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Pseudonym: Crespi, Joe

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Definition:
Joe Crespi was an alias for Edward D. Knapman - Edward Knapman was probably a pseudonym used by Warren E. Frank.
Category:
alias
Status:
Probable
Discussion:
In a letter to Michael C. Choaden (David Phillips) in October of 1967, Luis Conte Aguero (AMCORE-2) stated that Joe Crespi was Edward D. Knapman. Joe Crespi was mentioned by John Newman, in Countdown to Darkness, The Assassination of President Kennedy, Volume II (page 421).
Sources:

104-10166-10440: TRANSLATION: DOUGLAS (MICHAEL C. CHOADEN) MY FRIEND

10/31/67: CIA document: Letter from Luis Conte Aguero (AMCORE-2) to David Phillips: ..."To avoid wrong interpretations, I wish to emphasize that my relations with Joe Crespi (Edward D. Knapman) are fine. He is pleasant to deal with and knows his job. This is not a matter involving personalities - it rather is the result of a succession of concrete measures which affect me and have affected others even more..."

Contributors:
John Newman • MFF

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