JFK Assassination Conferences
    *Meetings and Events for 2017:

5th ANNUAL JFK ASSASSINATION CONFERENCE will be held on November 17-18-19, 2017,
         at the Crowne Plaza Hotel
    1015 Elm Street, Dallas, TX 75202
           (DOWNTOWN DALLAS)

THE CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Theme: Secret Records, the Coup d’Etat, and Media Control

Pre-Conference Events for Early Arrivals: Thursday Evening, Nov. 16:  7:00 – 7:45 pm: Join our Conference Packet Stuffing Party! 8:00 –???  Mixer, Hotel Lounge.
[Note: Every morning, at 7:15, at breakfast at the hotel before the conference begins, you are invited to share a few moments at Judyth Vary Baker's table [wherever it might be located]for a little prayer, asking for peace and blessings for this important event.]

FRIDAY, NOV. 17

9:30 REGISTRATION BEGINS. PICK UP YOUR PACKETS.
9:45: Doors open: exhibits/book & DVD sales/art sales/buy books to be signed later.
10:30: CONFERENCE OPENS. JOHN B. WELLS: Master of Ceremonies. Opening Prayer. Flag honored. Welcome // “Goals of the Conference” // by Master of Ceremonies John B. Wells; David Middleton (Conference Bailiff): “Erecting an appropriate statue in honor of John F. Kennedy in/near Dealey Plaza” 11:00 –11:20: Introduction to “The American Media and the Second Assassination of John F. Kennedy” by Pete Hymans/Your Tickets for evening movie. ($5 Donation appreciated!) 11:30 –12:00: SPECIAL! JFK 100th Birthday Tribute: A Tribute in film and song to honor a great American patriot and President – Led by Don Ratliff [Toastmaster Icon], Gary Fannin, Ray Hale and Beverly Oliver[witness], with music by St. John Hunt, David Neal, and Kris Millegan.

== CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS BEGIN == (Time-strict)

12:05 – 1:00:  PHIL SINGER with JFK Honor Guards HUBERT CLARK and GEORGE ‘BUD’ BARNUM.  

1:00 – 1:15: MARY ANN MOORMAN KRAHMER will answer questions (she photographed JFK getting shot in Dealey Plaza)

1:20 - 1:50:  PAUL KUNTZLER “CIA Officer Donald Deneselya and My (censored) New York Times Ad”

1:50 – 2:05: EDWARD SCHWARTZ: “More on Donald Deneselya”
2:10 – 2:35:  JOHN B. WELLS and EDWARD SCHWARTZ: “The Case for a Shot from a High Sewer Opening” [+5 min. Q & A:to 2:40]
2:45 – 3:25:  ZACK SHELTON [Ret. FBI]: “”Files” on JFK” [James Files and “other files”][ 5 min. Q & A period 3:25-3:30]
3:35 – 4:05:  JAMES DOLAN: “My Dad – the Notorious Dallas Hoodlum”
4:10 – 4:55: EDGAR TATRO: “The JFK Assassination Conspiracy -Following the Money – Then and Now”
5:00– 5:45: PHIL NELSON: “LBJ’s Treachery: The USS Liberty” and “How James Earl Ray Was Made a Patsy” (from his upcoming book)
5:45 -7:30: DINNER HOUR … BOOK SALES/SIGNING
7:30: CALL TO ORDER: GARY FANNIN
7:35 – 8:20: DAVID DENTON: “The Secret Records: July, Oct. and Nov. Surprises” ALSO: Invitation to Join the JFK Historical Group and the March Conference on Released Records in Washington.)
8:20– 8:35: Seating for John Barbour’s fine film “The American Media and the Second Assassination of John F. Kennedy” with Introduction by PETE HYMANS
8:35 – 10:45: John Barbour’s: “The American Media and the Second Assassination of John F. Kennedy”

SATURDAY, NOV. 18

8:00: REGISTRATION DESK OPENS (BE AWARE! $80 at-the-door for 2 days, $50 at-the-door for Sat. only. Desk remains open until 3pm, selling “no shows” as well). Last chance to sign up for Buffet Lunch/Sign onto alternate list, for Speakers’ Dinner (if someone falls ill, there will be an opening)
8:00 – 8:40: BOOK SALES, DVDS, LOTTERY, AUTOGRAPHS, MEET AUTHORS!
8:40: JOHN B. WELLS: Opening Remarks.
8:45 – 9:30: ANDREW KREIG: “Connecting Dots to Today: 2017’s JFK Secret Records and 2018’s 50th – RFK & MLK.”
9:35 – 10:20: LARRY RIVERA: “New Technology = New Evidence: The Lee Harvey Oswald Mock Trial – 2017” (incl. Q & A about ‘Prayer Man’)
10:25 –11:10:   LARRY SCHNAPF: “Report on CAPA’s Houston Mock Trial of Lee Oswald: Lessons Learned and Next Steps”
11:15 – 11:45:  RANDOLPH BENSON: “Selected Film Clips from the Mock Trial, with Comments”
LUNCH: 11:45– 1:05 [We strongly suggest buffet lunch!]
1:05: JOHN B. WELLS: CALL TO ORDER
1:10 – 1:45: DR. JAMES FETZER: “Ten Important Books on JFK”
1:50 – 2:35: GORDON FERRIE: “Summary: The Assassination and the Shadow Government”
2:40 – 3:25: JUDYTH VARY BAKER: “An Exposé of Treachery: The Framing of Lee Harvey Oswald by Ruth and Michael Paine” [plus “Deposition”]
3:30 – 4:15: DICK RUSSELL: “The Government’s Lies about the Kennedy Assassination, and JFK’s Vision of a Nuclear-free World”

Empaneled: HSCA Witnesses

4:30 – 5:15:  DR. CYRIL WECHT: HSCA Original Member
5:15 – 6:00: ROBERT TANENBAUM: HSCA Original Member
6:00– 6:30: ROBERT GRODEN: HSCA Original Member. 6:30- 6:35: DAVID DENTON presents Robert with the “JFK Historical Group’s Lifetime Achievement Award” (Robert’s talk is shortened due to health issues) Q & A: 5 min. to 6:35
==The SPEAKERS’ DINNER == (ticket pre-purchase required for this special event… dress: smart casual)
7:15: Banquet Lines Open for Speakers’ Dinner (note: a limited number of “audience” seats will also be available. These seats will open at 7:45, upon purchase of a $20 ticket)
7:45 -10:00:  SPEAKERS’ DINNER EVENTS: Host: Andrew Kreig.  Dinner Events and Awards. To Dr. Cyril Wecht [by Robert Tanenbaum]; to Edgar Tatro [by David Denton]. “The Down-the-Toilet Award” [by Judyth Vary Baker] to the History Channel’s Bob Baer, retired CIA agent, for his ‘independent investigation’ of “Oswald and Accomplices”. Phil Singer receives the Ed Sherry Tree-Frog Award for Encouraging Witnesses [by Gary Fannin].  Special Music by St. John Hunt and David Neal.
10:15 – 10:45:  Books, DVDs & Art Sales// Book Signings//Take photos!
==FOR THOSE NOT ATTENDING THE SPEAKERS’ DINNER==
6:35 –8:05:  DINNER HOUR [1.5 hrs: Plan Ahead!]
8:05 – 8:15: Get tickets/seating for JFK assassination movie “Executive Action.”
8:15 – 8:40: DR. JAMES FETZER: “Executive Action: the Film”
8:40 -10:15: Main Hall: (For those not attending Speakers’ Dinner: Film “EXECUTIVE ACTION.” This amazing movie of John F. Kennedy’s assassination by the CIA, rogue elements, and an oil tycoon was shut down by the media and removed from hundreds of movie theaters, despite famous actors in the movie. Funding was withdrawn and it was shot on a mere million-dollar budget (Nov. 1973: 91 min. Burt Lancaster, Robert Ryan, Will Greer ($5 donation suggested to help pay for Copyright Rental Fee)
10:15 – 10:45: BOOK SALES/BOOK SIGNINGS (Don’t stay up too late! An incredible SUNDAY starts at 8:30!)

SUNDAY, NOV. 19

8:00 – 9:00: New Registrations at-the-door for Sunday: $50.00.  Book Sales/Book Signings.
9:00 – 9:25: DON RATLIFF and GARY FANNIN: AUCTION/LOTTERY WINNERS (sign up for Buffet Lunch at door!). Scholarship Award. Special Announcements & Personal remarks.
9:25 – 9:45: CHANA GAIL WILLIS: “The Tippit ‘Lying Plaque’ Project.”
9:50 – 10:35: GROVER PROCTOR: “The Raleigh Call, Lee Oswald, and the Fingerprints of Intelligence.”
10:40 – 11:25:  JUDYTH VARY BAKER: “New secret records released, Mexico City, and Lee Harvey Oswald”  =ALSO: READING/SIGNING OF DEPOSITION==
11:30 – 11:40: Dr. JAMES FETZER introduces Statistician RICHARD CHARNIN
11:40– 12:15: RICHARD CHARNIN (by Skype): “Suspicious Deaths and Statistics”
12:15– 1:45: BUFFET LUNCH (note: some save $$ by checking out on Sunday at noon & placing their luggage in the hotel luggage room, then taking a late flight home.)
1:45: DON RATLIFF: CALL TO ORDER
1:50 – 2:20: JEFFREY HOLMES: “The New Orleans Underground”
2:25 – 2:45: VICTORIA HAWES SULZER: New Orleans Witness
2:55 –3:35:  EDWARD T. HASLAM: (by Skype) “Correcting Assumptions and Errors“
3:40 – 4:50: ST. JOHN HUNT and KRIS MILLEGAN: “Sons of the CIA”
4:55 – 5:30:  NEW WITNESS (w/JVB:TAPED): “The Last Days of David Ferrie”
5:30 – 7:25: DINNER HOUR
7:25 -7:50: Call to Order: GARY FANNIN: Auction of Oddities
7:50 – 8:05: RANDOLPH BENSON: Director/Writer/Producer of the acclaimed film “The Searchers” introduces his fine film
8:05 – 9:50: Never-before-seen footage personally presented by Randolph!  The Award-winning film: “THE SEARCHERS” (93 min.+ extra footage!) ($5 donation suggested)
9:50 – 10:10: SINGALONG W/ BEVERLY OLIVER
10:10:  Closing Prayer
10:15– 10:45:  Final Book Sales//Lounge will be open!
10:45 – 11:15 Clean-up… helpers welcome! ==
POST-CONFERENCE ACTIVITIES
SUNDAY NIGHT: 11:30 – 1:15 AM: “SILENT ANTI-TIPPIT PLAQUE DEMONSTRATION” (for the courageous) (VAN AVAILABLE)
NOV. 20: MONDAY: (eat a brunch!) 11:30 – 3:30 PM: Witness-Informed Tour: Obtain More Accurate History: with Judyth Vary Baker, of Dallas & Oak Cliff Historical Sites Associated with the Kennedy Assassination and Lee Harvey Oswald.  ($45: this event is sold out: check for cancellations)
7:30 pm– Judyth Vary Baker: Book Signing and Presentation at Allen Public Library, Allen, TX
Nov. 21: TUESDAY: Interviews with Press
Nov. 22: WEDNESDAY:  JFK REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY
[9:15 – 11:15: TRANSPORT AND SET-UP: VOLUNTEERS WELCOME!]
11:00 – 12:00: Celebration of JFK’s 100th birthday, in honor of a great President and Patriot , in tributes and song. (will be filmed)
With: ROBERT GRODEN (it’s his birthday, too), JUDYTH VARY BAKER, BEVERLY OLIVER, DAVID NEAL, CHANA WILLIS
12:00 – 12:35:  REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY AND 54 SECONDS OF SILENCE  “Taps” by Bobby
[If rain, events will be held under the Pavilion]
[1:30 Take-Down] [Maps to Rose Hill handed out]
2:30 – 3:15: TRIP TO ROSE HILL TO GRAVESITE OF LEE HARVEY OSWALD (From Parking at Grassy Knoll)
3:30 – 4:15: LEE HARVEY OSWALD REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY (will be filmed)
A donation at “Lee’s table” will help bring flowers to Lee’s grave; we will collect messages [free] to read out loud at Lee’s grave. Transportation: Please pre-plan your pick-up with either Uber or Super Shuttle (cheap)/Before you leave, contact   https://www.supershuttle.com/ (as low as $12 from Love Field) If you came by car: Hotel Parking is expensive. You may prefer to park your car a few blocks away.
Re: your Crowne Plaza Hotel Room: If you have to cancel your hotel room (they are now sold out), please do so 48 hours prior to arrival to avoid charges. To avoid the release of your room, please call the hotel if you will be past 8pm checking into your room.







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