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JFK assassination: Family just yards from president's shooting never called to testify
DailyMirror UK - by Christopher Bucktin - Nov 11, 2013
They were so close that they saw the bullet shatter the President's skull - it's odd that they were never called to testify
For 50 years the piercing cries of Jackie Kennedy have never left Bill Newman.
As her husband lay collapsed in her lap fatally wounded, America’s First Lady screamed desperately: “Oh my God. No. They’ve shot Jack”.
Standing just 10 feet away, Bill could not have heard her words any clearer.
With the help of a volunteer from AE911Truth.org, Wayne Coste, three members of my local community and I engaged in a correspondence with NIST that was “shepherded” by our congressman’s office.
Our complete correspondence can be found here: All Three Letters and Responses.
In the first letter we asked three questions: (1) How does NIST explain building 7’s 2.2 seconds of free fall, and the apparent visual discrepancy between video of the collapse and NIST’s visualization based on their computer simulation? (2) How does NIST explain the documented presence of nano-thermite in the WTC dust? (We cite the relevant article.) And, (3) how does NIST explain he the abundance of iron-rich microspheres in the dust? Our other two letters are follow-ups regarding NIST’s initial answers. Our third letter summarizes and puts the whole thing in context.
Below I’ve pasted the text of (most of) our third letter, which summarizes the first two. Below that I’ve included NIST’s final response.
I am pleased to offer the following email from Public Affairs Officer Michael Newman, dated 25 OCT 2013. The inquiry actually began in March 2012 immediately following our discovery of the stiffeners on girder A2001. Despite what the answer says, I made my inquiry on 26 JUL 2013 and followed up on 24 SEP. No reply was received so I sent a final letter on 19 OCT.
Background on this inquiry can be found here:
Subject: RE: WTC7 Report Discrepancies
Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2013 12:55:28 +0000
Dear Mr. Cole,
Following your e-mail of September 24 (see below), a set of responses to your questions were prepared. Unfortunately, the partial shutdown of the federal government delayed our getting these responses to you. With our apologies for tardiness, here are those responses:
A) In NCSTAR 1-9, which design drawing was used to create:
Figure 8-21?.................1091, 9114
Figure 8-23?.................1091, 3004, 9114
It has been 60 days since I asked NIST about the numerous discrepancies between Frankel Fabrication Shop Drawing #9114 and certain figures found in their WTC7 report NCSTAR 1-9.
Frankel Drawing #9114 clearly shows stiffener plates welded onto the end of the girder that NIST claims walked off its C79 seated connection on floor 13, leading to an unprecedented global progressive collapse.
Please contact NIST Director Patrick Gallagher and Public Affairs Officer Michael Newman at the following email addresses and ask for a prompt reply to these pertinent questions.
You may phone them at:
Patrick Gallagher-- 301-975-2300 (Director )
Michael Newman-- 301-975-3025 (Public Affairs)
To: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
Subject: WTC7 Report Discrepancies
Date: Tue, 24 Sep 2013 23:31:55 -0400
Dear Mr. Newman and Mr. Gallagher,
It has been 60 days since I sent my inquiry regarding the figures in NCSTAR 1-9.
Another Nineteen, Part One — Kevin Ryan_on Guns & Butter http://noliesradio.org/archives/64649
This show was broadcast August 12, 2013.
Part Two--Another Nineteen, — Kevin Ryan_on Guns & Butter http://noliesradio.org/archives/65027
This show was broadcast August 19, 2013.
Part Three--Another Nineteen, — Kevin Ryan_on Guns & Butter http://noliesradio.org/archives/65730
This show was broadcast August 26, 2013.
Part Four--Another Nineteen, — Kevin Ryan_on Guns & Butter http://noliesradio.org/archives/66440
This show was broadcast on September 2, 2013.
Part Five--Another Nineteen, — Kevin Ryan_on Guns & Butter http://noliesradio.org/archives/67730
This show was broadcast on September 16, 2013.
GUNS AND BUTTER with Bonnie Faulkner
Another Nineteen, FIVE PARTS — Kevin Ryan
The U.S. government has turned to 9/11 again in order to justify its program of spying on all Americans and to support a new, expanded war in Syria. Yet as Americans are distracted by these ongoing crimes, the deception behind the origin of the War on Terror is being more fully revealed.
The 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy (Part One)
by Joseph A. Palermo Posted: 11/08/2013 11:26 pm
As the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy grows nearer the inability of the Establishment news media to consider fairly the facts in the case remains as pronounced as it was during previous commemorations. In trying to explain why opinion polls have shown for decades now that a majority of Americans do not accept the Warren Commission's "lone gunman" theory, historians and journalists have often fallen back on what has become a familiar (yet unconvincing) narrative about the meaning of those horrific events in Dallas in November 1963.
The dominant storyline goes something like this: The American people could never accept the notion that a high school drop-out loser like Lee Harvey Oswald could single-handedly kill such an inspiring public figure as JFK, therefore they've embraced "conspiracy theories" to give meaning to what was essentially a meaningless act.
Adnan Zuberi of Toronto has produced an important and disturbing film that should be shown at universities and colleges throughout the United States, and internationally. The film makes a persuasive argument that the events of 9/11 and the official explanations of what happened on that fateful day have not been adequately examined by the academic community. Indeed, there has been a closing of the scholarly mind on the topic, despite overwhelming evidence that the official story offered by the 9/11 Commission is flawed, incomplete and erroneous. Indeed, even the two chairs of the Commission have stated that the Commission was "set up to fail."
Lost my 20 yr. old son, Erick, to suicide a couple weeks after 9/11. My sister, JoAnna, a resident
of Manhattan, to lung cancer in 2007 - the dust. Erick was profoundly affected by the 10 hrs. of TV that Tuesday morning, afternoon, evening.
I missed 9/11 completely - my son's loss stopped all processes for two yrs. and for the next 8 yrs. I accepted the myth. I began working with the grief and at the 10th anniversary I began to work with the post traumatic stress/shock of finding him a few minutes too late to save him - a horrific shock and guilt and remorse and pain. I have a 5 yr. old boy now - the result of the prayers I said over and over while working on Erick as he died.
The point of this personal history is to tell you that I came to this discussion of the events of 9/11 with an open mind and somewhat pure in that I stopped TV about 1999; have read the truthers and the debunkers with as
much effort on both sides for the 1st 6 months. I try my best to stick to what seems beyond doubt:
Swiss study: Polonium found in Arafat’s bones Scientists find at least 18 times the normal levels of radioactive element in la
Swiss study: Polonium found in Arafat’s bones
Scientists find at least 18 times the normal levels of radioactive element in late Palestinian leader’s remains.
David Poort and Ken Silverstein Last Modified: 06 Nov 2013 18:57
Paris, France - Swiss scientists who conducted tests on samples taken from Yasser Arafat’s body have found at least 18 times the normal levels of radioactive polonium in his remains. The scientists said that they were confident up to an 83 percent level that the late Palestinian leader was poisoned with it, which they said “moderately supports” polonium as the cause of his death.
A 108-page report by the University Centre of Legal Medicine in Lausanne, which was obtained exclusively by Al Jazeera, found unnaturally high levels of polonium in Arafat’s ribs and pelvis, and in soil stained with his decaying organs.
The Swiss scientists, along with French and Russian teams, obtained the samples last November after his body was exhumed from a mausoleum in Ramallah in the occupied West Bank.
The case against NIST is taking shape. Everybody agrees that the time has come to enter the courthouse.
An Introduction to Gladio B - James Corbett on Breaking The Set
Published on Nov 6, 2013
James Corbett of The Corbett Report joins Abby Martin of Breaking The Set to discuss "Gladio B," the continuation of the clandestine NATO program, Operation Gladio. We talk about the history of Gladio and the transition of the program into a campaign to fund and foment Islamic terrorism in the Central Asia/Caucasus region. For more information, please consult the "Gladio B" video series from earlier this year available from CorbettReport.com and BoilingFrogsPost.com:
A clear majority of Americans still suspect there was a conspiracy behind President John F. Kennedy's assassination....
Poll: Belief in JFK Conspiracy Slipping Slightly
By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: November 3, 2013 at 9:41 AM ET
as reported in The New York Times
A clear majority of Americans still suspect there was a conspiracy behind President John F. Kennedy's assassination, but the percentage who believe accused shooter Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone is at its highest level since the mid-1960s, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll.
According to the AP-GfK survey, conducted in mid-April, 59 percent of Americans think multiple people were involved in a conspiracy to kill the president, while 24 percent think Oswald acted alone, and 16 percent are unsure. A 2003 Gallup poll found that 75 percent of Americans felt there was a conspiracy.
The ReThink911 campaign has erected a billboard across the street from your headquarters to call your attention to the evidence, cited by over 2,000 architects and engineers, that proves World Trade Center Building 7 was brought down by controlled demolition on 9/11. We urge you to look at the evidence—starting with the video footage of the collapse—and publish an editorial stating your position on the challenges being made to the government’s explanation of Building 7’s destruction. The question of what happened to Building 7 is simply too important for the New York Times not to examine in a careful and balanced way.
To that end, we urge that your editorial include, but not be limited to, the following information and facts:
- A link to this 30-second video showing the destruction of Building 7 from four different angles: http://youtu.be/Mamvq7LWqRU. We ask you to provide your readers with the necessary context by embedding this video in the online version of your editorial, or providing the above link. According to the YouGov poll commissioned and released by the ReThink911 campaign in September 2013, 46% of Americans still do not know that a third tower fell on 9/11, and yet 46% of those who see this video footage suspect it was a controlled demolition, compared to only 28% who suspect it was caused by ordinary office fires.
- Building 7 underwent absolute free-fall during the first 2.25 seconds of its descent, as admitted, finally, by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in its final report on Building 7. However, NIST’s computer simulation of Building 7’s destruction does not include a period of free-fall. Architects, engineers and scientists who challenge the NIST report state that free-fall could have only been achieved by removing all of the building’s columns simultaneously with explosives.
- NIST acknowledged that Building 7’s collapse was the first known instance of a tall building brought down primarily by uncontrolled fires. The New York Times reported in November 2001 that engineers and other experts were stunned by the collapse. FEMA’s report, published in May of 2002, stated that the cause of Building 7’s collapse still remained unknown, and that “the best hypothesis had only a low probability of occurrence.” And yet, the NYC Office of Emergency Management and others on the scene knew with certainty early in the day that Building 7 would eventually come down.
Thank you for your re-consideration of this most important issue.
The ReThink911 Campaign
Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth
Escobar: 9/11 excuse for NSA - gift that keeps on giving
Published on Oct 31, 2013
Snowden's revelations about the NSA has seen US intelligence bosses go to great lengths to justify their activities. Officially they've been told to use 9/11 as their main argument, according to a document leaked in the media. And some politicians are happy to follow that advice. Pepe Escobar joins RT to discuss this issue.
Review of "September 11 - The New Pearl Harbor". A documentary by Massimo Mazzucco.
David Ray Griffin
There have been several good films and videos about 9/11. But the new film by award-winning film-maker Massimo Mazzucco is in a class by itself.