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Here Are the Juiciest Bits From the Secret JFK Document Dump
GettyThe National Archives and Records Administration released 1,500 secret documents related to John F. Kennedy’s assassination Wednesday. The 1963 killing shocked the nation and continues to arouse fascination in historians and conspiracy theorists alike.The National Archives’ document dump was slated to come a year ago, but President Joe Biden delayed it, blaming the coronavirus pandemic. Another launch date was scrapped a month ago. Some files, originally promised to be released with those tnews.yahoo.com
Cuban exile told sons he trained Oswald, JFK’s accused assassin, at a secret CIA camp
Almost 40 years after his death following a bar brawl in Key Biscayne, Ricardo Morales, known as “Monkey” — contract CIA worker, anti-Castro militant, counter-intelligence chief for Venezuela, FBI informant and drug dealer — returned to the spotlight Thursday morning when one of his sons made a startling claim on Spanish-language radio:news.yahoo.com
Detective who escorted Oswald when he was killed by Ruby has died
Retired Dallas Police Detective Jim Leavelle, who escorted Lee Harvey Oswald when he was killed by Jack Ruby has died at age 99. DALLAS, Texas - Retired Dallas Police Homicide Detective Jim Leavelle has died at the age of 99. He was the man in the white hat who escorted Lee Harvey Oswald when the JFK assassin was shot and killed by Jack Ruby. Oswald died and later, Ruby died in jail. Leavelle retired from the Dallas Police Department in April 1975.
Detective who escorted Lee Harvey Oswald after JFK's assassination dies
Jim Leavelle, seen here in 1998, holds the photograph showing him handcuffed to Lee Harvey Oswald when Oswald was shot by Jack Ruby. (CNN) - James Leavelle, the Dallas detective who was handcuffed to Lee Harvey Oswald when Oswald was fatally shot, has died, his family told CNN. Leavelle shot to fame after he was photographed next to Oswald, the man who assassinated President John F. Kennedy, in November 1963. Oswald, an ex-Marine, assassinated Kennedy on Nov. 22, 1963, and shot Dallas police officer J.D. In 2013, Leavelle told CNN he wished Oswald had not been shot.
At least one JFK assassination conspiracy debunked
Researchers have put an end to a conspiracy theory regarding an allegedly doctored image of Lee Harvey Oswald that skeptics said cast doubt about his role in assassinating President John F. Kennedy. CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers and Jill Wagner have more.cbsnews.com
Bob Schieffer retires Sunday after 46 years at CBS News
The veteran news legend is retiring from a journalism career of more than half a century. As a young newspaper reporter, Schieffer went to Vietnam to cover the war. He worked at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram on the day President Kennedy was gunned down in Dallas. He brought Lee Harvey Oswald's mother to the police station. Since starting at CBS News in 1969, he has covered the Pentagon, State Department, Capitol Hill and the White House, and anchored the "CBS Evening News."cbsnews.com