Category Archives: JFK Assassination

Seymour Weitzman

Seymour Weitzman was a Deputy Constable in Dallas on November 22, 1963. His experience is important in that he was standing near the place Orville Nix began filming that day and he is also the officer who identified the rifle as a Mauser. Furthermore, he testified that he ran up the knoll looking for a…
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My Musings: The Mark Lane Edition

[caption id="attachment_2595" align="alignnone" width="351"]JFK and Mark Lane[/caption] This is the first of many blog posts I hope to share about important people in the JFK community I've had the pleasure of meeting.    I met Mark Lane as a little girl and didn't talk to him again until we were both on Geraldo.  I will…
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“United Fruit” by Pablo Neruda

  [caption id="attachment_2588" align="alignnone" width="640"] Pablo Neruda, NY 1966[/caption]     United Fruit Co. By Pablo Neruda When the trumpet sounded everything was prepared on earth, and Jehovah gave the world to Coca-Cola Inc., Anaconda, Ford Motors, and other corporations. The United Fruit Company reserved for itself the most juicy piece, the central coast of…
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LBJ’s Lurid Legacy

LBJ [caption id="attachment_2584" align="alignnone" width="605"] Presidents 35 and 36. AP PHOTO[/caption]   I read with great interest today an article on CNN Online discussing the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, an act LBJ signed into law.   In it, the author, CNN Senior Producer Kevin Bohn writes: Some allies of Johnson feel the…
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