Skip to comments.Ford Told FBI About Panel's Doubts on JFK Murder
Posted on 08/09/2008 11:11:36 PM PDT by kellynla
WASHINGTON Former President Ford secretly advised the FBI that two of his fellow members on the Warren Commission doubted the FBI's conclusion that John F. Kennedy was shot from the sixth floor of the Texas Book Depository in Dallas, according to newly released records from Ford's FBI files.
Ford, still a congressman at the time, also told a senior FBI official about internal panel disputes over hiring staff, Chief Justice Earl Warren's timetable for completing the final report on the assassination and what panel members said about the FBI.
In turn, Assistant FBI Director Cartha "Deke" DeLoach confidentially advised Ford of FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover's position on panel disputes; discussed where leaks were coming from; and, with Hoover's personal approval, loaned him a bureau briefcase with a lock so he could securely take the FBI report on the 1963 assassination with him on a ski trip.
The new details were included in 500 pages of the FBI's large file on Ford, released in part this past week in response to requests under the Freedom of Information Act that The Associated Press and others made on the day Ford died in December 2006. The FBI intends to release additional documents about Ford in several batches, all with parts censored for law enforcement and privacy reasons.
That Ford served as the FBI's eyes and ears inside the commission has been known for years. Long ago, the government released a 1963 FBI memo that said Ford, then a Republican congressman from Michigan, had volunteered to keep the FBI informed about the panel's private deliberations, but only if that relationship remained confidential. The bureau agreed.
It was also well-known Ford was an outspoken proponent of the bureau's conclusion that Lee Harvey Oswald killed Kennedy acting alone.
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No they don’t. Freedom of Information Act took care of that.
That’s because you don’t know anything about ballistics, trajectories or firearms.
The Zapruder film doesn’t show any such thing. Your making all that up.
You’re wrong, dude! Go back and watch it yourself, in slow motion. The bullet clearly hits JFK in the front, throws his head back, and the pressure wave from the bullet blows his brain out the back of his skull.
Exactly. There’s no way Zapruder wouldn’t have noticed a rifle firing in his direction at that short of range.
Anyone even thinking of a shot from there has never been there to see it for themselves.
Kennedy even had his head at a right angle to the fence at that point. He would have been hit at the right side of his head if there was a shooter there.
This thread is nonsense.
This thread in nonsense.
For a classic example of leading and brow-beating witnesses -- and of putting words in witnesses' mouths -- look up Specter's depositions of witnesses at Parkland Hospital re his "magic bullet"...
IMHO, Specter is one of the most dangerous people in the USA...
Was the beer can a moving target and did you have sweaty palms and a case of the nerves because you were about to change history?
We had already been in Vietnam under Eisenhower and Kennedy.
That’s handgun range for a Marine. 44 yards and 88 yards.
When you learn about rifles, tragectories and ballistics, the grassy knoll lies are just that. Lies.
Let me take a canned ham and put it front of you so you can hide behind it. I’ll take a military rifle and shoot the ham. You can even leave it in the can. According to your theory, you should be perfectly safe.
Arlen Spector was right once in his life. The Kennedy Assassination was that one time.