A British reporter acquired an nameless phone name telling him to ring the US embassy for some “large information” simply 25 minutes earlier than John F. Kennedy was assassinated in response to newly launched paperwork by the US authorities.
In response to the memo, police reported the decision to the British intelligence service MI5 who then pledged to assist “in each manner doable” any investigation within the UK referring to Kennedy’s homicide.
The memo learn: “The British safety service (MI5) has reported that at 18:05 GMT on 22nd November an nameless phone name was made in Cambridge, England, to the senior reporter of the Cambridge Information.”
RT studies: The memo, signed by CIA deputy director James Angleton, reads: “The caller stated solely that the Cambridge Information reporter ought to name the American Embassy in London for some large information after which hung up.
“After the phrase of the President’s loss of life was acquired the reporter knowledgeable the Cambridge police of the nameless name and the police knowledgeable MI5.
The essential level is that the decision was made, in response to MI5 calculations, about 25 minutes earlier than the President was shot.
The Cambridge reporter had by no means acquired a name of this sort earlier than, and MI5 state that he’s identified to them as a sound and dependable particular person with no safety file.”
The memo stated it was not the primary time prior to now 12 months that individuals within the UK had acquired comparable nameless calls which have been “surprisingly coincidental in nature.” They appeared to have been significantly linked to the “case of Dr. Ward” – probably a reference to ‘Dr.’ Stephen Ward, one of many central figures within the Profumo affair, a spy/intercourse scandal which had rocked the British institution earlier that 12 months.
The US authorities launched 2,800 labeled information on the assassination of JFK on Thursday night time.
President Donald Trump stated the general public deserves to be “absolutely knowledgeable” of what occurred, given the occasion has been the topic of assorted conspiracy theories. Some paperwork, nevertheless, have been withheld on the request of presidency companies over nationwide safety considerations.
Kennedy was shot lifeless on November 2, 1963, in Dealey Plaza, Dallas, Texas, whereas driving in his presidential motorcade. Former US Marine Lee Harvey Oswald was charged along with his homicide. Oswald himself was shot lifeless two days later by nightclub proprietor Jack Ruby earlier than he might stand trial.