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Virginia Prewitt worked for Time Magazine. She was a strong opponent of Fidel Castro and his revolutionary government in Cuba. She joined with Henry Luce, Claire Booth Luce, Hal Hendrix, Paul Bethel, Dickey Chapelle, Edward Teller, Arleigh Burke, Dickey Chapelle, Leo Cherne, Ernest Cuneo, Sidney Hook, Hans Morgenthau and Frank Tannenbaum to form the Citizens Committee to Free Cuba (CCFC).

According to Larry Hancock, the author of Someone Would Have Talked (2006), Prewitt was a close associate of David Attlee Phillips and was involved in promoting the activities of Alpha 66, led by Antonio Veciana: "Virginia Prewett appears to have been one of Phillips' significant media contacts and certainly one of the most consistent sources of media coverage for Alpha 66 activities. The other major source was Life magazine, part of the Luce Media family managed by Claire Booth Luce's husband Henry Robinson "Harry" Luce (a member of the Citizens Committee to Free Cuba, along with Phillips' friends Hal Hendrix and Paul Bethel). Articles by Prewitt and editorials by Time-Life provided the strongest challenge to the Kennedy position on Cuba and were quite consistent with the type of embarrass and back-to-the wall agendas Veciana attributed to Maurice Bishop."

I have been unable to find anything more on her. Any help with this would be appreciated.

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

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Virginia Prewitt worked for Time Magazine. She was a strong opponent of Fidel Castro and his revolutionary government in Cuba. She joined with Henry Luce, Claire Booth Luce, Hal Hendrix, Paul Bethel, Dickey Chapelle, Edward Teller, Arleigh Burke, Dickey Chapelle, Leo Cherne, Ernest Cuneo, Sidney Hook, Hans Morgenthau and Frank Tannenbaum to form the Citizens Committee to Free Cuba (CCFC).

According to Larry Hancock, the author of Someone Would Have Talked (2006), Prewitt was a close associate of David Attlee Phillips and was involved in promoting the activities of Alpha 66, led by Antonio Veciana: "Virginia Prewett appears to have been one of Phillips' significant media contacts and certainly one of the most consistent sources of media coverage for Alpha 66 activities. The other major source was Life magazine, part of the Luce Media family managed by Claire Booth Luce's husband Henry Robinson "Harry" Luce (a member of the Citizens Committee to Free Cuba, along with Phillips' friends Hal Hendrix and Paul Bethel). Articles by Prewitt and editorials by Time-Life provided the strongest challenge to the Kennedy position on Cuba and were quite consistent with the type of embarrass and back-to-the wall agendas Veciana attributed to Maurice Bishop."

I have been unable to find anything more on her. Any help with this would be appreciated.

http://www.spartacus.../JFKprewitt.htm

I think its spelled Prewett - with an e.

Virginia Prewett also worked for the North American Newspaper Alliance (NANA), owned by Ernest Cuneo and Ivor Bryce. Cuneo is also on the list of CCFC and he hired Ian Fleming of 007 fame to be their European Editor. Fleming also worked for the London Sunday Times, possibly at the same time, and I think Fleming convinced the owner of the LST to allow NANA correspondents to use LST offices.

Prewett was a Caribbean Correspondent for NANA and wrote extensively about anti-Castro Cuban operations, including Alpha 66, some articles being introduced into the Congressional Record - It would be interesting to see which Congressman actually introduced them - as would be necessary.

Prewett was also interviewed by Tony Summers and the British reporter who was an intern with Ben Bradlee, who has not responded to my emails seeking permission to read and post on line his yet unpublished article he wrote at the request of Bradlee.

She is mentioned in the article I wrote many years ago (w/ John Judge - Bottlefed by Oswald's NANA), and I believe Dick Russell mentions her more than once in his book and Washingtonian article.

Prewett died of cancer some years ago.

Prewett can certainly be classified in that category of Mockingbird journalists who were willing and often paid assets of the CIA, which also includes - Priscilla Johnson McMillan, Clare Booth Luce, Hugh Aynesworth, et al.

CTKA: Citizens for Truth about the Kennedy Assassination

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Virginia Prewitt worked for Time Magazine. She was a strong opponent of Fidel Castro and his revolutionary government in Cuba. She joined with Henry Luce, Claire Booth Luce, Hal Hendrix, Paul Bethel, Dickey Chapelle, Edward Teller, Arleigh Burke, Dickey Chapelle, Leo Cherne, Ernest Cuneo, Sidney Hook, Hans Morgenthau and Frank Tannenbaum to form the Citizens Committee to Free Cuba (CCFC).

According to Larry Hancock, the author of Someone Would Have Talked (2006), Prewitt was a close associate of David Attlee Phillips and was involved in promoting the activities of Alpha 66, led by Antonio Veciana: "Virginia Prewett appears to have been one of Phillips' significant media contacts and certainly one of the most consistent sources of media coverage for Alpha 66 activities. The other major source was Life magazine, part of the Luce Media family managed by Claire Booth Luce's husband Henry Robinson "Harry" Luce (a member of the Citizens Committee to Free Cuba, along with Phillips' friends Hal Hendrix and Paul Bethel). Articles by Prewitt and editorials by Time-Life provided the strongest challenge to the Kennedy position on Cuba and were quite consistent with the type of embarrass and back-to-the wall agendas Veciana attributed to Maurice Bishop."

I have been unable to find anything more on her. Any help with this would be appreciated.

http://www.spartacus.../JFKprewitt.htm

I think its spelled Prewett - with an e.

Virginia Prewett also worked for the North American Newspaper Alliance (NANA), owned by Ernest Cuneo and Ivor Bryce. Cuneo is also on the list of CCFC and he hired Ian Fleming of 007 fame to be their European Editor. Fleming also worked for the London Sunday Times, possibly at the same time, and I think Fleming convinced the owner of the LST to allow NANA correspondents to use LST offices.

Prewett was a Caribbean Correspondent for NANA and wrote extensively about anti-Castro Cuban operations, including Alpha 66, some articles being introduced into the Congressional Record - It would be interesting to see which Congressman actually introduced them - as would be necessary.

Prewett was also interviewed by Tony Summers and the British reporter who was an intern with Ben Bradlee, who has not responded to my emails seeking permission to read and post on line his yet unpublished article he wrote at the request of Bradlee.

Larry got the spelling wrong in Someone Would Have Talked. Do you think this could be her?

http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?gl=allgs&gsfn=Virginia%20G&gsln=Prewett&gss=seo&ghc=20

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Virginia Prewitt worked for Time Magazine. She was a strong opponent of Fidel Castro and his revolutionary government in Cuba. She joined with Henry Luce, Claire Booth Luce, Hal Hendrix, Paul Bethel, Dickey Chapelle, Edward Teller, Arleigh Burke, Dickey Chapelle, Leo Cherne, Ernest Cuneo, Sidney Hook, Hans Morgenthau and Frank Tannenbaum to form the Citizens Committee to Free Cuba (CCFC).

According to Larry Hancock, the author of Someone Would Have Talked (2006), Prewitt was a close associate of David Attlee Phillips and was involved in promoting the activities of Alpha 66, led by Antonio Veciana: "Virginia Prewett appears to have been one of Phillips' significant media contacts and certainly one of the most consistent sources of media coverage for Alpha 66 activities. The other major source was Life magazine, part of the Luce Media family managed by Claire Booth Luce's husband Henry Robinson "Harry" Luce (a member of the Citizens Committee to Free Cuba, along with Phillips' friends Hal Hendrix and Paul Bethel). Articles by Prewitt and editorials by Time-Life provided the strongest challenge to the Kennedy position on Cuba and were quite consistent with the type of embarrass and back-to-the wall agendas Veciana attributed to Maurice Bishop."

I have been unable to find anything more on her. Any help with this would be appreciated.

http://www.spartacus.../JFKprewitt.htm

I think its spelled Prewett - with an e.

Virginia Prewett also worked for the North American Newspaper Alliance (NANA), owned by Ernest Cuneo and Ivor Bryce. Cuneo is also on the list of CCFC and he hired Ian Fleming of 007 fame to be their European Editor. Fleming also worked for the London Sunday Times, possibly at the same time, and I think Fleming convinced the owner of the LST to allow NANA correspondents to use LST offices.

Prewett was a Caribbean Correspondent for NANA and wrote extensively about anti-Castro Cuban operations, including Alpha 66, some articles being introduced into the Congressional Record - It would be interesting to see which Congressman actually introduced them - as would be necessary.

Prewett was also interviewed by Tony Summers and the British reporter who was an intern with Ben Bradlee, who has not responded to my emails seeking permission to read and post on line his yet unpublished article he wrote at the request of Bradlee.

Larry got the spelling wrong in Someone Would Have Talked. Do you think this could be her?

http://search.ancest...&gss=seo&ghc=20

I don't know, but I do have a file on her.

Will pull it out.

BK

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Ian Fleming, NANA & Covert Ops: http://littlefriends...Bill_Kelly.html

Lobster: http://www.8bitmode....r/lobster10.pdf

Virginia Pewett author Beyond The Great Forest?

BeyondThe Great Forest (9/10/2010) By Virginia Prewett

http://www.barnesand...irginia-prewett

Women Come to the Front: Journalists, Photographers, and Broadcasters During WorldWar II

Accredited Women Correspondents During World War II http://www.loc.gov/e...cf/wcf0005.html

Virginia Prewett, Chicago Sun

http://educationforu...pic=17022&st=15

....Veciana told the HSCA that he had no way of getting in touchwith BISHOP and that all meetings were instigated by BISHOP, a procedure BISHOPestablished early in their relationship. To set up a meeting, BISHOP would callVeciana by telephone, or, if Veciana was out of town, call a third person whomVeciana trusted, someone who always knew his location. Veciana said that thisthird person never met BISHOP but, "knew that BISHOP and I were partnersin this fight because this person shared my anti-Communistfeelings." Author Tony Summers found this intermediary. Her name wasDelores Cao of Barrio Obrero, Puerto Rico. She was thewife of Sergio Arias.She had been Veciana's personal secretary at the BancoFinanciero, where Veciana worked in Havana.Delores Cao left Cubafor Puerto Rico, where she became involved inanti-Castro activities. Veciana had recontacted her in Puerto Rico,and asked her to provide secretarial services, and to act as his answeringservice when he was out of town. She agreed, and in the months that followedshe became familiar with the name of a man who called from the mainland. Hisname, she recalled, was BISHOP. Delores Cao also knew Victor Espinosa. DeloresCao mentioned that the name "Prewett" was associated with"MAURICE BISHOP." Journalist Virginia Prewett (died April 1988 at age66) was a media asset of PHILLIPS. PHILLIPS admitted this to David Leigh. (Inhis offensive against Tony Summer's book, PHILLIPS had approached theWashington Post's Executive Editor, Ben Bradlee. Bradlee assigned David Leigh,an English exchange reporter, to look into the story).Virginia Prewett'scolumns were syndicated by North American Newspaper Alliance and she was amember of the Free Cuba Committee. [Fonzi, Last Inv. p319; HSCA OCR

CLIPS:

Rumor of Duvalier's Death Agitates Exiles from Haiti By Virginia Prewett North American Newspaper Alliance June 10, 1965,p. 8

http://www.newspaper...x?img=118466858

http://www.newspaper...x?img=116166632

Three Possible Coups Taking Shape in Panama http://news.google.c...pg=4737,3208089

Virgin IslandDaily News June 22, 1979 NANA By Virginia Prewett

Partial Obti:

Virginia Prewett Mizelle, Newsletter Publisher, Dies

The Washington Post

April 10, 1988

http://www.highbeam....P2-1250271.html

Virginia Prewett Mizelle, 69, publisher of "The Hemisphere Hotline," a Washington newsletter on inter-American affairs, for the past 18 years and a former newspaper columnist, died April 7 at the Washington Hospital Center after surgery for aheart ailment.

Mrs. Mizelle, who specialized in Latin American affairs, published her work under the nameVirginia Prewett. She wrote a syndicated column for the North American Newspaper Alliance from 1959 through the 1960s and published a column in the Washington Daily News in the 1960s and 1970s. She also contributed articles on Latin America to The WashingtonPost.

Her work also hadappeared in such publications as the Wall Street.....

Can somebody obtain the full obit?

I'd also be interested in reading some of her "Hemisphere Hotline" newsletter, if anybody can find it.

BK

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Ian Fleming, NANA & Covert Ops: http://littlefriends...Bill_Kelly.html

Lobster: http://www.8bitmode....r/lobster10.pdf

Virginia Pewett author Beyond The Great Forest?

BeyondThe Great Forest (9/10/2010) By Virginia Prewett

http://www.barnesand...irginia-prewett

Women Come to the Front: Journalists, Photographers, and Broadcasters During WorldWar II

Accredited Women Correspondents During World War II http://www.loc.gov/e...cf/wcf0005.html

Virginia Prewett, Chicago Sun

http://educationforu...pic=17022&st=15

....Veciana told the HSCA that he had no way of getting in touchwith BISHOP and that all meetings were instigated by BISHOP, a procedure BISHOPestablished early in their relationship. To set up a meeting, BISHOP would callVeciana by telephone, or, if Veciana was out of town, call a third person whomVeciana trusted, someone who always knew his location. Veciana said that thisthird person never met BISHOP but, "knew that BISHOP and I were partnersin this fight because this person shared my anti-Communistfeelings." Author Tony Summers found this intermediary. Her name wasDelores Cao of Barrio Obrero, Puerto Rico. She was thewife of Sergio Arias.She had been Veciana's personal secretary at the BancoFinanciero, where Veciana worked in Havana.Delores Cao left Cubafor Puerto Rico, where she became involved inanti-Castro activities. Veciana had recontacted her in Puerto Rico,and asked her to provide secretarial services, and to act as his answeringservice when he was out of town. She agreed, and in the months that followedshe became familiar with the name of a man who called from the mainland. Hisname, she recalled, was BISHOP. Delores Cao also knew Victor Espinosa. DeloresCao mentioned that the name "Prewett" was associated with"MAURICE BISHOP." Journalist Virginia Prewett (died April 1988 at age66) was a media asset of PHILLIPS. PHILLIPS admitted this to David Leigh. (Inhis offensive against Tony Summer's book, PHILLIPS had approached theWashington Post's Executive Editor, Ben Bradlee. Bradlee assigned David Leigh,an English exchange reporter, to look into the story).Virginia Prewett'scolumns were syndicated by North American Newspaper Alliance and she was amember of the Free Cuba Committee. [Fonzi, Last Inv. p319; HSCA OCR

CLIPS:

Rumor of Duvalier's Death Agitates Exiles from Haiti By Virginia Prewett North American Newspaper Alliance June 10, 1965,p. 8

http://www.newspaper...x?img=118466858

http://www.newspaper...x?img=116166632

Three Possible Coups Taking Shape in Panama http://news.google.c...pg=4737,3208089

Virgin IslandDaily News June 22, 1979 NANA By Virginia Prewett

Partial Obti:

Virginia Prewett Mizelle, Newsletter Publisher, Dies

The Washington Post

April 10, 1988

http://www.highbeam....P2-1250271.html

Virginia Prewett Mizelle, 69, publisher of "The Hemisphere Hotline," a Washington newsletter on inter-American affairs, for the past 18 years and a former newspaper columnist, died April 7 at the Washington Hospital Center after surgery for aheart ailment.

Mrs. Mizelle, who specialized in Latin American affairs, published her work under the nameVirginia Prewett. She wrote a syndicated column for the North American Newspaper Alliance from 1959 through the 1960s and published a column in the Washington Daily News in the 1960s and 1970s. She also contributed articles on Latin America to The WashingtonPost.

Her work also hadappeared in such publications as the Wall Street.....

Can somebody obtain the full obit?

I'd also be interested in reading some of her "Hemisphere Hotline" newsletter, if anybody can find it.

BK

Apparently she is the author of three books.

http://mill1.sjlibrary.org:90/search~S1?/aPrewett%2C+Virginia/aprewett+virginia/1%2C1%2C3%2CB/frameset&FF=aprewett+virginia&1%2C%2C3

Author

Prewett, Virginia.

Title

The Americas and tomorrow, by Virginia Prewett.

Pub info

New York, E. P. Dutton & co., inc., [1944]

Author

Prewett, Virginia.

Title

Beyond the Great Forest.

Pub info

New York, Dutton 1953.

Author

Prewett, Virginia.

Title

Reportage on Mexico, by Virginia Prewett.

Pub info

New York, E. P. Dutton & co., inc., 1941.

From Spartacus:

2) Gaeton Fonzi, TheLast Investigation (1993)

Soon a series of stories were planted in the press.Newsweek's "Periscope" column said: "After studying FBI andother field investigations, the CIA hasconcluded that the Chilean secret police were not involved in the death of OrlandoLetelier...

Jeremiah O'Leary, a Washington Star reporter long close toDavid Phillips, wrote: "Probers are not ruling out the theory thatLetelier might just as well have been killed by leftist extremists to create amartyr as by rightist conspirators."

Reported the Washington Post: "CIAofficials say ... they believe that operatives of the present Chilean militaryjunta did not take part in Letelier's killing, according to informed sources. CIADirector Bush expressed this view in a conversation late last week withSecretary of State Kissinger, the sources said. What evidence the CIAhas obtained to support his initial conclusion was not disclosed."

One of the more interesting interpretations of the case camefrom a "Special Report" produced by the Council for Inter-AmericanSecurity, a right-wing think tank, and distributed to the national media. Itwas written by Virginia Prewett, the journalist who had a special relationshipwith David Phillips. The piece Prewett wrote about the Letelier bombingindicates why she was one of Phillips's most effective media assets.

Prewett's "Special Report" was actually a diatribeagainst the Washington press forinitially assuming that Chilean generals were involved in murdering Letelier.She, too, suggested that Letelier may have been sacrificed by leftists to turnworld opinion and U.S.policy against the Pinochet regime. "Letelier was headquartered at andoperated under the aegis of the radical leftist Institute for PolicyStudies," she noted darkly. "Since the days of Stalin and Trotsky,intramural strife and expenditure of human life for political ends have beencommonplace within the left."

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Ian Fleming, NANA & Covert Ops: http://littlefriends...Bill_Kelly.html

Lobster: http://www.8bitmode....r/lobster10.pdf

Virginia Pewett author Beyond The Great Forest?

BeyondThe Great Forest (9/10/2010) By Virginia Prewett

http://www.barnesand...irginia-prewett

Women Come to the Front: Journalists, Photographers, and Broadcasters During WorldWar II

Accredited Women Correspondents During World War II http://www.loc.gov/e...cf/wcf0005.html

Virginia Prewett, Chicago Sun

http://educationforu...pic=17022&st=15

....Veciana told the HSCA that he had no way of getting in touchwith BISHOP and that all meetings were instigated by BISHOP, a procedure BISHOPestablished early in their relationship. To set up a meeting, BISHOP would callVeciana by telephone, or, if Veciana was out of town, call a third person whomVeciana trusted, someone who always knew his location. Veciana said that thisthird person never met BISHOP but, "knew that BISHOP and I were partnersin this fight because this person shared my anti-Communistfeelings." Author Tony Summers found this intermediary. Her name wasDelores Cao of Barrio Obrero, Puerto Rico. She was thewife of Sergio Arias.She had been Veciana's personal secretary at the BancoFinanciero, where Veciana worked in Havana.Delores Cao left Cubafor Puerto Rico, where she became involved inanti-Castro activities. Veciana had recontacted her in Puerto Rico,and asked her to provide secretarial services, and to act as his answeringservice when he was out of town. She agreed, and in the months that followedshe became familiar with the name of a man who called from the mainland. Hisname, she recalled, was BISHOP. Delores Cao also knew Victor Espinosa. DeloresCao mentioned that the name "Prewett" was associated with"MAURICE BISHOP." Journalist Virginia Prewett (died April 1988 at age66) was a media asset of PHILLIPS. PHILLIPS admitted this to David Leigh. (Inhis offensive against Tony Summer's book, PHILLIPS had approached theWashington Post's Executive Editor, Ben Bradlee. Bradlee assigned David Leigh,an English exchange reporter, to look into the story).Virginia Prewett'scolumns were syndicated by North American Newspaper Alliance and she was amember of the Free Cuba Committee. [Fonzi, Last Inv. p319; HSCA OCR

CLIPS:

Rumor of Duvalier's Death Agitates Exiles from Haiti By Virginia Prewett North American Newspaper Alliance June 10, 1965,p. 8

http://www.newspaper...x?img=118466858

http://www.newspaper...x?img=116166632

Three Possible Coups Taking Shape in Panama http://news.google.c...pg=4737,3208089

Virgin IslandDaily News June 22, 1979 NANA By Virginia Prewett

Partial Obti:

Virginia Prewett Mizelle, Newsletter Publisher, Dies

The Washington Post

April 10, 1988

http://www.highbeam....P2-1250271.html

Virginia Prewett Mizelle, 69, publisher of "The Hemisphere Hotline," a Washington newsletter on inter-American affairs, for the past 18 years and a former newspaper columnist, died April 7 at the Washington Hospital Center after surgery for aheart ailment.

Mrs. Mizelle, who specialized in Latin American affairs, published her work under the nameVirginia Prewett. She wrote a syndicated column for the North American Newspaper Alliance from 1959 through the 1960s and published a column in the Washington Daily News in the 1960s and 1970s. She also contributed articles on Latin America to The WashingtonPost.

Her work also hadappeared in such publications as the Wall Street.....

Can somebody obtain the full obit?

I'd also be interested in reading some of her "Hemisphere Hotline" newsletter, if anybody can find it.

BK

Apparently she is the author of three books.

http://mill1.sjlibra...rginia&1%2C%2C3

Author Prewett, Virginia.

Title The Americas and tomorrow, by Virginia Prewett

Pub info New York, E. P. Dutton & co., inc., [1944

Title Beyond the Great Forest

Pub info New York, Dutton 1953.

.

Title Reportage on Mexico, by Virginia Prewett.

Pub info New York, E. P. Dutton & co., inc., 1941.

From Spartacus: 2) Gaeton Fonzi, The Last Investigation (1993)

Soon a series of stories were planted in the press. Newsweek's "Periscope" column said: "After studying FBI andother field investigations, the CIA has concluded that the Chilean secret police were not involved in the death of OrlandoLetelier...

Jeremiah O'Leary, a Washington Star reporter long close to David Phillips, wrote: "Probers are not ruling out the theory that Letelier might just as well have been killed by leftist extremists to create a martyr as by rightist conspirators."

Reported the Washington Post: "CIA officials say ... they believe that operatives of the present Chilean military junta did not take part in Letelier's killing, according to informed sources. CIA Director Bush expressed this view in a conversation late last week with Secretary of State Kissinger, the sources said. What evidence the CIA has obtained to support his initial conclusion was not disclosed."

One of the more interesting interpretations of the case came from a "Special Report" produced by the Council for Inter-American Security, a right-wing think tank, and distributed to the national media. It was written by Virginia Prewett, the journalist who had a special relationship with David Phillips. The piece Prewett wrote about the Letelier bombing indicates why she was one of Phillips's most effective media assets.

Prewett's "Special Report" was actually a diatribe against the Washington press for initially assuming that Chilean generals were involved in murdering Letelier. She, too, suggested that Letelier may have been sacrificed by leftists to turn world opinion and U.S.policy against the Pinochet regime. "Letelier was headquartered at and operated under the aegis of the radical leftist Institute for Policy Studies," she noted darkly. "Since the days of Stalin and Trotsky, intramural strife and expenditure of human life for political ends have been commonplace within the left."

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From Spartacus: 2) Gaeton Fonzi, The Last Investigation (1993)

Soon a series of stories were planted in the press. Newsweek's "Periscope" column said: "After studying FBI andother field investigations, the CIA has concluded that the Chilean secret police were not involved in the death of OrlandoLetelier...

Jeremiah O'Leary, a Washington Star reporter long close to David Phillips, wrote: "Probers are not ruling out the theory that Letelier might just as well have been killed by leftist extremists to create a martyr as by rightist conspirators."

Reported the Washington Post: "CIA officials say ... they believe that operatives of the present Chilean military junta did not take part in Letelier's killing, according to informed sources. CIA Director Bush expressed this view in a conversation late last week with Secretary of State Kissinger, the sources said. What evidence the CIA has obtained to support his initial conclusion was not disclosed."

One of the more interesting interpretations of the case came from a "Special Report" produced by the Council for Inter-American Security, a right-wing think tank, and distributed to the national media. It was written by Virginia Prewett, the journalist who had a special relationship with David Phillips. The piece Prewett wrote about the Letelier bombing indicates why she was one of Phillips's most effective media assets.

Prewett's "Special Report" was actually a diatribe against the Washington press for initially assuming that Chilean generals were involved in murdering Letelier. She, too, suggested that Letelier may have been sacrificed by leftists to turn world opinion and U.S.policy against the Pinochet regime. "Letelier was headquartered at and operated under the aegis of the radical leftist Institute for Policy Studies," she noted darkly. "Since the days of Stalin and Trotsky, intramural strife and expenditure of human life for political ends have been commonplace within the left."

Yes I found this after I got the spelling right. According to Jim DiEugenio: "Prewett's husband was in the CIA."

http://www.ctka.net/pjm.html

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