In this conversation, I convey information to Gerry Patrick Hemming from the former Chief of Special Operations, Colonel L. Fletcher Prouty, USAF regarding Gary Powers’ U2 flight. Colonel Prouty served 23 years in the military, 9 of which were spent in the Pentagon. In 1955 he was appointed: Focal Point Officer, as per National Security Council Directive 5412. As such, Prouty became the first official liaison between the Air Force and the CIA in support of Global Clandestine Operations. Then, in 1960-61, he was appointed:Read More
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This is a conversation between Gerry Patrick Hemming and myself (Greg Burnham) that took place in early 1999. This clip picks up just after I asked him if he knew E. Howard Hunt. Gerry, in classic form, deftly dismisses Hunt as a “Hollywood type”. He compares Hunt to what is referred to in the paratrooper business as a “Hollywood Jump” [read: no equipment]. The disdain in his voice is palpable. Subjects touched upon include the so-called “old tramp” in Dealey Plaza, Watergate, Sturgis, McCord, etRead More