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Did the JFK Assassination almost kill the Saturday Evening Post?

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I'm not sure which thread I read last night that mentioned "Three Assassins Killed Kennedy", Saturday Evening Post, December 2nd 1967.  

https://www.bing.com/images/search?view=detailV2&ccid=C2yhN4DD&id=6AD3EBB34CF2C63E78557C07D6C570A5DD599F19&thid=OIP.C2yhN4DDfSt4cy1cneRPdAAAAA&mediaurl=http%3a%2f%2fwww.oldlifemagazines.com%2fmedia%2fcatalog%2fproduct%2fcache%2f1%2fimage%2f360x480%2f9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95%2fp%2fo%2fpost-1967-12-02_3.jpg&exph=480&expw=360&q=three+assassins+killed+kennedy+saturday+evening+post&simid=608019091780208836&selectedIndex=0&ajaxhist=0

But I looked for it today and only find the cover, well there's this reference.

https://www.amazon.com/Assassins-Killed-Kennedy-Saturday-Evening/dp/B001BPJCXE

Around since 1821 the Post died in 1969.  We subscribed.  I remember the Norman Rockwell paintings coming out of the mail box before computers.  It was brought back to life a  quarterly in 71.

I notice the cover mentions Six Seconds in Dallas.  Does anyone know where the article might be read or who wrote it or if it's been suppressed?

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11 hours ago, Ron Bulman said:

I'm not sure which thread I read last night that mentioned "Three Assassins Killed Kennedy", Saturday Evening Post, December 2nd 1967.  

https://www.bing.com/images/search?view=detailV2&ccid=C2yhN4DD&id=6AD3EBB34CF2C63E78557C07D6C570A5DD599F19&thid=OIP.C2yhN4DDfSt4cy1cneRPdAAAAA&mediaurl=http%3a%2f%2fwww.oldlifemagazines.com%2fmedia%2fcatalog%2fproduct%2fcache%2f1%2fimage%2f360x480%2f9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95%2fp%2fo%2fpost-1967-12-02_3.jpg&exph=480&expw=360&q=three+assassins+killed+kennedy+saturday+evening+post&simid=608019091780208836&selectedIndex=0&ajaxhist=0

But I looked for it today and only find the cover, well there's this reference.

https://www.amazon.com/Assassins-Killed-Kennedy-Saturday-Evening/dp/B001BPJCXE

Around since 1821 the Post died in 1969.  We subscribed.  I remember the Norman Rockwell paintings coming out of the mail box before computers.  It was brought back to life a  quarterly in 71.

I notice the cover mentions Six Seconds in Dallas.  Does anyone know where the article might be read or who wrote it or if it's been suppressed?

Ron,

 

It looks like this was published as an 88 page paperback book, written by a man named Oliver Atkins. He is deceased now.

 

Here are three places you can buy a copy. The cheapest one is the last one:

https://www.claudiasbargains.com/1967-the-saturday-evening-post-magazine-three-assassins-killed-kennedy.html

https://www.oldlifemagazines.com/saturday-evening-post-december-2-1967-three-assassins-killed-kennedy.html

http://www.papermags.com/1221967atkinsollie---threeassassinskilledkennedy.aspx

 

https://catalog.archives.gov/id/10610374

 

Person Name:

Atkins, Oliver F., 1916-1977

Role(s):

Related to 209 catalog description(s)
Contributor in 208 description(s)
Subject in 1 description(s)

Variant Name(s):

Atkins, Ollie F., 1916-1977

Biographical Note:

Oliver "Ollie" F. Atkins (1916-1977) was President Nixon's personal photographer in the White House. He received an A.B. in 1938 from the University of Alabama. He worked as a staff and chief photographer for the Birmingham (Alabama) Post, 1939 to 1940; staff photographer for the Washington Daily News, 1940 to 1042; foreign correspondent photographer, 1942 to 1945; Washington photographer for the Saturday Evening Post, 1945 to 1969; foreign correspondent photographer in Japan and Korea in 1951; and photography columnist for the Washington Post, 1947 to 1950. He was Chief White House Photographer, 1969 to 1974, during President Nixon's administration. From 1974 to 1977 he was vice president of Curtis Publishing Company in Indianapolis, Indiana.

 

Steve Thomas

 

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So their Washington Photographer wrote an 88 page story that was featured on the cover that week?  Odd.  Then a year later he became Nixon's White House photographer, that could speak volumes itself.  I'm ordering it.  Maybe we shall see.

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39 minutes ago, Ron Bulman said:

So their Washington Photographer wrote an 88 page story that was featured on the cover that week?  Odd.  Then a year later he became Nixon's White House photographer, that could speak volumes itself.  I'm ordering it.  Maybe we shall see.

Ron,

" From 1974 to 1977 he was vice president of Curtis Publishing Company in Indianapolis, Indiana."

 

The Curtis Publishing Co. published the Saturday Evening Post up until 1969.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Saturday_Evening_Post

 

In 1969, “The magazine's publisher, Curtis Publishing Company, lost a landmark defamation suit, Curtis Publishing Co. v. Butts 388 U.S. 130 (1967),[7] resulting from an article, and was ordered to pay $3,060,000 in damages to the plaintiff. The Post article implied that football coaches Paul "Bear" Bryant and Wally Butts conspired to fix a game between the University of Alabama and the University of Georgia. Both coaches sued Curtis Publishing Co. for defamation...”

In 1970, control of the debilitated Curtis Publishing Company was acquired from the estate of Cyrus Curtis by Indianapolis industrialist Beurt SerVaas.[13] SerVaas relaunched the Post the following year on a quarterly basis as a kind of nostalgia magazine.”

 

Steve Thomas

 

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I've read the Sat Post article. It was basically a summary of Six Seconds in Dallas. Apparently, this scared the bejeesus out of the Johnson Administration. Soon thereafter, Ramsey Clark convened his secret panel to debunk Thompson.

FWIW, I saw Thompson last weekend. He's still looking for a publisher for Last Second in Dallas. We'll see.

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I've never read Six Seconds in Dallas as since I became aware of it it's always been a bit expensive and still is. 

https://www.amazon.com/Six-Seconds-Dallas-Micro-Study-Assassination/dp/0394445716/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1520487600&sr=1-1&keywords=six+seconds+in+dallas&dpID=51Fmcq08isL&preST=_SY291_BO1,204,203,200_QL40_&dpSrc=srch

It should be republished and made available for historical perspective at a reasonable price.  JmHo.

Never heard of Last Second in Dallas, maybe others know all about it.  Any info appreciated. 

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From what I understand, Thompson's new book will be a synthesis of Dave Wimp's work on the Z film and the acoustics.

 

In other words, the bobbing forward of JFK's head before Z 313 is not real, and the acoustics is genuine.

 

BTW, I have to add, one of the underrated parts of SSD is his examination of CE 543.  To me, that by itself proves conspiracy.

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Tink Thompson lost the Oswald Mock Trial 6 - 5 - 1.

The Josiah Thompson School of Micro-Analyses is intellectually bankrupt.

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2 hours ago, James DiEugenio said:

From what I understand, Thompson's new book will be a synthesis of Dave Wimp's work on the Z film and the acoustics.

 

In other words, the bobbing forward of JFK's head before Z 313 is not real, and the acoustics is genuine.

 

BTW, I have to add, one of the underrated parts of SSD is his examination of CE 543.  To me, that by itself proves conspiracy.

Jim, let's say for the sake of argument Alec Baldwin arranged to have a 90 second spot on the Rachel Maddow Show to present the case for conspiracy in the murder of JFK -- and he asked you to write the script.

Is that how you'd spend the 90 seconds, analyzing a photo of a cartridge?

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18 hours ago, Pat Speer said:

I saw Thompson last weekend. He's still looking for a publisher for Last Second in Dallas. We'll see.

Very interesting. Keep us informed, please.

P. S: I tried to send a PM, but I discovered you can not receive messages, so I'm posting my message here:

Is it please possible to have, by PM, Thompson's email address? An Italian journalist and friend would like to interview him. Thanks in advance for your answer. This journalist is the author of this documentary, by the way: 

 

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Paz, your friend would be much better off interviewing Vincent Salandria.

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2 hours ago, Paz Marverde said:

Very interesting. Keep us informed, please.

P. S: I tried to send a PM, but I discovered you can not receive messages, so I'm posting my message here:

Is it please possible to have, by PM, Thompson's email address? An Italian journalist and friend would like to interview him. Thanks in advance for your answer. This journalist is the author of this documentary, by the way: 

 

If you send me your friend's email address at pat@patspeer,com, I can forward it on to Thompson.

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And down the rabbit hole they go...

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12 hours ago, Pat Speer said:

If you send me your friend's email address at pat@patspeer,com, I can forward it on to Thompson

Thank you very much indeed. Sent my email message just few seconds ago 

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