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The other assassination in 1963 had as its victim, Medgar Evers, the field secretary of the NAACP in Mississippi.

This video examines Evers' drive to get blacks to vote, the hardships they encountered at the registration office, his murder in his driveway, how the police tried to provoke violence at his funeral, and how all-white juries twice refused to convict his killer in the 1960's.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0qWb1MBFUR8

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The other assassination in 1963 had as its victim, Medgar Evers, the field secretary of the NAACP in Mississippi.

This video examines Evers' drive to get blacks to vote, the hardships they encountered at the registration office, his murder in his driveway, how the police tried to provoke violence at his funeral, and how all-white juries twice refused to convict his killer in the 1960's.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0qWb1MBFUR8

Thank you for posting this Gil.

Excellent.

Do you have any more footage of President Kennedy speaking on civil rights?

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The other assassination in 1963 had as its victim, Medgar Evers, the field secretary of the NAACP in Mississippi.

This video examines Evers' drive to get blacks to vote, the hardships they encountered at the registration office, his murder in his driveway, how the police tried to provoke violence at his funeral, and how all-white juries twice refused to convict his killer in the 1960's.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0qWb1MBFUR8

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

"On June 12, 1963, Evers pulled into his driveway after returning from an integration meeting where he had conferred with NAACP lawyers. Emerging from his car and carrying NAACP T-shirts that stated, "Jim Crow Must Go", Evers was struck in the back with a bullet that ricocheted into his home. He staggered 30 feet before collapsing, dying at the local hospital 50 minutes later. Evers was murdered just hours after President John F. Kennedy's speech on national television in support of civil rights[birnbaum, p. 490].

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On June 23, Byron De La Beckwith, a fertilizer salesman and member of the White Citizens' Council and Ku Klux Klan, wasarrested for Evers' murder. During the course of his first 1964 trial, De La Beckwith was visited by former Mississippi governor Ross Barnett and one time Army Major General Edwin A. Walker."

http://www.theconspiracy.us/9408/0029.html

"...When Byron de La Beckwith was seeking to avoid indictment for the assassination of Medgar Evers, much of his political support came from former Major General Edwin Walker. Edwin Walker had been a divisional commander in Germany and was

replaced by John Kennedy because Edwin Walker was violating Army regulations by obliging his troops to study the "Blue Book" of the John Birch Society. It is a violation of U.S. military regulations to force your troops to study political doctrine. Edwin Walker was fired by John Kennedy. He then came to the Dallas-Ft. Worth area where he became a protege of H.L. Hunt and in the fifth volume of the 26 volumes of Warren Commission testimony and exhibits, it is revealed, or it is documented that, Edwin Walker's John Birch Society cell was used as a vehicle for bringing military intelligence agents over from Munich, Germany to operate at the

field level in the assassination of John Kennedy.

It is also worth noting, too, that one of the things cited by the Warren Commission to prove that Lee Harvey Oswald was not a

politically-motivated assassin, (he wasn't an assassin at all, he was a patsy) but the Warren Commission stated that Lee Harvey

Oswald had previously tried to assassinate Major General Edwin Walker, who was an ultra-right winger. Therefore, since he tried

to shoot a right-winger and he wound up shooting a liberal, he was not politically motivated.

This information first surfaced, according to the Warren Commission investigation or cover-up, on December 3rd 1963, when Marina Oswald revealed this to the FBI during an interrogation. The FBI then notified the Warren Commission. However, this does not explain why on November 29, 1963, a Nazi newspaper in Munich, Germany, named the Deutsch----unclear-----, published by a guy named Gerhard Frey (sp), still active on the German Nazi scene, and having a number of highly-ranked SS officers and former officials from Goebbels propaganda ministry on its editorial staff, that newspaper revealed the information that Oswald had shot at Walker on November 29, 1963, based on an interview with Edwin Walker, that Edwin Walker gave by telephone to Gerhard Frey on November 23, 1963 which was a full eleven days before Marina Oswald supposedly revealed that to the world.

Now, you do not have to be Columbo or Sherlock Holmes to figure out that that throws serious doubt on the validity of the Warren

Commission's investigation, but that is just one of many evidenciary tributaries leading between our various assassinations

and attempted assassinations. That does not mean that, yes, Major General Edwin Walker and the Hunt organization were connected to Byron de La Beckwith and the assassination of Medgar Evers, yet at the same time when we see so many of the same elements and the same names cropping up in connection with our political assassinations, supposedly unconnected, and supposedly not having any serious political ramifications, I think we are in a position to stand back and take a look at these killings and to view them in much the same light as the assassination program conducted in Germany in the 1920s, long before the world became familiar with the name of Adolph Hitler, long before National Socialism took over in Germany and helped plunge the world into war, that there were a series, as I said, of assassinations conducted in Germany which paved the way for the rise of fascism in that country. But in addition to the leaders of the German revolution, such as Karl Liebnick (sp) and Rosa Luxembourg (sp), doctrinaire communists themselves, democratic leaders ranging from Kurt Eisner (sp), Karl Guirise (sp), Gustav Landauer (sp), Walter von Rattenau (sp), these are names that history has not remembered and they should have. As we look at our assassinations and our attempted assassinations, I think it is important that we clear away the obfuscation, that we learn to see

the forest despite the trees that have been placed in our way, because in my opinion, and I think the evidence argues very

strongly in that regard, we here in the United States went through a similar historical event to the assassination programs in Germany and Japan that paved the way for the rise of fascism in those countries. And, if we do not recognize the facts concerning our own history and understand what happened and why it happened, we ourselves are going to ultimately face results as devastating as what eventually stemmed from the assassination programs in those countries as well."

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Silly me. Didn't realize 'til just today that Walker was part of the plot:

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

"Hunt also funded two right-wing radio shows, Facts Forum and Life Line. He used these radio stations to support the anti-communist campaign of Joseph McCarthy. He also helped to finance the political career of Lyndon B. Johnson. A member of the John Birch Society, Hunt was a close friend of Edwin Walker."

I sure wonder whose car was in his driveway (that had the license plate hidden by a hole in the photo). Anyone have any theories? Maybe one associated with HL Hunt? (Just a SWAG.)

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Disgraced Miss. judge to report to federal prison.

By HOLBROOK MOHR, Associated Press Writer Holbrook Mohr, Associated Press Writer – 39 mins agoJACKSON, Miss. – Bobby DeLaughter, a former Mississippi prosecutor and judge whose legal conquests became the subject of books and a movie, is set to report to federal prison Monday for lying to the FBI in a judicial bribery investigation.

The next chapter of DeLaughter's life, as inmate No. 12930-042, marks a long fall from the height of his legal career in 1994 when he was a prosecutor who helped convict a civil rights-era assassin for the 30-year-old murder of NAACP leader Medgar Evers.

The 55-year-old DeLaughter (deh-LAW'-ter) was to report to a federal prison camp in McCreary, Ky., by 2 p.m.

DeLaughter's lawyer, Thomas Durkin of Chicago, told The Associated Press on Monday that he didn't know exactly what time DeLaughter would report to prison, but that he wouldn't be late. A prison official said he was not in custody as of about 10:45 a.m.

DeLaughter was sentenced to 18 months in November after pleading guilty to lying about secret conversations he had with a lawyer while presiding over a dispute between wealthy lawyers over legal fees. As part of a plea deal, prosecutors dropped conspiracy and mail fraud charges.

DeLaughter made a name for himself as an assistant district attorney when he helped put away Byron de la Beckwith for Evers' 1963 murder.

He was appointed to the bench in 2002 and was later elected to the position.

His storied career ended with the same bribery scandal that toppled Richard "Dickie" Scruggs, chief architect of the multibillion-dollar tobacco litigation of the 1990s — which was depicted in the movie "The Insider," starring Al Pacino and Russell Crowe.

DeLaughter was presiding over a lawsuit in which a lawyer sued Scruggs for a bigger cut of millions in legal fees from asbestos litigation. Prosecutors said DeLaughter ruled in Scruggs' favor in exchange for a promise that he'd be considered for a federal judgeship, with help from Scruggs' high-powered connections.

DeLaughter ruled in 2006 that Scruggs didn't owe the former partner anything more than a belated $1.5 million payment. The ruling was contrary to the findings of a special master appointed to weigh the evidence before trial.

DeLaughter pleaded guilty only to lying to the FBI about conversations he had with his old boss, former Hinds County District Attorney Ed Peters. Peters was accused of receiving $1 million to influence DeLaughter, but he cooperated in the investigation and was not charged.

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On 4/11/2007 at 11:47 AM, Gil Jesus said:

The other assassination in 1963 had as its victim, Medgar Evers, the field secretary of the NAACP in Mississippi.

This video examines Evers' drive to get blacks to vote, the hardships they encountered at the registration office, his murder in his driveway, how the police tried to provoke violence at his funeral, and how all-white juries twice refused to convict his killer in the 1960's.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0qWb1MBFUR8

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