Saturday, June 02, 2012

JFK Fifty Years On

Read as much or as little as you wish, but I have underlined the crux of the matter. Not to be confused with Dr David Kelly's suicide and post mortem report sealed for seventy years.

What gets declassified?

JFK assassination documents offer surprising lessons about government secrecy -- and Obama's presidency
By Russ Baker

Next year will be a half-century since the death of JFK. And the Obama Administration thinks we need to keep secret the records on the matter … a little longer yet.

Believe it or not, more than 50,000 pages of JFK assassination–related documents are being withheld in full. And an untold number of documents have been partially withheld or released with everything interesting blacked out. But why?

Since the government and the big media keep telling us there was no conspiracy and that it was all Lee Harvey Oswald acting on his own, why continue to keep the wraps on? More Salon

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