Friday, June 26, 2009

C. David Heymann is alleging - for the third time - that Jacqueline and Bobby Kennedy had an affai

For Jackie Kennedy/Bobby Kennedy affair rumors, third time not the charm

Thursday, June 25th 2009, 1:00 AM
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C. David Heymann is alleging - for the third time - that Jacqueline and Bobby Kennedy had an affair, and once again, other Kennedy biographers are slamming the author's claim.

In his new book, "Bobby and Jackie: A Love Story" (available on July 14 from Simon & Schuster's Atria Books), Heymann interviews several on-the-record witnesses who say that the in-laws had a sexual relationship after JFK's assassination in 1963.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Updated Documentary on Mary Ferrell Foundation Site

Mary Ferrell Foundation Featured Multimedia - RFK Documentaries, including the epilogue to Shane O'Sullivan's "RFK Must Die"

RFK Documentaries

Running time - Approx. 7 minutes An update to RFK Must Die featuring new audio evidence that suggests a second gunman fired the shot that killed Bobby Kennedy

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Friday, June 12, 2009

Your request is being processed... Patrick Kennedy Admitted To Medical Facility For Treatment

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Rep. Patrick Kennedy, who has struggled with depression, alcoholism and addiction for much of his life, said Friday that he has checked into a medical facility for treatment. The Rhode Island Democrat, who sought treatment three years ago after an early morning car crash near the U.S. Capitol, said in a statement that his recovery is a "lifelong process" and that he will do whatever it takes to preserve his health.

"I have decided to temporarily step away from my normal routine to ensure that I am being as vigilant as possible in my recovery," said Kennedy, the son of Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass. He did not say exactly what he was being treated for, and did not disclose the facility's location.

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Bair honored with JFK Profiles in Courage Award

Sheila Bair (right), chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., today accepted a John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award in recognition of her early warnings about the subprime lending crisis and her subsequent criticism of the government's management of the financial crisis.

Caroline Kennedy presented the award to Bair at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library saying that Bair "stood up for average, taxpaying Americans and held her ground under intense criticism from political adversaries."

More Moon

‘MOON SHOT…’ – The Museum at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library will unveil a new exhibit, “Moon Shot – JFK and Space Exploration,” celebrating the 40th anniversary of the first Moon landing, and President Kennedy’s grand vision that made the achievement possible. Featuring original documents, photographs, and artifacts from the collections of the Kennedy Presidential Library, the National Archives—Southwest Region, the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center, and NASA, this exhibit will illustrate the elements of imagination and engineering that combined to achieve the successful Moon landing. For more information on JFK and the space race, visit

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Marketers Look to the Heavens to Honor the First Moon Walk

HOW high the moon? For marketers and media companies, the sky seems to be the limit as they prepare a cosmic — and commercial — commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the first manned landing on the moon.

Louis Vuitton is running a print ad with, from left, the astronauts Sally Ride, Edwin Aldrin and Jim Lovell.

A print ad for a special Omega watch invokes John F. Kennedy.

The anniversary, to be observed on July 20, is the subject of advertising campaigns, books, DVDs, tribute merchandise, events and film festivals, along with enough trinkets to stuff a space capsule. The goal of all that basking in reflected moon glow is to remind the public how good it felt when the arrival of Apollo 11 on the moon — and the walks on the lunar surface by the astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin — fulfilled a promise made eight years earlier by President John F. Kennedy.

After 45 Years, a Civil Rights Hero Waits for Justice, Abraham Bolden and hidden files.

Thom Hartmann
Best-Selling Author and Host of Nationally Syndicated Progressive Talk Show

A great miscarriage of justice has kept most Americas from learning about a Civil Rights pioneer who worked with President John F. Kennedy. But there is finally a way for citizens to not only right that wrong, but bring closure to the most tragic chapter of American presidential history.

After an outstanding career in law enforcement, Abraham Bolden was appointed by JFK to be the first African American presidential Secret Service agent, where he served with distinction. He was part of the Secret Service effort that prevented JFK's assassination in Chicago, three weeks before Dallas. But Bolden was framed by the Mafia and arrested on the very day he went to Washington to tell the Warren Commission staff about the Chicago attempt against JFK.

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Monday, June 8, 2009

The Freedom Of Information Act - March 30, 1965

(Sen. Al Gore with Rep. John Moss - Next time you're digging around the National Archives, thank the guy on the right.)

On March 30, 1965, California Representative John Moss introduced legislation in Congress that would give the public access to the inner workings of the government. It was met with a lot of resistance. LBJ swore to veto it if it arrived on his desk. The idea that a government that was transparent, that actually would be accountable, where the press would actually have access to documents seemed very abstract to some.

Saturday, June 6, 2009

ARRB: JFK planned withdrawal from VIET was REAL

Would JFK Have Pulled Out of Vietnam ? ( 2 Parts)

Tip O'Neill: JFK was pulling out

ARRB: JFK Phased Pullout was real

Kennedy discounts immediate and total withdrawal in Cronkite interview

Kennedy the Peacemaker

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Billy Sol Estes Case - Issues and Answers 1962

On July 2, 1962, at the height of the investigation, ABC's long-running Sunday talk show Issues and Answers featured a dialogue between Texas Attorney General Will Wilson and Senator Edmund Muskie, who was a member of the Senate Subcommittee investigating the Estes scandal. Follow the link to hear the program.

(The Shoes of Billy Sol Estes - no doubt the Alligator had other plans.)

What had to be one of the biggest scandals of the 1960's centered around one Billy Sol Estes whose influence and fraud wandered through many high places in Washington, allegedly all the way up to the office of Lyndon Johnson. Estes was the subject of a Senate Sub-committee investigation on political corruption which led to a startling number of discoveries and an even more startling number of "suicides" in the process. Although Estes was convicted of fraud and corruption charges and sentenced to prison, his conviction was overturned by a Supreme Court decision that ruled the massive amount of publicity the investigation garnered made a fair trial impossible.

Still, the allegations were serious enough about LBJ to force Kennedy to consider dropping him as running mate in 1964. And he probably would have, had fate not intervened.

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Jay Leno Remembers JFK, Jr As His Most Emotional Moment

Leno on his most poignant interview:

[Jay Leno NBC] “Well, I told this story yesterday on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, the most poignant one was John F. Kennedy Jr., because I talked about how I was 12-years old when Kennedy was assassinated and I remember sitting in the living room at my parents house and watching the funeral on TV and my mother crying hysterically. And I remember when they showed little John John in that little outfit, saluting the casket, and my mother just [in tears]. And when you’re a kid and your mom is crying, it’s like, ‘Oh, my God.’ It’s like an unnatural thing and I didn’t know what to do, I was totally lost. I’d look at the TV, I’d look at my mom, and I didn’t know how to fix the situation.

“And so that being what it is, I had John F. Kennedy on the show forty years later and I’m in the dressing room talking to him and it didn’t hit me and we had a nice talk. I introduced him on The Tonight Show, it still didn’t hit me. When he came around the corner and I shook his hand, and I looked up in the camera, I looked up at the monitor and I saw me shaking hands with John F. Kennedy [Jr.], and I immediately flashed to my mom just being hysterical and it was kind of an emotional moment. I didn’t say I was bursting into tears. But it was really like, suddenly never in my life did I think I would be able to fix that problem or go full circle with it.

"You know, I almost wanted to say to my mom, ‘Look, he’s right here, he’s fine. It’s okay.’ It really struck, and it caught me off guard for a second. I was like, ‘Um, yeah, sit down. Hey, good to see you.’ So to me, that was probably one of the more emotional nights on the show. I mean, obviously the night I talked about my mom and dad passing away was an emotional moment, too, but that’s separate. That’s an emotional one for everybody. So I don’t want to capitalize on that or make it look like I am, but that, certainly, with the exception of my parents and talking about that the night they passed away. The John F. Kennedy Jr. was probably the most emotional moment for me.”