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G&R Episode 58: The Myths of JFK Green & Red: Podcasts for Scrappy Radicals

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In this episode, we go myth busting. Our target is "Camelot" itself. It's the 60th anniversary of the election of John F. Kennedy and since his untimely death in 1963, he has been elevated to liberal sainthood by all parts of the establishment. We discuss JFK's legacy, and debunk the many enduring lies that people--from Oliver Stone to QAnon to today's liberal scholars and media-- still believe about John Kennedy's saintly acts, whose politics have lived on in Clinton, Obama, and now Joe Biden. 

We get into John and Robert Kennedy's relationship with the red-baiting Joe McCarthy; and JFK's role as a  civil rights "hero" (while simultaneously wire-tapping Martin Luther King).  We also pierce the myth, perpetuated by Oliver Stone's film "JFK",  that Kennedy wanted to withdraw troops from Vietnam and end the Cold  War.  December 20th is also the 29th anniversary of the release of Oliver Stone's film and we take particular aim at its falsehoods. 

Thanks to Mexican Educator (@publius13) for the episode idea. 

Read more// 


Robert Buzzanco- Masters of War: Military Dissent and Politics in the Vietnam War (http://bit.ly/2J7G3bh) 
Robert Buzzanco- Vietnam and the Transformation of American Life (http://bit.ly/2HW5VFY) 
CBS News: JFK and Walter Cronkite Interview  (https://bit.ly/34MMKHt) 
The Kennedys and Joe McCarthy (https://bit.ly/38ngPy3) 
The Atlantic: The FBI and Martin Luther King (http://bit.ly/2Wvc7sH)  

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This is a Green and Red Podcast production. Produced by Bob (@bobbuzzanco) and Scott (@sparki1969). “Green and Red Blues" by Moody.  Editing by Isaac.

!!We're approaching the end of the year!! And like all small groups we rely  on donations from people like you. It's a good time to donate. So  please, DONATE and support scrappy media at: https://greenandredpodcast.org/donate-to-green-and-red/ 

In this episode, we go myth busting. Our target is "Camelot" itself. It's the 60th anniversary of the election of John F. Kennedy and since his untimely death in 1963, he has been elevated to liberal sainthood by all parts of the establishment. We discuss JFK's legacy, and debunk the many enduring lies that people--from Oliver Stone to QAnon to today's liberal scholars and media-- still believe about John Kennedy's saintly acts, whose politics have lived on in Clinton, Obama, and now Joe Biden. 

We get into John and Robert Kennedy's relationship with the red-baiting Joe McCarthy; and JFK's role as a  civil rights "hero" (while simultaneously wire-tapping Martin Luther King).  We also pierce the myth, perpetuated by Oliver Stone's film "JFK",  that Kennedy wanted to withdraw troops from Vietnam and end the Cold  War.  December 20th is also the 29th anniversary of the release of Oliver Stone's film and we take particular aim at its falsehoods. 

Thanks to Mexican Educator (@publius13) for the episode idea. 

Read more// 


Robert Buzzanco- Masters of War: Military Dissent and Politics in the Vietnam War (http://bit.ly/2J7G3bh) 
Robert Buzzanco- Vietnam and the Transformation of American Life (http://bit.ly/2HW5VFY) 
CBS News: JFK and Walter Cronkite Interview  (https://bit.ly/34MMKHt) 
The Kennedys and Joe McCarthy (https://bit.ly/38ngPy3) 
The Atlantic: The FBI and Martin Luther King (http://bit.ly/2Wvc7sH)  

Also, follow us on any of these social media channels//   


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This is a Green and Red Podcast production. Produced by Bob (@bobbuzzanco) and Scott (@sparki1969). “Green and Red Blues" by Moody.  Editing by Isaac.

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