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Facing Facts: The Myths and Truths About Joseph Kennedy

Facing Facts: The Myths and Truths About Joseph Kennedy
fora tv' the world is thinking let me ask you

about

some things that we all thought we knew

about

Joe

Kennedy

which you either dispute or ignore first and you acknowledge most of these that he was a bootlegger that's where he made his fortune yeah I went back today to look at my book again in some of the outtakes and I discovered that what I found was I went through every parcel of evidence and anyone who had ever read written he was a bootlegger and I looked at their footnotes I looked
facing facts the myths and truths about joseph kennedy
at their sources I looked at what they had to say on the page and has discovered number one that nobody calls him a bootlegger until the 70s the Nixon people do everything they possibly can during the 1960 election to smash Joe

Kennedy

and they call him everything but a bootlegger just doesn't come up in the 70s the conspiracy hunters trying to connect him to the Mafia and the Mafia to the assassination develop the bootleggers thesis so I went back and I looked at the sources the sources are
Al Capone's piano tuner these are the major sources I'm not making this up Al Capone's piano tuner who claims that he overheard a conversation between Capone and

Kennedy

Sam Giancana 'he's nephew and half-brother who write a book and his daughter who writes another book Marie Humphrey who's a big shot in the Chicago mafia estranged wife and Tina Sinatra is it Tina yes Tina Sinatra these are the sources and and they all report third hand you know my dad told me that
facing facts the myths and truths about joseph kennedy
so-and-so said this there's no evidence that I would have been delighted by the way if there were it would have met for a richer book I could have talked

about

you no Momo and the the Mafia but there was no evidence there whatsoever who also found no evidence that he fixed Chicago for JFK had dead people that the Mafia was bringing dead people to the polls you know on the face of it it's absurd because he had Mayor Richard Daley there to get out the Democratic votes and nobody was better
than Mayor Daley and finding all the votes he needed it's number one number two political scientists have gone through the election returns and they've found that in every precinct where the mob controls the Union and the Union is strong

Kennedy

under polled what Democrats who were running for local office did historians well thank you and stuff you can look he didn't need he didn't need Illinois he would have won the election he got I think over three hundred and three electoral
facing facts the myths and truths about joseph kennedy
votes he didn't need Illinois he would have won the election anyway and you know there was Mayor Daley okay here's one you don't even mention but it's on Wikipedia we know that Wikipedia is whatever it is the story

about

Alexander Pantages now he accused

Kennedy

wanted to buy his theater chain offered him eight million this is this is the story that you read around Pantages refused

Kennedy

got some seventeen year old girl to go into his office rip off her blouse cry rape he went
to jail and then

Kennedy

was able to buy the theaters for four million four point three million ya know it's absurd and and I was very lucky that a woman named Carrie Beauchamp had written a book

about

Kennedy

in Hollywood and this girl was supposed to have eventually been murdered and Kari found this girl and she wasn't murdered and the story is just completely ridiculous