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Shaw, Ferrie and Oswald

(Oswald did it, right?)

The Clinton-Jackson trip in August, 1963

Adding to the Oswald Persona.

On March 1, 1967, New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison arrested and charged New Orleans business man Clay Shaw with conspiring to assassinate President Kennedy, with the help of Lee Harvey Oswald, David Ferrie trial the JFK assassination Perry Russo. Despite all this, on March 1, 1969, Clay Shaw was acquitted. The jurors felt there was a conspiracy to assassinate JFK, but they didn't think there was enough proof presented by Jim Garrison

On March 17, 1913, Clay Lavergne Shaw was born in Kentwood, Louisiana. In 1935, he was working as a district manager for Western Union in New York City, where he also attended Columbia University.

From 1941-46, he served in the U.S. Army. He had been an aide to Gen. Charles Thrasher in Europe. In 1946, he retired from the Army with the rank of Maj. Gen. Staff Corps. In 1946-1965, Clay Shaw was the manager and director of the International Trade Mart in downtown New Orleans, which he established in the city in 1962.

In 1962 and 1963, he was a member of the International House in New Orleans and the World Trade Development Committee. In 1958-63, he was a member of the board of directors of Permindex. In 1963, he was living in the French Quarter, New Orleans. On August 14, 1974, Clay Shaw died of lung cancer in New Orleans(buried quickly).

*PermindexOn the Trail of the Assassins by Jim Garrison and the 1962, 1963-64 editions of Who's Who in the South and Southwest. Garrison also wrote The Star Spangled Contract and A Heritage of Stone. From 1962-2009, there have been World Trade Center buildings in New Orleans and Dallas.

Clay Shaw

"Our Man in Haiti," Includes a 1992 CIA Document that Declares Clay Shaw, to Have Been a “Highly-Paid Contract Source.”.

Former FBI agent, right wing a activist and racist, anticommunist organizer and crusader, fired by New Orleans police for bar room gun antics...

Beat up by Guy Bannister on November 22, 1963 after threatening to talk about who came into Banister's office (Oswald) during the summer of 1963. Martin ended up in the hospital.

Deep sixed Guy Banister's files, hiding all Oswald connections forever. Said she was in the office when Banister suggested that Oswald should establish a local Fair Play for Cuba Committee.

Carlos Marcello:

After becoming president John F. Kennedy appointed his brother, Robert Kennedy, as U.S. Attorney General. The two men worked closely together on a wide variety of issues including the attempt to tackle organized crime. In March 1961, the Attorney General took steps to have Marcello deported to Guatemala (the country Marcello had falsely listed as his birthplace). On 4th April, Marcello was arrested by the authorities and taken forcibly removed to Guatemala.

It did not take Marcello long to get back into the United States. Undercover informants reported that Marcello made several threats against John F. Kennedy. He told Edward Becker that a dog will continue to bite you if you cut off its tail. Whereas if you cut off the dog's head, it would cease to cause you trouble. Becker reported that Marcello "clearly stated that he was going to arrange to have President Kennedy murdered in some way." Marcello told another informant that he would need to take out "insurance" for the assassination by "setting up a nut to take the blame".

-Spartacus Educational

David Ferrie

From Review of Destiny Betrayed by Jim DiEugenio

DiEugenio also casts further light on Oswald's activities as agent provocateur in New Orleans. Again, I offer only two of his more telling conclusions:

From the earliest critiques of the Warren Report (see, for instance, Meagher, Accessories after the Fact), but especially after Harold Weisberg obtained through the FOIA a transcript of the closed-door Warren Commission session discussing Oswald’s potential role as intelligence agent, the claim he was an FBI informant has repeatedly surfaced. DiEugenio builds a strong case for Warren DeBrueys as Oswald’s FBI handler in New Orleans. The FBI destroyed the files on Orestes Pena, witness to one of their meetings, just prior to the creation of the HSCA. It was DeBrueys that Oswald asked to see after his arrest following the leafleting incident. William Walter found an informant file on Oswald with DeBrueys’ name on it. DeBrueys most certainly knew of Oswald’s association with Banister before the assassination.

-Albert Rossi

Joan Mellen’s "Our Man in Haiti," Includes a 1992 CIA Document that Declares Clay Shaw, to Have Been a “Highly-Paid Contract Source.”

A Farewell to Justice: Jim Garrison, JFK's Assassination, and the Case That Should Have Changed History

CIA's Ferrie and Shaw try to establish Oswald in the East Louisiana State Hospital in Jackson. Imagine if that could be added to Oswald's resume released on November 22, 1963 where it would be spun that he was a patient.

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