Case Closed: Lee Harvey Oswald and the Assassination of JFK - Chapters 3 and 4 Summary & Analysis

Gerald Posner
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Yuri Nosenko had been a Soviet KGB officer who contacted the Americans two months after the Kennedy assassination. He said that the Russians considered Oswald to be a mental misfit and had little to do with him after he defected which would mean the Soviets had no part in the assassination. The big question is was Nosenko a bona fide defector or was he a KGB plant?

Nosenko was questioned by the CIA at a Geneva safe house by Pete Bagley who believed his information was genuine. However, another Soviet defector, Anatoliy Golitsyn, spoke of a high-ranking KGB mole code-named Sasha inside the CIA. He believed that Nosenko was sent to detract attention from Sasha. Nosenko finally defected in 1964. The FBI had information that Nosenko was a bona fide defector.

Nosenko was kept for a year in a safe house in the Washington...

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