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Morley, editor of JFKFacts.org,
is author of Our Man in Mexico: Winston Scott and the Hidden History of the
CIA, now available as an ebook with a new preface by the author, from University
Press of Kansas.
CIA spying on Congress: 'Undercover' officer duped JFK investigators in'78
There is at least one major precedent for the alleged surveillance of the Senate Intelligence Committee by the CIA currently creating an enormous storm in Washington. The CIA has used its espionage techniques to thwart Hill scrutiny before. In 1978, the CIA went so far as to plant a spy in Congress’ inquiry into the murder of a sitting president.
Sunday, February 16, 2014(1 comments)
In 1963, RFK urged lifting of the Cuba travel ban that is still in effect 51 years later
50 years ago, Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy came to believe that the ban on travel to Cuba was “inconsistent with our views of a free society.” On December 12, 1963, less than a month after his brother’s assassination in Dallas, RFK wrote a memo in which he argued that the travel ban imposed at the end of the Eisenhower administration was a violation of American freedoms and impractical in terms of law enforcement.
Friday, May 29, 2009
Dead Spy's JFK Files Pose a Test for Obama's FOIA Order
In his executive order strengthening the Freedom of Information Act, President Obama declared that the law should "be administered with a clear presumption: In the face of doubt, openness prevails." Many have applauded Obama's intentions but whether his beautiful words can actually reverse extreme claims of secrecy has yet to be determined.