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JFK - Dan

Nov. 21st, 2013

08:33 am - JFK

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WDET (the Detroit public radio station) has been broadcasting stories all week regarding John F. Kennedy and connections to Detroit/Michigan.

Yesterday or the day before, they talked about the first mention of a service corps (what would become the Peace Corps) occurring during a campaign stop in 1960 at 2 AM in Ann Arbor, MI.

Today, they interviewed the son of a Secret Service agent who was in Dallas on 11/22/63. The son was a senior in HS at the time.

After everything was all over, he and his mother picked his dad up from the White House, and his dad immediately typed up a report of the day's events at their home.

His dad let him read it. He was the first person to read the Secret Service's initial report on the day's events.

The son lives in East Lansing, MI.

Current Mood: geeky

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From:sawguy
Date:November 21st, 2013 03:57 pm (UTC)

the saturation

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has not been underdone anywhere. this being the big five o. Still the debates run on and on.

Last I heard was that Jackie K-O had asked for a 75 year gag order before the "real" story gets out.

Perhaps we will survive the coverage this year after all. Just one more day.
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From:specificocean
Date:November 21st, 2013 06:13 pm (UTC)
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MY understanding is that there IS some sort of 'gag order' regarding papers/testimony/findings that's in place at the family's request.

That has reinforced the conspiracy theorists who claim that's when the REAL truth will come out.

I think the radio station is doing an interesting take, and NOT just concentrating on the assassination.

SOME coverage is important; it was a historical event. I was only 7, but i recall all of the adults around me being very upset.

Edited at 2013-11-21 06:16 pm (UTC)
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