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Reply #286: Any coverage of this 11/29/63 FBI memo? In it, Hoover briefs a "Mr George Bush" of the CIA. [View All]

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Octafish Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-23-08 03:19 PM
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286. Any coverage of this 11/29/63 FBI memo? In it, Hoover briefs a "Mr George Bush" of the CIA.
While you probably know about it, my impression is that 1 out of 1,000 people I've told about it, already knew about it.





Date: November 29, 1963

To: Director
Bureau of Intelligence and Research
Department of State

From: John Edgar Hoover, Director

Subject: ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT JOHN F. KENNEDY
NOVEMBER 22, 1963

Our Miami, Florida, Office on November 23, 1963, advised that the Office of Coordinator of Cuban Affairs in Miami advised that the Department of State feels some misguided anti-Castro group might capitalize on the present situation and undertake an unauthorized raid against Cuba, believing that the assassination of President John F. Kennedy might herald a change in U. S. policy, which is not true.

Our sources and informants familiar with Cuban matters in the Miami area advise that the general feeling in the anti-Castro Cuban community is one of stunned disbelief and, even among those who did not entirely agree with the President's policy concerning Cuba, the feeling is that the President's death represents a great loss not only to the U. S. but to all of Latin America. These sources know of no plans for unauthorized action against Cuba.

An informant who has furnished reliable information in the past and who is close to a small pro-Castro group in Miami has advised that these individuals are afraid that the assassination of the President may result in strong repressive measures being taken against them and, although pro-Castro in their feelings, regret the assassination.

The substance of the foregoing information was orally furnished to Mr. George Bush of the Central Intelligence Agency and Captain William Edwards of the Defense Intelligence Agency on November 23, 1963, by Mr. W. T. Forsyth of this Bureau.

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If they haven't, there's another FBI memo mentioning Poppy Bush specifically from Nov. 22, 1963 of interest in Reply #287 they might want to report on some day.
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