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On This Day — Did Richard Nixon Frame Alger Hiss? [December 6 1948 – The Pumpkin Papers]

“It has been 50 years since Alger Hiss was convicted of perjury for denying that he had been a Soviet spy, but his case continues to fascinate and stir controversy. The reasons for this are not surprising. The case had … Continue reading

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On This Day — Lockerbie : “The Helsinki Warning” (December 5 1988) [2019]

“And he comes in early the next morning, 6 o’clock the next morning, and there is, obviously, confusion and concern. And he is asked to do a number of things. And he is asked to work on Weber’s desk with … Continue reading

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On This Day — Puerto Rican Pro-Independence Movement Leader Assassinated by FBI Agents (September 23 2005) [Filiberto Ojeda Ríos]

“Few times have we hated so, and so united in our hate.” Julio Muriente — University professor and co-leader of the Hostosiano Movement “We have every reason to believe the agents acted properly.” FBI Spokesperson On September 23 2005, Filiberto … Continue reading

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On This Day — J. Edgar Hoover Becomes FBI Deputy Director (August 22 1921) [2019]

“I regret to say that we of the FBI are powerless to act in cases of oral-genital intimacy, unless it has in some way obstructed interstate commerce.” “Above all, I would teach him to tell the truth Truth-telling, I have … Continue reading

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On This Day — President Clinton Fires FBI Director (July 19 1993)

“We cannot have a leadership vacuum at an agency as important to the United States as the FBI. It is time that this difficult chapter in the agency’s history is brought to a close.” President Bill Clinton — White House … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — FBI James Comey : “The Taller They Stand, The Harder They Fall”

“Were these investigations getting too close to home for the President? This does not seem to be a coincidence.” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer May 9 2017 — The White House has announced that FBI Director James Comey “has been terminated … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Forensic Science : FBI Bullet-Lead Technique Dead Wrong

“For over thirty years, FBI experts testified about comparative bullet lead analysis (CBLA), a technique that was first used in the investigation into President Kennedy’s assassination. CBLA compares trace chemicals found in bullets at crime scenes with ammunition found in … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — General Mike Flynn & The Mysterious Svetlana Lokhova [UPDATE — Svetlana Lokhova Speaks Out: “Stefan Halper Behind False Allegations Provided to U.S. Intelligence”]

“Multiple sources, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said the CIA and FBI were discussing this episode, along with many others, as they assessed Flynn’s suitability to serve as national security adviser. The Cambridge meeting was part of a … Continue reading

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Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King (January 15 1929 – Assassinated: April 4 1968) — The FBI Suicide Letter (2019)

“The debate over how much the government should know about our private lives has never been more heated: Should intelligence agencies be able to sweep our email, read our texts, track our phone calls, locate us by GPS? Much of … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — General Mike Flynn &The Mysterious Svetlana Lokhova

“Multiple sources, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said the CIA and FBI were discussing this episode, along with many others, as they assessed Flynn’s suitability to serve as national security adviser. The Cambridge meeting was part of a … Continue reading

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