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Unredacted Episode 8: Interview with Jefferson Morley and David Talbot

Welcome to Unredacted, the MFF's interview show featuring authors and experts on the Kennedy assassination and related topics. This episode features an interview with Washington Post Online writer Jefferson Morley and David Talbot.

The interview discusses Talbot and Morley's investigation of a November 2006 BBC Newnight story, which had alleged that three CIA officers were shown in photos and film footage taken at the Ambassador Hotel on the night Robert Kennedy was killed. The three officers identified in the BBC story were David Morales, George Joannides, and Gordon Campbell. Morley and Talbot investigated this story, interviewing many family members and associates of these three men, and concluded that the identifications were mistaken.

The Article: The BBC's Flawed RFK Story

The BBC's Flawed RFK Story, by Jefferson Morley and David Talbot.


The BBC Newsnight Story and Commentary on it

Part 1 of The CIA in the Assassination of Robert Kennedy, by Shane O'Sullivan for BBC Newsnight, on YouTube.

Part 2 of The CIA in the Assassination of Robert Kennedy, by Shane O'Sullivan for BBC Newsnight, on YouTube.

Comments Page on Newsnight Story, on the BBC website.

Did the CIA Kill Bobby Kennedy?, by The Guardian.

Press Release for BBC Newsnight Story, including Ambassador Hotel photos alleged to be Campbell and Joannides, at www.rfkmustdie.com.

Did the CIA Kill Bobby Kennedy? The BBC's Blunder, by Mel Ayton.

Shane O'Sullivan's Reply to Morley and Talbot. Filmmaker Shane O'Sullivan, creator of the BBC Newsnight story, responds to the article by Jefferson Morley and David Talbot.

Bradley Ayers' Sworn Statement of 8-6-2007. Ayers states that the Gordon Campbell he knew can't "be reconciled with evidence of a Gordon Campbell active at JMWAVE after 1962..."

Related Information about the CIA Officers

Unredacted - Episode_2: Interview with Jefferson Morley and Jim Lesar discusses the ongoing FOIA lawsuit Morley has filed for Joannides' CIA records.

MORLEY v. CIA website at web.mac.com/jeffersonmorley/iWeb/Morley_v_CIA.

David Morales - We Took Care of That SOB discusses David Sanchez Morales' confession of involvement in JFK's assassination, and contains links to CIA records on Morales.

Essays by David Talbot and Jefferson Morley

Unredacted- Episode 6: Interview with David Talbot. This interview is accompanied by excerpts and reviews of Brothers: The Hidden History of the Kennedy Years and additional resources.

What Jane Roman Said, by Jefferson Morley.

The Good Spy, by Jefferson Morley.

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    About Jefferson Morley

    Jefferson Morley is a writer for Washington Post Online, and author of a forthcoming biography of Win Scott, the CIA station chief in Mexico City at the time of the Oswald visit there prior to the Kennedy assassination. He is also the plaintiff in a lawsuit against the CIA, demanding the release of records pertaining to CIA officer George Joannides, whose role as liaison to the 1970s House Committee is questionable given what has been revealed about his role with a Cuban exile group that had dealings with Lee Harvey Oswald in 1963.


    About David Talbot

    David Talbot, hailed as a "pioneer of online journalism" by The New York Times, is the founder and former editor-in-chief of Salon. He has worked as a senior editor for Mother Jones magazine and as a features editor for the San Francisco Examiner. Talbot has written for The New Yorker, Rolling Stone, and other publications. He lives with his family in San Francisco. He is the author of the 2007 book Brothers: The Hidden History of the Kennedy Years, published by Free Press.

        Brothers: The Hidden History of the Kennedy Years
    David Talbot
    Free Press, 2007

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