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Douglas Caddy

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Peter Lawford and the Kennedys

Today, 03:41 AM

David Talbot in conversation with Peter Dale Scott on Dec. 2, 2015

Yesterday, 05:38 PM


Speech by James Douglass in Seattle on June 6, 2008

29 November 2015 - 03:21 AM

Speech by James Douglass in Seattle on June 6, 2008

The final three minutes are especially illuminating, as is his whole talk.


Taps at President Kennedy's funeral

25 November 2015 - 05:45 PM

Joseph McBride wrote on Facebook today: After helping to kill President Kennedy, the military gave him a grand televised funeral intended to stupefy the nation in its grieving and prevent the people from taking to the streets in protest of what had just happened. To turn her dead husband into a Lincolnesque legend, Jacqueline Kennedy brilliantly but perhaps misguidedly directed the spectacle, the final act of a moving but numbing four-day docudrama watched by much of the country. And yet the broken note of the bugler (Army Sergeantt Keith Clark) playing "Taps" for the slain commander in chief was one of the most poignant moments of that weekend, more moving than John-John's salute because it was more spontaneous (the boy's stage-managing mother told him to salute his father's coffin, but the bugler felt mortified by his very human, deeply expressive mistake):


JFK: The Mysterious Death of Number Thirty-Five, Part 3

24 November 2015 - 09:11 PM