GEORGE MICHAEL EVICA. A much-published author on JFK.
Evica has lectured widely and won praise for his book, "And
We Are All Mortal." He is producer and broadcaster of the
weekly radio show, "Assassination Journal," the longest-running
public affairs program on a single subject (the JFK Assassination)
in the US. The show is now available on the Internet. George
Michael was the Senior Editor of the "Kennedy Assassination
Chronicles" and is working on a series of new books on the
TOPIC: Missing In Switzerland: The Albert Schweitzer College
Mystery, US Intelligence, and the Hunt for Oswald (from the first
chapter of "Intercept," now in its last draft)
PETER DALE SCOTT, a former Canadian diplomat and English
Professor at the University of California, Berkeley, is a poet,
writer, and researcher. Books include "The War Conspiracy"
(1972), "The Assassinations: Dallas and Beyond" (in
collaboration, 1976), "Crime and Cover-Up: The CIA, the
Mafia, and the Dallas-Watergate Connection" (1977), "The
Iran-Contra Connection" (in collaboration, 1987), "Cocaine
Politics: Drugs, Armies, and the CIA in Central America"
(in collaboration, 1991, 1998), "Deep Politics and the Death
of JFK' (1993, 1996), and "Deep Politics Two" (1995).
TOPIC: Illusion and Denial in the JFK Assassination - Panel,
DALE SCOTT's Web Site
DAVID MANTIK, M.D., Ph.D., received his Ph.D. in physics
from Wisconsin and his M.D. from the University of Michigan.
A Board Certified Radiation Oncologist, he has done pioneering
work studying the autopsy X-rays with densitometry, a type of
investigation never before performed, and has conducted the most
extensive studies of the Zapruder film ever undertaken. His important
studies of the X-rays and of the alteration of the film appear
in the books "Assassination Science" and the new "Murder
In Dealey Plaza."
TOPIC: The Assassination Overview - Panel, Illusion and Denial
in the JFK Assassination - Panel
NOEL TWYMAN, after a career in which he founded two
successful companies, retired, and between 1992 and 1997 completed
the investigative work and writing of "Bloody Treason."
He has an Engineering Degree from Stevens Institute of Technology
and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Pepperdine
University. He is a Registered Professional Engineer (Inactive)
in the State of California and holds several patents in industrial
TOPIC: Illusion and Denial in the JFK Assassination - Panel
Note: ROBERT WHITE cannot attend due to a family illness.
DR. ROBERT C. JONES, currently residing in Dallas,
Jones was Parkland Hospital's chief resident on November 22,
1963, the day President John F. Kennedy was shot. He will relive
his experience of that day from the moment he answered the stat
page sending him to Trauma Room One.
TOPIC: November 22, 1963, A Personal Story
KERRY McCARTHY, activist for political service and
John Kennedy's cousin and family historian, born to Marylou and
Matthew McCarthy shortly after the Korean War into one of America's
most politically involved families. Her grandmother, Loretta
Kennedy Connelly, was the sister of Joseph P. Kennedy.
TOPIC: The Kennedy Legacy, The Spirit of the New Frontier
KERRY MCCARTHY's speech at NID 1998
MICHAEL BELL, authored his Master's thesis on "JFK
and the 1946 11th District Primary," a Kennedy scholar and
historian, and political consultant. Bell is currently finishing
work on a biography of Lenny Thom, Executive Officer of PT 109.
TOPIC: The Kennedy Legacy, JFK In The Balance
MARY FERRELL, Dallas based JFK assassination researcher,
archivist from November 22nd, and contributor to many, many books
on the assassination; Ferrell most recently donated her database
and chronology to the Mary Ferrell Legacy Project.
TOPIC: Awards Banquet
Rex Bradford, author and computer game designer based
in Massachusetts. He has spent the past two years scanning and
disseminating electronic copies of important JFK assassination
documents, and also digitizing audiotapes at the National Archives
in order to make them more widely available.
TOPIC: In Their Own Words: Excerpts from Audio Files
Gregory Burnham, is a long time JFK assassination researcher,
resides in San Carlos (a suburb of San Diego, California) and
is currently writing two books. Both are related to the events
of November 22, 1963. Burnham's "day job" is a "Police
Escort Motor Officer" Motorcade Detail. Burnham's father
was a special aid to both Presidents Truman and Eisenhower before
leaving that post in 1960. Much of Mr. Burnham's interest in
these subjects, he says: "Is inherited--it runs in the family."
At six years old, Greg was living 15 minutes from the White House
and attended the funeral services with his family.
TOPICS: Intelligence Connections
Chauncey Holt - Panel
Robert Chapman, currently based in Tennessee, a long-time
JFK author, researcher and archivist, Chapman's primary focus
as a researcher has been document analysis. Years of kind mentoring
by Mrs. Ferrell, and exposure to her tens of thousands of pages
of documents, aided immeasurably in that pursuit. Chapman holds
a BA in art history and is currently the editor of the "Kennedy
Assassination Chronicles" magazine.
TOPIC: Awards Banquet, Dealey Plaza
Bob Cochran, based in Washington State, he is an avid
JFK enthusiast all of his life. An unusual turn of events put
Bob in New Orleans, Louisiana during the JFK assassination and
witnessed firsthand the hate for JFK prevalent in that City.
Bob also lived in New Orleans in the 1970's where he attended
Warren Eastin Senior High School which wasthe same school Lee
Harvey Oswald attended. He is now a collector of JFK and conspiracy
oriented items, especially first-hand items of JFK, Jack Ruby,
and Lee Harvey Oswald.
TOPIC: JFK Special Collections: An Introduction to Frank Sturgis
Debra Conway, currently living in Southern California,
Conway is a former retail-marketing executive; JFK researcher
and archivist. She is Co-Owner-Director of JFK Lancer with her
partner Tom Jones and is acting Director of JFK Alliance for
TOPIC: Too Many Agents on the Knoll, JFK Lancer Year in Review
James Fetzer, Ph.D., McKnight University Professor
of Philosophy at the University of Minnesota. He has published
20 books and more than 100 articles in philosophy of science
and on the theoretical foundations of computer science, artificial
intelligence, and cognitive science. He is editor of the books,
"Assassination Science," and "Murder In Dealey
TOPIC: Co-Chair of NID 2000, Chauncey Holt Panel, Illusion and
Denial in the JFK Assassination Panel
Stewart Galanor,author of one of the most important
books on the JFK assassination, "COVER-UP," a concise
summation of the case. His research stems from 1964, when he
assisted Mark Lane in the preparation of his classic, "Rush
TOPIC: JFK Assassination Orientation
Ian Griggs, a retired career police officer who has
been studying the assassination seriously since 1970 and has
presented research papers at several US conferences. Griggs is
editor of United Kingdom's "The Dealey Plaza Echo"
journal of the British group Dealey Plaza UK.
TOPIC: Kathy Kay Exhibit, Oswald and the Helinski Hotel
Larry Hancock, currently Marketing Director with Zoom
Telephonics Inc., has spent the last 30 years in the communications
and computer industries. He holds a BA with honors in History,
Anthropology and Education from the University of New Mexico.
Larry is the co-author, along with Constance Kritzberg, of "November
Patriots," a docufiction on the subject of the JFK assassination.
His past research presentations have focused on the purported
intelligence connections of several individuals including Richard
Case Nagell, Fred Chrisman and Thomas Beckham.
TOPIC: John Martino - Keys to the Conspiracy
Karyn L. Holt-Harcourt, is the daughter of Chauncey
M. Holt. She has been recently introduced to the topic of the
JFK Assassination through the filming of her father, and from
this experience acquired great interest in the
TOPIC: Chauncey Holt Panel
Carol Hewett, Florida based attorney and JFK researcher
specializing in the study of Michael and Ruth Paine.
TOPIC: The Paines, Oswald in New Orleans Panel: A Legal Review
of the Clay Shaw Trial
Otis ("Karl") King, spent his first career
as a Marine, including combat in some of the most intense fighting
in the early days of World War II. He spent 3 1/2 years as a
POW, conducting sabotage operations as a slave laborer. His book,
"Alamo Of The Pacific," describes the siege of Bataan
and Corregidor. His second career was as a broadcast journalist,
including as News Director at KBOX Dallas when JFK was assassinated.
He covered Jack Ruby's trial and asked him, "What's behind
this? What's it all about?," to which Ruby replied, "Ask
the man who's up there now!," referring to LBJ.
TOPIC: November 22, 1963, A personal story
Anna Marie Kuhns-Walko, researches the Kennedy era
specializing in the assassination. She holds a BAAS in both computer
science and business administration, with master degree work
in political science. She is a leading Archive II Researcher
who has spent literally hundreds of hours at the National Archive
JFK Collection reviewing and copying released documents.
TOPIC: ZRRIFLE Program and the 112th Intelligence
Jim Marrs, Texas-based award-winning journalist whose
classic book on the JFK assassination, "Crossfire: The Plot
To Kill President Kennedy," was a New York Times best-seller
and one of the sources of Oliver Stone's film, "JFK."
His second book, "Alien Agenda" (1997), shifts his
attention to UFOs and the government cover-ups surrounding them.
His newest book is "Rule by Secrecy" (2000) uncovers
the hidden masters of history and religion. Marrs also teaches
a college course on the assassination.
TOPIC: The Assassination Overview - Panel
Crossfire: The Plot To Kill President Kennedy Buy
David Mollering, A long time friend of Chanucey Holt.
Mollering, who works for a San Diego daily newspaper, will offer
his comments and observations about Chauncey's credibility and
remarkable life history.
TOPIC: Chauncey Holt Panel
Jim Olivier, Louisiana based television journalist
and JFK researcher. Jim has been researching and studying the
assassination of John F. Kennedy for over 30 years. He has produced
numerous television segments on various aspects of the assassination
including several interviews with Jim Garrison.
TOPIC: Oswald in New Orleans, Jim Garrison
Michael Parks, a native of Dallas and an engineer,
was standing along Main Street while the Kennedy motorcade passed
and has been interested in the event of that day since. His main
fields of interest are the documents on the assassination and
Dealey Plaza. He currently works as a supervisor at a Internet
provider and main-frame operation in Dallas. His other lifelong
project is martial arts, of which he holds several black belt
TOPIC: Altgens, Zapruder and the Dealey Plaza Plats
Roger Peterson, a Sacramento-based marketing consultant
and business writer who has followed the JFK murder since the
moment it happened. He wrote an article on the case, entitled
"DeClassified," for the August 1996 issue of "American
History" Magazine. Peterson has been one of the speakers
in Dealey Plaza for several years.
TOPIC: Awards Banquet
John Ritchson, Gunsmith and Ballistican; co-owner of
the Black Eagle Gunworks. With US Army Special Forces upon completion
of basic training; specializing in unconventional warfare, weapons,
munitions and tactics. He served in a number of special classified
operations in the South-East Asian Theater of Operations, completing
nearly two tours of duty before being wounded and ultimately
discharged from active duty.
TOPIC: Ballistics - Bullets and Fragments
Craig Roberts, former Marine sniper, law enforcement
officer and ballistics expert. Author of "Kill Zone: A Sniper
Looks at Dealey Plaza," and other books on arms and ballistics.
TOPIC: Ballistics - The Tippit Shooting
Stephen Roy - Massachusetts based University Director
of Television and Radio and teach Television Production. Roy
obtained the Report and Hearings and Exhibits in 1965, and read
all the early critical literature. He followed the Garrison probe
very closely. In the 70s, began lecturing on the assassination
and visiting the National Archives. In the late 70s, became a
New Orleans specialist.
TOPIC: Oswald in New Orleans Panel
James Sawa, holds a BS in business and MBA from Duquesne
University in Pittsburgh. His interest in the Kennedy assassination
dates back to childhood as his family followed President Kennedy's
life and subsequently the investigations into his assassination.
Sawa speaks to small groups in the Pittsburgh area and with Glenn
Vasbinder has designed a college course of Kennedy's life and
death, currently running at the University of Pittsburgh. They
have co-authored the book "A Compilation of the Books and
Movies Relating to the Life and Assassination of President John
F. Kennedy," now in its third edition.
TOPIC: Airforce One Then and Now Exhibit
Mark Taylor, Missouri based JFK researcher and educator.
1998 JFK Lancer - Mary Ferrell Teacher of the Year Scholarship
TOPIC: The Assassination Overview Panel - the Public
Lawrence Teeter* will not be able to attend this year.
Stephen Tyler, New Orleans based film maker of "He
Must Have Something" about the Jim Garrison/Clay Shaw case.
He also produced "Dega In New Orleans," winner of numerous
awards, and "Our Heritage Is At Stake," a documentary
on the controversial politician David Duke. Tyler has also produced
segments for the "Ophra" show and "Access Hollywood."
He is now in the process of producing a new documentary on David
TOPIC: Oswald in New Orleans Panel
Tom Wilson, an expert on computer analysis with image
processing on dynamic and static images, has qualified as an
expert witness in U.S. federal court in relation to the analysis
of entrance and exit wounds of deceased in fatality scene photographs.
He is also listed as an expert witness with the Department of
Justice. His work on the assassination of JFK has been widely
acclaimed and featured in the series, "The Men Who Killed
TOPIC: Special Video Presentation