13 September, 2019|By Jessica McBride for Heavy.com Thane Cesar is the security guard who was standing behind Robert F. Kennedy when the presidential candidate was assassinated in Los Angeles, a crime for which Sirhan Sirhan was convicted. For years, Cesar lived a relatively quiet life, building a family in the Philippines. However, just hours after […]
www.hollywoodreporter.com 5:20 PM PDT 9/4/2019 by Todd McCarthy Taghi Amirani’s deeply researched documentary focuses on the crucial 1953 Anglo-American-engineered regime change in Iran. Arguably one of the most consequential but little-discussed foreign policy decisions of the post-World War II era is enthrallingly dissected in Coup 53. People under 40 or so generally know something about […]
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Sirhan Sirhan, the Palestinian refugee found guilty of shooting U.S. presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy to death in 1968, was wounded in a stabbing at a California prison on Friday, according to media reports. Celebrity website TMZ, citing unnamed sources, was first to report that Sirhan, 75, had been stabbed. Replying […]
In September 1961, UN secretary-general Dag Hammarskjöld’s plane mysteriously and fatally crashed while flying over African soil. With Hammarskjöld on his way to mediate tensions and defend Congo’s independence-contrary to the interests of Europe’s mining corporations-the crash was thought by many to be an assassination. As Cold Case Hammarskjöld director Mads Brügger (The Red Chapel, […]
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.
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.
Nooks and Crannies, Signposts and Scribbles
Offered for your consideration, bits and pieces: note cards containing interesting observations and intriguing facts presented by leading authorities, researchers, and historians, courtesy of the Assassination Archives and Research Center.
Announcing a new feature by AARC Board members and associates designed to provide a brief snapshot of interesting facts, anecdotes, and observations associated with the continuing study of President Kennedy's assassination.
Joint Venture with the Mary Ferrell Foundation
The 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 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.
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An Important Announcement:
The Mary Ferrell Foundation announces the launch of an invaluable new research tool: The JFK Database Explorer. This is a new tool to aid researchers delving into the large body of JFK assassination-related documents known as the "JFK Collection", a substantial portion of which is viewable on this website.
The JFK Database Explorer, utilizing a copy of the National Archives' database of metadata known as "RIF sheets", allows for browsing, searching, and filtering of the entire set of records processed under the JFK Records Act.