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Richard A. Sprague (HSCA): 0n JFK Assassination, Mexico City, CIA


Douglas Caddy
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Chris:

This description is published under the YouTube video:

Published on May 18, 2016

Richard A. Sprague was the first chief counsel of the House Select Committee on Assassinations. He discusses the Yablonsky murder case and some others, but this is the full extent of his remarks on the JFK case.

Uploaded on Nov 10, 2010

It was a tour de force. Richard A. Sprague, L'53, grand inquisitor, fierce competitor and Philadelphia's preeminent trial lawyer, gave a lecture at Penn Law in March 2009 that seemed more like a clinic on how to prosecute a murder case. Making the classroom his courtroom, he recounted the hard investigative work, the skillful presentation of witnesses and the courtroom choreography that leads to conviction.

In short, he killed.

Speaking to a capacity crowd attending an installment in the Dean's Speakers Series, Sprague ranged over his 50-year career, recalling his lead role in everything from a test of the insanity defense to a congressional investigation of the Kennedy assassination to the murder of Joseph "Jock" Yablonski by United Mine Workers president Tony Boyle.

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Doug,

I get all that.

But...

Sprague clearly says that the he, Sprague, became interested in Mexico because the "Warren Commission", (not HSCA) had been told that Oswald had been seen with a CIA supervisory agent and that they discounted this because the CIA said he was in Mexico at that time.

This statement is the opening statement in this video.

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