CAPA has assumed responsibility for the annual November in Dallas conference formerly hosted by JFK Lancer Productions. The title of the conference is “CAPA November in Dallas.” The conference will be held 22 and 23 November 2019 at the new Marriott Courtyard hotel at 310 South Houston Street in the Dallas Downtown/Reunion district which is just two short blocks from Dealey Plaza. CAPA has reserved a block of rooms for three days (November 21 through November 24) at the discounted rate of only $139 (plus tax) per night.
OLIVER STONE, PRODUCER OF THE FILM “JFK” WILL ATTEND THE CONFERENCE AND MAKE BRIEF REMARKS AT THE BANQUET.
“FORENSICS PANEL” – Using modern analytical tools, a panel will review some of the forensic evidence regarding the rifle, bullet fragments, and autopsy used by the Warren Commission and HSCA to support the conclusions of their reports.
Dr. Cyril Wecht, world-renowned forensic pathologist
Cliff Spiegelman, Senior Research Scientist at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute, Editor Emeritus for Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems, Statistics Advisor to the Texas Forensic Science Commission
David Josephs, a long-time researcher who has written extensively on the JFK assassination
Bill Tobin, Principal of Forensic Engineering International, a multi-discipline forensic metallurgy and materials engineering consulting firm
“MEET THE ARCHIVISTS’ PANEL” – The panel will consist of archivists from the major JFK Collections who will discuss the current holdings in each of the participant’s repositories,
the process to access this material, and suggestions for archiving collections for researchers in the future.
Stephen Fagin, Curator of the 6th Floor Museum;
John Slate, Head Archivist for the City of Dallas;
Mary Goolsby, Archivist at Poague Library, Baylor University;
Britney Crawford, Acting director of the NARA JFK collection
David Knight–video specialist
Rolf Mowatt-Larssen is a Senior Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center. Prior to joining the Belfer Center, he served for 23 years as a CIA intelligence officer in various domestic and international posts. He is a recipient of the CIA Director’s Award, the George W. Bush Award for Excellence in Counterterrorism, the Distinguished Career Intelligence Medal, Secretary of Defense Civilian Distinguished Service Medal, and the National Intelligence Superior Performance Medal. The title of Mr. Larssen’s presentation is “Marked for Assassination: Who Killed JFK?.” Drawing on his 23 years as a CIA clandestine services officer recruiting spies and hunting moles as well as his access to classified CIA files, he will discuss his theory regarding who within the intelligence community plotted to kill JFK.
Bill Simpich will discuss the intelligence unit of the Dallas Police Department and its role in the investigation/coverup of the JFK assassination.
The Honorable Brandon Birmingham will be speaking about the Jack Ruby trial. He previously was the head of the Cold Case unit under Dallas District Attorney Craig Watkins and was responsible for discovering previously unknown JFK-related records, correspondence of former District Attorney Henry Wade and other artifacts that had been stored in a 6-foot safe in a Dallas courthouse in 2007.
Former Life Magazine executive James Wagenvoord will reveal the inside story of the Z-film, the alteration of certain photos associated with the assassination, and the “backyard” Oswald photos.
John Newman, author of many books on the JFK assassination, including “Into the Storm: The Assassination of President Kennedy,” the third in his volumes on the assassination, will speak about research for his new book volume.
Max Good will be speaking about his upcoming film “The Assassination and Mrs. Ruth Paine.” He will show an excerpt of the film. For more information about his film, go to https://www.jfkpaine.com/
Acclaimed director, screenwriter and author Alex Cox (Repo Man, Sid & Nancy) will be speaking about his book “The President and The Provocateur: The Parallel Lives of JFK and Lee Harvey Oswald.”
Here is the link to reserve online: Book your group rate for Capa November 2019 – or call 214-214-5636. You must mention that you are with the CAPA group to receive the discounted rate. The rate is good until October 22.
CAPA will soon be announcing details of the conference, with the expectation of exceeding the high level of success of its 2018 conference “The Last Witnesses,” as various witnesses and other important speakers confirm their participation.
JFK Lancer President Debra Conway will continue to operate the book and collectibles store at the conference. If you have JFK related materials such as collectibles, photos or campaign materials that you would like to sell at the 2019 CAPA NID conference, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Please note that, unlike JFK Lancer, CAPA is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization, which means that your payment to CAPA is considered a donation and can be deducted as a charitable expense on your income tax return. As you can see on the CAPA website, annual dues to be a member of CAPA can be as little as $50.
Tentative 2019 Conference Schedule
Early bird registration is now available at the following discounted rates:
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Conference with Dinner
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