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Kennedy and King Family Members and Advisors Call for Congress to Reopen Assassination Probes – Edward Curtin FBI’s “Suicide Letter” to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Posted by M. C. on January 21, 2019

Lest we forget.

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2014/11/fbis-suicide-letter-dr-martin-luther-king-jr-and-dangers-unchecked-surveillance

The New York Times has published an unredacted version of the famous “suicide letter” from the FBI to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The letter, recently discovered by historian and professor Beverly Gage, is a disturbing document. But it’s also something that everyone in the United States should read, because it demonstrates exactly what lengths the intelligence community is willing to go to—and what happens when they take the fruits of the surveillance they’ve done and unleash it on a target.

The anonymous letter was the result of the FBI’s comprehensive surveillance and harassment strategy against Dr. King, which included bugging his hotel rooms, photographic surveillance, and physical observation of King’s movements by FBI agents. The agency also attempted to break up his marriage by sending selectively edited “personal moments he shared with friends and women” to his wife…

http://edwardcurtin.com/kennedy-and-king-family-members-and-advisors-call-for-congress-to-reopen-assassination-probes/

The following statement is being released on Dr. Martin Luther King Day by a large group of concerned Americans, including Sen. Robert Kennedy’s children, RFK, Jr. and Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, as part of an ongoing effort to educate the American public and to demand new investigations into the assassinations of JFK, Malcom X, Martin Luther King, Jr., and RFK.

On the occasion of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a group of over 60 prominent American citizens is calling upon Congress to reopen the investigations into the assassinations of President John F. KennedyMalcolm XMartin Luther King Jr., and Senator Robert F. Kennedy. Signers of the joint statement include Isaac Newton Farris Jr., nephew of Reverend King and past president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference; Reverend James M. Lawson Jr., a close collaborator of Reverend King; and Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, children of the late senator. The declaration is also signed by numerous historians, journalists, lawyers and other experts on the four major assassinations. I am the only non-American who has been asked to sign this statement…

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