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January 31st, 2012
02:13 PM ET

Clips From Last Night: Douglas Brinkley and Nathan Raab discuss the revealing new JFK tape

Last night Piers Morgan sat down with Nathan Raab, Vice-President of the Raab Collection and acclaimed author and professor Douglas Brinkley to talk about the newly revealed original and unedited white house version of the Kennedy Assassination Air Force One tape. Raab told Piers that the tape is historically significant because "this is how we know what the Federal government did immediately after the assassination."

Douglas Brinkley remarked that one of the most fascinating aspects of the tape relates to General Curtis LeMay, one of Kennedy's major adversaries. All references to LeMay were removed in the Johnson Library version, an edited version of the original tape.

Brinkley on the omitted references to General LeMay:

"People have always wanted to know where was Curtis LeMay on the day Kennedy was shot and there have been mixed messages about it. This tape provides exactly where he was."

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  1. The Preacher Lady

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    January 31, 2012 at 3:47 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  2. G.S. Dorman, Jr.

    Col Dorman was the aide -de-camp to General LeMay, and my father. Your boy Brinkley totally misinterpreted the message that was sent to AF 1 - and you obviously misinterpreted it also and fed his ignorance. I would like to know how I can obtain a copy of that portion of the tape, By the way, my mother was working at the White House at that time also - and Col Dorman was KIA in Vietnam 6 years later.

    February 1, 2012 at 6:39 am | Report abuse | Reply
    • William E. Kelly, Jr.

      For Tape see: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/GPO-NARA-JFK-ASSASSINATION-AUDIO/content-detail.html
      for transcript see: http://jfkcountercoup.blogspot.com/
      Bill Kelly
      bkjfk3@yahoo.com

      February 5, 2012 at 8:56 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • Ron Ecker

      In what way was Colonel Dorman's message to AF1 "totally misinterpreted"? He said that he needed to talk to LeMay. What was it that Colonel Dorman wanted to tell him?

      February 5, 2012 at 10:36 pm | Report abuse | Reply
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