JFK 2022: A Major Break in the Story
The origins of a provocative article about the CIA's role in the assassination story
[This is Part 4 of JFK Facts’ recap of assassinated-related news in 2022. Click here for Part I, JFK 2022: A New Story Emerging; Part II. Beyond the Trump-Biden Legacy; Part III Suing Biden Changes the Media's JFK Narrative]
Last April I spent a couple of days at Valerie Plame’s Spies, Lies and Nukes conference in the arid hills of Tucson, Arizona. Plame, a former CIA officer who specialized in undercover counterproliferation operations, presides annually over a gathering of spies in the posh Hacienda del Sol resort.
Rolf Mowatt-Larssen and I were on the program to make a presentation about the assassination of JFK. Rolf is a former CIA operations officer whose incisive analysis of the Dealey Plaza crime scene impressed me when I first heard it in November 2019. We have remained in touch, hashing out arcane details and mulling alternative explanations. This was the first time we tried to synthesize our analysis.
Our presentation led to a breakthrough in my JFK journalism six months later, which complemented the Mary Ferrell Foundation’s lawsuit and generated even more favorable news coverage for the cause of full JFK disclosure.
Here’s how it happened.