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Book Corner: Board Selections

The AARC is proud to announce the creation of a new resource for those who are new to the study of America's political assassinations.

We begin a series of new posts by AARC Board members designed to provide a basic introduction to essential books and learning materials associated with the continuing investigation of President Kennedy's assassination.

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An Important Announcement:


To mark the 50th anniversary of the publication of the Warren Report, on September 26 thru 28, 2014, the AARC hosted an unprecedented gathering of prominent authorities, historical researchers, and notable personalities associated with the study of President Kennedy's assassination. Because of AARC's mission to provide public access to national records, video recordings of their presentations at the conference will be released over the course of the next several weeks. These presentations may be viewed here without charge. Full dvd sets will soon be available for purchase. Viewers are encouraged to support the work of the AARC by making a tax-exempt donation.

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The Assassination Archives and Research Center was founded in 1984 to provide a permanent organization which would acquire, preserve, and disseminate information on political assassinations. The AARC is devoted to reaching the widest possible audience with this new information.


Joint Venture with the Mary Ferrell Foundation

Mary Ferrell FoundationThe AARC has partnered with the Mary Ferrell Foundation, supplying nearly a million pages of AARC records for browsing and searching via the MFF website. These records include massive CIA and FBI documents received as settlement for a lawsuit brought by Mark Allen, as well as other document collections on the John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King Jr., and Robert F. Kennedy assassinations.

The JFK Assassination Archive disk and other AARC electronic document products are developed by History Matters. Visit our website: for more information and to order

The Assassination Archives and Research Center is the largest private archives in the world which is dedicated to acquiring, preserving, and disseminating information on political assassinations.

President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy, and Texas Governor John Connally ride in a motorcade in Dallas, Texas, on November 22, 1963.  Moments later the President and Governor were shot by an assassin. (Walt Sisco / Copyright Bettmann/Corbis / AP Images)

Why the last of the JFK files could embarrass the CIA

By Bryan Bender  5/25/15 7:15 AM EDT | Updated 5/25/15 3:27 PM EDT COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Shortly after the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Chief Justice Earl Warren, who oversaw the first official inquiry, was asked by a reporter if the full record would be made public. “Yes, there will come a […]



© 2015 Dan Hardway —  Phil Shenon and I agree on at least a few things. In any resolution of the mysteries surrounding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Mexico City will undoubtedly be important. The investigation into what happened there in 1963 was, for some reason, seriously curtailed by the U.S. government. The government […]


Answers sought on CIA role in ‘78 JFK probe

“Investigators say files could prove interference” By Bryan Bender | Globe Staff   October 15, 2014 WASHINGTON — It was nearly four decades ago that Eddie Lopez was hired by a congressional committee to reinvestigate the 1963 murder of President John F. Kennedy, a role that had him digging through top secret documents at the CIA. […]

From the Conference

In order to serve the public, we shall be posting many documents from the conference, in order that the information may become widely disseminated. Posted here you will find the talk given by HSCA General Counsel G. Robert Blakey, ” THE HSCA AND THE CIA: THE VIEW FROM THE TOP” WORD, PDF and two talks […]