BCfm’s weekly politics show presented by Tony Gosling
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First hour: Review of the weeks news with Barbara Janke, Lib Dem Councillor for Clifton and cabinet member for Health and Social Care. She discusses her role on Bristol Health and Wellbeing Board, which has a £36m budget. Public get a poor deal with the sell-off of The Royal Mail – yet again a minority milking profits; Michael Meacher MP in PMQs about The Economist article that Britain gets less investment than Mali; privatisation of enriched uranium next; the discrediting of Paul Flowers, chair of The Co-op Bank – But what about HSBC money laundering for Mexican drug cartels? – isn’t this worse?; Ed Miliband in PMQ about dodgy Tory donors; Marina Morris’s voxpop about the Bristol Rovers stadium due at the top of Gloucester Rd and plan for Sainsbury’s.
Second hour: Investigative reports: CIA, Dulles and the Nazis, JFK assassination 50th anniversary. Eyewitness Lyndon Johnson’s mistress Madeleine Brown & Chicago Mafia hit man ‘Grassy Knoll’ shooter James Files. Jerome Corsi’s new book Who Really Killed Kennedy?: 50 Years Later: Stunning New Revelations about the JFK Assassination. The JFK assassination discussed in detail. The ‘deep state’, the 1961 Bay of Pigs, the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis, the United Fruit Company, Lyndon Johnson, Allen Dulles, Operation Paperclip, the CIA, the Mafia, the Bush family, and Jim Garrison’s investigations are included. Clips of: Jim Garrison and live Dallas radio coverage from the 1963; CIA closely involved with the Mafia and dealing drugs internationally and still doing this now – see Narconews & CIAdrugs websites; JFK’s Vice President Lyndon Johnson’s mistress Madeleine Brown who thinks he was directly involved; James Files, Chicago Mafia hit-man claims he was the shooter on the grassy knoll and takes us through the assassination from the point when the motorcade turns into Elm Street. BBC Panorama: Lord Carrington responsible for 1972 collusion in Northern Ireland troubles? Panorama: Britain’s Secret Terror Force, discussed and collusion in Northern Ireland. Included a clip of Anne Cadwallader from the Pat Finucane centre, author of ‘Lethal Allies’, talking emotionally about how lives were ruined by the army Military Reaction Force (MRF). Clip of George Galloway from his new show ‘Sputnik’ on RT.