Interviews with Jim Garrison

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Jim Garrison (part I)
In this rare 1967 lecture, Jim Garrison explains facts and issues which lead him to question the findings of the Warren Commision. This was before the trial of Clay Shaw that Oliver Stone's movie "JFK" was based on. (Part-one)

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Jim Garrison (part II)
From the same lecture, Jim Garrison answers question from the audience. (Part-two)

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"Jim Garrison Responds"
In this July 15th 1967 television interview Jim Garrison responds to a previous NBC show slandering him. The time was made available for him to reply to what was basically a character assassination. None of the charges against him were true.
Thanks to Dave Stager for finding this rare interview.

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"Johnny Carson interviews Jim Garrison"
The morning after this interview on "The Tonight Show", Jim Garrison back in New Orleans, received over 2000 telegrams by 9:00am from various District Attorneys across the country. People were impressed by Carson's nervous antagonism, and in effect said, "Garrison must have something judging by the number of times that Carson tried to interrupt or change the topic". It became so bad that NBC sent out thousands of form letters saying that, "The Johnny seen on TV that night was not the Johnny we all know and love. He had to play the devil's advocate, because that makes for a better program". When they apologized for him, Carson was furious and said, "Garrison would never be on his show again".

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"Johnny Carson interviews Jim Garrison" (part II)
Jim Garrison concludes with this statement. " Am I asking the people of America to believe all this? I'm doing more than that! I am trying to tell the people of America that the honour of this country is at stake. And if we don't do something about this fruad. We will not survive. And there is no way to survive if we don't bring out the truth about the how our President was killed four years ago. And the investigation by the Warren Commission wasn't even close.

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Jim Garrison Street tour.
In this very rare 1967 interview, Jim Garrison gives a street tour of New Orleans pointing out the various buildings surrounding 544 camp street. The Office of Naval Intelligence, and Guy Banister's office among others. Back at his office Garrison gives more details of his upcoming trial with Clay Shaw.

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Jim Garrison interview (part I).
Another rare interview found with Jim Garrison two decades after the Clay Shaw trial.

Garrison pieces together his thesis that President Kennedy was the victim of a conspiracy and cover up, involving elements the CIA, the FBI, and State, and local officials.
All of them hell-bent on reversing the President's bold moves to lessen the tensions of the Cold War.

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Jim Garrison interview (part II.)
Since I was DA of the city, I had a responsiblity to see what Lee Oswald was doing the summer of 1963.
I went down to 544 camp to look at it and see what it was. I took one look... and I said," Hell, this was the side entrance to Guy Bannister's office".

I knew Guy! He used to be head of the Chicago FBI office, and during WWII he was in the 'Office of Navel Intelligence'.

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