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In May 2005, an anonymous user, created a Wikipedia article about John Seigenthaler which claimed "was thought to have been directly involved in the Kennedy assassinations of both John, and his brother, Bobby." Wikipedia said they could not trace who submitted the entry. After investigative work by Daniel Brandt, the culprit was identified as Brian Chase, a manager at a small delivery service in Nashville.

John Seigenthaler was of course not involved in the assassination. However, he was an interesting choice to make this claim. In 1949 Seigenthaler was employed by The Tennessean. In July 1957, Seigenthaler began to investigate corruption within the local branch of the Teamsters. He also looked into the criminal activities of Dave Beck and Jimmy Hoffa. His articles led to the impeachment trial of Chattanooga Criminal Court Judge Ralston Schoolfield. In 1958 Seigenthaler became an assistant city editor and special assignment reporter. Seigenthaler was a supporter of John F. Kennedy in the 1960 Presidential Election and after his victory he was appointed as administrative assistant to Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy.

During the Freedom Riders campaign Robert Kennedy sent John Seigenthaler to negotiate with Governor James Patterson of Alabama. Harris Wofford, the president's Special Assistant for Civil Rights, later pointed out: "Seigenthaler arrived in time to escort the first group of wounded and shaken riders from the bus terminal to the airport, and flew with them to safety in New Orleans."

The Freedom Riders now traveled onto Montgomery. One of the passengers, James Zwerg, later recalled: "As we were going from Birmingham to Montgomery, we'd look out the windows and we were kind of overwhelmed with the show of force - police cars with sub-machine guns attached to the backseats, planes going overhead... We had a real entourage accompanying us. Then, as we hit the city limits, it all just disappeared. As we pulled into the bus station a squad car pulled out - a police squad car. The police later said they knew nothing about our coming, and they did not arrive until after 20 minutes of beatings had taken place. Later we discovered that the instigator of the violence was a police sergeant who took a day off and was a member of the Klan. They knew we were coming. It was a set-up."

The passangers were attacked by a large mob. They were dragged from the bus and beaten by men with baseball bats and lead piping. Taylor Branch, the author of Parting the Waters: America in the King Years, 1954-63 (1988) wrote: "One of the men grabbed Zwerg's suitcase and smashed him in the face with it. Others slugged him to the ground, and when he was dazed beyond resistance, one man pinned Zwerg's head between his knees so that the others could take turns hitting him. As they steadily knocked out his teeth, and his face and chest were streaming blood, a few adults on the perimeter put their children on their shoulders to view the carnage." Zwerg later argued: "There was noting particularly heroic in what I did. If you want to talk about heroism, consider the black man who probably saved my life. This man in coveralls, just off of work, happened to walk by as my beating was going on and said 'Stop beating that kid. If you want to beat someone, beat me.' And they did. He was still unconscious when I left the hospital. I don't know if he lived or died."

Some of the Freedom Riders, including seven women, ran for safety. The women approached an African-American taxicab driver and asked him to take them to the First Baptist Church. However, he was unwilling to violate Jim Crow restrictions by taking any white women. He agreed to take the five African-Americans, but the two white women, Susan Wilbur and Susan Hermann, were left on the curb. They were then attacked by the white mob.

John Seigenthaler, who was driving past, stopped and got the two women in his car. According to Raymond Arsenault, the author of Freedom Riders (2006): "Suddenly, two rough-looking men dressed in overalls blocked his path to the car door, demanding to know who the hell he was. Seigenthaler replied that he was a federal agent and that they had better not challenge his authority. Before he could say any more, a third man struck him in the back of the head with a pipe. Unconscious, he fell to the pavement, where he was kicked in the ribs by other members of the mob. Pushed under the rear bumper of the car, his battered and motionless body remained there until discovered by a reporter twenty-five minutes later."

Harris Wofford, the president's Special Assistant for Civil Rights, pointed out: "Seigenthaler went to the defense of a girl being beaten and was clubbed to the ground; he was kicked while he lay there unconscious for nearly half an hour. Again FBI agents present did nothing, except take notes." Robert F. Kennedy later reported: "I talked to John Seigenthaler in the hospital and said that I thought it was very helpful for the Negro vote, and that I appreciated what he had done."

In March 1962, Seigenthaler was appointed as editor of The Tennessean. He continued his campaign against Jimmy Hoffa. As a result Hoffa's lawyers attempted to move his jury tampering trial from Nashville. Seigenthaler admitted he personally wanted Hoffa convicted and the trial was moved to Chattanooga, but Hoffa was still convicted in 1964 after a 45-day trial.

Seigenthaler was given leave from his newspaper to work on Robert Kennedy's 1968 presidential campaign. Seigenthaler served as one of the pallbearers at his funeral, and later co-edited the book An Honorable Profession: A Tribute to Robert F. Kennedy (1993) with Pierre Salinger.

On 8th February, 1973, Seigenthaler was promoted to publisher of The Tennessean. He worked closely with Al Gore on investigative stories about Nashville City Council corruption. On 5th May, 1976, Seigenthaler dismissed Jacque Srouji, a copy editor at the newspaper, after finding that she had served as an informant for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). At the time she was writing a book critical of Karen Silkwood. Seigenthaler tried for a year to get his own FBI dossier, and finally received some highly expurgated material including these words: "Allegations of Seigenthaler having illicit relations with young girls, which information source obtained from an unnamed source."

I wonder if the FBI were involved in this smear of Seigenthaler?

http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/JFKseigenthaler.htm

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Seigenthaler wrote a book, A Search For Justice, in 1971, in which he compared the manner in which some recent trials had been conducted. The 3 trials, as I recall, were the trials of Jack Ruby, James Earl Ray, and Sirhan Sirhan. If I recall correctly, he was very critical of the manner in which these trials were handled, and was particularly disturbed by the plea bargain given Ray.

While not actually questioning the guilt of the accused, I suspected from my browse through his book that Seigenthaler was open-minded.

Does anyone know where he stood on the HSCA? It wouldn't surprise me if he wrote an editorial endorsing its creation.

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Seigenthaler wrote a book, A Search For Justice, in 1971, in which he compared the manner in which some recent trials had been conducted. The 3 trials, as I recall, were the trials of Jack Ruby, James Earl Ray, and Sirhan Sirhan. If I recall correctly, he was very critical of the manner in which these trials were handled, and was particularly disturbed by the plea bargain given Ray.

While not actually questioning the guilt of the accused, I suspected from my browse through his book that Seigenthaler was open-minded.

Does anyone know where he stood on the HSCA? It wouldn't surprise me if he wrote an editorial endorsing its creation.

I don't know the answer to that question. However, in December 1966, Seigenthaler and Richard Goodwin represented the Kennedy family when controversy developed about historian William Manchester's book about the John F. Kennedy assassination, The Death of a President. Seigenthaler had read an early version of the book, which led to Jacqueline Kennedy threatening a lawsuit over inaccurate and private statements in the publication.

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Seigenthaler wrote a book, A Search For Justice, in 1971, in which he compared the manner in which some recent trials had been conducted. The 3 trials, as I recall, were the trials of Jack Ruby, James Earl Ray, and Sirhan Sirhan. If I recall correctly, he was very critical of the manner in which these trials were handled, and was particularly disturbed by the plea bargain given Ray.

While not actually questioning the guilt of the accused, I suspected from my browse through his book that Seigenthaler was open-minded.

Does anyone know where he stood on the HSCA? It wouldn't surprise me if he wrote an editorial endorsing its creation.

I don't know the answer to that question. However, in December 1966, Seigenthaler and Richard Goodwin represented the Kennedy family when controversy developed about historian William Manchester's book about the John F. Kennedy assassination, The Death of a President. Seigenthaler had read an early version of the book, which led to Jacqueline Kennedy threatening a lawsuit over inaccurate and private statements in the publication.

I think it is very possible that Jackie Kennedy was wanting to sue over ACCURATE and private statements that Manchester was going to use in his book. And I speculate that these accurate and private statements had to do with the behavior of Lyndon Johnson pre and post assassination and the Kennedy family's and entourage's sour relationship with LBJ.

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John Seigenthaler (CFR member) is yet ANOTHER person who you can not trust for truth on the JFK assassination. And Seigenthaler is a former close aide to Robert Kennedy. The Council on Foreign Relations is a little club - only half kidding here- devoted to the murder of John Kennedy and the post assassination cover up of that murder for 48 years.

In the case of Seigenthaler I think it is WILLFUL SELF IGNORANCE and succombing to the elite peer pressure of fellow CFR members some of whom I think were directly involved in the JFK assassination, i.e. George Herbert Walker Bush who was a director of the CFR in the late 1970's. The murderers of JFK had a PR problem and one of their contra-truth tools for very important media propaganda has been the CFR, which stands for "Can't Freely Relate" the truth about the JFK assassination.

The CFR members have been bad, bad, bad - fantastically inaccurate, the equivalent of 1950's Stalist propaganda - on anything relating to the JFK assassination. Nicholas Katzenbach (CFR), another top RFK aide, he was the one who wrote a memo on 11/24/63 that the public must be convinced that Lee Harvey Oswald was the lone assassin - pure bunk as we know in hindsight. Jack Valenti (CFR) - former LBJ aide who apparently was sharing his wife Mary Margaret Wiley Valenti with Lyndon Johnson - was a notorious cover up artist in the media for the JFK assassination. Bill Moyers (CFR)- another LBJ aide and yet another CFR cover up artist for the JFK assassination.

Quoting David Gergan (CFR)here as he refers to John Seigenthaler (misspelling in transcript): Seiganthaler was making harsh critcisims of Oliver Stone, basically calling him a xxxx who had committed blood libel with his movie JFK.

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/gergen/carnes_12-26.html

"DAVID GERGEN: Well, let me put it another way. First, with an acknowledgement I worked for Richard Nixon, and I just saw the movie by Oliver Stone, "Nixon," and it was painful to watch for me, because I thought it exaggerated all of his weaknesses almost to the point of non- recognition, and it ignored his strengths, what emerged was a caricature, his family has called it character assassination. He's obviously and clearly denied that. But rather than dwell on Nixon because that is personal, let me go back to the other--another movie by Mr. Stone--"JFK," this past year the American Society of Newspaper Editors, a former aide to Robert Kennedy and later editor and publisher John Zegentholer, questioned Mr. Stone about his movie. He--Zegentholer had appeared before a high school class and found that many of them had seen the movie and were convinced that Lyndon Johnson was guilty of a conspiracy to murder John F. Kennedy, and he said this, "Is there any regret on your part, Mr. Stone, for what I consider to be a blood libel on Lyndon Johnson for that accusation of murder?" Is it only an entertainment then?"

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Has someone pulled "a Seigenthaler" on the formerly pristine, wikipedia.org "article" about a respected, late Senior Asst., WC investigative counsel? There seems to be a new section in that wiki page.:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_E._Jenner,_Jr.#Controversy

How long will it be permitted to display in that wiki article?

If a line is not drawn, in this instance, will the wiki article of the esteemed Earl Warren, himself, be more accurately edited, next?

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After investigative work by Daniel Brandt, the culprit was identified as Brian Chase, a manager at a small delivery service in Nashville.

I don't doubt this on its face - but I had read it reported, perhaps erroneously, that the culprit was actually a disgruntled employee of Seigenthaler's.

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In March 1962, Seigenthaler was appointed as editor of The Tennessean. He continued his campaign against Jimmy Hoffa.

On 8th February, 1973, Seigenthaler was promoted to publisher of The Tennessean. He worked closely with Al Gore on investigative stories about Nashville City Council corruption. On 5th May, 1976, Seigenthaler dismissed Jacque Srouji, a copy editor at the newspaper, after finding that she had served as an informant for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). At the time she was writing a book critical of Karen Silkwood. Seigenthaler tried for a year to get his own FBI dossier, and finally received some highly expurgated material including these words: "Allegations of Seigenthaler having illicit relations with young girls, which information source obtained from an unnamed source."

I wonder if the FBI were involved in this smear of Seigenthaler?

http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/JFKseigenthaler.htm

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Hello John,

Your listing on Seigenthaler / Tennessean / JFK jogs lots of old memories. It does sound like he caught one of the Project Mockingbird types trying to modify public opinion on the Karen Silkwood issue. Unionist Karen Silkwood was "Blowing The Whistle" on the Kerr-McGee Plutonium works out in Oklahoma and he hit seems to be a product of DISC. She had a load of papers or files she was going to turn over to a news person when she ran off the road and was killed. One account I read years back told During the exact same time the News Reporter she was going to meet ran off the road and into a cow pasture and woke up hours later. So, that just doesn't happen without DISC running some leaker interference. Other accounts tell she was rear ended and ran off the road. The DuPont and the Manhattan Project security folks know about a special trick that uses Freon run into a car's engine, so that what comes out the rear tail pipe is like an anesthetic gas. All they do is run in front of the Mark's car and the fluorine gas cloud makes the follow car's driver pass out. For this to happen to Silkwood and The NewsPaper Reporter she was going to meet speaks to this DISC special trick they were using. Perhaps they only wanted to have Silkwood pass out and wind up asleep in the cow pasture and snatch her documents, as happened to the reporter. But that didn't happen and she became a legend in the Nuclear Activism Communities.

The Tennseesean Paper appeared to be one of the few Newspapers that didn't ever sell out to "Project Mockingbird" issues, which I think has a lot to do with why that system got its name, as Tennessee is the Mockingbird state. Oak Ridge and Knoxville are highly controlled and have an abundance of Mockingbirds controlling news releases, much like what Jim Garrison experienced when he tried to explain the issues. The rest of the story is the Tennessean went on to be a biggest thorn in the side of the Oak Ridge Nuclear works due to have so many toxic release issues that they made a huge population of workers at the K-25 plant sick, and a good portion of the downwind residents and town of Oak Ridge. What broght in the Tennessean's interst was a person named Honiker that was a flaming anti-nuclear editor for the Tennesssean. So, with that inernal pull it made a project for two reporters to expose the Oak Ridge toxic worker issues, and they did a huge spead on that. It went on to include almost every plant in the DOE system and caused a major upset in the DOE system that got Hazel O'Leary involved and it continued for years.

The interesting part is a Tennesseen's editor, Dolph (Bunny) Honicker, had a son named Cliff Honiker who was married to a Jackie Kittrell, who many tell was the daughter of an ONI person. The rumors tell they were once connected with "The Farm". It turns out that Cliff Honiker was into the Oak Ridge Fluoride toxic issues and discovered a stash of highly important documents at the Special Collections area of the Hodges Library at the University of Tennessee, which included a whole copy of Project F. Project F is the keystone document from the USAEC that exposed all the toxic issues on the Manhattan Project's most huge issue for fluorine toxicity. So, somewhere about then the entire collection per this all disappeared from the Library. It gets even more interesting because Jackie Kittrell was connected to the "Highlanders Group", which was the Group that trained Martin Luther King and all the rest in the art of non-violent protests patterned after Ghondi's methods in India. Their charter was cancelled when they were in Monteagle Tennessee due to what Nashvilled called Socialist or Communist troublemaking.

So, about the time of the JFK administration Hoover was going nuts over the issues of The Farm being Communist and the Highlanders Group being Communist and running the Civil Rights movement. So, both these groups were infiltrated and run over by the COINTEL programs. In the middle of all this we also have Jeanine Honiker, Dolph's wife, turning into a huge antinuclear activist, and later connecting with Louis Alvarez, who controlled the explosion of information on Karen Silkwood. Alvarez is married to Kitty Tucker, also an anti-nuker. I think the issue is Seigenthaler is right in the middle of all this and doesn't say anything, but the art of covering up on Silkwood is working all around him.

Then in place to pushing the issue on Oak Ridge and fluorine toxic related issues, the Honikers hook up Alvarez, in Washinton, who involved with drugs and was fired from the DOE due to drug use and declaired persona non grata at the White House. Alvarez started a national group called the Military Production Network, which was about a national collection of anti-nuke groups that he led. He then focused everything onto radiation effects and lost the entire huge toxic issue of fluorine on the Manhattan Project's legacy effects on the workers and the nearby residents hit with releases. This push then gets Congressional Inquiry and what is called the EEOICPA legislation to compensate workers and those exposed due to mainly radiation and cancer effects. They deep sixed the huge fluorine toxic issues connected to K-25 and places like the Green Salt -UF-4 issues of the Y-12 plant that made lots of workers sick there, and at ORNL where the MSRE had many fluorine leaks. It got worse as another of the Kittrell and Alvarez associates name Ralph Hutchinson, that ran OREPA (Oak Ridge Environmental Peace Alliance---which is part of MPN), worked on the ORHASP Panel (Oak Ridge Health Advisory Streering Panel) to do an assessment of the toxic releases in Oak Ridge and the Fluoride health effects had a number done on it just like what the Warren Commission did to cover up the real story on the JFK assassination. OREPA was funded by a lot of the corrupt people from ORNL and the Oak Ridge plants.

So, if you wanted to see the same ugly issues of "Project Mockingbird" that went on beyond the issues of Karen Silkwood, into JFK, and into the Workers Compensation legislation then follow the whole set of issues tied to the Tennessean both with Seigenthaylor and on up to the Honikers, and then how the massive fluorine toxic issues are still hidden to this day and no one anywere gets any compenstation from the huge industry issues of fluorine toxicity. Then look at the issues of fluoring around Buffalo / Tonawanda / Niagara Falls and like issues around DuPont and Deepwater, NJ, and you'll find the biggest Mockingbird like operations ever done to sell the public that a toxic poison is good for your teeth, and deepsixing what it does to overall health and longevity. It ended up being the same game the NAZI's planed on their political dissodent prisoners at their camps like Dachau and the many human experiments there. Flurorine effects also got into NASA, the new home for the NAZI's in the US, as for a time the huge rocket power of fluorine was going to be used by NASA rockets and one of the biggest fluorine production plants was built at Cape Canaveral, Fla. The issue was after Dornberger pushed NASA to use fluorine rocket fuel, the stuff proved to toxic to use and was never allowed to be done in the atmospheric rockets, but played a huge role in the Lunar Lander. The glasing issue there is the JFK space race could not use Fluorine Rockets, but Oak Ridge could run huge leaking plants with leaking fluoride emissions making workers and region sick.

That is were this Tenneessean greater look should typically lead one, if they looked more deeply at a newspaper that would not follow the Mockingbirg project's games and sought to report real news. The reason the Oak Ridge workers had to go to the Tennesseean to tell the story of their plight was that all the Knoxville and Oak Ridge systems were bought and paid for by the corrupt national securty system of Oak Ridge and its DISC connections and Project Mockingbird, which only told what the Oak Ridge plants wanted them to tell and only when they wanted it told. The fluoride issue toxic effects in Oak Ridge are still covered up to this day and the Project F files still missing and stacked away from the public's view.

Even if we look real deep in the Fluorine issue--it is the root of the Ozone Hole and lots more problems directly connected to that. NASA correctly handled Fluroine, but the insanity of the Manhattan Project and DuPont caused a disaster:

http://www.iitap.iastate.edu/gccourse/chem/ozone/nasarelease.html

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Other interesting associations:

http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2009/apr/11/hoffas-chattanooga-trial-pushed-system-to-limits/

Jimmy Hoffa's Chattanooga trial pushed system to limits

Convictiion was significant for justice system, Seigenthaler recalls

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/10/22/AR2010102203335.html

James F. Neal, 81; lawyer won courtroom battles against Jimmy Hoffa and Watergate conspirators

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http://knoxville.fbi.gov/history.htm

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http://dlc.lib.utk.edu/f/fa/fulltext/1160.html

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The most interesting parts are: 1. FBI Div 5 type interests in Hoffa--links with RFK--the espeonage issues of Oak Ridge is after Hoffa. 2. Hoffa gets locked up in prison in the special organized crime wing, 3. Nixon suddenly pardons Hoffa in 1971, 4. Hoffa gets on Nixon's case in 1975 for restricting from being a Union Organizer, 4. Hoffa is disappeared in 1975, body dissolved. 5. Perhaps why Nixon was all worried the DNC found out what Hoffa found out. 6. Nixon stays in seclusion until about 10 weeks after Hoffa is cleaned then reapears.

imho

http://www.hbci.com/~tgort/resign.htm

Richard Nixon's resignation

August 8, 1974

Nixon out of public eye until ten weeks after Hoffa hit.

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http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,121236,00.html

Jimmy Hoffa (search) became the leader of the Teamsters Union (search) in 1957 but was sent to prison 10 years later for jury tampering and fraud. He was pardoned in 1971 after giving up the union presidency and in 1975 attempted a comeback — one that never was able to happen because he disappeared. Below is a timeline of the Hoffa case:

1975

July 30: Jimmy Hoffa, 62, disappears. Hoffa was supposed to have met at the Machus Red Fox restaurant in Detroit with Frank Sheeran, a local Teamsters official from Detroit, and mobsters Anthony “Tony Jack” Giacalone and Anthony “Tony Pro” Provenzano. Hoffa is last seen in the parking lot.

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Jacque Srouji -- The flight of a Mockingbird

http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,879750,00.html

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For a part-time, night-shift copy editor who rarely did any reporting, Jacque Srouji, 31, had remarkably good sources at the FBI. Hardly had she rejoined the Nashville Tennessean last fall after five years as a housewife and freelance writer when she was able to give its editors late-night details about a statewide FBI strike against illegal betting parlors and tip them off about a raid on a local business suspected of fraud.

Srouji's ties to the FBI might have gone undetected if she had not been involved in another sensitive matter: the mysterious death of Karen Silkwood (TIME, Jan. 20, 1975). An Oklahoma plutonium worker active in her union, Silkwood was killed in a 1974 auto accident while on the way to tell a reporter about alleged health and nuclear safety violations in the plant where she worked. Just before returning to the Tennessean, Srouji finished writing Critical Mass, a paean to the nuclear industry to be released this summer by Aurora Publishers Inc., a small Nashville concern. The book casts Silkwood in an unflattering light, raising questions about drug usage and her sex habits. Called last month to testify before a House subcommittee investigating nuclear safeguards, Srouji disclosed that the FBI had shown her nearly 1,000 pages of bureau documents on the Silkwood case for use in her book. When Agent Lawrence J. Olson Sr., 43, was called before the sub-committee staff, he disclosed the FBI had a "special relationship" with Srouji.

After Srouji's cover was blown last month by her own congressional testimony, Publisher Seigenthaler questioned her and learned that the FBI recently had asked her about the political views of two Tennessean staff members: Columnist Dolph Honicker, an outspoken critic of nuclear power; and Jerry Hornsby, a copy editor who was until recently a member of the Socialist Party, U.S.A. Srouji insisted that she had defended the pair, but Seigenthaler dismissed her on the spot. "The moment it appears that the FBI is using any member of this staff as a conduit to check on any other member, then I have to cut off that conduit," he said.

By week's end it was beginning to look like Srouji might have been more than a conduit—even an agent provocateur. Hornsby recalled she was conspicuously active in left-wing politics, and recently delivered a bitter diatribe at a public meeting against police surveillance of left-wingers. Honicker said that this spring she suggested that the two of them tear down a Gerald Ford photograph in the Nashville Federal Office Building as a protest act. They went to do it at midnight and found the building, customarily locked at 5:30 p.m., wide-open. Suddenly suspicious, Honicker said he quickly departed.

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http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/1982/apr/29/the-silkwood-case/

Mr. Crewdson wrote that what he found “most disturbing” were the quotes I attributed to A.O. Pipkin, the private investigator who reconstructed the events that led to the car crash in which Karen Silkwood was killed in 1974. It is a well-known fact, available to anyone who reads The New York Times, that Mr. Pipkin discovered dents in the rear of Ms. Silkwood’s car, raising the possibility she had been forced from the road.

Mr. Crewdson also wrote that “where there are small errors, the possibility of larger ones cannot be dismissed.” Mr. Crewdson might better have paid attention to his own exposition. For instance, he stated that Kerr-McGee Corporation, which was sued for negligence in the plutonium contamination of Ms. Silkwood, had “never disputed that the plutonium was its own.” In fact, Kerr-McGee’s lawyers took just the opposite position during a two-year effort to get the suit dismissed. Another example: Mr. Crewdson described Jacque Srouji as a “naval reserve officer.” Ms. Srouji was enlisted in the Naval Reserve: she was not a commissioned officer. Small errors, to be sure, but they unequivocably are errors.

On May 13, 1976, John Seigenthaler, editor of the Nashville Tennessean, filed a complaint with the Justice Department about the FBI and furthermore agreed to give congressional testimony critical of the Bureau. On that very same day, Homer Boynton, a top-ranking FBI official, made it a point to tell Mr. Crewdson that Mr. Seigenthaler was “not entirely pure.” This was an obvious attempt to smear Mr. Seigenthaler’s name, as Mr. Crewdson now agrees. (“What else could it have been?” he said during our phone conversation.) Yet, when Mr. Crewdson wrote about the incident in the Times of May 19, 1976, he was most reluctant to include Mr. Boynton’s name. (“Homer was a pretty good friend of mine…that was a really agonizing period.”) Certainly one can sympathize with Mr. Crewdson, who did not want to offend his friend in the FBI. But what about Mr. Seigenthaler, whose reputation was being called publicly into question? At no point in Mr. Crewdson’s reportage in the Times did he make it absolutely clear that the FBI was engaged in character assassination against Mr. Seigenthaler, and it was left to Mr. Seigenthaler himself to restore his good name, for which he later was awarded the Sidney Hillman Award for Courage in Journalism.

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http://www.rense.com/general74/howiz.htm

1969, September. Golda Meir visits Richard Nixon, and under the persuation of Henry Kissinger, a top-secret document of understanding between Israel& US, known as "Don't Ask, Don't Test," was signed not known to too many people other that Secretary of Defense, Melvin Laird and his Deputy, David Packard. Since that time no one ever dared to mention about this secret pact.

1974. India explodes her first bomb, dubbed as "The Smiling Buddha."

1974, Nov. 13. Karen Silkwood (Feb 19, 1946 to November 13, 1974), killed in a hit an run accident, while she was on her way to deliver a brown manila folder containing information regarding about 8,000 lbs of missing Plutonium from the Cimmaron Plant of Kerr-McGee Corporation's Plutonium processing plant, near Oklahoma City, OK. Ref. #

1977-78. NUMEC Plant, Apollo, PA reported to have missing about 572 lbs of Highly Enriched Uranium (HEU). FBI investigation of its Manager, Dr. Zalman M. Shapiro, curtailed by Presidentail orders, and sealed under "Top Classified" material, not to be seen by anyone again. Zalman Shapiro was fined $929,000, but no one knows if the fine was paid. [Ref. # See

1985, November 21, Jonathan Jay Pollard and his wife arrested for passing on tons of photocopies of secret intelligence documents from Naval Intelligence Center to Israeli Embassy in Washington DC. His contacts were Rafi Etan (Israel's master spy and Pollard's handler and IAF's Colonel Aviem Sella stationed at Ramon air base in the Negev Desert). The data included information on Soviet submarines, Pakistan and Iran's nuclear activities.

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http://digital.lib.lehigh.edu/trial/reels/films/list/0_28_6

10] Karen took her new assignment seriously. She didn't have to look very hard to find grossly under-trained employees, holes in gloves (that workers used to handle plutonium), and Kerr-McGee health physics technicians who played down the effects of contamination. One of her most startling finds was that forty pounds of plutonium was missing from the plant, enough to build several atomic bombs. During this time, the union scientists had their meeting with Kerr-McGee employees and told everyone that plutonium, even in amounts too small to see, is cancerous. After this meeting, the workers voted in favor of the union, 80 to 61. The union was to begin contract negotiations on November 6, and Karen was to have her documents ready for November 13. Under huge amounts of stress, Karen had already lost twenty pounds -- from 115 to 94 -- and had more trouble sleeping. Drew, fearing deteriorating safety conditions, had quit his job at Kerr-McGee and tried to get Karen to do the same. This led to more arguments between them, and they finally had to declare Kerr-McGee, the union, and health and safety off limits as topics of discussion. Karen was scared, though, and made several calls to her mother and sister Rose Mary. She told them she was quitting after she finished what she was doing and asked them to send her job applications for oil companies near them in Texas. As of September, Karen was sharing an apartment with Sherri Ellis, a co-worker, but not a close friend.

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http://www.thefarm.org/lifestyle/albertbates/akbp3b.html

"Beware 'The Farm,' near Summertown, TN!...

Ultimately, the group succeeded in buying land before the FBI learned of the transaction. The second stage of the investigation began in November, 1971, when the caravan settled onto a large tract of land in Tennessee and took up farming. FBI was immediately advised of the transaction by the County Court Clerk, including the purchase price, downpayment, and the Farm's new holding company, "The Foundation."

When Farm members uncovered a possible criminal conspiracy at a nearby nuclear plant, they called their Senators and Congressman and demanded an FBI investigation. The tenth investigation concerned this allegation, which brought an exchange of letters between Senator Albert Gore and FBI Director William Webster. (Slide)

It appears from the general tenor of these documents that Farm people - and Stephen Gaskin in particular - were deemed by local FBI agents to be consistently reliable sources for information, and were frequently consulted about whether wanted fugitives had been seen in the vicinity or other matters of police interest. There was regular and open cooperation with local law enforcement agencies. These contacts did not relate to a law enforcement investigation of The Farm, but to other investigations, some criminal, some not, involving suspects or other persons who may have contacted The Farm.

9 While we are aware of published accounts of at least one visit to The Farm by a KGB Colonel Zaitsev accompanied by a Naval Intelligence Officer tasked to the CIA (Jacque Srouji), we were unable to make a FOIA request of the CIA, which Congress exempted from FOIA at the time of the passage of the Privacy Act. At some time in the future we may be able to examine the KGB file.

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http://nashvillecitypaper.com/content/city-news/remembering-dolph-honicker

Honicker was primarily a copy editor and news editor at The Tennessean. By the 1970s, he and wife Jeannine had become high-profile protesters against nuclear power — and Honicker never built much of a firewall between his political passions and the job of being a supposedly detached and unbiased journalist.

The specter of an ardent leftist with potential influence over a large daily newspaper apparently concerned the Federal Bureau of Investigation. In 1976, news emerged that the FBI had recruited Tennessean copy editor Jacque Srouji as an informant, in part to keep watch over Honicker. Time magazine reported that Srouji may also have acted as a agent provocateur, trying to entice Honicker into committing illegal acts.

Higher-ups at the paper, including editor John Seigenthaler, fretted for decades about Honicker's politics but kept him around out of respect for his talents. "He was a gifted journalist and a great friend," Seigenthaler said today.

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http://www.thirdworldtraveler.com/FBI/COINTELPRO70s_WAH.html

In the mid-1970s, the FBI was instrumental in covering up the murder of labor activist Karen Silkwood and the theft of her files documenting the radioactive contamination of workers at the Kerr McGee nuclear fuel plant near Oklahoma City. Silkwood, elected to the Oil, Chemical, and Atomic Workers local bargaining committee, had amassed proof that the company was falsifying safety reports to hide widespread exposure to dangerous levels of highly carcinogenic plutonium. She was killed when her car crashed into a concrete embankment enroute to a November 13, 1974 meeting with New York Times reporter David Burnham. Her files were never recovered from the wreck. While prominent independent experts concluded that Silkwood's car was bumped from behind and forced off the road, the FBI found that she fell asleep at the wheel after overdosing on Quaaludes and that she never had any files. It quickly closed the case, and helped Kerr-McGee sabotage congressional investigations and posthumously slander Silkwood as a mentally unstable drug addict. Key to the smear campaign were articles and testimony by Jacque Srouji, a Tennessee journalist secretly in the employ of the FBI, who later confessed to having served in a long string of 1960s COINTELPRO operations.

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http://www.martinfrost.ws/htmlfiles/nov2006/jfk_hypothesis.html

(1) During Eisenhower administration in the fifties U-2 Flights had raised the suspicions about the Dimona facility in the Negev Desert, and sought explanation from David Ben Gurion, and it was described as a Textile Factory, which contradicted the photographs taken by this spy plane. After JFK became President, these facts came to his attention, and he wanted to confront David Ben Gurion with those pictures and perhaps disclose its real purpose in a Press Conference.

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http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/JFKseigenthaler.htm

In March 1962, Seigenthaler was appointed as editor of The Tennessean. He continued his campaign against Jimmy Hoffa. As a result Hoffa's lawyers attempted to move his jury tampering trial from Nashville. Seigenthaler admitted he personally wanted Hoffa convicted and the trial was moved to Chattanooga, but Hoffa was still convicted in 1964 after a 45-day trial.

Seigenthaler was given leave from his newspaper to work on Robert Kennedy's 1968 presidential campaign. Kennedy was shot by an assassin and died on 6th June, 1968. Seigenthaler serve as one of the pallbearers at his funeral, and later co-edited the book An Honorable Profession: A Tribute to Robert F. Kennedy (1993) with Pierre Salinger.

On 8th February, 1973, Seigenthaler was promoted to publisher of The Tennessean. He worked closely with Al Gore on investigative stories about Nashville City Council corruption. On 5th May, 1976, Seigenthaler dismissed Jacque Srouji, a copy editor at the newspaper, after finding that she had served as an informant for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). At the time she was writing a book critical of Karen Silkwood. Seigenthaler tried for a year to get his own FBI dossier, and finally received some highly expurgated material including these words: "Allegations of Seigenthaler having illicit relations with young girls, which information source obtained from an unnamed source."

In May 1982, Seigenthaler also became editorial director of USA Today. In 1986, Middle Tennessee State University established the John Seigenthaler Chair of Excellence in First Amendment Studies, honoring Seigenthaler's "lifelong commitment to free expression values". He resigned from most newspapers in December 1991. Later that month he founded the First Amendment Center at Vanderbilt University.

In May 2005, an anonymous user, created a Wikipedia article about Seigenthaler which claimed "was thought to have been directly involved in the Kennedy assassinations of both John, and his brother, Bobby." After investigative work by Daniel Brandt, the culprit was identified as Brian Chase, a manager at a small delivery service in Nashville.

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The interesting thing is nobody can miss the information on Kitty Tucker and Bob Alvarez being involved in the Karen Silkwood case. Anyone reading Kohn's book on Who Killed Silkwood can find their photos around page 192.

It appears during this time the Tennessean had some big connections with the anti-nuclear community via the Honikers and Cliff Honiker and Jackie O. Kittrell. So, we don't hear anything about this information, and how it fits into the greater perspectives.

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He helped organize a successful lawsuit on behalf of the family of Karen Silkwood, a nuclear worker and active union member who was killed under mysterious circumstances in 1974.

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http://www.deseretnews.com/article/716151/Daughter-snitches-on-DOE-official.html

A senior policy adviser at the Energy Department and his wife, a well-known anti-nuclear activist and lawyer, have been charged with growing and possessing marijuana after their 16-year-old daughter turned them in.

Robert Alvarez and his wife, Kathleen Tucker, turned themselves in to Takoma Park, Md., police on Monday, 11 days after their daughter, Kerry Tucker, told police the couple had drugs in their basement. They were released on their own recognizance.The couple's lawyer, Steven Kupferberg, told The Washington Post that the charges "will eventually be lowered to simple possession."

Kupferberg said Tucker uses the marijuana to treat migraines and chronic muscle pain. He said their daughter was staying with family friends by order of a Montgomery County District Court judge.

Alvarez was fired from his politically appointed job at the Energy Department after their arrest.

Tucker helped bring national attention to the plight of Karen Silkwood, a lab worker at the Kerr-McGee Cimarron Plutonium Plant in Oklahoma who died in a suspicious car crash in 1974 after she went public with alleged safety problems at the plant. Her story was made into a film starring Meryl Streep.

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The Nashville Tennesseans huge Expose on Oak Ridge Sick workers on nuclear cover ups:

http://www.state.nv.us/nucwaste/news/tenn01.htm

THE TENNESSEAN

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SPECIAL REPORT: Sickness surrounds nation's nuclear sites

Index of Past Articles at The Tennessean

Recent Articles

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Sickness surrounds nation's nuclear sites

By Laura Frank and Susan Thomas

Tuesday, September 29, 1998

The Tennessean - Special Report: Oak Ridge illnesses discovered nationwide - By Frank Sutherland / Tennessean Editor

The Tennessean - Special Report - Index

The Tennessean - Mysterious health problems emerge at the Oak Ridge nuclear weapons complex

The Tennessean - Oak Ridge illnesses not confined to workers

The Tennessean - Sickness surrounds nation's nuclear weapons complexes

REACTION TO SPECIAL REPORT:

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Wednesday, September 30, 1998

The Tennessean - Georgia lawmaker takes up nuclear ills fight - By Laura Frank and Susan Thomas

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Friday, October 02, 1998

The Tennessean - Safety nominee wants answers to ill's concerns - By Laura Frank and Susan Thomas

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Saturday, October 03, 1998

The Tennessean - Energy secretary vows health-woes probe - By Laura Frank

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Monday, October 05, 1998

The Tennessean - Ill workers ask energy secretary to meet - By Laura Frank and Susan Thomas

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Wednesday, October 07, 1998

The Tennessean - DOE to develop health program for its ill workers - By Laura Frank and Susan Thomas

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Thursday, October 08, 1998

The Detroit News - Expert calls pattern of illness disturbing - By Susan Thomas, Laura Frank and Robert Sherborne

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Thursday, November 05, 1998

The Tennessean - Frist seeks probe of illnesses around nuclear weapons sites - By Susan Thomas and Laura Frank

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Sunday, November 08, 1998

The Tennessean - Groups urge DOE registry of ill - By Laura Frank and Susan Thomas

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Thursday, November 19, 1998

The Tennessean - OAK RIDGE ILLNESSES: Federal health official willing to help with Oak Ridge testing - By Laura Frank

The Tennessean - OAK RIDGE ILLNESSES: Year later, CDC investigation just beginning - By Laura Frank and Susan Thomas

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Tuesday, December 01, 1998

The Tennessean - DOE promises help is near for ill in Oak Ridge - By Susan Thomas

The Oak Ridger - Richardson cuts short meeting with sick workers - By Larisa Brass

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Thursday, December 17, 1998

The Tennessean - DOE official pledges medical help - By Laura Frank

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http://che-or.8m.com/Nickel03-28-00.htm

Nickel Powder/Nuclear Weapons, The Untold Story

By Cliff Honicker, M. A., Director, American Environmental Health Studies Project, Inc.,

with assistance from Jackie Kittrell, Esq., AEHSP; Sandra Reid, R.N., Romance Carrier, Oak Ridge Health Liaison; Cheryll Dyer, Coalition for a Healthy Environment; [CHE] George Kennedy-White, Esq., AEHSP; Janet Michel, CHE, Mike Knapp, SOCM and Kathryn Swain, M.A., CHE

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http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,975482,00.html

Living Happily Near A Nuclear Trash Heap

By DICK THOMPSON OAK RIDGE, May. 11, 1992

DR. WILLIAM REID WAS NEW TO Oak Ridge, Tenn., and disturbed by what he was seeing. Soon after he joined the staff of Methodist Medical Center in early 1991, he was treating four patients with kidney cancers, an unusually large number for one small area, and a cluster of other people who appeared to have weakened ability to ward off infections. Reid suspected that something in the local environment was attacking the residents' immune systems.

It didn't take much imagination for Reid to figure out possible sources of contamination. For 49 years, federal installations at Oak Ridge have manufactured the innards of nuclear bombs. In the process, the plants have produced -- and carelessly disposed of -- mountains of radioactive material and hazardous wastes. Even the U.S. government admits the Oak Ridge labs have littered the surrounding countryside with everything from asbestos and mercury to enriched uranium. The story is much the same at all the country's now notorious nuclear weapons plants, scattered from Hanford, Wash., to Los Alamos, N. Mex., to the Savannah River plant. The Department of Energy has launched a major clean-up effort, but it might be too late to prevent a host of medical problems in people who have lived in the shadow of the toxic plants for decades.

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Dr. Bill Reid became a legend in Oak Ridge. They recruited him out of Research Triangle in NC because he was an excellent cancer doctor that knew the immune system and how to increase survival rates, and this was something Oak Ridge needed to cover up their cancer death rate problems due to so many toxic emissions. Dr. Reid was not in Oak Ridge very long before he noticed the big signature of sick people. One of his neighbors, Romance Carrier, worked at a leaking fluorine based reactor called MSRE that was making her and lots of other sick from the toxic emissions. This concern and the many others with similar looking illnesses had many coming to him for help. This was particularly so from K-25, the huge fluoride emissions problems in Oak Ridge. A group called The Exposed formed from the huge worker illness signatures there. Dr. Reid then made the mistake of calling a DOE linked doctor, and then all manner of retaliation beset Dr. Reid, his wife Sandra, and their 4 kids. Dr. Reid picks up Jackie Kitrell as his legal council, who is linked to Bob Alvarez and the Silkwood issues. Except the turn out is much different, basically the Reids become bankrupted from going nowhere in the legal process and are run out of town to the Brentwood area of Nashville and working at Vangerbuilt Medical Center. They did manage to get some success with the Tennesseans huge Expose on the problems they spotted in Oak Ridge, and the EEOICPA legislation. But the very toxic issue of Fluroie toxic effects that beset Romance Carrier, at MSRE, and The Exposed, at K-25, group was hidden, and still is via this Bob Alvarez and Kittrell associations. That just doesn't happen with such a massively well known toxic problem, unless it was by design.

One can see the Tennessean has a long past of reporting things that upset the nuclear industry, and the names Honiker and Seirgenthaler seems to have paved this course, and with that lots of intense FBI oversights in even invastion by Mockingbird attempts to contol information. Yet, the puzzle seems to be, why didn't they connect the dots that went beyond firing the FBI's spy at the Tennessean.

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He helped organize a successful lawsuit on behalf of the family of Karen Silkwood, a nuclear worker and active union member who was killed under mysterious circumstances in 1974.

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http://www.deseretnews.com/article/716151/Daughter-snitches-on-DOE-official.html

A senior policy adviser at the Energy Department and his wife, a well-known anti-nuclear activist and lawyer, have been charged with growing and possessing marijuana after their 16-year-old daughter turned them in.

Robert Alvarez and his wife, Kathleen Tucker, turned themselves in to Takoma Park, Md., police on Monday, 11 days after their daughter, Kerry Tucker, told police the couple had drugs in their basement. They were released on their own recognizance.The couple's lawyer, Steven Kupferberg, told The Washington Post that the charges "will eventually be lowered to simple possession."

Kupferberg said Tucker uses the marijuana to treat migraines and chronic muscle pain. He said their daughter was staying with family friends by order of a Montgomery County District Court judge.

Alvarez was fired from his politically appointed job at the Energy Department after their arrest.

Tucker helped bring national attention to the plight of Karen Silkwood, a lab worker at the Kerr-McGee Cimarron Plutonium Plant in Oklahoma who died in a suspicious car crash in 1974 after she went public with alleged safety problems at the plant. Her story was made into a film starring Meryl Streep.

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The sorted trail gets more interesting as these folks got into Oak Ridge and Sandra Reid, as they decided to bring in Paul Connett to talk about K-25's TSCA Incinerators and the focus was totally on PCB burning and Dioxin production. This totally pulled all attention off fluoride at the K-25 plant.

The real issue at the TSCA K-25 incinertator is that it was designed not to produce Dioxon by burn time control and temperature regulation. This incincerator was designed by my Divison at ORNL and its major mission was to dewater gasseous diffusion plant UO2F2 sump collected water, so they don't have to store huge amounts of fissile liquid wastes. At the time they bring in Connett to talk about PCB's, the TSCA us burning 4 million pounds of UO2F2 liquid wastes and it literally makes so much hydrogen fluoride emissions that is stunks the regions pine tree growth so much that they become vulnerable to bug infestations as the tree's sap production defense is harmed and huge regions of reservation pine trees died. It even affected the Oak Ridge City proper, so they brought in some secret bug spraying to keep from killing the City pine trees at people's homes on the K-25 end of Oak Ridge.

Due to this Paul Connett, Jackie Kittrell, and Sandra Reid linked issues pushing radiation, PCBs, and just about everything except the plants massive fluoride emission problems that were messing up people's health and even killing a huge area of the Oak Ridge Reservations Southern Pine Trees, nobody got any help on the Massive Health Impact from Fluoride Toxic impacts to Oak Ridge.

AEHSP, which is what Kittrell operated as a 501C3 environmental group soon fell on hard times, and suddenly, after they literally screwed up the biggest problem in Oak Ridge and got nobody the help they needed, they get into the Flurode Problems and Paul Connett seems to take over AEHSP. The interesting part is they glossed over these huge mistakes that has left Oak Ridge and the workers never getting the help they needed for fluoride health effects. And this was the biggest of the Manhattan Project's health effects that appeared from the very beginning. One would think that this huge problem would have become preeminent and not flushed down the public's visions toilet at every chance, but that is what happened to Oak Ridge with these affiliations.

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http://www.americanhealthstudies.org/aboutus.html

Eventually in 2001, when Cliff was faced with dwindling foundation support for the work of AEHSP and had to seek full time employment elsewhere, Paul Connett took over the executive directorship of AEHSP and a new board was appointed, which included both Cliff and Jackie Kittrell. The first Board of Director's meeting under Paul's leadership took place on the fateful weekend of Sept 8-10, 2001, just one day before 9/11.

Paul continues as the Executive Director of AEHSP and has served in this capacity since 2001 without salary.

In 2004, AEHSP’s board approved the incorporation of Fluoride Action Network (FAN) as one of AEHSP’s official projects. FAN’s work in educating the public on the toxicity of fluoride compounds, has proved a major contribution to AEHSP’s mission on empowering citizens and educating decision makers on issues that have the potential to harm human health or the environment. FAN’s work has also helped bring to fruition AEHSP’s research on fluoride toxicity issues related to the Atomic Bomb program.

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So, the bring in an Incinerator Expert that does in Oak Ridge and they don't talk up Fluoride Pollution and there is not a word on Fluoride Pollution in the EEOICPA legislation.

http://www.fluoridation.com/authors.htm

DR. PAUL CONNETT Ph.D. CURRICULUM VITAE - short version. Updated: July, 1997. BA (Hon) in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University (1962). Ph.D. in Chemistry from Dartmouth College, NH. (USA) 1983. Since 1983, teaching in the chemistry department, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY. Currently: tenured, full professor. Since 1985, engaged in research on waste m management, incineration and dioxin, and the sustainable alternatives to mega-landfills and incinerators. This research has involved:

i) over 1200 public presentations;

ii) travel to 47 US states and 34 other countries;

iii) co-editing (with wife Ellen) the newsletter Waste Not, now in its tenth year of publication

iv) co-authoring (with Tom Webster, Department of Public Health, Boston University) six papers on dioxin, presented at he 6th., 7th., 8th., 9th., 10th., and 16th. International Symposia on Chlorinated Dioxins, held in Japan, US., Sweden, Canada, Germany and Holland, The first five papers published in Chemosphere

v) co-producing (with Roger Bailey, Fine Arts department, St. Lawrence University) 41 videotapes on wast management and dioxin;

vi) authoring the 48 page booklet "Waste Management as if the Future Mattered" and several other articles on waste.

vii) many radio and TV appearances in many countries.

Other scientific interests: the democratic dangers posed by risk assessment; science in the public interest and the fluoride controversy. Other interests include the producing and hosting of a weekly program on classical music on North Country Public Radio (Canton, NY).

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The suddenly after Oak Ridge gets screwed, they all turn into Fluoride experts.

http://www.fluoridealert.org/about-fan.htm

About the Fluoride Action Network (FAN)

The Fluoride Action Network seeks to broaden public awareness about the toxicity of fluoride compounds and the health impacts of current fluoride exposures.

Along with providing comprehensive and up-to-date information on fluoride issues to citizens, scientists, and policymakers alike, FAN remains vigilant in monitoring government agency actions that may impact the public's exposure to fluoride. FAN's work has been cited by national media outlets including Scientific American, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, TIME Magazine, National Public Radio, and Prevention Magazine among others.

In May of 2004, FAN became an official project of the American Environmental Health Studies Project (AEHSP) - a registered non-profit (501c3) organization. If you would like to support the educational and watchdog work that FAN is currently engaged in, please consider giving a tax-deductible donation today via our secure online payment system

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http://www.fluoridealert.org/donate.htm

The Fluoride Action Network (FAN) strives to get the latest and most important information on fluoride into the hands of citizens who need it. FAN's ability to do this depends, to a large degree, on financial contributions from visitors to this website.

If you find this site useful, and would like to see it expand, please consider making a tax-deductible donation today to our non-profit parent organization (American Environmental Health Studies Project - AEHSP). All donations given to AEHSP through FAN's website will directly support FAN's activities.

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So, it is a sorted trail this Seigenthaler / Tennessean / Honiker trail leads, and all this was happenig right around Seigenthaler and his associates, even those highly connected to the Karen Silkwood issue.

And where it leads is into the deepest secrets of the Manhattan Project that came from the upstart issues of Karen Silkwood.

They get right into the DOE's and USAEC deepest and most expensive secrets on fluoride and fluoridation. Something that highly affected NASA as even though NAZI Walter Dornberger proposed fluorine rockets and NASA built the largest fluorine plant in the world at Cape Canaveral using the knowledge from Oak Ridge, these were banned for use in the Earth atmosphere because of the toxic effects. Yet, we see the Manhattan Project is totally dependent on fluoride toxic emissions and the huge mess there is all covered up. It even promotes fluoridation onto an unsuspecting public to make them dumb and compliant, as the NAZI and the USSR Socialists did to their concentration camps.

And we wonder what JFK discovered that affected the American's People's plight for Freedom. I suppose the issue on if Seig had something to do with JFK demise is rooted in this silence on the fluorides issues linked to TVA, USAEC, Oak Ridge, and the DISC. There can be Conspiracies of Silence.

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http://www.fluoridealert.org/environment-73.htm

Fluorides are released into the air in both a gaseous state (as hydrogen fluoride and silicon tetrafluoride) and in solid particles. The particles fall on, and the gases are absorbed by, vegetation near the polluting industry. If this vegetation includes forage crops which are fed to cattle, sheep, horses, or pigs, serious problems may ensue, since these animals, particularly the cattle, are vulnerable to fluoride. (3) In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, "Airborne fluorides have caused more worldwide damage to domestic animals than any other air pollutant." (4)

Plants with foliage particularly susceptible to fluoride damage include: apricots, grapes, plums, corn, sorghum, Jerusalem cherry, gladiolus, iris, St. John's wort, tulips, Douglas fir, western larch, and many species of pine.(20) Many other plants, including citrus trees, have suffered significant leaf damage from fluoride pollution but are not quite as sensitive as the above species.

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The next issue to associate is David Lillienthal, who was a leader of TVA in 1933, chairman of the TVA Board in the war years, and helped choose the site for Oak Ridge. Lilliethall lived in the utopia town of Norris, Tennessee, just near Clinton, TN where the Oak Ridge Manhattan Project began. Lillienthal started the DISC with the request to Hoover to do so. TVA runs a polluting phosphate plant at Muscle Shoals, Alabama and phosphate plants are extemely well known for causing fluoride pollution and harm to plants and animals just like those that the Manhattan Project was causing on Niagara Falls, NY and Deepwater, NJ. One of the control HQ's for DISC is in Columbus, Ohio, where the NIH and various allied groups control the issues of fluoride and to a large extent classify, censor, and cover up the toxic effects of fluoride for the Manhattan Project's legacy issues, the Nerve gas issues at Red Stone / Huntsville and the old NAZI Serin Nerve gas issues, and the massive damages caused by TVA's coal fired emissions of HF. The HF emissions and other acids from TVA plants also contribute to lots of foliage and tree damages in the Southeastern states, as the pattern of destuction seen around the K-25 plant extended to the larger regional damage effect that highly affects Southern Pines and other trees to lesser degrees.

Muscle Shoals, Alabama is one of the headquarters sites of DISC, and the area where TVA's first HQ was located. It was associated with Wilson Dam there and the huge nitrogen based explosive works connected with ammonia nitrate fertilizer production. Muscle Shoals was a huge military explosive area and the home of the first TVA HQ office before they moved to Knoxville. Muscle Shoals, Alabama was also the pioneers of uranium production from phosphate rocks and the production to triplephosphate fertilizer. Muscle Shoals became a fertilizer center in the views of Senator Norris, which is who Norris Dam is named. The phosphate fertilizer research found that uranium and thorium could be recovered from phosphate rocks and used in the Manhattan Project. Major phosphate production plants then began recovery of uranium and thorium. The silicon fluorides became useful for fluoridation and freed up the sodium fluoride resources from aluminum production to be feed material for the Huntsville Sarin Nerve gas production. TVA was a major supplier of power to ALCOA aluminum production and sodium fluoride production. The biggest problem they face it the emergence of the fluoride problems tied to TVA, Oak Ridge, Redstone Arsenal's Sarin Fluoride derived Nerve gas, and later to NASA rocketry. David Lillienthal went on, after TVA, to become the very first leader of the United States Atomic Energy Commission, USAEC.

David Lillienthal wrote the Atomic Energy Act of 1947, which basically says that any and all measures can be taken to insure the production of nuclear weapons. It became the legal license to cover up the massive issues of fluoride poisoning in the Manhattan Project's work force in Oak Ridge and to arrange the extra-political killing of JFK because he discovered these major issues that the DISC group was covering up. The cover up even involved taking people's Freedoms by allowing this serious effect of fluorides on the human brain to keep the public dumbed down and compliant with the corrupt power taking control of the US.

Thus, the DISC group became associted with TVA region and the USAEC, and were after spies or those damaging these faclilties. During this time he was the one that pushed the USAEC into using Thorium based nuclear reactors, or the same technology that the NAZI's were using in some of their special nuclear weapons, like "The Bell." Some of the German scientists that fled German before the fall ran down to Argentina to jump start the Argentine Nuclear Program under Perone. A number of ORNL reactors were designed for Thorium use, as the problems with enrichment are largely avoided, the long lived storage of spent fuels is less, and the fluorine salt methods seem less explosive in accidents.

All this was happening right on the back door of Nashville and Siegnethaler's region.

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Right at the heart of the war this news on the dangers of fluorides becomes public information

in "The Journal of the American Medical Association" on September 18, 1943

http://jama.ama-assn.org/content/123/3/150.2.short

Fluorides are general protoplasmic poisons, probably because of their capacity to modify the metabolism of cells by changing the permeability of the cell membrane and by inhibiting certain enzyme systems. The exact mechanism of such actions is obscure. The sources of fluorine intoxication are drinking water containing 1 part per million or more of fluorine, fluorine compounds used as insecticidal sprays for fruits and vegetables (cryolite and barium fluosilicate) and the mining and conversion of phosphate rock to superphosphate, which is used as fertilizer. The fluorine content of phosphate rock is about 4 per cent. During conversion to superphosphate, about 25 per cent of the fluorine present is volatilized and represents a pouring into the atmosphere of approximately 25,000 tons of pure fluorine annually.

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Some of the timeline for lots of what was going on behind the scenese is captured by this Franklin File---The Thule Society--- work. I don't guarantee all of it, and they do use a lot of crypto words, but the general timelines for the fluoride toxic effects, NAZI esperiments and such are really close.

http://thefranklinfiles.activeboard.com/t32138473/the-thule-society/?page=6&sort=oldestFirst

So, what we find the DISC group formed by Hoover, Lillienthal, etc. are right in the middle of covering up the NAZI scientists working for NASA and the even more huge problems of the massive fluoride emissions from Oak Ridge and Manhattan Project's uranium enrichment programs. And the legal authority to cover all that up was signed into law by Truman as the Atomic Energy Act of 1947, written by David Lilienthal. And this same DISC network's authority killed JFK.

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http://odin.aafes.com/conus_ser/redstone/gm.htm

Redstone Arsenal is located in north central Alabama, 16 miles south of the Tennessee State border and adjacent to the city of Huntsville, Alabama. The Redstone Arsenal for over forty years, has been the nerve center for the Army's missile and rocket programs. Shortly after WW II, Dr. Werner Von Braun and 100 of his colleagues were brought to Redstone to develop America's missile program. Today, Redstone Arsenal is home to the U.S. Army Missile Command, the Army Ordnance Missile and Munitions Center and NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center. Adjacent to Redstone Arsenal, is Alabama's Space and Rocket Center (http://www.spacecamp.com/) featuring the earth's largest collection of missiles, rockets and space vehicles. The museum also encompasses The U.S. Space Camp Training Center (http://www.spacecamp.com/), Space Dome Theater and Huntsville Marriott Hotel. Active Duty military personnel receive special rates to the center.

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The we find that Hooker Chemical Company is involved in the issues of uranium from phosphates, and the very same business the TVA Muscle Shoals group is into. Hooker Chemical Company in Niagara Falls, NY was the company that designed the fluorine production equipment for the Manhattan Project at Oak Ridge and the very same group is tied to Love Canal. Fluorine is connected to Nerve gas at Huntsville and Anniston.

http://sonic.net/kryptox/environ/m/phosphate.htm

Death in the air

(Air pollution from phosphate fertilizer production)

George Glasser

There is speculation that preferred treatment for phosphate fertilizer manufacturers started when the first atomic bombs were being developed. It was discovered that uranium-238 could be extracted from phosphate rock. During the post WW-II and Cold War eras, 75% of the uranium oxide used to produce nuclear weapons and fuel for the nuclear power industry came from several Florida phosphate fertilizer plants. Today, the laxity on the part of EPA in enforcing federal regulations is probably a leftover attitude from the days when phosphate fertilizer plants were a national security asset.

Gary Owen Pittman is also concerned about the lawsuit because he knows that he is going up against a mammoth organization with much to lose. The parent company of Occidental Chemical Corporation, Hooker Chemical Corporation, is no stranger to litigation. Hooker Chemical was responsible for Love Canal (both companies are owned by Occidental Petroleum Corp.). Not only is he going up against Occidental, Pittman and the surviving plaintiffs in the lawsuit are taking on the entire phosphate fertilizer industry.

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Anniston, Alabama is the storage depot for lots of nerve gas and leaking cannisters of Nerve Gas that has been subject to destruction via the method of incineration. Toole, Utah is another large center for this. In the height of the Civil Ridges era one of the worst beatings and bus burnings happened in Anniston, Alabama over the issues of Communism and this Nerve gas center and being so near the NAZI issues of rockets and sarin gas.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anniston_Army_Depot

Anniston Army Depot (ANAD) is a major United States Army facility fulfilling various depot operations. Primary missions are the repair of tracked vehicles and storage of chemical weapons (Anniston Chemical Activity). The depot is located in Bynum, Alabama.

The depot employs over 2,000 people and covers 25 square miles (65 km2) of land. Tanks and other equipment are repaired and tested there, but historically Anniston's main role has been as a major munitions storage site, since WWII. Anniston is one of seven depots in the United States where chemical weapons are stored (7.2% of nation's chemical weapons stockpile).[1] Much of the stockpile was in M55 rockets armed with Sarin, VX nerve agent, as well as shells armed with mustard gas. The last M55 rockets were destroyed in March 2007,[2] leaving artillery shells and land mines armed with VX and mustard.

ANAD is the only depot capable of performing maintenance on heavy-tracked combat vehicles and their components. The depot is designated as the Center of Technical Excellence for the M1 Abrams Tank and is the designated candidate depot for the repair of the M60 Patton tank, AVLB, M728, M88 Recovery Vehicle and M551 combat vehicles.[3] During the Iraq War, over 1,000 M1 tanks, howitzers and other armored vehicles were stored awaiting re-engineering.[4]

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http://americanhistory.si.edu/onthemove/collection/object_546.html

Freedom Riders stopped in Anniston, Alabama

Currently on display

Not a part of the official Smithsonian Collection

In 1961, the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) sent two small integrated groups out to test to see if long distance buses and their terminals were desegregated. When they traveled into Alabama, the Freedom Riders were attacked and badly beaten, and CORE called the ride off. Other Civil Rights activists-many of them young members of the Student NonViolent Coordinating Committee-rushed to Alabama to continue the ride. They ran into trouble in Montgomery, Alabama, and the federal government had to send in U.S. marshals to protect the riders. The Freedom Rides continued into Mississippi, where they met with more resistance. By late August, 1961, more than 400 Freedom Riders had been arressted by the state of Mississippi. Images like this one of the burned bus, helped create sympathy for the non-violent Freedom Riders and their cause.

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So, now we get into the issues of Anniston, Ala., Gov Patterson, the KKK, the DISC / Hoover / Liellienthal gang, and all those making hate against JFK as the supporter of Communism. Siegenthaler gets right into the middle of the biggest national security issue in the country and the battle between DISC / Hoover / the Fluoride NAZI's of Anniston, and they intended to put down all these Communist Inspired Civil Rights troublemakers.

Later, We'd see George Wallace take Patterson's place, and support from the Hunt anti-Black movements in Dallas. Hunt gets Wallace to declair for presidency in Dallas, two days before JFK is offed. And the whole thing started from DISC and really began in Oak Ridge and the camp of Lillienthal and the USAEC's Atomic Energy Act.

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http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USAfreedomR.htm

Kennedy sent John Seigenthaler to negotiate with Governor James Patterson of Alabama.. Harris Wofford, the president's Special Assistant for Civil Rights, later pointed out: "Seigenthaler arrived in time to escort the first group of wounded and shaken riders from the bus terminal to the airport, and flew with them to safety in New Orleans."

The Freedom Riders were split between two buses. They travelled in integrated seating and visited "white only" restaurants. When they reached Anniston on 14th May the Freedom Riders were attacked by men armed with clubs, bricks, iron pipes and knives. One of the buses was fire-bombed and the mob held the doors shut, intent on burning the riders to death.

(2) James Peck, a member of the Freedom Rides, wrote about his experiences in Alabama on 14th May, 1961, in his book, Freedom Rider (1962)

When the Greyhound bus pulled into Anniston, it was immediately surrounded by an angry mob armed with iron bars. They set about the vehicle, denting the sides, breaking windows, and slashing tires. Finally, the police arrived and the bus managed to depart. But the mob pursued in cars. Within minutes, the pursuing mob was hitting the bus with iron bars. The rear window was broken and a bomb was hurled inside. All the passengers managed to escape before the bus burst into flames and was totally destroyed. Policemen, who had been standing by, belatedly came on the scene. A couple of them fired into the air. The mob dispersed and the injured were taken to a local hospital.

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http://www.nysut.org/rfk_11172.htm

Editor's Note: Following are excerpts from a telephone interview in July with John Seigenthaler, who served in the U.S. Justice Department as administrative assistant to Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy. His work in the field of civil rights led to his service as chief negotiator with the governor of Alabama during the Freedom Rides.

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http://www.fluoridation.com/donora.htm

The Donora Fluoride Fog:

A Secret History of America's Worst Air Pollution Disaster

The lessons learned at Donora resulted in the passage of the 1955 Clean Air Act America's worst air pollution disaster may have been caused by fluoride emissions: 50 years later, vital records are still missing.

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Here one can see what was happening in the run up of the JFK presidency per fluoride toxic effects. JFK shut down atmopheric testing because of Sr-90 and cancer issues, and now this even more dangerous effect from the Manhattan Project was becoming very very obvious in the JFK years. In Columbus, Ohio a group connected with DISC set up the Kettering Laboratory Cincinatti group that pretty much tried to cover up and censor all fluoride research to cover up to Aluminum and Uranium facility problems, not to mention the dangers of TVA's phosphate and fluoride war gas industry around Muscle Shoals / Huntsville / Anniston Alabama.

http://www.infiniteunknown.net/2010/10/31/fluoride-a-chronological-history/

Fluoride Chronology

1930 Kettering Laboratory is founded from gifts from Ethyl Corporation, General Electric and DuPont (all who have interlocking relationships with I.G. Farben in Germany) to “investigate chemical hazards in American industrial operations” under contract, with provision that research “shall not be released to the public without the consent of the contracting company.” During the mid-20th century, Kettering dominated the medical literature on the toxicology of fluorides, but information was not released into the public domain.

1931 A considerable portion of Kettering Laboratory’s facilities are dedicated to the study of fluorides. Under contract, the studies are not releasable to the public. (See also 1939, Mellon Institute)

1931 Three independent groups of scientists determine that fluoride in the water is the cause of dental mottling. Research teams from ALCOA Aluminum (who have fluorides as a hazardous by-product of aluminum manufacture) and the University of Arizona. Also shown by North African investigators and others. Dr. Gerald Cox of the Mellon Institute, owners of ALCOA, would later solve the expensive disposal problem with toxic fluorides by convincing others that it could be dumped in the public water supply as a “preventative” for tooth decay

1946 Reports from the House Committee on Un-American Activities in the Armed Forces for 1946 and 1947 reveal the dociling effect of fluorides in the water supplies at military bases on American troops.

1947 Forrestal appointed Secretary of Defense. Asked to resign in 1949 after noting forces planning the war in Korea. See 1949. Later murdered. Forrestal was very much opposed to the use of fluorides on military bases to keep the troops docile. (York Daily Times, Letters to the Editor from former FBI agent Wesley C. Trollope, Omaha, Neb., March 17, 1967).

1961 In Great Britain, Dr. R.A.Holman of the Royal Institute of Pathology discussed fluoride poisoning in an article in the April 15, 1961 issue of the British Medical Journal. He noted that the long-term effects of sodium fluoride ingestion needed much more investigation, and continued, “Fluoride is a well-known inhibitor of several enzyme systems, and can form spectroscopically recognizable compounds with the enzyme catalase, resulting in its inhibition. Catalase poisoning has been linked with the development of viruses and the causation of a number of diseases, including cancer. Many observers have suggested that the agents (fluorides and other toxic environmental substances) which decrease the catalase the cells may predispose those cells to tumor formation. Voisin has said, “the method most likely to solve the problem of cancer is to ask why the cancer cell is lacking in catalase and try to prevent its impoverishment from taking place.

1962 A study in Portugal revealed that fluoride at 1ppm concentration caused a 25% decrease in activitiy of the enzyme succinic dehydrogenase in liver tissue, both in test tubes and in animal experiments. In vivo, fluoride at 1ppm inhibited liver activity by 6.4 percent. In kidneys this enzyme activity was reduced by 47.8 percent by fluoride at 1ppm in drinking water. The authors concluded, “significant enzyme inhibition due to prolonged fluoride administration demonstrates the impairment of an important step in cellular metabolism”. (Sullivan, W.D.,S.J., and Von Knobeledorff, A.J., Broteria Serie de Ciencias Naturais, Lisbon, 21, No.1, 1962).

1962 Dr. John Knutson of the U.S. Public Health Service examines cancer death rates following the fluoridation of the public water supplies of Grand Rapids, Michigan. He found a 22% increase in cancer death rates, contrasted to the unfluoridated control city of Muskegon, itself fluoridated 5 years into the “15 year test” in order to conceal the greater caries prevalence in Grand Rapids. Ref: Fluoride Drinking Waters p.213 (1962).

1963 American Academy of Sciences study shows low fluoride levels increase tumors.

1965 The President’s Science Advisory Commitee designates fluoride as “a highest priority pollutant”. See 1967.

1965 A study is published which links fluorides to cancer in animals. Ref: A. Taylor and N.C.Taylor, “Effect of Fluoride on Tumor Growth”, Proceedings of the Society of Experimental Biology and Medicine, Vol 65, pp252-255.

1965 Researchers at the University of Texas, Drs.Alfred and Nell Taylor, find that fluoride in the drinking water at levels between 0.5 and 1.0 ppm increased tumor growth rate in cancer-prone mice by 15-25%, inhibiting the efforts of the immune system to attack tumors.

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So, it isn't that long a trail of evidence to see exactly what killed JFK. It started with Civil Rights and going into Alabama and Seigenthaler. It went on to the Atmospheric Test ban, that angered the nuclear lot in Oak Ridge that was already upset over the Civil Rights problems in Clinton, Tn. When it came down to the Cuba issue, there was Nixon / 40 / Bush / Cuban Exiles / DuPonts. JFK was onto Oak Ridge, the fluoride cover ups, the extreme force in Anniston, the mind control issues of fluoride that Forrestal was against, and add in the NASA NAZI's and it all clicked. JFK found the seeds of power to wrestle away American't Freedoms using NAZI chemistry and Manhattan Projects USAEC Law to cover it up. So, all it took was a match to light off the hit on JFK at that point and it came directly from DISC and their close associations with FBI Div 5 espeonage unit, and the match was Zionism.

Add in the the CIA spotted JFK for running back channels to check on the Joint Chiefs that were advising JFK toward war at evergy turn and JFK trusted Russia to provide more of the truth than the Joint Chiefs and the CIA, which were mostly the pawns of big corporations that make money on wars. The process is usually so complete it usually elects the presidents. LBJ was inserted into JFK place because he'd do whatever they told him, where JFK had his own plan for Peace. The CIA and the Joint Chiefs called it Treason, and added one more reason to silence JFK.

The whole event looked like death by firing squad, and who should show up at the Bathesda Autopsy to watch the details but the biggest bomber person on the Joint Chief's Curtis LeMay , and the make work projects for Oak Ridge in making lots of bombs for the Joint Chief's idea to attack Cuba and even the Soviet Union while they had lots of nuclear weapons superiority. They all wanted a nuclear war and JFK just wanted Peace.

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So, I'd guess that if anyone knew where this mysterious JFK comment came from, it would be Seig or RFK, either directly or indirectly, as he was right in the middle of this from Tennessee:

"The high office of the

President has been used to

foment a plot to destroy the

American's freedom, and

before I leave office I must

inform the citizen of his

plight."

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John F. Kennedy at Columbia

University, 12th November,

1963 - 10 days before his

murder on November 22,

1963.

Add in all the Nov. 12 UFO issues and NASA to cooperate with Russia, and the Joint Chiefs and CIA / FBI / DISC know they are history, as JFK has figured out all their "deceit and treachery" against the high office of the President.

We have the FDR Destiny Speech about the economic Royalists soon followed by DDE's Mil / Ind Network warning to JFK, and DDE was associated with Columbia University and the roots of the Manhattan Project's fluoride programs and can likely see the power of the system to cover up serious problems like fluoride in Industy. He can likely observe the Kettering Labratory's big cover up on Fluroides, yet hear the real issues from Columbia. DDE knows Forrestal gets knocked of for resisting fluoride on military bases to be used to make troops follow authority more easily. The only thing bigger than the atmospheric testing poisoning the country was the fluorides emissions issues from Aluminum, Phosphates, Manhattan Project, Nerve gas, and lots of other issues. Fluoridation was well publicised as a Communist Plot everywhere in JFK's time, and anyone could see a plot against Ameican's Freedom.

Then the follow up is Curtis LeMay watching the Autopsy at Bathesda, puffing on a Cigar, making sure all could be hushed up.

The job to replace JFK with LBJ because he'd do their biddings was complete, but for the cover up and killing around a hundred leakers of the truth.

"The high office of the

President has been used to

foment a plot to destroy the

American's freedom, and

before I leave office I must

inform the citizen of his

plight."

____

John F. Kennedy at Columbia

University, 12th November,

1963 - 10 days before his

murder on November 22,

1963.

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