April 16, 1994 |
Even while the Warren Commission was preparing its report on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, there were disagreements over whether the same bullet had struck Kennedy and John B. Connally. Among the dissenters: President Lyndon B. Johnson. Besides, Johnson asked Warren Commission member Sen. Richard Russell (D-Ga.), "what difference does it make which bullet got Connally?"
January 9, 1994
Jonathan Kwitny's review of my book "Case Closed: Lee Harvey Oswald and the Assassination of JFK" (Book Review, Nov. 7) is filled with misrepresentations of both the record and my book. It is curious that the Times selected Kwitny to review a book concluding that Oswald acted alone. He had already prejudged the assassination to be a Mafia conspiracy in his 1988 PBS special, and in the review, he charges that to espouse that the Warren Commission was right all along is the "looniest JFK assassination theory of all."
December 27, 1993
Re Richard M. Mosk's Counterpunch, "Warren Commission Report Is Proving True" (Nov. 29), isn't it curious that the leading opponents of any conspiracy theories happen to be either former Warren Commission staffers or government representatives? I was 14 when the school principal came into our class and made the announcement that was forever to sour the idealism of our time. Then we were told that the purpose of the Warren Commission was to find any evidence of a conspiracy or a cover-up in President Kennedy's murder, but, to the public, it seemed as if their sole aim was to discount and disprove any and all possibilities.
November 29, 1993 |
Around the time of this 30th anniversary of the assassination of President Kennedy, as at every preceding five-year interval, there were a number of television programs about the assassination. In a recent Los Angeles Times review of one of the programs, a PBS report on Lee Harvey Oswald ("PBS' 'Oswald' a Riveting 'Frontline,' " Calendar, Nov.
November 21, 1993 |
Intrigued by Oliver Stone's controversial movie "JFK," Randolph H. Robertson went looking recently for physical evidence to support Stone's view that the assassination of President John F. Kennedy was the result of a conspiracy. He believes he found it. A radiologist from Nashville, Robertson studied post-mortem X-rays of Kennedy's head and convinced himself that he found a second bullet wound in Kennedy's skull that had gone unnoticed before.
September 23, 1993 |
President Lyndon B. Johnson used the fear of nuclear war with the Soviet Union to persuade key national leaders to participate in the Warren Commission investigation into the slaying of John F. Kennedy, newly released White House telephone transcripts showed Wednesday. Records opened by the National Archives reveal that Johnson expressed his worries to Sen. Richard B.
June 18, 1993 |
Former Texas Gov. John B. Connally was buried Thursday in Austin after a frantic and unsuccessful effort to get family permission to extract bullet fragments left in his body almost 30 years ago. Hundreds of mourners attended the rites. FBI officials in Dallas had recommended that an attempt be made to recover the evidence and settle a longstanding controversy about whether Connally was hit by the same bullet that wounded President John F. Kennedy on Nov.