|Re: Which files are locked up... and why?
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Author: claviger Date: Jul 20, 2008 21:10
On Jul 19, 7:55 pm, burgundy aol.com> wrote:
> I offer this as an opportunity for both sides of the JFK assassination
> question to debate and speculate on why there are files and information
> relating to the assassination under lock and key. I remember a full page
> ad in what I believe was the NYTimes asking for the TOTAL RELEASE OF ALL
> RECORDS and Professor McAdams signed that request. That aside, speculate
> on why these files are still not available.
> Which files are we most in need of that are unavailable? I know some have
> been released but whar are the "top 10 or 20" files we need to see?
> Possibilities for not releasing information:
> 1) Oswald alone shot the President but he had some ties to CIA/FBI
> personnel in some way and this would prove embarrasing.
> 2) The CIA and Kennedy were at such odds they decided he had to go for a
> number of reasons from the extreme (he was actually a double agent of the
> the communists) to he was just too left and Vietnam offered too many
> opportunities for strategic containment and potentially cultivation of
> reserves like rubber. So capitalists offed him (see Oliver Stone).
> 3) Johson did it, they know it (see Barr McClelland's book) and that has
> to be delayed to be released.
> 4) Oswald did it all by himself, he was a flake, a Communist wannabe but
> the files need to be locked because other sources would be compromised,
> such as agents, networks, etc., many of whom may still be alive.
> 5) After the Bay of Pigs, a CIA operation, anti Castro Cubans combined
> with the Mob and outlaw elements of the CIA decided JFK's withholding of
> air support was a treasonable offense but instead they shot him and
> somehow this is documented in the locked files.
> 6) Or.... fire away.
Add one more: JFK was accidently shot by one of his bodyguards who was
trying to protect him. The Kennedy family chose to keep this quiet because
they didn't want JFK to be remembered as the unluckiest President in US