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Offline Jerry Organ

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Cold Case Hammarskj÷ld
« on: January 14, 2020, 08:28:51 PM »
This 2019 Sundance-Award-winning film made it to my cable package last week and I watched it last night.

One brief incidental mention of the Kennedy assassination. The film is quirky but casual in presentation. At the end, it acknowledges that it's broader theory (a para-military group spreading AIDS to Africans through clinics) is medically-improbable. Something more tangible was the "playing card" stuffed into Hammerarskjold's collar, said by the documentary to be the CIA's "calling card" Ace of Spades. FWIU, the death picture first appeared in 2012.



"The Guardian" seems to have a lot on the crash mystery ( Link ).

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Re: Cold Case Hammarskj÷ld
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2020, 01:32:46 AM »
Very good links. I will watch for this show.

That time, post World War II was so fascinating, Suez Canal crisis, just a fascinating time in history.  I will check the Guardian, nice touch.

I also posted on Hammarskjold about 3 weeks ago but this is very welcome as well. They are reopening the investigation.

It was a dicey time, it's hard to judge history from the present time.  I know a bit about why Dag went to Africa.

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Re: Cold Case Hammarskj÷ld
« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2020, 02:22:03 AM »
Netflick is running "Who Killed Malcolm X?", a six-part documentary. The show makes the case that two of the three assassins were falsely convicted. ( Netflix Link )

I just watched Episode One and liked the prospect of firsthand forensic evidence being examined and the tie-in to how poorly African-Americans are treated today. Not much has changed, the show laments.

"The Assassination of Malcolm X is Being Reinvestigated After Questions Raised in a Netflix series" ( CNN Link )

The assassination happened 55 years ago this February 21st. I guess it was the first major gun violence story after the JFK assassination and maybe the major one before the Texas Tower Sniper. I suspect true-crime mini-series is one of Netflix's most watched categories and they seem intent on filling the demand. A few weeks ago I watched Netflix's five-part "Who Killed Little Gregory?", released 2019.

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Re: Cold Case Hammarskj÷ld
« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2020, 05:16:19 AM »
This 2019 Sundance-Award-winning film made it to my cable package last week and I watched it last night.

One brief incidental mention of the Kennedy assassination. The film is quirky but casual in presentation. At the end, it acknowledges that it's broader theory (a para-military group spreading AIDS to Africans through clinics) is medically-improbable. Something more tangible was the "playing card" stuffed into Hammerarskjold's collar, said by the documentary to be the CIA's "calling card" Ace of Spades. FWIU, the death picture first appeared in 2012.



"The Guardian" seems to have a lot on the crash mystery ( Link ).

Jerry,

The evil, evil, evil CIA did it, right?

--  MWT  ;)

 

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