The Great Lie Lives On

So much has happened since President Kennedy was slain. The average citizen has access to exponentially more information than any person in 1963. We’ve gone through 10 Presidents in the ensuing decades, witnessed a revolution in personal computers, satellite imagery and the digitization of documents and photographs. Most importantly, any person with access to a…

The JFK Document Dump

Today is the day. The last of the files relating to the assassination of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy are finally scheduled for release. For over 5 decades our own government has kept the infamous “JFK Files” hidden from us like a trust fund executor. Now the jig is up. As the beneficiaries of this storied trust,…

“The Whole Bay of Pigs Thing”

If there is one mystery in Presidential history as tantalizing as who killed Kennedy, it’s what happened to the missing 18 ½ minutes of President Richard Nixon’s infamous “Watergate Tapes,” the series of secret White House recordings that exposed the corruption of his administration and ultimately led to his resignation in disgrace. But what if…

11.22.63

History Fights Back “What if JFK had lived?” It’s a simple question that has tantalized historians, storytellers and ordinary Americans for half a century. It’s easy to imagine a world with no Vietnam War, peace with Russia and a colony on Mars if only our most idealistic President had been able to fulfill his destiny….

James Bond and JFK

 The early 1960s. The pinnacle of male style, when men treated each activity, accouterment and debutant with sophistication and taste. But the two ambassadors of swinging sixties charm were also two of the Cold War’s coldest warriors. Both were boarding school boys turned navy officers, men who rose in rank to the heights of government…

The Secret Service Stand Down

One of the most fiercely debated aspects of the Kennedy case is the conduct and response of the Secret Service Agents responsible for protecting the President on that fateful afternoon in Dallas. Clearly the Kennedy detail failed their mission of safely escorting the Commander-in-Chief through the most hostile stop of his trip to Texas. Questions linger…

Orphans of Camelot: A Documentary

I’m proud to announce the release of a new documentary “Orphans of Camelot”. Unlike all the Kennedy documentaries that have come before, Orphans of Camelot isn’t about who killed President Kennedy. It’s about the impact this event has had on media, popular culture and the national consciousness. For a new generation of viewers this film…

Parkland: The Forgotten Tales of November 22nd

Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman’s film Parkland, which commemorates the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy’s assassination is out on Blu-Ray, DVD and VOD this week and even if you don’t agree with its lone gunman perspective, it’s a well-acted and moving portrayal of this tragic event. Parkland is named after the hospital in which President…

3 Steps to Ease the Pain

The dispute over the true circumstances of the JFK assassination has raged for nearly have a century. Just when it seems like the fire will die down, a new revelation, watershed book or controversial film stokes the flames of debate. Perhaps America’s ongoing obsession with the darkest day in its history stems from the fundamental…

Zombies Killed Kennedy?

50 Years after his Election, Jack Strikes Back The smash hit video game Call of Duty: Black Ops was released 50 years to the day after the election of  President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, but anyone worried the newsmaking launch of the game would distract from this historically significant date shouldn’t be. Not only does President…

Salt and Mad Men

The new spy yarn Salt, starring Angelina Jolie and helmed by Mace Neufeld, the director of Tom Clancy epics Clear and Present Danger and Patriot Games, puts a salty new spin on the Kennedy assassination. Secret soviet murder squads and diabolical doubles have always been part of JFK assassination lore, but this particular film plays…