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Re: Could All Be Coincidence, but Seeing Same Names Has Given Me Goosebumps

I would rather not to be labeled as a “conspiracy theorist” however, I have read and listened to a good deal about the death of JFK.  Nothing has convinced me that LHO worked alone.

 

Think about J Edgar Hoover’s comment - “The American People must believe that Oswald acted alone.”

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Even though the next friend from the past I am going to put forth here was sometimes looked upon as an iconoclast and eccentric of the first order, he does make you think and wonder.  His name was Harold Weisberg and he retired from the world at large and ran a chicken and goose farm in Hyattstown, Md., which is located outside Frederick.  Needing gosling eggs for a science fair project in my junior year of high school, I met Mr. Weisberg to see if he could help.  He could and he did.  What a nice man he was.  So was his very kind wife.

 

Fast-forward to the Warren Commission.  Mr. Weisberg, who was an intellectual and a rebel, did not agree with the Warren Commission's findings and wrote several self-published books on the subject.  Read his Wiki entry to see what I mean.  (Boy, for a small town -- at that time -- we certainly had our fair share of interesting people.)

 

Harold Weisberg

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Harold Weisberg (April 8, 1913 – February 21, 2002)[1] served as an Office of Strategic Services officer during World War II, a U.S. Senate staff member and investigative reporter, an investigator for the Senate Committee on Civil Liberties,[2] and a U.S. State Department intelligence analyst who devoted 40 years of his life to researching and writing about the assassinations of John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King. He wrote ten self-published and published books and approximately thirty-five unpublished books related to the details for those assassinations, mostly with respect to Kennedy's assassination.[3]

Weisberg was a strong critic of the Warren Commission report and of the methods used in investigating President Kennedy's murder. In this regard, he was avant-garde, embarking on a course that many other conspiracy theorists would later come to follow. Weisberg is best known for his seminal work, Whitewash, where he wrote: "Following thousands of hours of research in and analysis of the vast, chaotic, deliberately disorganized, padded and largely meaningless 26 volumes of the testimony and exhibits of the President's Commission on the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy and its 900-page Report – millions of words of which are not needed and are merely diversionary – I published the results of my investigation in a book, Whitewash: The Report on the Warren Report. In this book, I establish that the inquiry into the assassination was a whitewash, using as proof only what the Commission avoided, ignored, misrepresented and suppressed of its own evidence."[4]

 

On February 21, 2002, Weisberg died of cardiovascular disease at his home in Frederick, Maryland.[3]

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@EastCoastGal wrote:

@suzyQ3 wrote:

Just based on what is in your post, @golding76, I would not have connected any dots. I'm not saying that conspiracies don't exist -- although I think that most are ridiculous and even destructive -- but this case has been exhaustively investigated. There is simply no rational and convincing evidence that anyone other than Oswald was involved in such a way.


 

@suzyQ3 .... So no one other than Oswald was involved? 

....but l read/heard on TV differently. Don't remember when or who else was involved ...just agreed with their theory when I heard it.


@EastCoastGal, yes, we have all heard differently for decades. I just don't happen to take much stock in the conspiracy spin.


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Even the New York Times covered Harold Weisberg's death.

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2002/03/04/us/harold-weisberg-88-critic-of-inquiry-in-kennedy-death.html

 

From the above:

 

Mr. Weisberg saw some of his beliefs vindicated in the final report of the House Select Committee on Assassinations in 1979, which concluded that President Kennedy's death was probably the result of a conspiracy. The report criticized the Warren Commission for failing to ''investigate adequately the possibility of a conspiracy,'' placing a large part of the blame on the refusal of ''the C.I.A. and F.B.I. to provide it with all relevant evidence and information.''

 

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@suzyQ3 wrote:

@EastCoastGal wrote:

@suzyQ3 wrote:

Just based on what is in your post, @golding76, I would not have connected any dots. I'm not saying that conspiracies don't exist -- although I think that most are ridiculous and even destructive -- but this case has been exhaustively investigated. There is simply no rational and convincing evidence that anyone other than Oswald was involved in such a way.


 

@suzyQ3 .... So no one other than Oswald was involved? 

....but l read/heard on TV differently. Don't remember when or who else was involved ...just agreed with their theory when I heard it.


@EastCoastGal, yes, we have all heard differently for decades. I just don't happen to take much stock in the conspiracy spin.


 

@suzyQ3 .... I agree to disagree; however, the truth will never be known to the public because "they" will never allow the truth to be known. This is what I believe. 

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@golding76 .... I read your article. My heart breaks for Mr. Olson and his family. What a story!!!

 

Not many people making comments ...or even leaving hearts. 

I wonder why?? 

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EastCoastGal, maybe the article was too long to read at the end of a long day.  I don't know what to answer to your question.  

 

All I know that my heart breaks for all that happened to the Olson family.  Poor Mrs. Olson.  And to have that dreadful man watching her every move all those years!  He may have fed her alcohol problem, for all we know.

 

And Greg Hayward, Lisa Olson's husband, was a West Point graduate and had done two tours of duty in Vietnam.  He and Lisa were very young when they and their toddler died in that plane crash.  All so sad.

 

But I think we all hurt on a gut level for Eric.  So much intelligence and education that was redirected to a place where he'll probably never find the final answer.  

 

You are right -- we are not supposed to know and we will never really know.

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@Drythe wrote:

I would rather not to be labeled as a “conspiracy theorist” however, I have read and listened to a good deal about the death of JFK.  Nothing has convinced me that LHO worked alone.

 

Think about J Edgar Hoover’s comment - “The American People must believe that Oswald acted alone.”


To this day I do not believe Oswald worked alone.  I truly believe we will never know the truth behind President Kennedy's assassination.  Just my humble opinion.

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@golding76 wrote:

Even though the next friend from the past I am going to put forth here was sometimes looked upon as an iconoclast and eccentric of the first order, he does make you think and wonder.  His name was Harold Weisberg and he retired from the world at large and ran a chicken and goose farm in Hyattstown, Md., which is located outside Frederick.  Needing gosling eggs for a science fair project in my junior year of high school, I met Mr. Weisberg to see if he could help.  He could and he did.  What a nice man he was.  So was his very kind wife.

 

Fast-forward to the Warren Commission.  Mr. Weisberg, who was an intellectual and a rebel, did not agree with the Warren Commission's findings and wrote several self-published books on the subject.  Read his Wiki entry to see what I mean.  (Boy, for a small town -- at that time -- we certainly had our fair share of interesting people.)

 

Harold Weisberg

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
 
 

Harold Weisberg (April 8, 1913 – February 21, 2002)[1] served as an Office of Strategic Services officer during World War II, a U.S. Senate staff member and investigative reporter, an investigator for the Senate Committee on Civil Liberties,[2] and a U.S. State Department intelligence analyst who devoted 40 years of his life to researching and writing about the assassinations of John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King. He wrote ten self-published and published books and approximately thirty-five unpublished books related to the details for those assassinations, mostly with respect to Kennedy's assassination.[3]

Weisberg was a strong critic of the Warren Commission report and of the methods used in investigating President Kennedy's murder. In this regard, he was avant-garde, embarking on a course that many other conspiracy theorists would later come to follow. Weisberg is best known for his seminal work, Whitewash, where he wrote: "Following thousands of hours of research in and analysis of the vast, chaotic, deliberately disorganized, padded and largely meaningless 26 volumes of the testimony and exhibits of the President's Commission on the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy and its 900-page Report – millions of words of which are not needed and are merely diversionary – I published the results of my investigation in a book, Whitewash: The Report on the Warren Report. In this book, I establish that the inquiry into the assassination was a whitewash, using as proof only what the Commission avoided, ignored, misrepresented and suppressed of its own evidence."[4]

 

On February 21, 2002, Weisberg died of cardiovascular disease at his home in Frederick, Maryland.[3]


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Lindsay's Grandma, have you read Mr. Weisberg's book?  How wonderful!  I have to admit I have only flipped through the pages.