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KPFK Radio/Los Angeles, 7/21/1986-7/25/1986

 Item — Box: 130, Recording: 141
Identifier: MC1, series V, sub-series 4

Scope and Contents

From the Series:

Includes research subject files, photographs, videotapes, notebooks and audiotapes donated by private citizens and journalists who investigated the case. Donors include members of The Kennedy Assassination Truth Committee (the Floyd B. Nelson and Lillian Castellano collection), Robert Blair Kaiser, author of R.F.K. must die!, Philip Melanson, Dan Moldea, and Greg Stone. Their research files were combined to form the “Personal Name Subject files” and “Subject files” (Boxes 125-136); other materials from their files and articles written by them are found in the “General files” (boxes 105-107) arranged alphabetically by private investigator’s name. Their collected magazine and newsclippings were also combined to form one chronological grouping (Boxes 133-146). All of the audiotapes are in boxes 127-132. These files are considered an open series and may be added to periodically.


  • 7/21/1986-7/25/1986

Conditions Governing Access

no known restrictions.


1 Cassettes : Digital copy available

Language of Materials

From the Box: English

Materials Specific Details

18 years later show about "Did Sirhan kill RFK?" Shows examine contradiction of evidence. L. 76--Lowenstein talks about his journey to Germany to interview Uecker. L. 140--Stone claimed that all physical evi- L. 163--Lowenstein said that bullets could not be matched to Sirhan's gun. L. 178--Schrade explains how the bullet hit him in the forehead. Police simulated the shot w/a trajectory of how shot went through Kennedy. When you put a rod through the simulation you can see that this bullet hit the ceiling, not his forehead. L. 232--Dr. Michael Hecker examined the West tape of the assasination for sound--he heard 10 shots on the tape. David Cross felt that the Hoffa lead should have been followed. L. 28--Melanson on the girl in the Polka Dot Dress--he claims that 9 witnesses saw the girl in the polka dot dress. L. 75--Kimbrough felt that Cesar had organized crime connections. L. 81--Police didn't check other guns in the kitchen or why certain persons were in the kitchen. LAPD released redacted copies of their files--all evidence was censored.


Repository Details

Part of the Claire T. Carney Library Archives and Special Collections, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Repository

285 Old Westport Rd.
N. Dartmouth MA 02747 USA