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William Kirk Stuckey is one of those peripheral characters of JFK lore, he was at WDSU in New Orleans moderating the debate between Lee Harvey Oswald and Carlos Bringuer.

His background is also interesting he obtained a B.S. degree in journalism at SMU in Dallas, did a stint in the Marine Corps, after that, according to his Warren Commission Testimony,

'I spent some 8 months in Central America and Mexico, traveling around, essentially hitchiking, some walking, some 3rd class bus riding in which I acquired a good deal of Spanish and an interest in the countries.'

(3rd class bus riding was apparently a lesser quality of riding in buses with chickens and goats on the top of the bus, Stuckey say's 3rd class meant that the chickens and goats were in the bus with you).

Later, he went to write for the New Orleans State Item and then to WDSU in which he participated in the Oswald/Bringuer debate later used as a propaganda tool to incriminate Oswald as the 'lone nut Marxist' immortalized by the Information Council of the Americas, and the DRE in Miami.

Also interesting is the fact that a Mrs. Gladys Rogers ostensibly saw Bill Stuckey and Pete Mollar visit LHO's apartment while Oswald was living in New Orleans, Rogers lived adjacent to Oswald's apartment. WC-Document 75 page 106.

What perhaps is just as intruiging as anything mentioned in this post is the fact that Stuckey was at one time working at Tulane University.

Interestingly, he makes a trip through Latin America somewhat similar to the manner of George DeMohrenschildt, it would be interesting to know if the two can be linked in anyway.

Stuckey died in September of 1981 in San Francisco, CA of a 'wound.'

Wonder if he was related to the CIA's Mary Stuckey who retired in 1962

http://www.maryferrell.org/mffweb/archive/...bsPageId=216639

http://www.maryferrell.org/mffweb/archive/...wRec.do?id=9210

Incidentally, Stuckey also wrote an article (New Orleans State Item August 8, 1962) stating that there was indeed a training camp site at Lake Ponchartrain, near Covington. Seems like writing fabrications in 1963 wouldn't be a very good career move, but who knows.

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William Kirk Stuckey is one of those peripheral characters of JFK lore, he was at WDSU in New Orleans moderating the debate between Lee Harvey Oswald and Carlos Bringuer.

His background is also interesting he obtained a B.S. degree in journalism at SMU in Dallas, did a stint in the Marine Corps, after that, according to his Warren Commission Testimony,

'I spent some 8 months in Central America and Mexico, traveling around, essentially hitchiking, some walking, some 3rd class bus riding in which I acquired a good deal of Spanish and an interest in the countries.'

(3rd class bus riding was apparently a lesser quality of riding in buses with chickens and goats on the top of the bus, Stuckey say's 3rd class meant that the chickens and goats were in the bus with you).

Later, he went to write for the New Orleans State Item and then to WDSU in which he participated in the Oswald/Bringuer debate later used as a propaganda tool to incriminate Oswald as the 'lone nut Marxist' immortalized by the Information Council of the Americas, and the DRE in Miami.

Also interesting is the fact that a Mrs. Gladys Rogers ostensibly saw Bill Stuckey and Pete Mollar visit LHO's apartment while Oswald was living in New Orleans, Rogers lived adjacent to Oswald's apartment. WC-Document 75 page 106.

What perhaps is just as intruiging as anything mentioned in this post is the fact that Stuckey was at one time working at Tulane University.

Interestingly, he makes a trip through Latin America somewhat similar to the manner of George DeMohrenschildt, it would be interesting to know if the two can be linked in anyway.

Stuckey died in September of 1981 in San Francisco, CA of a 'wound.'

Wonder if he was related to the CIA's Mary Stuckey who retired in 1962

http://www.maryferrell.org/mffweb/archive/...bsPageId=216639

http://www.maryferrell.org/mffweb/archive/...wRec.do?id=9210

Incidentally, Stuckey also wrote an article (New Orleans State Item August 8, 1962) stating that there was indeed a training camp site at Lake Ponchartrain, near Covington. Seems like writing fabrications in 1963 wouldn't be a very good career move, but who knows.

Among the multitude of items which surround Mr. Stuckey is also the fact that his first deposition appears to have been conveniently "lost".

Therefore, not unlike most other such items of the WC obfuscation, one must logically assume that this was an intentional loss.

Especially since Mr. Stuckey has already been identified as a potential CIA asset.

http://jfkassassination.net/russ/testimony/stuckey.htm

Mr. JENNER. I regret, Mr. Stuckey, that we have to inconvenience you to have you back to have your deposition taken again. But through some happenstance in New Orleans, the transcript of your deposition never went beyond the U.S. attorney's office apparently, and. we appreciate your willingness to come up here and be with us today so that I can depose you again. When I took your deposition before you had received a letter from Mr. Rankin, had you not?

Mr. STUCKEY. No.

Mr. JENNER. I guess I called you when I was down there, didn't I?

Mr. STUCKEY. Yes; that is correct.

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Among the multitude of items which surround Mr. Stuckey is also the fact that his first deposition appears to have been conveniently "lost".

Therefore, not unlike most other such items of the WC obfuscation, one must logically assume that this was an intentional loss.

Especially since Mr. Stuckey has already been identified as a potential CIA asset.

http://jfkassassination.net/russ/testimony/stuckey.htm

One might equally well assume that it was the court reporter who lost or misplaced the original transcript. As any court reporter can tell you, "xxxx happens" from time to time.

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Among the multitude of items which surround Mr. Stuckey is also the fact that his first deposition appears to have been conveniently "lost".

Therefore, not unlike most other such items of the WC obfuscation, one must logically assume that this was an intentional loss.

Especially since Mr. Stuckey has already been identified as a potential CIA asset.

http://jfkassassination.net/russ/testimony/stuckey.htm

One might equally well assume that it was the court reporter who lost or misplaced the original transcript. As any court reporter can tell you, "xxxx happens" from time to time.

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the transcript of your deposition never went beyond the U.S. attorney's office apparently,

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Yes, and BS also is quite prevelant as regards the WC manipulation of witness testimony and statements.

And, I for one, do not rate the credibility of the WC as being much higher than one of the old drunks in the French Quarter of NO, who were frequently attempting to gather 87 cents for a bottle of "Thunderbird".

Tom

P.S. Recorded history provides us with the information as relates to the member of the Louisiana "Stuckey" family who worked for the OSS as a "Jedburgh" due to his french language capability, and who, as a member of the OSS was killed during WWII.

Not to mention that "Stucke" and "Stuckey" are in fact a derivitive of the same name.

http://www.phelpsdunbar.com/pages/profile.asp?id=250

James A. Stuckey

Canal Place

365 Canal Street,, Suite 2000

New Orleans, LA 70130-6534

Direct: (504) 584-9239

Fax: (504) 568-9130

e-mail: stuckeyj@phelps.com

http://jfkassassination.net/parnell/chrono.htm

1897

July

8th: The maternal grandparents of Lee Harvey Oswald, John Claverie and Dorothea Stucke, are married in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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P.S. Recorded history provides us with the information as relates to the member of the Louisiana "Stuckey" family who worked for the OSS as a "Jedburgh" due to his french language capability, and who, as a member of the OSS was killed during WWII.

Not to mention that "Stucke" and "Stuckey" are in fact a derivitive of the same name.

http://www.phelpsdunbar.com/pages/profile.asp?id=250

James A. Stuckey

Canal Place

365 Canal Street,, Suite 2000

New Orleans, LA 70130-6534

Direct: (504) 584-9239

Fax: (504) 568-9130

e-mail: stuckeyj@phelps.com

http://jfkassassination.net/parnell/chrono.htm

1897

July

8th: The maternal grandparents of Lee Harvey Oswald, John Claverie and Dorothea Stucke, are married in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Very interesting that Lee Oswald & Bill Stuckey may have been distant relatives. In any event, the name Stuckey must have sounded familiar to Lee, and vice versa.

It seems apparent from everything I've read (In terms of handy sources, Mailer's book, though unreliable in the big issues, is useful. Mailer is generally reliable on minor matters which allow him to use his flair for dramatic writing) that the two men hit it off famously, and spent at least an hour together in the bar, after the radio interview, in a very cordial shooting the breeze session over nice cold beers.

Perhaps they even compared family trees?

But what is there to suggest that Stuckey's CIA connections, assuming he had them, have anything to do with the assassination of JFK?

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