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Missing Church Committee Transcripts

  Rex Bradford|Mary Ferrell Foundation|16 May, 2016 -- With the National Archives' planned 2017 release of some 3600 postponed JFK records, attention has been focused on what will be in these new releases, and also what known … [Read More...]

Countdown to 2017

Help ensure that our elected representatives will uphold and enforce the terms of the President John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Collection Act. The law mandates that all JFK assassination records must be declassified by 26 October, 2017. · There are 5 million pages of records in the JFK Act collection · There are 318,886 documents in the JFK Act database · 11% of the documents have partial redactions · 3,603 documents are withheld in full. learn more here...

 

Book Corner: Board Selections

The AARC is proud to announce the creation of a new resource for those who are new to the study of America's political assassinations.
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We begin a series of new posts by AARC Board members and associates designed to provide a basic introduction to essential books and learning materials associated with the continuing investigation of President Kennedy's assassination.

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An Important Announcement:

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To mark the 50th anniversary of the publication of the Warren Report, on September 26 thru 28, 2014, the AARC hosted an unprecedented gathering of prominent authorities, historical researchers, and notable personalities associated with the study of President Kennedy's assassination. Because of AARC's mission to provide public access to national records, video recordings of their presentations at the conference will be released over the course of the next several weeks. These presentations may be viewed here without charge. Full dvd sets will soon be available for purchase. Viewers are encouraged to support the work of the AARC by making a tax-exempt donation.

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The Assassination Archives and Research Center was founded in 1984 to provide a permanent organization which would acquire, preserve, and disseminate information on political assassinations. The AARC is devoted to reaching the widest possible audience with this new information.

 

Joint Venture with the Mary Ferrell Foundation

Mary Ferrell FoundationThe AARC has partnered with the Mary Ferrell Foundation, supplying nearly a million pages of AARC records for browsing and searching via the MFF website. These records include massive CIA and FBI documents received as settlement for a lawsuit brought by Mark Allen, as well as other document collections on the John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King Jr., and Robert F. Kennedy assassinations.

The JFK Assassination Archive disk and other AARC electronic document products are developed by History Matters. Visit our website: www.history-matters.com for more information and to order

The Assassination Archives and Research Center is the largest private archives in the world which is dedicated to acquiring, preserving, and disseminating information on political assassinations.

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Missing Church Committee Transcripts

  Rex Bradford|Mary Ferrell Foundation|16 May, 2016 — With the National Archives’ planned 2017 release of some 3600 postponed JFK records, attention has been focused on what will be in these new releases, and also what known records will remain “missing.” Important among these are currently-withheld documents of the Church Committee, the Senate committee which […]

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Update: Morley Suit For Records On George Joannides

An important case that raises issues relevant to past, present, and future congressional investigations which are vulnerable to subversion and obstruction by the federal agencies being investigated. New filings which support the motion for attorney fees in the case of Jefferson Morley v. Central Intelligence Agency, Civil Action No. 03-02545 (RJL). Following are: 1.) Supplemental […]

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Mark Lane (February 24, 1927 – May 11, 2016)

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., May 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Mark Lane, famed Civil Rights attorney and author of the best-selling book, “Rush to Judgment,” which detailed the facts of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, died late last night at his home in Charlottesville, Virginia, at the age of 89. Lane, who was with his wife, Trish, at the time, suffered a heart attack […]

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How To Get Justice in Civil Rights Cold Cases

The DOJ’s Civil Rights Cold Case Division isn’t working. It’s time to open up the investigations. By Aditya Shah/05/10/16 05:19 AM EDT  Wharlest Jackson was just like any other husband and father, trying to earn a living to support his family. Transcending the limits facing black men in 1960s Mississippi, Jackson became a factory foreman. […]