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  • The JFK assassination files lead back to Seattle

    A University of Washington professor says that one of the doctors who worked on JFK’s body admitted that one shot was from the front not behind him. But that's not what the doctor told Gerald Posner.



  • JFK files say rumors of CIA link to Oswald ‘unfounded’

    A 1975 CIA memo says a thorough search of agency records in and outside the United States was conducted to determine whether Oswald had been used by the agency or connected with it in "any conceivable way." The memo said the search came up empty.



  • Scraping the bottom of the barrel

    by Dale K. Myers

    The latest JFK assassination files leave the media scrambling for something - anything - newsworthy.



  • The One Thing All Americans Agree On: JFK Conspiracy

    The latest numbers from Gallup, from a 2013 survey taken to mark the 50th anniversary of the event, showed 61% of Americans believed the assassination was a conspiracy, while 30% believed Oswald acted alone.



  • How to Read the JFK Assassination Files

    The government is releasing thousands of long-secret files on Kennedy’s murder. Here are some tips for making sense of all the code names, redactions and confusing jargon.



  • What’s inside the secret JFK assassination files?

    Secret government documents to be released this week likely contain new details about what the CIA knew about Lee Harvey Oswald before he murdered President John F. Kennedy, assassination experts say.



  • France Confronts an Ignoble Chapter

    In Paris, an exhibition at the National Archives looks at French people who were genuine supporters of the Nazis during World War II.