Never-before-seen personal documents and correspondence preserved for fifty years from my journal and collection of original Warren Commission documents. I have used these documents and my journal as a primary source in my book about the Warren Commission.

Warren Commission and Journal Documents Online

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Early in January 1964, Warren Commission General Council J. Lee Rankin instructed his three secretaries that I should get a a copy of every letter or memorandum. I have maintained these documents since. In February of 1964, Chief Justice Warren insisted in February 1964 that historian Dr. Alfred Goldberg of the Department of Defense be […]

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Warren Commission Journal Entry: Preparations for Taking Depositions in Dallas

Warren Commission Journal Entry: Preparations for Taking Depositions in Dallas

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In this excerpt from my Warren Commission journal**, I discuss a few of the preparations we on the staff made before our investigative trip to Dallas in March, 1964.  Excerpt: Week of March 16-20, 1964    The first two days of the week were filled with discussions with various members of the staff and Mr. […]

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Psychological Portrait of Lee Harvey Oswald

Psychological Portrait of Lee Harvey Oswald

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In this excerpt from my  July 9,  1964 entry of the journal I kept during my time serving on the Warren Commission**, I attend a meeting where an important decision was made. The Commission needed to determine whether it was a productive use of time and resources to create a psychological profile or hypothesis regarding Lee […]

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Journal Excerpt: Tour of FBI Facility

Journal Excerpt: Tour of FBI Facility

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In this excerpt from my April 27-29, 1964 entry of the journal I kept during my time serving on the Warren Commission**, Mr. Stern and I visited FBI headquarters to see for ourselves the system by which the FBI processed potential security threats. Incredibly, when one considers how mechanized such processes are today, the system […]

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From My Warren Commission Journal: Early Days of the Commission

From My Warren Commission Journal: Early Days of the Commission

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** January 1964 – The Early Days of the [Warren] Commission “On the morning of Tuesday, Dec. 17, 1963, Mr. Miller told me that he had received a call from Mr. Katzenbach. Mr. Katzenbach had asked Mr. Miller if I could be available to the Commission as liaison between the Commission and the Department. Mr. […]

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