THE EVIDENCE FOR THE REVISION OF CONSPIRACY HISTORY
MONOLOGUE WRITTEN BY CLYDE LEWIS
When I was on a plane for California on Thursday, I took note of a story that was picked up by the Washington Post that said that members of the Kennedy family are now expressing doubts about the official story of the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy.
I realized that we were coming up on the 50 year observance of his assassination and as I was reading the article, I started to realize that what I was seeing was an attempt to revise history, both contemporary and conspiracy history.
Sadly, most of us have been taught the accidental view of history. This view is reinforced throughout our lives by the controlled mass media. As a result, when most discover the conspiratorial view of history, the immediate reaction is shock, disbelief and a refusal to accept something other than they’ve been taught to believe.
True freedom comes when you realize that most of history has been structured and planned by a cryptocracy that pays no attention to morality or even what we call accidental history because they know that what they do is a gradual step by step process towards world domination.
There is power in controlling information and intelligence in the United States.
This alone was the reason the United States employed enormous intelligence agencies like the CIA that had the power, invisibly, to wage psychological warfare, and other methods of warfare never before imagined.
This is why Robert, along with his brother John Kennedy, set out to destroy the CIA and other intelligence agencies. These agencies were founded after World War II and recruited X-Nazis that abandoned Hitler’s Germany in 1943.
In his fierce devotion to his older brother John, Robert Kennedy earned the moniker “ruthless.” He set out to take down organized crime in America. He would also relentlessly push CIA officers to “do more” against Castro.
Robert Kennedy was feared by many in Washington D.C. until the assassination of his brother – he was then seen as a “runt” in the eyes of people like Teamster Jimmy Hoffa and even his brother’s successor, Lyndon Johnson.
In the years after his brother’s death, Robert went to South Africa and spoke against apartheid; he visited the poor in inner cities and in Appalachia, and took on the betterment of poor and disadvantaged people’s lives as his cause.
In April of 1968, on the way to Indianapolis for a campaign event, Bobby Kennedy learned that Martin Luther King Jr. had been just been killed. Ignoring advice to cancel, Kennedy proceeded and addressed the crowd, telling them at “I have some very sad news for all of you…..Martin Luther King was shot and was killed tonight in Memphis.”
It was after John F. Kennedy was shot and Martin Luther King was gunned down, Robert F. Kennedy knew that the guns were out there and perhaps he was going to be a target, but he did not veer from the path which was laid before him.
On June 5th 1968, Robert Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles after winning the California presidential primary. Before he was tragically gunned down, he announced to his cheering supporters that the country was ready to end its rampant divisions.
He died the next day of his gunshot wounds.
I remember reading about a strange synchronicity that I thought was uncanny about the assassination of Robert Kennedy – film maker John Frankenheimer drove Kennedy to the Ambassador hotel the night he was killed. Frankenheimer was a political activist and was well-known for his films “Birdman of Alcatraz” and “The Manchurian Candidate.”
The Manchurian Candidate is a well-known conspiracy thriller, about the son of a prominent political family who has been brainwashed into being an unwitting assassin for the Communist Party.
I thought of the irony when it was determined that Kennedy was said to be killed by a mind controlled assassin named Sirhan Sirhan.
In 1968, the idea of a “Manchurian Candidate” was still dismissed as a Hollywood fantasy, but unknown to the public or Sirhan’s small army of psychiatrists, the CIA had in fact been secretly trying to create such a programmed assassin since the early 1950s. One of the program’s chief instigators, Richard Helms, was Agency director at the time Robert Kennedy died.
Until Congress discovered the secret MKULTRA programs in the 1970s, the American public and the court of psychiatric opinion were still in their own twilight state, dissociated from what the CIA was doing in their name — assassinations, experimental testing, and mind control.
Leading psychiatrists at Harvard and Columbia medical schools now believe Sirhan was hypnotically programmed to kill Kennedy.
However, there may be more to the story; at least that is what some of the members of the Kennedy family believe.
Conventional history tells us that Sirhan Sirhan was in the pantry firing a gun that night at Robert Kennedy, with intent to kill. But the autopsy report, coupled with dozens of eyewitnesses to the scene, cast grave doubt on the otherwise obvious conclusion that Sirhan actually fired the shots that hit RFK. Furthermore, the evidence is strong that Sirhan was stalking Kennedy in the company of a young blond girl and another male companion.
Many researchers have cast suspicion on Thane Eugene Cesar, a security guard with right-wing views on race who was escorting Kennedy by the arm through the pantry. Cesar was seen drawing his gun and possibly firing it, and told false stories about a .22 he owned (that he had sold it before the assassination, rather than after). But at least one witness claimed to see a different gunman to the rear of Kennedy firing the fatal shots.
Unlike the JFK assassination, which created an outdoor crime scene in Dallas sprawling from the grassy knoll to the Texas School Book Depository, the shooting of Robert Kennedy happened in a confined space. Stray bullets ended up buried in walls and the ceiling, where they could be tracked down. Then there was the mystery of the woman in the polka dot dress. According to witness Sandra Serrano, the woman fled from the hotel kitchen with an unidentified man, shouting, “We shot him, we shot him.” When a bystander asked who got shot, the woman said, “We shot Kennedy.” Other witnesses reported seeing the woman, though it is not clear whether they heard the comment.
Shane O’Sullivan, a documentary film maker asked Serrano about what happened later. She said Los Angeles police spent hours trying to convince her she was wrong in what she saw, and she finally gave in. Decades later, however, she told O’Sullivan that her original version was correct.
The girl was described consistently by most of the witnesses: dirty blond hair, well-built, with a crooked or “funny” nose, wearing a white dress with blue or black polka-dots.
There were many other witnesses to the polka-dotted dress girl, in the hotel and in the company of Sirhan in the weeks prior to the assassination.
The girl in the polka-dotted dress was never found – the LAPD insisted that campaign worker Valerie Schulte was the girl seen by some, despite differences in her appearance and clothing. There was another man, Michael Wayne, who was seen running from the pantry and subsequently tackled and taken away for questioning. Wayne had similarity in appearance to one of the individuals reported to have been seen in the company of Sirhan, and more intriguingly he had in his possession the business card of radical Minuteman, Keith Duane Gilbert.
A jury convicted Sirhan Sirhan of first-degree murder and sentenced him to death in 1969, which was commuted to a life term in 1972. Sirhan’s appeals have been rejected at every level, as recently as 2016, even with the courts considering new evidence that has emerged over the years that as many as 13 shots were fired — Sirhan’s gun held only eight bullets — and that Sirhan may have been subjected to coercive hypnosis, in a real-life version of “The Manchurian Candidate.”
Sirhan’s notebooks showed a bizarre series of “automatic writing” that said “RFK must die RFK must be killed – Robert F Kennedy must be assassinated before 5 June 68” – and even under hypnosis, he has never been able to remember shooting Kennedy.
He recalls “being led into a dark place by a girl who wanted coffee”, then being choked by an angry mob. Defense psychiatrists conclude he was in a trance at the time of the shooting and leading psychiatrists suggest he may have be a hypnotically programmed to take part in the shooting – or to be a patsy for the real killers.
No fewer than 77 people were crowded in the narrow kitchen pantry — one of those who stood near Kennedy was singer actress Rosemary Clooney, the aunt of actor George Clooney.
The death traumatized her for years. Kennedy’s wounds, according to a thorough autopsy, came from shots fired at point-blank range – six inches or less. However, not a single eyewitness including Clooney saw the muzzle of the Sirhan Sirhan’s .22 caliber weapon get anywhere near that close.
But lawmakers called it an open and shout case and even Sirhan had confessed to the crime; however, later it was determined that he confessed under a lawyer’s coercion.
Without question, the case had been badly mishandled by the Los Angeles Police Department, particularly with regard to crime scene evidence.
It was clear that law enforcement officials had misrepresented key facts in the case, destroyed material evidence and obstructed independent attempts to resolve the critical issues surrounding the case.
Helping to perpetuate doubts about the official investigation was the fact that the LAPD’s case file had remained hidden. Promises to release these 50,000 documents began as early as the end of the Sirhan trial when District Attorney Evelle Younger said, “The Los Angeles Police Department has agreed without reservation that the interests of the public and law enforcement are best served by full disclosure of the results of the comprehensive investigation which they have conducted.”
But full disclosure had not come. And evidence that had not been tampered with made it seem unlikely that Sirhan was the only person to fire a gun that night.
Also what is not often discussed are the five people that were also shot hat night.
A few were wounded some were grazed and even Paul Schrade, a friend of Kennedy and director of the United Auto Workers union, survived being shot in the head.
Kennedy’s second oldest son’s belief that there was more than one gunman in the case is intriguing, but seems to be drowned out by what is being pushed as the official narrative.
And Bobby Kennedy Jr. is said to have launched a whole new generation of conspiracy nuts who are going to believe that Sirhan didn’t do it and that somebody else did.
The question now is that even though the doubts of Robert Kennedy Jr. are being dismissed by critics — shouldn’t we reopen the case and investigate the inconsistencies of the Los Angeles Police department?
Kennedy was shot from behind at point-blank range, according to the autopsy report. The fatal shot entered behind his right ear, the report said. But witnesses say that Sirhan approached from the front, on Kennedy’s right, and that his gun never got closer than about a foot-and-a-half away.
According to the official reports, eight total shots were fired. Kennedy was hit three times and five others were also shot. After all, Sirhan’s .22-caliber revolver carried a maximum of just eight bullets. And yet, there’s evidence that suggests more than eight shots were fired.
According to the FBI’s crime scene report, there were four bullet holes in the wall and door frame in the direction Sirhan was shooting. Photos of the door frame, which were reportedly destroyed after the trial, showed each of the holes circled by Los Angeles police.
Additionally, a low-quality audiotape of the shooting revealed up to 13 shots.
How could Sirhan fire 13 shots out of a gun with eight bullets?
Several witnesses said they heard between five and 12 shots.
In 1975, a Los Angeles court appointed a firearms panel to re-fire Sirhan’s gun and match the bullets to the three that hit Kennedy. Even though the original investigation (which was highly criticized for its handling of the evidence) seven years earlier said the bullets found had matched Sirhan’s .22-caliber revolver, the reinvestigation was unable to do the same.
Sirhan, who continues to serve his life sentence in a San Diego prison, has repeatedly been denied parole, most recently in 2016. The convicted murderer and his lawyers have embraced other assassination conspiracy theories — from the mysterious “girl in the polka-dot dress” to a supposed mind control plot, as they try to argue his case.
RFK Jr. even visited Sirhan Sirhan in prison because he was “curious and disturbed by what he had seen in the evidence.
With many conspiracy theorists who still wonder what happened 50 years ago, he isn’t the only one.
Undaunted, those who wish to continue the official narrative say the second-shooter explanation is a shallow theory that irresponsibly lets Sirhan off the hook.
But consider for a moment who Robert F. Kennedy was – he was the chief law enforcement officer in this country at one time. He was a man with a mythology that points to him being not only ruthless but fair as well. We can only assume that it would anger him if the case was not fully resolved and that if others participated in his assassination that they too should be held to the standards of justice that we were at one time proud of maintaining in this country.