Title

Discovery News quotes G. Robert Blakey in "Who Killed JFK?: A Conspiracy Primer"

Document Type

News Article

Publication Date

11-20-2013

Abstract

G. Robert Blakey quoted in Discovery News article by Eric Niiler "Who Killed JFK?: A Conspiracy Primer"

But G. Robert Blakey, chief counsel of the 1979 House Select Committee, says that neither scenario was likely.

"We went down to Cuba, and we sat in Castro's office," Blakey, now a law professor at the University of Notre Dame, told Discovery News. "He was persuasive and said that he had nothing to gain. He said "I'm dealing with a capitalist system and I'm a socialist system; the people don't make a difference.' Why would he want to kill Kennedy to get Johnson?"