Richard David Behrens wrote:The Stone film is not an accurate accounting of the Garrison investigation in
>There was a reference in the Stone film where Costner says to Joe Pesci:
>"But we spoke to the boys and the boys said you didn't catch any [geese]".
>Does this mean that Garrison interrograted Ferrie's friends?
many regards. Ferrie, Beauboeuf and Coffey were all interviewed in 1963 by NOPD
officers and by NODA investigators, but not by Garrison himself. Ferrie stated
to various investigators in 1963 and 1966 that the reasons for the trip were as
I stated in my earlier post, but for some reason added the detail about
goose-hunting. I might speculate that Ferrie said or meant that goose hunting
was discussed by the trio, but was garbled when interviewed by investigators.
The three did not have any weapons, but they did stop briefly at a goose
hunting area near Galveston on Sunday morning, November 24, 1963.
>Where wasMost of the info I wrote has not been published. It comes from recently
>the information you wrote about the trip published?
released files of the NOPD, NODA, FBI and Secret Service, from interviews, and
from scattered references in books.
>Your posting makes Ferrie's trip seem far more innocent than some make itI can't claim to be sure that Ferrie had nothing to do with the assassination,
>out to be.
but I do feel that the details of the Texas trip have often been misstated or
exaggerated. I don't find the details of the trip, as stated by the
participants, as suspicious as other people do.
>For twenty years, I just assumed that Ferrie was aSo did I. I was startled when I began seeking primary research sources.
>My beliefs in Ferrie being involved rests on the Camp Street address thatIt IS true that Oswald chose to list an address at which Ferrie could sometimes
>Bannister's office shared with Oswald
be found. (It is not true that Ferrie was employed in Banister's office, or
that he was active in anti-Castro activities in that office in 1963). But the
evidence that Oswald actually worked in the office is not conclusive.
>combined with the CAP photograph ofThe photo was taken in August 1955. Ferrie told the FBI that, while a photo of
>Ferrie and Oswald together
Oswald's face had a very vague familiartity to him, he did not specifically
recall ever meeting him. Since Ferrie had served with over a thousand young CAP
cadets, I don't find his explanation unbelievable.
Thanks for being open minded. I don't claim Ferrie had nothing to do with the
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