General News

The JFK Case: The Twelve Who Built the Oswald Legend (Part 10: Nightmare in Mexico City)

By       Message Bill Simpich     Permalink
      (Page 5 of 7 pages) Become a premium member to see this article as one long page.
Related Topic(s): ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; (more...) ; , Add Tags  (less...) Add to My Group(s)

Must Read 1   News 1   Valuable 1  
View Ratings | Rate It Headlined to H4 7/26/13

- Advertisement -

Next time:   Part 11 -- Final Days in Dallas with the Paines and the ACLU

[i]      Bright was with the counter-espionage unit that reviewed Oswald when his file was used in a molehunt during May 1960:   Routing and Record Sheet, opened 5/31/60.   Oswald 201 File, Vol 1, Folder 2 .

[ii]        She would process the take between 8-9 am, and have any items of unusual significance on Scott's desk by nine:    Memo by Paul Levister, October 1963, HSCA Segregated CIA Collection (microfilm - reel 23: LIENVOY, LIFEAT, LIONION) / NARA Record Number: 104-10188-10447. ("highlights report, transcripts, and translations") ("items of unusual significance") ("processes take") 

[iii] Transcripts on the Cuban and Soviet wiretaps arrived every day :   Request for Renewal of LIENVOY Project, HSCA Segregated CIA Collection (microfilm - reel 23: LIENVOY, LIFEAT, LIONION) / NARA Record Number: 104-10188-10049.

- Advertisement -

[iv] She would also disseminate the take from the three cameras trained on the Soviet embassy compound:     The LIFEAT tap and Soviet photographic take was obtained by Goodpasture,

A memo in September 1964 says that Goodpasture would continue to analyze the finished take from the photo surveillance sites: 

Soviet data was provided to Frank Estancona and Tom Keenan. ,

The Cuban data went to John Brady. 

- Advertisement -

[v] Oswald made one final pitch to the Soviets at about 10 am on Saturday the 28th, which also ended in failure:   Read the first-hand account in Oleg Nechiporenko's Passport to Assassination. 

[vi]   A few days later, CIA covert action chief Richard Helms went so far as to write that "we do not want any Americans to confront Silvia Duran or be in contact with her" :   Memo from Richard Helms ("Knight") to Win Scott ("Curtis") 11/27/63 .   HSCA Segregated CIA Collection (microfilm - reel 7: Duque - Golitsyn) / NARA Record Number: 104-10169-10451.

Also see

[vii]    Goodpasture knew that LIENVOY was insecure:    Comments on Book V, SSC Final Report, Goodpasture memo, created in 1977, p. 3.    HSCA Segregated CIA Collection, Box 36 / NARA Record Number: 104-10103-10360.

[viii]   A CIA memo -- almost certainly prepared by Goodpasture -- describes the section of DFS working with the CIA in Mexico City as a "hip-pocket group run out of the Mexican Ministry of Government. This Ministry (Gobernacion) was principally occupied with political investigations and the control of foreigners.  Its employees were cruel and corrupt":   Id., 

[ix]    After Scott saw the photos of Oswald on TV the night of the assassination, he wrote HQ saying that he suggested to Gustavo Ortiz (LITEMPO-2) that Duran be arrested and held incommunicado until she gives all details on Oswald":   Memo from Win Scott to HQ, 11/23/63, Russ Holmes Work File / NARA Record Number: 104-10422-10090.

Next Page  1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7


- Advertisement -

Must Read 1   News 1   Valuable 1  
View Ratings | Rate It

Bill Simpich is a civil rights attorney and an antiwar activist in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon

Go To Commenting

The views expressed in this article are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.

Writers Guidelines

Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
- Advertisement -

Most Popular Articles by this Author:     (View All Most Popular Articles by this Author)

THE JFK CASE: THE TWELVE WHO BUILT THE OSWALD LEGEND (Part One: Mother, Meyer, and the Spotters)

The JFK Case; the Office that Spied on its Own Spies



THE JFK CASE: THE TWELVE THAT BUILT THE OSWALD LEGEND (Part 2: An Instant Visa Gets The Marine Into Moscow)

THE JFK CASE: The Twelve Who Built The Oswald Legend (Part 6: White Russians Keep An Eye On Oswald In Dallas)