Limited Seats Still Available For JFK Assassination Conference

NEW ORLEANS – Leading Experts on the JFK Assassination will gather in New Orleans for a conference entitled “Oswald's Summer of Secrets: New Orleans and the JFK Assassination” from Friday, October 16, through Sunday, October 18, 2015, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel-Airport, 2829 Williams Blvd., in Kenner, LA.

         Produced by TrineDay, Conscious Community Events, and the JFK Historical Group, the conference will welcome nationally known researchers and scholars who will gather to break new ground in unlocking the mysteries of Lee Harvey Oswald’s activities in New Orleans in the summer of 1963 and explore other topics such as David Ferrie, Dr. Mary Sherman, and the Garrison trial, according to organizer Kris Millegan.

          Presenters include:

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• Ed Haslam, author, Dr. Mary’s Monkey.


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• Judyth Baker, former girlfriend of Oswald and author, Me and Lee and David Ferrie.


• Ed Tatro, author and consultant to Oliver Stone’s film, JFK.

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• Robert Groden, author five best-selling books about the assassination, and the first person to bring the Zapruder film to national TV in 1975.


• Jim Marrs, author of four New York Times Best Selling books including Crossfire: The Plot That Killed Kennedy; chief consultant to Oliver Stone on JFK for both the film’s screenplay and production.


• Joan Mellen, biographer Jim Garrison, A Farewell to Justice.


• Russ Baker – Russ is an American investigative journalist. In 2005, he founded the nonprofit website WhoWhatWhy. Baker has written for publications including the New Yorker, Vanity Fair, the New York Times, The Nation, the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, the Village Voice, Esquire, Slate and Salon, and served as a contributing editor to the Columbia Journalism Review. Internationally, his work has appeared in publications such as The Globe & Mail (Canada); The Sunday Times, The Guardian, and The Observer (UK); Der Spiegel and Frankfurter Allgemeine (Germany), La Repubblica (Italy), South China Morning Post (Hong Kong), and the Sydney Morning Herald.


• Roger Stone, a New York Times bestselling author. Roger Stone is an alternative historian who was one the legendary American Republican political consultant who has played a key role in the election of Republican presidents from Richard Nixon to Ronald Reagan to George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush. Stone also served as an assistant to Senator Bob Dole. Stone is the author of The Man Who Killed Kennedy – the Case Against LBJ. Stone is also the author of Nixon's Secrets, a broader look at the rise and fall and rise and fall and final comeback of Richard Milhouse Nixon. Stone has been profiled in the Weekly Standard, The New Yorker, and the Miami Herald. Mr. Stone has written for the New York Times Sunday Magazine, The New York Times Op Ed page and for, Breitbart, the Huffington Post and the FOX Opinion page. He has appeared frequently on FOX News.


• Daniel Hopsicker, author Barry and “the boys,” The CIA, the Mob and America's Secret History, which chronicles the exploit of famed Louisiana native Barry Seal, his ties to the drug trade and the Kennedy assassination.


• St. John Hunt, son of infamous CIA agent E. Howard Hunt, who stated that he was a benchwarmer during the JFK assassination; author, Bond of Secrecy.


• Todd, Elliot, author of the book, A Rose by Many Other Names: Rose Cherami & the JFK Assassination.


         Special invited guest include:


• Edwin Lea McGehee, the barber who gave Lee Harvey Oswald a haircut in Jackson, Louisiana.


• Anne Dischler – She worked as assistant investigator to Lt. Francis Fruge of the Louisiana State Police for the office of District Attorney Jim Garrison of Orleans Parish, Louisiana. She primarily worked in the areas concerning Rose Cheramie and interviews of citizens of Clinton, Louisiana as they concerned the ShawFerrieOswald appearances in that Louisiana town prior to the assassination of President Kennedy. Dischler still has the three stenographic pads of field notes she accumulated during her tenure on the Clinton investigation in 1967.


• Bob Buras, an investigator for the House Select Committee on Assassinations.


• William Walter – On August 9th, when Oswald was arrested on Canal Street and taken to the police station by Lt. Francis Martello, he asked Martello to call the FBI and tell them he had Lee Oswald in custody. The person who answered the telephone was the night clerk at the FBI field office, a young Tulane student named Walter Walter. In November 1963, Walter was at the FBI office to retrieve a telex from Hoover warning of an incident that might happen to President Kennedy on the 22nd of the month. Later, Walter came forward to Jim Garrison. In the 1970's he was deposed by the HSCA


         Seating is limited so early registration is encouraged.

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