Tuesday, February 20, 2007

The Greatest Hoax Ever Perpetrated

When I view the newly discovered, remarkably clear home movie footage of Kennedy’s ill-fated motorcade, I feel as if I've gone back in time. I can almost feel the sunshine and excitement, and for just a few seconds it all comes back: the way people looked in those days and the Dallas I knew so long ago.

In the course of exchanging emails about the film clip with my friends Roy Tompkins and John Slate (my co-conspirators in creating the board game "Conspiracyland" several years ago), John forwarded a link to an interesting site that sells rare JFK memorabilia. Among the items were two fascinating letters written by Kennedy’s secretary Evelyn Lincoln in 1994 stating her belief that a conspiracy was behind the assassination. See below, click to see them full size.

In the second letter, she mentions the other official investigation of the assassination, the one that concluded it was a conspiracy—the one now ignored by the mainstream media. All these years later, they still shamelessly promote the Warren Commission Report—“the greatest hoax that has ever been perpetrated,” quoting one who should know, Richard Nixon.