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JFK Revisited

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Jim DiEugenio, a foremost expert on the assassination of John F. Kennedy, chats with Trey Elling about JFK REVISITED: THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS. The book provides annotated transcripts of Oliver Stone’s recent two- and four-hour documentaries, co-written by Jim, that present the most recent evidence uncovered by the Assassinations Record Review Board (ARRB). Topics include:

  • The ARRB’s importance for this project (2:45)
  • JFK’s autopsy confusion (12:57)
  • The mystery of a press conference held by the two Dallas doctors who tried to save JFK on 11/22/63 that has been dashed from history (20:07)
  • The three Texas Book Depository secretaries whose testimony was ignored (30:06)
  • A meeting between JFK, Allen Dulles, and Lyman Lemnitzer that showed Kennedy at odds was with the US military industrial complex (37:11)
  • CIA MK-Ultra psychiatrist Jolly West paying a visit to Jack Ruby in prison, after he killed Oswald (1:09:25)
  • Who was most responsible for killing JFK, and LBJ’s complicity in the plan (1:20:44)