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Continued: Opening secret files of JFK assassination

  • Article by: KEVIN GILES , Star Tribune
  • Last update: September 14, 2013 - 2:00 PM

“It was unconscionable what happened that day. No one had checked the buildings that they went by,” he said, noting that Kennedy’s car slowed to a crawl as it turned corners. “It was just a horrible lack of security.”

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  • Former President Bill Clinton was host to John Tunheim, right, and members of the Assassination Records Review Board in 1998.

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    What: U.S. District Judge John Tunheim will discuss challenges facing the U.S. Assassination Records Review Board as it persuaded agencies to release millions of pages of federal records relating to the shooting death of President John F. Kennedy in 1963. Tunheim will be the featured speaker at the Washington County Historical Society’s annual meeting.

    When: Thursday, Sept. 19. Social hour begins at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m., with Tunheim’s program at 8.

    Where: Water Street Inn, 101 Water St. S., Stillwater.

    How much: The event is open to the public. Admission costs $20 for society members and $25 for nonmembers. Reservations are required by calling 651-439-5956, or go to

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