Primer synthesis problems

Austin P. So (Hae Jin) nobody at
Sat Dec 11 17:28:20 EST 2004

in the chain (Alleged Assassination Plots pp. 148-153). In
other words, the alchemy of John Davis with Bissell helps get
Helms off the hook for responsibility for the continuing
unauthorized plots. And Helms needs all the help he can get. When
John McCone (Kennedy's replacement CIA Director) expressly
forbade any assassination plots, Helms said he couldn't remember
the meeting (Ibid, p. 166). When evidence was advanced that, in
direct opposition to Bobby's wishes, Helms continued the Castro
plots and allowed an operative to use RFK's name in doing so,
Helms said he didn't remember doing that either (Ibid p. 174). On
the day that RFK met with CIA officials to make it clear there
would be no more unauthorized plots against Castro, Kennedy's
calendar reads as follows: "1:00-Richard Helms." Helms could not
recall the meeting (Ibid p. 131). With this much to explain away,
Helms must have poured coffee for Davis the day they met.

But Davis is not done. He also writes the following:
  Kennedy also met on April 20 with the Cuban national
  involved in the unsuccessful underworld Castro assassination
  plot, a meeting that was not discovered until the Senate
  Committee on Intelligence fo

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