JFK: the CIA, Vietnam, and the plot to assassinate John F. Kennedy

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Carol Pub. Group, 1 sept. 1992 - 366 pages
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Millions have been gripped by Oliver Stone's film JFK and its premise that the plot to assassinate Kennedy originated beyond the highest levels of government. In the movie, the advocate of this theory is a character named "X", who explains how and why this plot came about. Now his identity can be revealed: "X" is L. Fletcher Prouty, who was Chief of Special Operations during the Kennedy years.

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Avis d'utilisateur  - Todd_Russell - LibraryThing

I read this story hoping to get some additional depth and information behind the character portrayed as X (played by the uber-creepy Donald Sutherland) in the movie JFK by Oliver Stone. The author ... Consulter l'avis complet

JFK: The CIA, Vietnam, and the Plot to Assassinate John F. Kennedy

Avis d'utilisateur  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Following Oliver Stone's JFK, Prouty (whom Stone depicted as ``X,'' Jim Garrison's secret informant on the military-industrial complex) offers an update on the assassination. Anyone new to ... Consulter l'avis complet

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TWO The CIA in the World of the HBomb
20
THREE The Invisible Third World War
31
SEVEN Why Vietnam? The Selection
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L. Fletcher Prouty (1917 2001), a retired colonel of the U.SL. Fletcher Prouty (1917 2001), a retired colonel of the U.S. Air Force, served as the chief of special operations for t. Air Force, served as the chief of special operations for the Joint Chiefs of Staff during the Kennedy years. He was dihe Joint Chiefs of Staff during the Kennedy years. He was directly in charge of the global system designed to provide mirectly in charge of the global system designed to provide military support for the clandestine activities of the CIA. Helitary support for the clandestine activities of the CIA. He was also the author of The Secret Team: The CIA and Its All was also the author of The Secret Team: The CIA and Its Allies. ies.

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