Category Archives: CIA

Why We Still Don’t Have the JFK Assassination Files

President John F. Kennedy is seen riding in motorcade approximately one minute before he was shot in Dallas, Tx., on Nov. 22, 1963. In the car riding with Kennedy are Mrs. Jacqueline Kennedy, right, Nellie Connally, left, and her husband, … Continue reading

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The Death of Che Guevara Declassified

A lock of Ernesto “Che” Guevara’s hair sits next to photos of Guevara’s dead body and fingerprints taken after his death. “About 10 years ago, I traveled with the producers of the Hollywood film on Che Guevara—starring the actor Benicio … Continue reading

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History in photos: Is this photo of JFK’s killer fake?

“On this day, almost six decades ago, US President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. Among the many photos and footage that surfaced following the incident shows the accused killer Lee Harvey Oswald. In the video above, the … Continue reading

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Vietnam War A collection of documents related to Ellsberg’s interest and participation in the Vietnam War.

“Daniel Ellsberg went to Vietnam for the first time in September 1961 as part of a Pentagon fact-finding task force. He hoped to learn that the South Vietnamese government of Ngo Dinh Diem, with U.S. backing, was defeating the Communist-led … Continue reading

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White House Plumbers

Security officer Frank Wills’ log of the Watergate Office Building. June 17, 1972. “The White House Plumbers, sometimes simply called the Plumbers, the Room 16 Project, or more officially, the White House Special Investigations Unit, was a covert White House … Continue reading

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Topaz – Alfred Hitchcock (1969)

“It’s perfectly apparent from its opening sequence that no one except Alfred Hitchcock, the wise, round, supremely confident storyteller, is in charge of ‘Topaz,’ the film that opened yesterday at the Cinerama Theater. ‘Topaz,’ the code name for a Russian … Continue reading

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The Price of Power: Kissinger, Nixon, and Chile – Seymour M. Hersh

“… Admiral [Rembrandt] Robinson was the liaison officer between the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the National Security Council, and his office was a sensitive one: the White House’s most highly classified documents, including intelligence materials, routinely flowed through it. … Continue reading

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What Biden is keeping secret in the JFK files

Part of a file from the CIA released by the National Archives in 2017, dated Oct. 10, 1963, details “a reliable and sensitive source in Mexico” report of Lee Harvey Oswald’s contact with the Soviet Union embassy in Mexico City. … Continue reading

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JACOBIN No.29 / Spring 2018: 1968

“Between us we can change this rotten society. Now, put on your coat and make for the nearest cinema. Look at their deadly love-making on the screen. Isn’t it better in real life? Make up your mind to learn to … Continue reading

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“Barbed Wire Sunday”

On August 13, 1961, the National People’s Army of the German Democratic Republic began constructing the Berlin Wall “At midnight on this day in 1961, units of the East German army began to close the border between East and West … Continue reading

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