Midnight In The Desert — JFK

Why Do the CIA and FBI Still Want to Keep Secret Several Thousand JFK Assassination Records?

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Why Do the CIA and FBI Still Want to Keep Secret Several Thousand JFK Assassination Records?

November 22nd marked the 54th Anniversary of the JFK assassination in Dallas, Texas. By now, a 1992 National Archives law had mandated that all of the thousands of documents and photos from the murder investigation would be released to the American public by October 26, 2017. But the CIA and FBI are still blocking the release of thousands of records — why? The answer appears to be in the power struggles of President John F. Kennedy and his powerful CIA Director Allen Welsh Dulles, who had been a major player in the agency for ten years before Kennedy became President....

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British newspaper received mystery call minutes before JFK assassination 

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British newspaper received mystery call minutes before JFK assassination 

A British newspaper received a mystery call minutes before the assassination of John F Kennedy. This is one of the most astonishing revelations from the JFK files, released on Thursday. The revelation was made in papers relating to the killing, which happened on November 22 1963. A memo to the director of FBI revealed that a call was made to the senior reporter at the Cambridge News at 6.05pm on the day Kennedy was shot in Dallas, Texas. The document, from deputy director James Angleton, said: "The British Security Service (MI-5) has reported that at 1805GMT on 22 November an...

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The President John F. Kennedy Assassination National Archives Collection

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The President John F. Kennedy Assassination National Archives Collection

John F. Kennedy was killed on November 22, 1963. Almost 30 years later, Congress enacted the President John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Collection Act of 1992. The Act mandated that all assassination-related material be housed in a single collection in the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). The resulting Collection consists of more than 5 million pages of assassination-related records, photographs, motion pictures, sound recordings and artifacts (approximately 2,000 cubic feet of records). Most of the records are open for research. Read More: The President John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Collection | National Archives

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JFK assassination: Trump declassifies some documents

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JFK assassination: Trump declassifies some documents

US President Donald Trump has ordered the release of 2,800 files on President John F Kennedy's assassination. But he blocked the release of other files, citing national security concerns. Senior administration officials did not divulge the contents of the records being shared by the National Archives on Thursday. Conspiracy theories have swirled since President Kennedy was fatally shot in Dallas, Texas, 54 years ago. A 1992 law passed by Congress required all records related to the assassination - around five million pages - to be publicly disclosed in full within 25 years. The deadline was Thursday. More than 90% of...

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The JFK Document Dump Could Be a Fiasco

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The JFK Document Dump Could Be a Fiasco

Later this month, the National Archives is set to release thousands of documents about John F. Kennedy’s assassination. It’s likely to fuel conspiracy theorists for years. The federal government’s long campaign to try to choke off rampant conspiracy theories about the November 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy is threatening to end this month in massive confusion, if not chaos. Within the next two weeks, the National Archives is legally obligated to release the last of thousands of secret documents from government files about the assassination, most of them from the CIA, FBI and the Justice Department. And there...

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