Updated on: October 17, 2019 / 7:08 PM / CBS/AP Elijah Cummings, long-time Baltimore congressman, died early Thursday at the age of 68, his office said. Cummings passed away at Gilchrist Hospice Care, a Johns Hopkins affiliate, at 2:45 a.m. from “complications concerning longstanding health challenges,” his office said. Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, the chairwoman of […]
The CIA’s mind-control experiments of the 1950s and ’60s, some carried out on unwitting subjects, jeopardized the rights of U.S. citizens. American scientist Sidney Gottlieb (left) headed the CIA’s MK-Ultra program. He appears here with his attorney in 1977. Photo: Bride Lane Library/Popperfoto via Getty Images By Nicholas Reynolds Sept. 26, 2019 7:01 pm ET […]
By Emily Langer September 23, 2019 at 7:07 p.m. EDT On a Saturday evening in May 1992, George Lardner Jr. was at work in the Washington Post newsroom when his telephone rang. An investigative reporter and self-described chronicler of “sin and corruption,” he hurried to his desk to take the call. It was his daughter […]
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 […]
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.
Updated on: October 17, 2019 / 7:08 PM / CBS/AP Elijah Cummings, long-time Baltimore congressman, died early Thursday at the age of 68, his office said. Cummings passed away at Gilchrist Hospice Care, a Johns Hopkins affiliate, at 2:45 … [Read More...]
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.