Plus: CIA’s Character Assassination Techniques, Gerald Posner & Gary Mack During the summer months in 2000 Gerry and I began exchanging in-depth research materials that we had separately obtained from various sources through various methods. Some of my files involved the activities of Barry Seal, among others. I always find it suspect when the same names keep cropping up across multiple operations involving seemingly separate agencies. In this case, some of the “players” closest to Seal had very interesting connections to Gerry’s research. Due toRead More
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T his conversation took place in 2002 . In it Gerry recalls a conversation with Che Guevara from 1960 in which he informs Che how under-supplied his (Gerry’s) team of aviation students was and how necessary reinforcements were. He describes the low security with which he was faced in those days. Gerry Hemming also identifies the location of an airfield that could have been used by the invading force during the Bay of Pigs had the operation been planned properly. I enjoyed a relaxed relationship withRead More
In this interview Gerry Patrick Hemming describes some of the dynamics within the anti-Castro operations conducted out of JM/WAVE. He reports that there was a large contingency of Cubans on the CIA payroll for the purpose of shutting down operations that Shackley did not control and “snitching” on those who participated in any such operations. Such counter-productive infighting caused Angleton to suspect that Shackley and his whole crew may have been moles. Hemming also identifies the “bag man” for the bribes being paid out toRead More
The following is a telephonic conversation with Gerry Patrick Hemming and myself sometime in late 2001. Subsequent to the Bay of Pigs President Kennedy arranged a briefing for former President Eisenhower by General Maxwell Taylor who was heading up the Cuban Study Group to find answers as to the cause of the failure. During that interview, Eisenhower unequivocally denied having ever set such an amphibious assault plan in motion. The notes from that meeting end at item six (6) and the last sentence reads: 6. “As theRead More