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From: Anthony Marsh <anthony.ma...@comcast.net>
Subject: Re: O'Reilly on THE VIEW
Date: 10 Oct 2012 21:16:34 -0400
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On 10/9/2012 8:46 PM, Canuck wrote:
> I just watched Bill O'Reilly on THE VIEW, promoting his new book KILLING
> KENNEDY. I haven't read the book yet, but am curious to know if Volkmar
> Schmidt is mentioned in regard to the Walker shooting. He is not referred
> to by King in 11/22/63, even though King cites CASE CLOSED and LEGEND as
> important sources of information, both of which refer to Schmidt.
> Amazingly, even though Schmidt had a lengthy discussion with LHO about
> Walker, whom Oswald believed was becoming a threat to the U.S. comparable
> to Hitler in Germany in the late 1920s, Schmidt did not even think of
> Oswald when he heard the news that someone had taken a shot at Walker. I
> learned this in the course of a telephone conversation with Dr. Schmidt (a
> geologist and close friend of DeMohrenschildt up to George's death) in the
> early 1990s. Keep in mind that the Walker shooting took place less than
> two months after the conversation between Schmidt and Oswald. After the
> assassination, Schmidt told the FBI that Oswald "appeared to be a violent
> person". Schmidt did state on the PBS Oswald documentary that he might
> have unintentionally urged Oswald to kill Walker.
> Although the O'Reilly interview was quite brief, he did indicate that,
> although he concluded that Oswald was the lone assassin, it did not
> preclude the possibility of Oswald being urged by others to kill Kennedy.
> DeMohrenschildt was mentioned as being an unusual and suspicious associate
> of Oswald, given his contrasting background and life style, as well as his
> CIA connections.
> O'Reilly made one statement that stood out in regard to Oswald's
> relationship with Marina, claiming that she had kicked Oswald out of the
> house the day before the assassination. No reference is made to the fact
> that Marina was living temporarily with Ruth Paine, and that Oswald had
> unexpectedly showed up there after work on Nov. 21 and stayed the night,
> leaving most of his money behind. - prwhitmey
Well, Billo KNEW what he meant to say, but accuracy is not his style.