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State Secret: Chapter 3

Chapter 3: The Cuban Compound in Mexico City Was Ground Zero of Bill Simpich's new book State Secret: Wiretapping in Mexico City, Double Agents, and the Framing of Lee Oswald is now available for reading online here at MFF. Chapter 3 focuses on the war on Cuba during 1963, CIA efforts to kill Castro and recruit Cuban government officials, and how Castro effectively used double agents to ward off American plans to assassinate him and wage a coup d'etat.

State Secret is being serialized a chapter at a time, with a new chapter appearing approximately weekly. Over the coming several weeks, the full book will become available online.

Read Chapter 3: The Cuban Compound in Mexico City Was Ground Zero

See also previously-published chapters:


Chapter 1: The Double Dangle

Chapter 2: Three Counterintelligence Teams Watched Oswald

Editor's note:

Bill Simpich and the MFF are providing this book online free of charge. If you would like to support this effort and the other activities of the Mary Ferrell Foundation, please consider a membership or

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