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John F Kennedy University

12 Altarinda Rd
Orinda, CA 94563-2603

General Phone: 925-254-0200
Financial Aid Phone: 925-258-2385
Sector: Private nonprofit, 4-year or above
Classification: Masters Colleges and Universities I

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November 2005 and the Question Remains: Who Killed JFK - Emediawire (press release)

(PRWEB) November 13, 2005 -- On Friday November 22, 1963, news bulletins hit the airwaves as rifle shots interrupted President John F. Kennedy's Dallas motorcade. While conspiracy theorists and others have kept the debate alive over what happened forty-two years ago, who was involved, and why, no one ever mentions Mississippi's links, notes Susan Klopfer, author of two civil rights books that focus on the Mississippi Delta. Klopfer said she became even more intrigued with the JFK assassination when she came across information linking a Mississippi icon to several people often associated with the tragic event. Seven years before JFK was assassinated, the magnolia state's Sen. James O. Eastland met for the first time with Guy Banister, a controversial CIA operative and retired FBI agent in charge of the Chicago bureau, according to Klopfer. "Banister was later linked to Lee Harvey Oswald and Mississippi's senator through involvement with Eastland's Senate Internal Security Subcommittee or SISS (sometimes called "SISSY")," writes the author of "Where Rebels Roost, Mississippi Civil Rights Revisited" and "The Emmett Till Book." The "New Orleans Times-Picayune" on March 23, 1956, reported that Robert Morrison, a former chief counsel for Sen. Joseph McCarthy's House Unamerican Activities Committee or HUAC, - more available