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Penn Jones’ Views on LBJ’s Role in the JFK Assassination: Aligns with “Mastermind” Appellation – Part 2

In the second part of the first chapter of his 1969 book, Penn Jones described how the "Military" faction had coordinated the others -- including the FBI, the CIA and the DPD (Dallas Police Dept.) and how all of that would not have been possible without Johnson's involvement. Jones also presciently included the "Financial Community" … Continue reading Penn Jones’ Views on LBJ’s Role in the JFK Assassination: Aligns with “Mastermind” Appellation – Part 2

Penn Jones’ Views on LBJ’s Role in the JFK Assassination: Aligns with “Mastermind” Appellation – Part 1

In Part 1, Jones lays out the basic premise of LBJ's role, enumerating many acts that he personally directed, not the least of which was the destruction of the crime scene: the Presidential limousine. In Part 2, he conjoins that with his views on the other participants, "Big Oil" and the "Military" -- which, he … Continue reading Penn Jones’ Views on LBJ’s Role in the JFK Assassination: Aligns with “Mastermind” Appellation – Part 1

Doris Kearns Goodwin: The Complicated Conflictions of LBJ’s Chosen Biographer

Gifted Biographer or a Successful Grifter-Plagiarist?   Doris Kearns, as a Harvard PhD candidate at age 24, was selected in 1967 for a White House fellowship despite having written an article for The New Republic titled “How to Remove L.B.J. in 1968”. She was undoubtedly not the only one surprised by that.  At that point, … Continue reading Doris Kearns Goodwin: The Complicated Conflictions of LBJ’s Chosen Biographer

MacBird Redux: What 1967 Was Really Like

In February, 1967 "MacBird," an off-Broadway play by 25-year-old Barbara Garson, parodied Shakespeare's murderous Macbeth and Lady Macbeth, lampooning President and Mrs. Johnson -- as MacBird and Lady MacBird. It boldly asserted that MacBird had not only arranged for the murder of Ken O'Dunc (JFK) but even Adlai Stevenson's suspicious death in 1965. LBJ and … Continue reading MacBird Redux: What 1967 Was Really Like

The McCains’ Mutiny (Part 2 of 2)

Originally published in garrison. — The Journal of History and Deep Politics (Vol. 003, October 2019), this 26-page article is being presented in two parts -- this is the second (includes end notes for both parts). We now turn to McCain's allegedly "heroic" period of time as a prisoner-of war and his last four decades pretending to … Continue reading The McCains’ Mutiny (Part 2 of 2)

The McCains’ Mutiny (Part 1 of 2)

Originally published in garrison. -- The Journal of History and Deep Politics (Vol. 003, October 2019), this 26-page article is being presented in two parts. The following insert on the June, 1967 attack by the Israeli Defense Forces on the USS Liberty explains the background of that incident for those unfamiliar with it. For the … Continue reading The McCains’ Mutiny (Part 1 of 2)

A Few Words of Commendation for Professor David Denton’s New Book

Professor David Denton's Compendium of "Essays on the Assassination of John F. Kennedy" Professor David Denton, in compiling his essays into a highly readable yet succinct 84-page book, has focused his attention on a number of books by authors such as David Talbot, John Newman, Joan Mellen (and others, including my own), and essays or … Continue reading A Few Words of Commendation for Professor David Denton’s New Book