Friday, September 6, 2013

It's time to open ALL the Kennedy Assassination Files

English: Picture of John F. Kennedy
English: Picture of John F. Kennedy (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Last night I started teaching my Fall Semester class on the Kennedy Assassination... a special-topic course inspired by 50th anniversary, looming in November.

A theme that came up multiple times during class discussions was 'why are some files still sealed."  I had no good answer.  We talked about Manning, Snowden and the possible over-classification of documents by government agencies.

After 50 years, it is hard to imagine that national security could be threatened by opening all the Kennedy-related records now.

Many researchers and journalists, it seems, agree:

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