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Unredacted - The Video Interviews


Lamar Waldron - "Ultimate Sacrifice - Almeida & The Kennedys"

Running Time - 08:39
This episode features an interview with Lamar Waldron, co-author (with Thom Hartmann) of Ultimate Sacrifice and the upcoming Legacy of Secrecy.

In this episode, Waldron discusses the reasons why he couldn't reveal the name of the Cuban official working with the Kennedys to enact a coup against Fidel Castro in late 1963. He also discusses what has happened to that official since the release of the trade paperback of Ultimate Sacrifice, which revealed the official to be General Juan Almeida, the third ranking member of the Cuban Council of State and recipient of the honorary title "Hero of the Republic of Cuba."


Peter Dale Scott - "JFK & Vietnam - A Serious Question"

Running Time - 02:48
This episode features an interview with Peter Dale Scott, author of Deep Politics and the Death of JFK and the newly released The War Conspiracy: JFK, 9/11, & The Deep Politics of War from the Mary Ferrell Foundation Press.

In this episode, Peter addresses the current debate over what JFK would have done in Vietnam had he lived.


Burton Hersh - "The Most Dangerous File Clerk..."

Running Time - 03:08
This episode features an interview with Burton Hersh, author of The Old Boys and the new book Bobby and J. Edgar: The Historic Face-Off Between the Kennedys and J. Edgar Hoover That Transformed America.

The story puts the relationship between Attorney General Robert Kennedy and FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover into a context which includes father Joe Kennedy's not-always-savory past, RFK's tenure with the McCarthy Committee and his disdain for its counsel Roy Cohn, mobsters including Frank Costello and Sam Giancana, and much of the rest of the saga of the Kennedy family. Drawing upon both published works and insider interviews, Hersh paints a complex portrait which neither vilifies nor glorifies either RFK or Hoover.

In this installment, Hersh discusses the enigmatic and feared J. Edgar Hoover.


Burton Hersh - "Jack and Bobby"

Running Time - 5:15
This episode features an interview with Burton Hersh, author of The Old Boys and the new book Bobby and J. Edgar: The Historic Face-Off Between the Kennedys and J. Edgar Hoover That Transformed America.'

The story puts the relationship between Attorney General Robert Kennedy and FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover into a context which includes father Joe Kennedy's not-always-savory past, RFK's tenure with the McCarthy Committee and his disdain for its counsel Roy Cohn, mobsters including Frank Costello and Sam Giancana, and much of the rest of the saga of the Kennedy family. Drawing upon both published works and insider interviews, Hersh paints a complex portrait which neither vilifies nor glorifies either RFK or Hoover.

In this installment, Hersh shares his personal view of Robert Kennedy.


Gerald McKnight - "The Formation of the Warren Commission"

Running Time - 6:47
This episode features Gerald McKnight, professor emeritus of history at Hood College in Frederick, Maryland. He is the author of Breach of Trust: How the Warren Commission Failed the Nation and Why, as well as The Last Crusade: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the FBI, and the Poor People's Campaign.

In this video, Professor McKnight discusses the formation of the Warren Commission and the possible motivations behind the cover-up.


Larry Hancock - "The JFK Assassination: Someone Would Have Talked"

Running Time - 7:56
This episode features an interview with Larry Hancock, author of the 2006 book Someone Would Have Talked. Larry is also active with Debra Conway in JFK Lancer, and organizes the annual November in Dallas conferences in Dallas.

Larry's book starts with the premise that someone indeed would have talked about the assassination, and with this starting point he looks for those individuals who expressed knowledge they shouldn't have had or made credible confessions of involvement in the JFK assassination. He focuses on John Martino, David Morales, John Roselli, David Phillips, and other names familiar to researchers of the assassination.

 

About Unredacted

Unredacted - The Video Interviews is a new series created specifically for the MFF's YouTube Channel and features short interviews with renowned authors and experts on the Kennedy assassination. New episodes are posted regularly.

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