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John Kerry Caused a Fracture in VVAW For his own Selfish Goals ( FBI FILES REVEAL )
FBI Files on Cietnam Veterans Against the War and John Kerry | August 17,2004 | Stockpirate

Posted on 08/17/2004 6:34:18 AM PDT by stockpirate

A document from the FBI files covering the Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW) and John Kerry, dated November 16,1971 (FBI file record number ID; 100-448092-483), indicates that local supporters of the VVAW became dissatisfied with the VVAW. As a result of Mr. Kerry’s speech in Gaston Hall at George Washington University, the head office of the VVAW in New York withdrew support for the Washington DC office and for John Kerry. The following is a verbatim transcript of the FBI document:


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United States Department of Justice Federal Bureau of Investigation Washington, D.C. 20535

VIETNAM VETERALNS AGAINST THE WAR, INCORPORATED (VVAW)

Reference is made to the memorandum at Washington, D.C> (WDC), dated September 15, 1971, concerning the VVAW.

On October 10,1971, a confidential source, who has provided reliable information in the past, advised that at WDC the VVAW, an anti-war veterans organization incorporated in New York, lacks cohesiveness and direction. The source advised this condition has resulted from/the disenchantment of local VVAW [WORD REDACTED] supporters, mainly [PART OF THE SENTENCE REDACTED] and John Kerry, a leading VVAW spokesman.

The source advised that local supporters became dissatisfied with the VVAW following a speech by John Kerry on September 27, 1971, at George Washington University (GWU), WDC.

A second confidential source, who has provided reliable information in the past, advised that on September 27, 1971, John Kerry addressed a capacity crowd at Gaston Hall, GWU. Kerry related his impression of national frustration resulting from an apparent powerlessness to bring about a change of United States policy toward Vietnam. Kerry stated that America’s socio-economic condition has been adversely affected by this sense of frustration. The source advised that Kerry emphasized the need to utilize the political process to bring an end to the war in Vietnam.

On October 10, 1971, the first source advised that Kerry’s speech was received by local VVAW supporters as a clear indication that John Kerry is an opportunist with personal political aspirations. Therefore, the source advised, support has been withdrawn from the New York office in general and from John Kerry in particular.

My comment; END OF DOCUMENT

And in an FBI document dated November 12, 1971 the following excerpt is found concerning John Kerry’s speech in Norman Oklahoma at the University of Oklahoma on during a convention by VVAW, from November 5, 6, & 7, 1971. The following is an excerpt this document. “The entire conference lacked coordination and appeared to be a platform for JOHN KERRY, National Leader of VVAW, rather than for VVAW and Winter Soldier Investigation (WSI).”

My commit; END OF DOCUMENT

We read here that John Kerry was using the VVAW to advance his own ambitions and not those of the VVAW, and by so doing he was causing a riff in the VVAW organization. Was John Kerry trying to take over the VVAW?

There is one other interesting note in this FBI document that bears looking into:

“The audience for a speech by John Kerry was quite large. A workshop held after KERRY’s speech was attended by quite a few people including one student from Iran, who spoke to the crowd as well as the parents of a Marine who died in combat in Vietnam.”

My comment; END OF DOCUMENT

This last part I find interesting for a couple of reasons: 1. Who was this student from Iran, and why was he speaking to this group? 2. What organization(s) did this student from Iran represent at this convention? 3. Was this student from Iran a foreign agent, or a member of a terrorist group?

1 posted on 08/17/2004 6:34:18 AM PDT by stockpirate
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To: BykrBayb; rwfromkansas; Sean Hannity

ping


2 posted on 08/17/2004 6:35:41 AM PDT by stockpirate (Kerry and The Taxocrates must be defeated! "Kerry wasn't in Cambodia before he was in Cambodia.")
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To: stockpirate; All
FYI, source:

 http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1192084/posts

 Paperlessarchives.com Publishes 20,000 Pages of John Kerry - VVAW FBI Files
 Direct link to Kerry's files:  http://www.paperlessarchives.com/john_kerry.html
 Here is a link for the complete VVAW FBI files for free, at wintersoldier
 http://ice.he.net/~freepnet/kerry/index.php?topic=VVAWFBI

3 posted on 08/17/2004 6:38:10 AM PDT by backhoe
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To: backhoe

I have been using the sources you mention. In fact I posted the paperless.com posting.

More to come.


4 posted on 08/17/2004 6:41:03 AM PDT by stockpirate (Kerry and The Taxocrates must be defeated! "Kerry wasn't in Cambodia before he was in Cambodia.")
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To: backhoe

And I posted the Free Repulic posting you mentioned.

Should I have put these links in here too? I am fairly new to FR?


5 posted on 08/17/2004 6:42:55 AM PDT by stockpirate (Kerry and The Taxocrates must be defeated! "Kerry wasn't in Cambodia before he was in Cambodia.")
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To: stockpirate

The guy is a convaluted power seeker. I pray that the people of this nation wake up and see what a phoney balony he really is.


6 posted on 08/17/2004 6:48:34 AM PDT by Iowa Granny (Impersonating June Cleaver since 1967)
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To: freedom44; F14 Pilot; stockpirate

Maybe our fellow Persian bloggers can shed some light on the very last sentence; maybe it rings a bell or might lead to something through their connections. Great post, SP!


7 posted on 08/17/2004 6:57:39 AM PDT by risk
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To: stockpirate
Should I have put these links in here too?

The more references, the better, generally speaking.

I'm more of an Internet Pirate, myself...


17 posted on 08/15/2004 4:41:33 AM EDT by backhoe (Kerry- Edw

8 posted on 08/17/2004 7:03:10 AM PDT by backhoe
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To: stockpirate

9 posted on 08/17/2004 7:11:58 AM PDT by Bommer (John Kerry is a Vietnam Traitor)
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To: stockpirate

Interesting that the speech was at Gaston Hall. There is a Gaston Hall at Georgetown University in DC, and it is unlikely that George Washington U. also has a Gaston Hall. That's a major mistake in an FBI report. Any GWU people out there who can tell us if there is a Gaston Hall at GW?


10 posted on 08/17/2004 7:22:55 AM PDT by Defiant (Kerry lied. Millions died. They dead. Nuff said.)
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To: Defiant
The FBI report absolutely states Gaston Hall George Washington University.
11 posted on 08/17/2004 7:33:08 AM PDT by stockpirate (The issues surronding Kerry in Vietnam is a smoke screen! The real issue is VVAW and the FBI docs!)
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College campus demonstrations and participation at events by Iranian students to garner support for such demonstrations were commonplace in the lead up to the overthrow of Shah Reza Pahlavi in the 70s, if you'll recall. Such events were presented as moves for freedom.


12 posted on 08/17/2004 7:38:34 AM PDT by combat_boots (Dug in and not budging an inch)
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To: stockpirate
The FBI report absolutely states Gaston Hall George Washington University.

I know that. But Gaston Hall is at GU, not GW. So, did the FBI make a mistake, or is there also a Gaston Hall at GW, which seems unlikely. That's why I asked for a GW person to chime in.

13 posted on 08/17/2004 7:51:47 AM PDT by Defiant (Kerry lied. Millions died. They dead. Nuff said.)
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To: Defiant
I went to GWU's website and there is no Gaston Hall, now. Link GWU
14 posted on 08/17/2004 8:05:18 AM PDT by stockpirate (The issues surronding Kerry in Vietnam is a smoke screen! The real issue is VVAW and the FBI docs!)
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To: Bommer

Well, done!


15 posted on 08/17/2004 8:41:45 AM PDT by olde north church
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To: combat_boots; All

They were also attended by members of SAVAK, the Iranian Intelligence Service who tracked Iranian students who attended such conventions. Iranians would often wear black ski type masks when they attended such gatherings to prevent retribution.


16 posted on 08/17/2004 8:44:43 AM PDT by olde north church
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To: stockpirate

17 posted on 08/17/2004 9:53:50 AM PDT by AllTheRage (Put yer dukes up)
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To: stockpirate

Hmm... This FBI file is a treasure trove! He's sinking, sinking....


18 posted on 08/17/2004 10:55:43 AM PDT by BykrBayb (5 minutes of prayer for Terri, every day at 11 am EDT, until she's safe. http://www.terrisfight.org)
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To: BykrBayb
Yes indeed it is, I have more to post! But that will be later.
From some very interesting angles that I have not seen anywhere!

Kerry's new campaign saying.

Bodean, Jethro Bodean, double naught spy.
19 posted on 08/17/2004 11:14:32 AM PDT by stockpirate (The issues surrounding Kerry in Vietnam is a smoke screen! The real issue is VVAW and the FBI docs!)
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To: stockpirate

The suspense is killing me. What angles? I've seen so much about the propaganda that kerry supplied to the NVN, which of course is a criminal act. But if he actually gave them military secrets, that's even worse.


20 posted on 08/17/2004 11:19:53 AM PDT by BykrBayb (5 minutes of prayer for Terri, every day at 11 am EDT, until she's safe. http://www.terrisfight.org)
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