The Politics of Deception

The Politics of Deception

JFK's Secret Decisions on Vietnam, Civil Rights, and Cuba

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Investigative reporter Patrick J. Sloyan, a former member of the White House Press Corps, revisits the last years of John F. Kennedy's presidency, his fateful involvement with Diem's assassination, the Cuban Missile Crisis and the Civil Rights Movement. Using recently released White House tape recordings and interviews with key inside players, The Politics of Deception reveals:

Kennedy's secret behind-the-scenes deals to resolve the Cuban Missile Crisis.The overthrow and assassination of President Diem.Kennedy's hostile interactions with and attempts to undermine Martin Luther King, Jr. Kennedy's secret and fascinating dealings with Diem, General Curtis LeMay, King and Fidel Castro. Kennedy's last year in office, and his preparation for the election that never was.
The Politics of Deception is a fresh and revealing look at an iconic president and the way he attempted to manage public opinion and forge his legacy, sure to appeal to both history buffs and those who were alive during his presidency.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2015
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781250030603
1250030609
1250030595
9781250030597
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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Feb 13, 2015

Somehow, these Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists incapable of doing basic research and reportage: reading obituary articles and checking into city and county records. Somehow they can never tell us the family backgrounds of Michael and Ruth Paine, Robert Mueller III, Valerie Schulte and John Kerry. Michael Paine is constantly described as a // radical \\, although he later becomes CEO of defense contractor Grumman?? Michael is also related to the ambassador to Vietnam, about to be fired by President Kennedy, Henry Cabot Lodge, on the Cabot side. Michael happened to be a cousin, once removed, to John Kerry, on the Forbes/Dudley side of the family. Ruth [Avery] Paine just happens to be related to the wife of John Foster Dulles [brother of Allen Dulles, one of the three CIA fired by President Kennedy, the other two: Richard Bissell and Gen. Cabell]. Ruth's sister and brother-in-law were career CIA. Being an Avery, means she was also related to the Rockefeller family. Valerie Schulte, so-called mystery witness in the Sirhan trial [Sen. Bobby Kennedy's murder], had an aunt and uncle who worked in the same classified section of Lockheed as did p.t. security guard, Thane Cesar, and her father worked at Technicolor Corporaton on a classified contract with Lockheed. Robert Mueller III, former CIA director, was the grandnephew of Richard Bissell, that other CIA guy fired by JFK, and his wife is the granddaughter of Gen. Cabell, the 3rd CIA type fired by JFK, making her the grandniece of the mayor of Dallas when JFK was murdered, Earl Cabell. Now, why couldn't any of thse liars-for-hire, or Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists, ever find this out on their own!!?????

More revisionistic assassination of President Kennedy, mixing a bit of fact in with much fiction. First, contradicting this book one might wish to read Andrew Cohen's book, Two Days in June, further contradicting this book, please read Donald Gibson's book, Battling Wall Street: the Kennedy presidency. Also, Thy Will Be Done, by Gerard Colby with Charlotte Dennett, will pose considerable argument, in thos sections covering JFK, to this revisionistic screed! These are just a few, but many more can be found out there. The cowards attack the dead, for the dead cannot respond. [When books like these are published, please recall that Kennedy wanted the CIA dismembered: JFK was murdered, the CIA lives on!]

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