Mafia Hitman "Confesses" to Assassinating Kennedy


We still believe in the lone-assassin theory (Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone) since reading Gerald Posner's excellent analysis of the assassination, Case Closed. But we don't claim to have the monopoly on wisdom, especially when guys like G. Robert Blakey believe exactly the opposite.

Blakey famously said:

"Jack Ruby all by himself is substantial enough reason to believe in the Mafia's involvement [in the assassination of JFK]... The Mafia profited by JFK's death. What's worse is, they got away with it."



We learned from a blogger to read every day that in a new documentary called I Killed JFK by Barry Katz an imprisoned former mob associate, James Files, claims that "he worked along with major mob figures and fired the shot that killed Kennedy from the grassy knoll at Dealey Plaza in Dallas."

As noted in the Friends of Ours post, Jim Meyers for Newsmax reported that:

Files, who changed his name from Jimmy Sutton, was born in Alabama in 1942, and after a stint in the Army became associated with both the Chicago mob and the CIA. He worked under mobster Charles "Chuckie" Nicoletti, an underling of mob boss Sam Giancana. Giancana and other mobsters had been angered by the president’s brother, Robert, who as U.S. attorney general was targeting organized crime in a major prosecution effort. * * * The documentary chronicles how Files, along with Nicoletti and mobster Johnny Roselli, came to be in Dallas on the day Kennedy was assassinated.

Retired FBI Special Agent Zack Shelton, who also appears in the documentary, "is one of two former FBI agents who believe Files' story is credible":

He said:
"I have tried to verify Files' story. A lot of that story I have been able to verify," including that a shot was fired from the grassy knoll "exactly where Files said he was standing."




Former FBI special agent William Turner has dedicated his life to investigating the case as reported by KMAX:

"I believe the mafia was allied with the CIA in assassinating Kennedy, and I think we've proven that and should go ahead with closure -- designating it a conspiracy and not a single man's work,' said Turner."

Comments

  1. Ya and i killed julius Ceasar anyway ed what happened yo the Jimmy Calandra article. Philly

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  2. It's back up... wanted to rework something

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  3. All the comments are gone

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  4. Wait did u say that Oswald clearly was the lone assassin?? Really?? That's a joke

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  5. The comments will be back... they have to recirculation... comments from other story are back...

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  6. JimmyLTFC • 2 days ago

    Ed, how does Calandra walk around Brooklyn so freely?? surely hes a target to be popped1

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  7. anonymous JimmyLTFC • 2 days ago

    Even though he.s a target the guy or guys who kill him might as well kill themselves because they will be the hunted ones then and if u hire outside help it cost money and could come back to bite u in the ass. I dont know who he rated on and other crews dont care it has nothing to do with them why draw heat on themselvs so the guy he gave up handles it or lives with it just my opinion. Philly2

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  8. Ronen anonymous • 2 days ago

    He left the program, so the feds probably will not spend any more money on protecting him or prosecuting the would be killers.Especially in the midst of the budget cuts. They worry about ahmed and mohammed now. It would be different if an fbi agent got clipped but not an informant.1

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  9. anonymous • 2 days ago

    Hi ed the treachery and deceitfullness of these guys is off the charts as im reading the story i can visualize the hit going down in the car and Jimmy paying attention when he walks in that house hearing the floor creek it just takes seconds the difference between life and death Great stuff ed looking forward to reading more. Philly2

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  10. AJ • 2 days ago

    Great post Ed, great story and do I see a book version of Jimmy's story in the future4

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  11. Austin McDonnell • 2 days ago

    I love reading about these guys!! They were some wild ass kids......to say the least!2

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  12. Sorry, folks who are interested: there was a link issue so the comments couldn't migrate back -- so I reposted them -- you all can reclaim your posts if you like -- copy and paste your post under your own name - then I will delete mine (if you want...Philly you should - you wrote a great comment here.....

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  13. Don't believe it. If the mob was involved a car would have been waiting for Oswald after the hit and he would have been whacked nice and clean and be gone like Hoffa. This was a sloppy job and Jack Ruby was a nickel and dime moron.

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  14. I still can't comprehend how a head, shot from behind, snaps backwards instead of forward ... OTOH, if Johnny Roselli was in the storm drain and the shot came from the front ... well, now, you've got something

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  15. ed 14 comments only 5 coming up

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  16. PARANOIA GREAT DESTROYA.
    Spero is long dead and the Bonnaroo are in the tough process of rebuilding. If someone whacked any of these kids to make a name for themselves they would get popped, too. Nobody cares about these guys anymore. They can't hurt anybody any longer.

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  17. He never went into a program / and if you got balls you should come look for him asshole, believe me he'll pop you in your head. All computer tough guys.

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  18. You will get killed before him, believe me . Your scared , he's not. Your a jerkoff, he's not.

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  19. The mob is a bunch of mutts, leave New York " let's see who kills who. All computer cowards. When a guy flips and cuts his ties to his old friends, there's a reason for it. What's the differance if you kill your best friend or rat on your best friend? It's a world of me me me! Anyone who still believes in that life is lost in the sauce. And anyone who talks about shit they don't know nothing about is a real asshole.

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  20. These guys who talked and are not in wit sec arent afraid to die and dont give a fuck what people think bring it on is the motto let the chips fall where they may most of us killed people anyway nobody gonna miss us except for ur imediate family anyway and it wont be no supprise to them. U dont need to be a made guy no more besides let them idiots take the heat if ur doing something illegal payoff one of the top guys and make ur fortune and ya have a real Job too it helps and u.ll stay under the radar and if another crew fucks with u put him in the trick bag and let ur boy who u kick up too handle it. If he doesnt fuck all them do what u have to do and once u do deal with it accordingly. PHILLY

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  21. Hi Ed treachery and deceitfullness of these guys?
    is off the charts as im reading the story i can visualize
    the hit going down in the car and Jimmy paying attention when
    he walks in the house hearing the floor creek it just takes seconds the between life and death. Great stuff Ed looki

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  22. I dont know ed when i post a comment for some reason it dont come up right away philly

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  23. Even though he.s a target the guy or guys who kill him might as well kill them selves because they will be the hunted ones and if u hire outside help it cost money and could come back to bite u in the ass. I dont know who he rated on and other crews dint care has nothing to do with them. Why brimg heat on them so the guy he rated on handles it or lives with it just my opinion. Philly

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  24. Or how about you are smart and don't put yourself in a situation that could kill your best friend or rat on him and the difference is simple how is gotti rembered and praised and how is Massino remembered and disgraced exactly rat is the lowest form of life

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  25. Gotta give u credit ed keeping up with this site finding comments that get lost plus writing storys and up dating hope u hit the Jackpot one day with ur writing ur in the zone keep up the great work .PHILLY

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  26. Gotti is praised by only you , no one cares for the gottis. Anyone that's in the underworld does not give a shit about anyone who's name is Gotti". Gotti actually destroyed the mob. Every wiseguy on the street knows that. " no friends in that life"

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  27. I don't know where this Bonnaroo came from. It's supposed to be Bonnano. Old school is getting old.

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  28. No friends in the life, my friend. Gotti dumped Quack Quack like hot potatoes. If you don't want to be in those situations you go do honest work. Not easy to live in constant treachery.

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  29. The funny thing is that on the computer blogs so many people praise Gotti and trash Gravano, but on the streets it's almost the opposite. Everybody hates Gotti and many give Gravano a pass. A lot of people probably don't believe this, but it's true. About 15 years ago I dated a close relation to Gotti. I was invited to a wedding that some of the 13th Avenue crew was attending. I ended up getting one of the girls from Alba's to go with me to the wedding, but everyone thought she was this girl related with the Gottis. Man did we get the cold shoulder and a couple of nasty looks. I put two and two together later.

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