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Kennedy Assassination / Files Release / A Discussion #1117441

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Oct 26, 2017
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Tom Foreman) What is in the released files from the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963 with documents on Lee Harvey Oswald seeking a Russian or Cuba visa, what FBI director J. Edgar Hoover said about a plot against Oswald etc., why not all the material was released because of security concerns & the reaction of conspiracy theorists to the release discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with historian Tim Naftali† & CNN's David Gergen about the JFK files. [GERGEN - offers views on President Trump's decision not to release all the documents, how nothing dramatic is likely to come from the information on Oswald, how many secrets were taken to the grave.] [NAFTALI - offers perspective on the conspiracy theories with the assassination review in 5,000 pages with a lot of documents dealing with informants about US activities in government operations in foreign nations like Cuba, how the Warren Commission did not see all the information then.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Foreman, Tom

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