You are listening to some of the air traffic conversations which took place throughout the afternoon of November 22, 1963. The White House Situation Room, code-named Crown, is providing updated information from the press ticker to the president's air crew in Dallas and to the crew of the plane carrying Secretary of State Dean Rusk. (Rusk's plane here is called "Wayside.") The code name "Volunteer" belongs to Lyndon Johnson.
By |October 8th, 20132016-12-05T04:27:31+00:00
A bronze casket used to transport President Kennedy's body from Dallas to Washington was dropped from a military plane into the ocean two years after he was killed, according to assassination documents. Kermit L. Hall, a member of the now-defunct Assassination Records Review Board, said Friday that documents to be released Tuesday by the National Archives show that the casket was flown several miles off the Maryland-Delaware coast in early 1965 and dumped in an area where the military discards unstable and outdated weapons and ammunition. The reasons for the disposal aren't clear, but it fuels speculation among assassination researchers that it was discarded to hide foul play...