They contain memos from meetings with informants, mostly of interest to historians and researchers. No evidence is expected that would put in doubt that Lee Harvey Oswald was the lone gunman.
A 1992 law called for all records surrounding the assassination to be made public, but the National Archives says it needs more time to review the files to ensure their release wouldn't cause harm.
Weeks before the 1960 presidential election, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was arrested for participating in a lunch counter sit-in in Atlanta and sentenced to four months of hard labor. Thanks to some back-channel moves by the Kennedy campaign, King was released from prison. On Georgia Today, author Paul Kendrick explains how that changed party allegiances for Black and white voters in the South for generations.
On this edition of Political Rewind, we talk with Curtis Wilkie, co-author of “The Road to Camelot, Inside JFK’s Five-Year Campaign,” which tells the...