Some thoughts on truth and recognition

kenneth collins kenneth.p.collins at worldnet.att.net
Fri Dec 10 02:39:53 EST 2004


gone
back to erase it. But the erasure was done with a lift-off ribbon
which was not available in 1960 and was not sold until the
seventies. This erasure is so clear it even shows up in photos in
the Samuels article. Hersh has been a reporter since the early
sixties. For at least two decades (before computers came in), he
made his living with a typewriter. Yet, in all the hours he spent
looking at these papers, this anachronism never jumped out at
him?

That Hersh could be such an easy mark, that he was so eager to
buy into the Summers-Haspiel-Slatzer concoction tells us a lot
about what to expect from his book. As Anson notes, Hersh has
been talking not only to CIA officials, but also to Secret
Service people and, especially to Judith Exner. The reasons for
the CIA to lie about the Castro plots have already been
explained. At the beginning of part one of this piece, I
mentioned that many in the Secret Service hated Kennedy, realized
they were culpable in a security breakdown, and, like Elmer
Moore, worked hard to cover up the true circumstances of
Kennedy's murder. About Exner's motives, I can only speculate.

Will Hersh have her now say that she saw Marilyn with Kennedy and
Gianca





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