Monthly Archives: February 2014

Biographical information – in his own words

I found this typewritten sheet while searching through my personal boxes of old letters. It has no date, so I’m not sure at what time in his life my father wrote it. I imagine (but am just guessing) that it was intended to be given to publishers and TV or radio interviewers who might wish […]

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“Thought that costs a man his job is not free thought.”

In 1948, Thomas G. Buchanan was the first American journalist to be fired explicitly for his communist views and affiliations. When some of his fellow journalists bought him a one-page space in a newspaper so that he could present his thoughts on the situation, he wrote “Stand Up and Be Counted.” “I think the case […]

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The non-existence of K.O. Sauvage

On the Education Forum, there are a few posts that demonstrate a misunderstanding about the use of humor in my father’s 1964 exchange with Léo Sauvage. Two forum participants show that misunderstanding in the short thread on Leo Sauvage, and in the thread “Thomas Buchanan: Did he solve the JFK case?” John Simkin wrote: “Buchanan’s […]

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“Ce n’est pas la lumiere que nous devons craindre…”

Cité du livre Les Assassins de Kennedy. On trouve ces mots, avec de légères variations, dans un endroit différent du livre selon l’édition: Édition européenne, mai 1964 Ces mots concluent la préface: “Que chaque citoyen possédant un renseignement–même s’il apparaît à ses yeux négligeable–n’hésite pas à le rapporter aux enquêteurs commis par notre nouveau Président. […]

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