 29, 2013
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Black Ops Radio Show #636 Original airdate: June 27, 2013 Topics: Rolling out the Dallas welcome mat http://www.blackopradio.com/pod/black636a.mp3 Jim Shutze (45:57) The City is vetting applications, looking for extremists and terrorists Previous peaceful observances by JFK Lancer and COPA Mayor Rawlings met with John Judge,…

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JFK50: CONTROLLING THE MESSAGE

June 27, 2013
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JFK50: CONTROLLING THE MESSAGE By Joseph E. Green For the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy, Mayor Rawlings of the city of Dallas has come to a momentous decision. Facing what was likely to be a large-scale presence at the grassy knoll,…

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Not Everyone Is Happy with the Ticketing Process for Dealey Plaza in November

June 22, 2013
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Not Everyone Is Happy with the Ticketing Process for Dealey Plaza in November

Not Everyone Is Happy with the Ticketing Process for Dealey Plaza in November WBAP News 1:52PM Friday June 21, 2013 http://www.wbap.com/common/page.php?feed=31&pt=Not+Everyone+Is+Happy+with+the+Ticketing+Process+for+Dealey+Plaza+in+November&id=14853&is_corp=0 DALLAS (WBAP 24/7 NEWS) – If you’ve been to Dealey Plaza on any November 22 in the last several years, you would have seen…

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5,000 tickets to be randomly distributed for JFK 50th event

June 21, 2013
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5,000 tickets to be randomly distributed for JFK 50th event by MADELINE SCHMITT WFAA-Channel 8 – Dallas County News June 20, 2013 at 1:31 PM http://www.wfaa.com/news/local/dallas/5-thousand-tickets-to-be-randomly-distributed-for-JFK-50th-event-212358351.html DALLAS – Only 5,000 people will be randomly selected to attend the Nov. 22 commemoration event honoring the 50th…

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Why do you need a ticket to get to your history?

June 20, 2013
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Despite nearly a year of effort to address the 50th Planning Committee regarding our 49-year tradition of holding a Moment of Silence on the Grassy Knoll to commemorate the life, legacy and assassination of President John F. Kennedy and to speak the truth about who…

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Son of Dr. King Asserts L.B.J. Role in Plot

June 18, 2013
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This dated article shows the Martin Luther King family members believed the conspiracy went all the way the White House, involving at least the cognizance of President Lyndon Johnson. Son of Dr. King Asserts L.B.J. Role in Plot By KEVIN SACK Published: June 20, 1997…

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John Ray Dies

June 16, 2013
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COPA has hosted two speakers in the past regarding the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. who have written books based on the accounts of two brothers of the falsely accused assassin James Earl Ray. Each book is revealing in its own way (see below).…

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Can You Say “Assassination?”

June 12, 2013
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Can You Say “Assassination?” Dallas mossbacks still think they can silence debate at the JFK anniversary. By Jim Schutze Dallas Observer published: June 13, 2013 http://www.dallasobserver.com/content/printVersion/3126130/ Wrong. I said the 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination in Dallas would be no big deal. It will…

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Project Unspeakable

June 4, 2013
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Project Unspeakable Douglas Wilson 144 Leshure Road Rowe MA 01367 413 339-4468 dougw@rowecenter.org Karen Rehmus 273 Shelburne Line Road Colrain MA 01340 413 624-3025 projectunspeakable@gmail.com I want to share an exciting theatrical project I’ve become involved with and I’m helping promote. It’s called Project Unspeakable…

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RFK Assassination Legal Case Update

April 11, 2013
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RFK Assassination Legal Case Update By Russ Baker WhoWhatWhy April 5, 2013 http://whowhatwhy.com/2013/04/05/rfk-assassination-legal-case-update/print/ Recent legal filings on behalf of Sirhan Sirhan, jailed 45 years ago in the death of Robert F. Kennedy, reveal new evidence suggestive of a larger conspiracy. The filings also enumerate examples…

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A victory for free speech

March 9, 2013
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Even the Dallas Morning News is applauding the appellate court decision in favor of the First Amendment and expression of free speech in Dealey Plaza. The Dallas City Attorney has announced that the decision will not be appealed and that lifts the ban on Groden’s…

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Dallas Still Wants to Control Speech on JFK Anniversary

March 8, 2013
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Dallas Still Wants to Control Speech on JFK Anniversary Dallas Observer By Jim Schutze published: March 07, 2013 http://www.dallasobserver.com/content/printVersion/3018954/ Nothing could be crazier or sadder. It is the continued determination of a small group of people in Dallas to tightly control public observations of the…

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Conspiracy Theorists Will Leave Their Mark on Dallas’ Kennedy Commemoration, at Least According to the Wall Street Journal

March 8, 2013
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Today’s History Lesson Conspiracy Theorists Will Leave Their Mark on Dallas’ Kennedy Commemoration, at Least According to the Wall Street Journal Dallas Observer By Eric Nicholson Wed., Dec. 26 2012 at 1:00 PM http://blogs.dallasobserver.com/unfairpark/2012/12/conspiracy_theorists_will_leav.php Robert Groden, who won’t be allowed in Dealey Plaza on November…

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Skeptics of JFK assassination official version say they’re barred from 50th anniversary

January 5, 2013
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Skeptics of JFK assassination official version say they’re barred from 50th anniversary By Edmund DeMarche Published January 02, 2013 FoxNews.com http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/01/02/group-says-dallas-infringed-on-first-amendment-right-for-not-issuing-jfk/#ixzz2H5YeQVvg PHOTO Nov. 22, 1963: President John F. Kennedy is slumped in the backseat of this car immediately after being shot in Dallas. (AP) A…

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Dealey Plaza Controversy Featured in Wall Street Journal

January 5, 2013
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Dealey Plaza Controversy Featured in Wall Street Journal

Dallas is in denial. They want to grab the national and international press attention they know is coming to Dealey Plaza next November 22, the 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination. They don’t want to talk about his death, though, at the time and place…

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Sign the petition to Free the JFK Files

December 17, 2012
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Here is an update from researcher Bill Kelly on the petition drive to free all the remaining classified JFK assassination records immediately. If you have not signed on yet, please do so at http://www.change.org/petitions/free-the-jfk-files?utm_source=supporter_message&utm_medium=email FREE THE FILES PETITION UPDATE Many thanks to all those who…

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Regarding the Judyth Vary Baker “Conference” in November

August 25, 2014
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COPA is not affiliated in any way with Judyth Vary Baker and does not endorse or promote her conference. Ms. Baker’s invocation of John Judge’s name in relation to her own activities reflects extremely poor taste and judgment. While plans for a conference in Dallas…

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Rest in Power, Chokwe Lumumba

February 26, 2014
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EXCERPT: “Chokwe Lumumba was a longtime civil rights attorney who was moved to start his political career following the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.” One of many people influenced by the life and murder of Dr. King to work for social change. Rest in…

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