Political Assassinations of the 1960s
Apr
5
to Apr 7

Political Assassinations of the 1960s

In an academic setting, we will be looking at the facts of conspiracy and the forces at work in the death of three of the most important figures of our time and how it drastically shaped the future of our democracy.

Speakers

Many of the nation's experts in all three cases will be presenting. Click here for a full list of our speakers, including full bios.

Travel

Olney, Illinois, is located in Southeastern Illinois. It is centrally located in terms of driving distance, from several major cities: 

Indianapolis- 2 hours & 20 minutes

St. Louis- 2.5 hours

Chicago-4 hours

Memphis-3.5 hours

Nashville-4 hours

Kansas City-6 hours

The best option as far as flying will be St. Louis and Indianapolis. We will be shuttling in our speakers from the St. Louis airport. There may be some limited space for guests as well. Contact us about that if you’re interested. 

Directions can be located via Google Maps, linked on the left hand side of this page. Check back for other details as they become available. 

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Mar
6
6:30 PM18:30

TENATIVE SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED!

FEBRUARY 19, 2019

UPDATED SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED!

THURSDAY EVENING 4/4: EARLY BIRD EVENTS:

6:30pm Speakers’ Meal at David Denton’s Home

 

8:00 - 8:30pm Hotel Check in for Speakers

 

7:30 - 9:00pm “The Searchers” Film. Open to the public. Speakers’ tables set up. Early Bird Registration. 

 

9:00 – 10:00pm Meet the Speakers

FRIDAY 4/5:

9:00 - 9:30am Conference Opening - David Denton

 

9:30 - 10:20am Casey Quinlan – “FRONTIER JUSTICE - The Men and the Institutions who terminated the life of President John F. Kennedy”

 

10:25 - 11:15am Brian Edwards - “The Dealey Plaza Shooting: A Tactical Analysis”

 

11:20 - 12:10pm David Knight - “A New Theory--A New Weapon”

 

12:10 - 1:10pm Speaker and press luncheon at OCC Student Union. Guests welcome!

 

1:10 - 2:00pm Ed Tatro "THE IMPACT OF 11/22/63 UPON THE NEXT FIVE PLUS DECADES OF POWER AND POLITICS."

 

2:05 - 2:55pm Mal Hyman - “Burying the Lead: The Media and the JFK Assassination”

 

2:55 - 3:05pm Break

 

3:10 - 4:00pm Judyth Baker - "Character Assassination: The Second Death"

 

4:05 - 4:55pm Chris Fulton - “The Inheritance”

 

5:00 - 5:50pm Damon Ise - “The Death of JFK Jr.”

 

5:50 - 7:00pm Dinner - On your own

 

7:00 - 7:50pm Lisa Pease - “What happened, what it led to, and what we must do about it”

 

7:55 - 8:45pm John Barbour - “The Jim Garrison Files”

 

8:45pm - Social at Bobalou’s Bar

 

SATURDAY 4/6:

8:15 - 8:30am Opening - S.T. Patrick and CDPR

 

8:30 - 9:20am Jeff Worcester “Weaponizing Truth”

 

9:25 - 10:15am Richard Bartholomew - “Assassinocracy: What the 1960s tell us about 2020”

 

10:20 - 11:10am Larry Rivera – New Document Revelations

 

11:15 – 11:45pm “Inheritance” follow up. Ed Tatro and Kris Millegan

 

11:45 - 12:35pm Lunch

 

12:35 - 1:20pm David Denton – “Harvey and Hunt. What the new documents tell us.”

 

1:25 - 2:15pm Kris Milligan - “Ed Lansdale, George H.W. Bush and the JFK Assassination”

 

2:20 - 3:00pm Victoria Sulzer/Ed Tatro – “The New Orleans scene during the Garrison era”

 

3:00 - 3:10pm Break

 

3:10pm - 4:00pm Phil Nelson - "How Hoover's FBI Planned, Executed and Covered-up Martin Luther King's Assassination"

 

4:05 – 4:35pm – William Law and David Denton. “Dennis David”

 

4:40pm – 5:30pm Stan Weeber -  "The Denton Connection: An Update."

 

6:15 - 7:00pm Banquet @ Holiday Hotel (Music provided by David Neal & Dennis Mertens)

 

7:00pm Keynote Speaker 1 Lisa Pease - “A Lie Too Big to Fail: The Real History of the Assassination of Robert F. Kennedy”

 

8:00pm Keynote Speaker 2 Ed Tatro - "A COZY LITTLE TOWN CALLED DALLAS: MICRO-MANAGEMENT OF THE CONSPIRACY & COVER-UP BY THE TEXAS AXIS OF THE CRIME."

 

9:00pm Social and Final 4 Party at the Holiday Hotel Bar

 

SUNDAY 4/7:

 

9:00 – 9:50am Shane O'Sullivan - RFK Assassination

 

9:55 - 10:45am Lisa Pease. Follow up and Q & A.

10:50 - 11:40 Ed Tatro - Follow up

11:45 - 12:30pm Hotel Check Out

12:30 – 2:00pm  Elk’s/Lunch. Meet with the speakers

2:00pm Close

 

MONDAY 4/8:

1:00pm Luncheon in honor of John Barbour at Ophelia’s Cup Coffee House

6:30pm - John Barbour Film - “The American Media and the 2nd Assassination of President John F. Kennedy” at Olney Central College Theater. (Food and drinks served at 6:00pm)

 

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