KEYNOTE SPEAKER : Dealey Plaza Witness,
- Retired FBI Agent James
Witness Dennis David
and Dr. William Zedlitz (formerly of Parkland Hospital)
*Paul O'Connor and Jim Jenkins will not attend due to illness.
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More speakers listed below:
by Larry Hancock,
Co-chaired by Debra
Conway, and Mary Ferrell
Additional Special Guests:
| Dick Russell,
author of The Man Who
Knew Too Much, an 824-page book about the assassination and
long-time investigative journalist. The primary subject of this
book is a man named Richard Case Nagell, a former military intelligence
officer and CIA contract agent who was involved with Oswald when
both were stationed in Japan in 1957 and '58 and later during
the 1962 and '63 period in Dallas, New Orleans, Mexico City,
and perhaps elsewhere.
|Topic: Update on Richard
Case Nagell and inside knowledge of the conspiracy,
|Books: (1992) The Man
Who Knew Too Much - Richard Case Nagel.
Smith, British author. By
piecing together new evidence, Matthew Smith's explosive new
book highlights the role of domestic and international business
concerns in American government. He questions the "lone-gunman"
theory and, further, looks to the changes in the government's
policy after JFK's assassination and the fact that the Vietnam
War generated "business" to the value of US$200 billion.
|Topic: New Information from
Red Bird Airport; The Vendetta against the Kennedy Family
|Books: The Second Plot (1992),
Vendetta: the Kennedys (1993), Say Goodbye To America:
New Perspectives on the JFK Assassination (2002), Victim:
The Secret Tapes of Marilyn Monroe (September, 2003
|Previous NID Presentation: (1997) With
Joachim Marcus: A New Look At Dealey Plaza
Harold A.(Skip)Rydberg, served in the United
States Navy from 1958 to 1968
In 1962 he was appointed Senior Medical Illustrator at the
National Naval Medical Center, Medical Illustration School Bethesda,
Rydberg developed and designed the syllabus for a 26-week
course for 888 hours in medical illustration utilising and assisting
in over 350 autopsies. The curriculum included observing surgical
procedures, medical terminology, lettering, and charts and graphs
fabrication for the medical illustration branch of the audio-visual
services division of the medical graphic arts department of the
Naval Medical School.
In March 1964 he prepared medical illustrations for the
Warren Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy,
designated Exhibits #385, #386 and #388
At present Harold Rydberg is an adjunct faculty member at
the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
His duties encompass medical illustration/forensic illustration
while teaching courses in human anatomy, He also teaches the
use of art in multi-media application, such as sculpting, computer
applications and design concepts
In April 2003 Harold Rydberg began his masters on Criminal
Investigative Psychology, finishing October 2004. After completing
the masters he will go on to the Ph.D. level as a Forensic Psychologist,
enhancing the community law-enforcement arena by including his
medical/forensic illustration experience to enhance the depiction
and profiling of criminal behaviour from crime-scene and victimology.
Utilising 35mm slides he will be discussing the evidence provided
by both the Warren Commission and Best Evidence, the way it is
presented, slides on exhibits within the commissions report,
contributors to the single bullet theory, wounds received by
JFK, why they could be where they were in the lower back. The
head wound and a summation of why we need to look into the old
question of "Who would benefit from this crime?"
Handbook on Bio-mechanical Trauma for the Lay Audience
(to be published)
Head of the Dog, ISBN 0-75960-629-3
A fictional analysis of the cover-up of the assassination of
President Kennedy (published by 1st Book Library in 2001.)Illustrations
in various national and international journals of medicine.
Preparation of illustrations for Atlas of Reconstructive Burn
Surgery, Dr. Salisbury, Dr. Bevin, University of North Carolina
at Chapel Hill, published by W.B. Saunders, 1981, distributed
Illustrations for What about Behavior, J. Michael Davis,
Ph.D. Duke University
Joe Biles is an undergraduate
student of History and Political Science at Texas Tech University.
He began studying the assassination while in high school, and
won the 2001 JFK Lancer - Mary Ferrell Student of the Year Award.
He is the author of "In History's Shadow: Lee Harvey Oswald,
Kerry Thornley & the Garrison Investigation," which
explored the history and relevancy of the prosecutions of Clay
L. Shaw and Kerry W. Thornley. Biles is also active in the Republican
Party. He serves as Vice Chairman for Development and Operations
for the Texas Federation of College Republicans, and recently
interned in Washington, DC in the office of Congressman Randy
|Topic: Oswald's New Orleanian
Footprints: Echoes of Conspiracy; History in America's Educational
Establishment: A Call to Action
|Books/CDROM: The Arrogance
of Ignorance: How Really Dense People Have Perpetuated the Really
Effective Cover-Up of the Murder of JFK (2000);
|Website/Select online articles:
"In History's Shadow," several articles published
in "Kennedy Assassination Chronicles" and "JFK
Deep Politics Quarterly" http://www.wf.net/~biles/jfk/
|Previous NID Presentation: Student of
the Year Banquet Address (2001); Garrison, Thornley and Oswald
| Michael J Cain
is an author from Roswell, GA. His book The Tangled Web
(JoNa Books, 2003) is scheduled for release in the next few days(Nov
25). The book is a biography of his half-brother Richard Cain
who was a Chicago cop and a made member of organized crime there
from the mid-50s to the mid-70s. Richard Cain was at one time
accused of being JFK's assassin, a charge the author denies.
Richard was, however, involved personally in the CIA-Mafia plots
to assassinate Fidel Castro. Michael is a software developer
when he's not writing and has authored a number of articles.
This is his first book.
|Topic: JFK, Cuba and the
|Books/CDROM: The Tangled
historian and co-founder and president of JFK Lancer.
|Topic: What Lee Bowers Really
Saw; The Secret Service at the Cellar; Exploring the Lansdale
Memo 1962; Hosty Panel
|Select Online Articles: http://www.jfklancer.com/sitemap.html
(click "by author" link)
|Previous NID Presentation: Secret Service
On the Knoll; 3 Phases of Assassination, CIA, Cuba, and Kennedy
Dorff, Robert Dorff has been working on the investigation
since 1974 when he read "THEY KILLED THE PRESIDENT"
by Robert Sam Anson. Since then he has organized several JFK
assassination conferences, most notably in 1988 with five former
staff members of the HSCA attending. Since then he has attended
numerous conferences in Dallas and elsewhere, mostly devoting
his attention to the Mexico City area of the case. He has written
extensively on this and various other aspects, most recently
focusing on Rose Cheramie which is the subject he will present
at this JFK Lancer's meeting.
|Topic: New Findings in the
Rose Cheramie incident
| George Michael
Evica, Author of And We Are All Mortal, 1978,
published by the University of Hartford. Co-organizer and chairperson
of eleven national JFK conferences in Hartford (two), Chicago,
Providence, and Dallas (seven). Presenter at fifteen national
conferences of twenty major papers and author of twelve published
articles on JFK, his presidency, and his death. Invited to give
testimony to the Assassinations Records Review Board, meeting
in Boston, 3/24/95. Recipient of the Mary Ferrell/JFK Lancer
Lifetime Achievement Award in Dallas, 1997. George Michael is
also the former Senior Editor of the "Kennedy
|Topic: The Unitarian Universe
of Lee Harvey Oswald and the Epilogue: Summary and Conclusions,
from A Certain Arrogance
|Books/CDROM: And We Are
All Mortal; A Certain Arrogance (available in 2004)
(click "by author" link)
|Previous NID Presentation:1996-1998
| Ian Griggs is
a retired UK police officer, with 23 years service in both uniform
and CID. He has taken an interest in the assassination from the
day it happened and has studied it seriously since 1970. He is
secretary of the national UK research group Dealey Plaza UK,
and edits the group's regular journal The Dealey Plaza Echo.
He will serve as co-moderator at the conference. Proud recipient
of a Lancer Editor's Award (1995) and a JFK New Frontier Award
|Topic: Forty Years of Press
Coverage of the Kennedy Assassination
|BOOKS/ARTICLES: Major research
manuscript Kennedy Assassinated! Oswald Murdered! published 1994
by The JFK Resource Group, Dallas. Also author of numerous articles
published in the Kennedy Assassination Chronicles, The
Fourth Decade, JFK/Deep Politics Quarterly, The Dealey Plaza
Echo, Fair Play, etc.
|Previous NID Presentation: "The Paper
Bag that never was" (1996), "The Many Faces of Harry
D. Holmes" and "An International Perspective"
(both 1997), "Lee Oswald and the Identification Lineups"
(1998), "Coincidences in the Kennedy Assassination"
(1999), "Oswald and the Helsinki Hotel", also a formal
exhibit "Kathy Kay" (2000).
Has also presented research papers at ASK, COPA and The Fourth
| Sherry Gutierrez,
has testified as an expert in crime scene reconstruction
and bloodstain pattern analysis in over 30 judicial districts
in the states of Louisiana, Mississippi and Florida. Gutierrez
formerly headed the Forensic Investigative Unit for St. Charles
Parish of the Louisiana Sheriff's Department. Presently, Gutierrez
is employedas a consultant to attorneys and law enforcement officials.
She is a member of the International Association for Identification,
has served on its subcommittee for bloodstain pattern evidence,
and has presented at international conferences for that organization.
She is a member of the International Association of Bloodstain
Pattern Analysts and Association for Crime Scene Reconstruction.
|Topic: Bloodstain Evidence
Reconstructing the Source Location of the Head Shot
|Articles: Bloodstain Pattern
Identification and Documentation, Workbook for Analyst, 1990
Crime Scene Techniques, Forensic Investigator s Network, 1991
Crime Scene Investigation Techniques, The Officer s News, 1991
Documenting Forceful Impact Spatter, Instant Evidence by Polaroid
Blood Evidence; What Does the Blood Tell Us?, JFK Lancer Publications,
Bloodstain Pattern Analysis, Coalition Of Political Associations,
Bloodstain Pattern Evidence, a Workbook for Analyst, 1996
Blood Evidence; What Does the Blood Tell Us?, JFK Lancer Publications,
Establishing Crime Scene Protocols, POLICE - the Law Enforcement
Bloodstain Pattern Analysis and the Kennedy Assassination, The
Echo, England, 2002
|Website/Select online articles:
Bloodstain Pattern Analysis and the Kennedy Assassination - http://www.jfklancerforum.com/sherryg/
|Previous NID Presentation: Coalition on
Political Assassinations, National Educational Conference, Washington,
JFK Lancer Annual Educational Conference, Dallas, Texas, 1996
JFK Lancer Annual Educational Conference, Dallas, Texas, 2002
Hancock, co-author (with
Connie Kritzberg) of November Patriots, a work of historically-based
fiction concerning the death of JFK, has spent the last thirty
years dealing with computers and communications. Currently Marketing
Director for Zoom Telephonics, Inc, he has expended considerable
effort conducting research on intelligence aspects of the assassination.
Larry was given the JFK Lancer New Frontier Award in 2000 and
then the JFK Lancer-Mary Ferrell Legacy Award in 2001.
|Topic: LBJ's Role in the
Cover-Up; The Twyman interview of Roy Hargraves; and Hosty Panel
Patriots; Research of Larry Hancock: Richard Case Nagell, John
Martino, and 112th Intelligence Corp
|Website/Select online articles:
|Previous NID Presentation: Intercept:U.S.
Intelligence and the Opening of LHO's Mail (1997), Richard
Case Nagell (1999), Army Intelligence Group 112th (2001),
Intelligence Connections (2001)
Barry Keane is a Photographic
Technician and has been a student of the assassination for twenty
five years. He is the Vice-Chairman of Dealey Plaza UK the British
research group dedicated to the study of the assassination of
President John F. Kennedy. Keane made his first visit to Dallas
in 1999 where he attended the Lancer Conference.
He was a presenter at The Dealey Plaza UK Seminar at Canterbury
UK in March 2003 on the subject of Harold Rydberg and his unwitting
role in the Bethesda cover-up.
Topic: Harold Rydberg, Bethesda Medical Illustrator,
his unwitting role in the cover-up of the medical evidence. Rydberg
produced Warren Commission Exhibits 385, 386,and 388 drawings
of Kennedy's wounds, from verbal information supplied to him
by autopsy surgeons Humes and Boswell.
Keane will introduce guest speaker Harold A.(Skip)Rydberg
|Books/CDROM: Author of several
articles published in The Dealey Plaza Echo, most notably in
the November 2002 issue on the subject of Rydberg's experience.
|Previous NID Presentation:
| Barbara LaMonica, a
grant consultant to non-profit agencies with a speciality in
housing issues. I also work as a videographer and have completed
a documentary on the effects of welfare cuts on single mothers.
My original interest in the Kennedy assassination focused on
the Paines and I presented at COPA and published articles in
PROBE and I also co-wrote articles with Carol Hewett and Steve
Jones on the Paines. My present interst in the assassination
revolves around the historical context in which the assassination
took place, a macro analysis . My first paper in this vein concerned
a political connection between the attempted coup against FDR
and the JFK assassination which I presented at Lancer and published
|Topic: One of JFK's greatest
challenges was to combat the burgeoning right wing rebellion
within the U.S. that he percieved as attempting to undermine
his domestic and foreign policies. I will briefly describe this
right wing movement and how it was in direct opposition to JFK's
|Previous NID Presentation: 1997 NID
| William Law,
researcher specialising in Bethesda Hospital witesses
and author of upcoming book containing the oral histories of
the Bethesda witnesses.
|Topic: New Findings on the
|Books/CDROM: Eye of History:
The Assassination of President Kennedy and the Bethesda
|Previous NID Presentation: 1998 NID Conference
The Bethesda Witnesses: Paul O'Connor & Dennis David
| Jim Olivier
35 year veteran of radio and television broadcasting in Louisiana,
Jim has been a student of the assassination of John F. Kennedy
since 1967. Jim has produced and hosted television and radio
interviews with many well known researchers and authors such
as Jim Garrison, David Lifton, Mark Lane, Mary Ferrell, Robert
Mayheu, Joe West, David Belin, Jack Anderson, John Davis, John
Newman, Dr. Charles Crenshaw, Penn Jones, Jr., and a host of
Dealey Plaza eyewitnesses.
|Topic: A new witness to the
Rose Cheremie incident; Johnson and the establishment of the
|Previous NID Presentation: Jim Garrison
panel, 2000, Jim Garrison video interview, 2001
| Tom Pinkston
is a Chemist who has researched the history of
the chemical analysis performed upon the bullet fragments found
after the assassination of President Kennedy. Pinkston has spent
his career of seventeen years performing various kinds of trace
elemental analysis upon many types of geological,environmental
and semiconductor materials as samples. Present duties include
the analysis of materials for lead in both solids and drinking
water as well as volatile organic compounds by mass spectrometry.
|Topic: Neutron Activation
Analysis and the FBI.
Sells served in United States Marine Corps from1968
- 1970 and holds a degree in Physics and JD in Law from The University
of Missouri-Kansas City. Sells has personal library of 6,000
books, periodicals and photos on assassinations and related items.
|Topic: New Photographic Finds,
Photos of Dean Andrews with video testimony on Andrews and Clay
Shaw relationship by eyewitnesses. Also background on Andrews.
Photos of Lyndon Johnson and Allen Dulles at Johnson's ranch
in Texas. Other miscellaneous photos including Robert DePugh
of the Minuteman.
Teeter, a Los Angeles criminal defense attorney who
began his law practice in 1978, has represented Sirhan Sirhan
since 1994. Teeter has submitted a lengthy Petition for Writ
of Habeas Corpus seeking an evidentiary hearing and a new trial
for Sirhan. The Petition is currently pending before the California
Supreme Court. It contains an elaborate demonstration of the
prosecution of evidence and its methodical interference with
Sirhan's right to effective assistance of counsel. It also demonstrates
that Sirhan could not possibly have shot Robert Kennedy. The
Petition sets forth and is based upon the research discoveries
of Rose Lynn Mangan, Sirhan's researcher.
|Topic: Update on the RFK
Sirhan Legal Evidence CD Vol 1.
|Previous NID Presentation:Sirhan Sirhan
Update (1998), (2001), (2002)
Williams, Ph.D., has developed a keen interest in
the history and activities of the Foreign Intelligence Advisory
Board, especially from November 1962 to October 1964. A faculty
member at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, WI, he
offers courses in its Department of Human Development, Family
Living, and Community Educational Services.
|Topic: The Strange Dismissal
of the HSCA: Did the Committee Uncover Some Dangerous Memories
|Previous NID Presentation: (2001)