Nov 24, 2021
EPISODE #655 JFK: CONNECTING THE DOTS PT. 2
In the second of a continuing series, Richard and a renowned JFK assassination researcher focus on the the life of Lee Harvey Oswald beginning in the late 1950s when he enlisted in the United States Marines, his posting at the highly secretive Atsugi Air Base in Japan and the bizarre circumstances surrounding his sudden defection to the Soviet Union in 1960.
Guest: James DiEugenio is one of the foremost researchers into the major assassinations of the 1960's. His first book: Destiny Betrayed, was an in depth look at the Garrison investigation. In 1993 he co-founded both Citizens for Truth about the Kennedy Assassination, and the following year: the Coalition on Political Assassinations . Along with Lisa Pease he co-edited COPA's journal: Probe Magazine from 1993-2000, and later assisted in a compilation of the Probe articles which was published as The Assassinations. In response to Vincent Bugliosi's Reclaiming History and associated film Parkland, DiEugenio published Reclaiming Parkland, a critique of Bugliosi's methodology, evidence, and findings in the Kennedy Assassination. Jim was a guest commentator on the anniversary issue of the film "JFK" re-released by Warner Brothers in 2013. Most recently, Jim wrote the screenplay for Oliver Stone's latest film, JFK Revisited: Through the Looking Glass.