Friday, March 06, 2015

When Bill O'Reilly had balls



Just now catching up with David Talbot's excellent 2012 piece in Salon on Bill O'Reilly's book on the JFK assassination. Talbot didn't nail O'Reilly's lie about knocking on George de Mohrenschildt's door just before he allegedly committed suicide, but he plausibly claims that de Mohrenschildt was Oswald's "baby sitter" for the CIA in Texas:

Once upon a time, Bill O’Reilly had balls when it came to investigating the Kennedy assassination. Back in 1991---as a reporter for the tabloid TV news show, “Inside Edition”---O’Reilly had the guts to track the epic crime all the way into the dark labyrinth of the CIA. Following up on the important work done by investigators for the House Select Committee on Assassinations in the late ‘70s, O’Reilly boldly told his “Inside Edition” audience that there were “crucial” links between alleged assassin Lee Harvey Oswald and the CIA. O’Reilly also reported that the CIA had infiltrated the office of New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison, who brought the only criminal case in the JFK assassination to trial, in an effort to sabotage Garrison’s investigation...

A Salon follow-up piece earlier this week.

More on de Mohrenschildt on JFK Facts.

My review of Gerald Posner's Case Closed that includes an analysis of the official, Single Bullet theory.

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