Joan Mellen Carries Forward Jim Garrison

The documents and photos scanned and placed in Self-Portrait of a Scoundrel released in 2014 match all these details.

Jim Garrison, JFK’s Assassination, and the Case That Should Have
Changed History
retrieved from Skyhorse Kindle Edition

Joan Interviews with Jim Garrison and telling of the story of the case and cast of characters


I BEGAN WITH A BIOGRAPHY of Jim Garrison, flamboyant district attorney of Orleans Parish, Louisiana, a Don Quixote in a three-piece suit, and emerged with my own investigation into the murder of President John F. Kennedy. As a DA, Garrison was daring, a reform democrat and civil libertarian. What catapulted him onto the stage of history, however, was not his liberal approach to crime, but his discovery that the planning and a good part of the implementation of the assassination of the president occurred not in Dallas, Texas, but in Louisiana. The cover-up began in the tiny rural towns of Clinton and Jackson, north of Baton Rouge.

The release in the 1990s of thousands of documents, most from the CIA and FBI, has established the truth of Garrison’s lone cry in the wilderness. To the moment of his death in 1992, Garrison was persuaded that the CIA, the same team that had overthrown President Arbenz of Guatemala in 1954 [including Chauncey Marvin Holt, Jack Youngblood, and others and the International Rescue Committee], among them Lawrence Houston, Richard Helms and David Atlee Phillips, had planned the assassination, and then, with the assistance of the FBI, attempted to cover its traces, not always successfully. Kerry Thornley, the Marine Corps buddy of Lee Harvey Oswald, who told the Warren Commission that Oswald was a Marxist, turned out himself to have been a CIA employee trained, according to a CIA document, in Washington, D.C., in chemical and biological warfare.

Garrison’s chief suspect, Clay Shaw, was a CIA operative, who, as a director of the Centro Mondiale Commerciale in Rome, joined fellow agents, like Ferenc Nagy, who since 1948 had worked for the CIA under the direction of Assistant Director of Central Intelligence, Frank Wisner. Despite his denials, Shaw knew Oswald’s mentor David Ferrie so well that he cosigned a loan for him a week before the assassination so that Ferrie could rent a plane and fly to Dallas. When Ferrie denied he had been in Dallas for eight to ten years, the FBI turned a blind eye to his well-documented acquaintance with Oswald. Ferrie was never called before the Warren Commission.

Oswald not only was set up as a scapegoat, but there were alternative scapegoats trained should he not fulfill the job, among them Thomas Edward Beckham, whom the CIA protected in Omaha. As for Oswald, not only was he an FBI informant and a CIA employee working for Counter Intelligence, but he was also an operative for United States Customs, a dual role shared by customs officers in Miami.

I [Joan Mellen] met Jim Garrison in New Orleans in May of 1969, where he registered my husband and me as “Mr. and Mrs. Lyndon Baines Johnson.” My husband had sent Garrison a series of articles from an Italian newspaper called Paese Sera, which revealed that Garrison suspect Shaw had been on the board of directors of what had been a CIA front. That Garrison’s arrest of Shaw coincided with the publication of the articles was a coincidence of history.

In This Post

A Farewell to Justice: Jim Garrison, JFK’s Assassination, and the Case That Should Have Changed History (Mellen) and On the Trail of the Assassins (Garrison)

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Joan Mellen and Jim Garrison On Kindle

Working with thousands of previously unreleased documents and drawing on more than one thousand interviews, with many witnesses speaking out for the first time, Joan Mellen revisits the investigation of New Orleans district attorney Jim Garrison, the only public official to have indicted, in 1969, a suspect in President John F. Kennedy’s murder.Garrison began by exposing the contradictions in the Warren Report, which concluded that Lee Harvey Oswald was an unstable pro-Castro Marxist who acted alone in killing Kennedy.

A Farewell to Justice reveals that Oswald, no Marxist, was in fact working with both the FBI and the CIA, as well as with U.S. Customs, and that the attempts to sabotage Garrison’s investigation reached the highest levels of the U.S. government. Garrison interviewed various individuals involved in the assassination, ranging from Clay Shaw and CIA contract employee David Ferrie to a Marine cohort of Oswald named Kerry Thornley, who at the very least was a Defense Intelligence Agency asset.

Garrison’s suspects included CIA-sponsored soldiers of fortune enlisted in assassination attempts against Fidel Castro, an anti-Castro Cuban asset, and a young runner for the conspirators, interviewed here for the first time by the author.

Building upon Garrison’s effort, Mellen uncovers decisive new evidence and clearly establishes the intelligence agencies’ roles in both a president’s assassination and its cover-up, set in motion well before the actual events of November 22, 1963.

The assasins the inluded the Burns family, Obama Family, and others of CIA creation working in the Cabal now and then are part of world rule plan and are on trail of witensses who know too mucb. (Richard Belzer, Ralph Thomas, Mark Lane, Penn Jones Jr., Gary Shaw, and others.)

The Mule – Large Print Edition: Robert S. Mueller III

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Tatum, D.G. Chip On Kindle

Robert Swan Mueller III has been the go to man when secrets go awry. Recruited as a CIA asset in Vietnam as an member of the Phoenix Project it was embedded in him that there are No Borders, No Limits, No Restrictions, and No Repercussions. With these standards ingrained in his persona, Mueller became an invaluable asset in protecting what today is called “The Deep State”. Teamed with William Barr the duo was incredibly effective in blocking investigations, erasing and fabricating both evidence, and witnesses. When the need arises, invariably the Deep State Handlers call on “The Mule”

About the Author –
Gene “Chip” Tatum a native of St.Petersburg Florida, was a Vietnam Special Forces Air Combat Controller, Defense Intelligence Asset, and US Army special operations pilot flying classified missions during the US invasion of Grenada, Tatum was also involved in the Nixon Administrations relations with China, NASA’s Apollo Program, the Iran-Contra Affair, and several other classified intelligence operations dating through through 1992 . Working directly for the sitting Presidents. From sensitive and highly secret – and hitherto largely unknown – Special Forces covert operations in Cambodia, to wandering CIA asset, through to “black ops” activities in Grenada and Oliver North’s Iran-Contra “Enterprise.” Tatum knows where the skeletons are buried.

Self-Portrait of a Scoundrel

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Holt, Chauncey On Kindle

The How of killing JFK

The Siegel Lanksy Mob grew out of prohibition. The Great Lakes and closeness to Canada allowed for bootleggers to bring Canadian booze across the great lakes to Chicago and other Speak Easys. “The Bugs (Bugsy) and Meyer Mob was a Jewish-American street gang in Manhattan, New York City’s Lower East Side. It was formed and headed by mobsters Bugsy Siegel and Meyer Lansky during their teenage years shortly after the start of Prohibition. The Bugs and Meyer mob acted as a predecessor to Murder, Inc.” – Wikipedia

Bugsy Seigel left for Vegas and and Myers Lansky to Florida as they grew apart. In Vegas gambling was legal. I Cuba gambling was legal. Short flights to Cuba during Batista of the 1950’s allowed travelers Havana club life the Florida mob could offer up and use printed numbers cards inside Florida to work with Batista run lotteries.

Chauncey Holt was was the mob accountant to Meyers Lansky and could do the graphics and other work on altered books, etc., This mob was offered Havana back if they could help the CIA hit Castro. J. Edgar Hoover recruited and used them. Holt tells the story of being under Lanskey and how the orders reach him though he did not have the higher level knowledge of what was planned, did do things like print fake Secret Service IDs and Fair Play for Cuba fliers and work with Lee Harvey Oswald in the plan.

The Men Who Killed Kennedy

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by Nigel Turner and GG Communications – The History Channel (online as video)

The How and the Scope of the Cover-ups

“Starring: Hilary Minster , Robert J. Groden , L. Fletcher Prouty , et al.
Directed by: The History Channel”

The Men Who Killed Kennedy is a video documentary series by British television network ITV that depicts the assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963. Originally broadcast in 1988 in two parts (with a subsequent studio discussion), it was rebroadcast in 1991 re-edited to three parts with additional material, and a fourth episode added in 1995. The addition of three further episodes in 2003 caused great controversy, particularly in the final episode implicating Lyndon B. Johnson and the withdrawal of these additional episodes.

A detailed examination of the assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy, with emphasis on the discrepancies and inconsistencies in the government’s official version of events.

Forgive My Grief Vol 4


Penn Jones JR

American journalist, the editor of the Midlothian Mirror and author.

He was also one of the earliest John F. Kennedy alternative assassination theory proponents.

‘Forgive My Grief’ Volume I was published by Penn Jones Jr. way back in 1966, a year which saw the publications of ‘Rush to Judgment’ by Mark Lane, Epstein’s ‘Inquest’, Weisberg’s ‘Whitewash II’ and Popkin’s ‘Second Oswald’. The Lane, Epstein, Weisberg and Popkin books have been on my shelf for quite a while, but the Jones volume has been omitted owing to the high cost and it’s rarity. The cover shows that back in the day this sold for $2.95.

Fortunately a copy was available to me via a co-member of Dealey Plaza U.K. The books value to me is more from the rarity value than the content.
Jones has published selected transcripts from the Warren Commission volumes for his critical review of that report, and the vast majority of the text is taken directly from Earl Warren’s fairytales. Pete daPixie
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Procedural fairness, if not all that originally was meant by due process of law, is at least what it most uncompromisingly requires. Procedural due process is more elemental and less flexible than substantive due process. It yields less to the times, varies less with conditions, and defers much less to legislative judgment. Insofar as it is technical law, it must be a specialized responsibility within the competence of the judiciary on which they do not bend before political branches of the Government, as they should on matters of policy which compromise substantive law.

If it be conceded that in some way [that the agency could take the action it did], does it matter what the procedure is? Only the untaught layman or the charlatan lawyer can answer that procedure matters not. Procedural fairness and regularity are of the indispensable essence of liberty. Severe substantive laws can be endured if they are fairly and impartially applied. Indeed, if put to the choice, one might well prefer to live under Soviet substantive law applied in good faith by our common-law procedures than under our substantive law enforced by Soviet procedural practices. Let it not be overlooked that due process of law is not for the sole benefit of an accused. It is the best insurance for the Government itself against those blunders which leave lasting stains on a system of justice but which are bound to occur on ex parte consideration.

Shaughnessy v. United States ex rel Mezei, 345 U.S. 206, 224–25 (1953) Justice Jackson

I Edward Paul Donegan am more anti-FBI than Joan Mellen probably and probably not that much at least I think so after hearing her and others speak at book conferences and assassination conferences about the FBI.

If we are to have sympathy for those living in and fighting for freedom within repressive countries whose police agencies and espionage groups conduct dirty tricks and engage in illegal conduct that that should extend into the USA as well until this abuse of power the press does tolerate and the National Security interests of the Republic for which we Patriots stand for ends or is finally brought to an end.

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