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“No More Coverups!”: Another Witness Says More than One Shooter in RFK Assassination

COMMENT: A num­ber of you took note of this sto­ry. Robert Kennedy’s assas­si­na­tion was not the work of a “lone nut,” any more than were the killings of his broth­er, Mar­tin Luther King and many oth­ers. Robert Kennedy was dis­patched by the same forces that killed his broth­er.

(For a detailed overview of the RFK assas­si­na­tion , see AFA #9. For an exam­i­na­tion of some of the main points of infor­ma­tion, see FTR #582).

In addi­tion to new sci­en­tif­ic infor­ma­tion con­firm­ing that more than eight shots were fired (Sirhan’s gun only held eight), that the “girl in the pol­ka dot dress” was real and indi­ca­tions  that Sirhan was indeed hyp­no-pro­grammed, a wit­ness has come for­ward claim­ing that there was more than one gun­man and that her pre­vi­ous tes­ti­mo­ny was dis­tort­ed.

Nina Rhodes-Hugh­es claims that she nev­er endorsed the sin­gle gun­man the­o­ry on the record and that her tes­ti­mo­ny to that effect was inac­cu­rate. She says she saw a sec­ond gun­man and that there were more than eight shots fired.

Notice the rel­a­tive silence sur­round­ing the re-open­ing of the case–an inci­dent that deter­mined the course of a very impor­tant Pres­i­den­tial cam­paign in 1968.

“Key Wit­ness in Assas­si­na­tion of RFK Says Sirhan Sirhan Did­n’t Act Alone” by Eric Pfeif­fer; The Sideshow [CNN]; 4/30/2012.

A key wit­ness to the 1968 assas­si­na­tion of Robert F. Kennedy has retract­ed her offi­cial state­ments in the case and now claims that con­vict­ed assas­sin Sirhan Sirhan did not act alone.

Nina Rhodes-Hugh­es, 78, tells CNN that the FBI “twist­ed” her orig­i­nal state­ments to author­i­ties. In recent court fil­ings led by Cal­i­for­nia Attor­ney Gen­er­al Kamala Har­ris, state pros­e­cu­tors argue that even if there were a sec­ond gun­man on the scene, Sirhan is still guilty of mur­der.

“What has to come out is that there was anoth­er shoot­er to my right,” Rhodes told CNN. “The truth has got to be told. No more cov­er-ups.”

Rhodes’ orig­i­nal FBI state­ment says she only heard 8 gun­shots at the time and makes no men­tion of a sec­ond shoot­er. How­ev­er, Rhodes, who was just feet away from Kennedy says she nev­er claimed to have only heard 8 shots.

“I nev­er said eight shots. I nev­er, nev­er said it. There were more than eight shots,” she told CNN. “There were at least 12, maybe 14. And I know there were because I heard the rhythm in my head.”

Last Novem­ber, Sirhan’s attor­neys announced they were fil­ing a chal­lenge to the ver­dict, alleg­ing a con­spir­a­cy by author­i­ties in the case. They are ask­ing that Sirhan be released from prison. His attor­neys argue that Sirhan was the vic­tim of a mali­cious form of “hypo pro­gram­ming” that false­ly caused him to believe he was RFK’s assas­sin.

“For me it’s hope­ful and sad that it’s only com­ing out now instead of before — but at least now instead of nev­er,” Rhodes told CNN.

Rhodes was nev­er called as a wit­ness in Sirhan’s tri­al but claims she gave an inter­view short­ly after the shoot­ing dur­ing which she claimed to have heard at least a dozen shots.


4 comments for ““No More Coverups!”: Another Witness Says More than One Shooter in RFK Assassination”

  1. Posted by Vanfield | May 17, 2012, 11:19 am
  2. [...] “No More Coverups!”: Anoth­er Wit­ness Says More than One Shoot­er in RFK Assas­si­na­tion [...]

    Posted by A second shooter involved in Robert F. Kennedy assassination: RFK was shot from the back | Lys-d'Or | May 19, 2012, 2:39 pm
  3. The alleged Auro­ra, Col­orado 2012 shoot­er (James Holmes) had a men­tor named John Jacob­son (see link [1] below) who bragged about his hyp­no-pro­gram­ming pow­ers to manip­u­late “tem­po­ral per­cep­tions” of lin­ear time (see link [2] below).

    If James Holmes was indeed hyp­no-pro­grammed, or set-up in any man­ner (a list of items to keep in mind: No vic­tim present at the shoot­ing can iden­ti­fy Holmes as the shoot­er, because the shoot­er was hel­met­ed & gas-masked; also, when Holmes was arrest­ed at his car, he was “impaired” and “meek” and appeared to be drugged until the time of his first hear­ing, one day lat­er; Holmes was described by police as “act­ing as if he thought he was in a movie”), is it pos­si­ble that Holmes will begin to become cog­nizant of his cir­cum­stances — and claim that he was hyp­no­tized, thus dis­cred­it­ing the William Pep­per case on behalf of Sirhan?

    In oth­er words, if Holmes claims he was hyp­no­tized as a defense, how does this affect the RFK case?

    Is this the pur­pose of the Auro­ra, Col­orado shoot­ing?

    Is it rel­e­vant that the Auro­ra police chief, cur­rent­ly con­duct­ing the inves­ti­ga­tion, was May­or Rudy Giu­lian­i’s head of NYPD intel­li­gence?



    [1] 2012.7.22 Video Of James Holmes At 18 Years Old Giv­ing Pre­sen­ta­tion At Sci­ence Camp (Men­tions His Men­tor (John Jacob­son) At 0.50) (ABC, youtube.com):

    [2] 2010.4.10 How Can We Begin To Define Time?, John Jacob­son, Chron­i­cles 1 (Quote At 1.58) (youtube.com):

    Posted by R. Wilson | August 6, 2012, 8:18 pm
  4. [...] the pos­si­bil­ity that Sirhan was under mind con­trol, the num­ber of shots fired, the altered wit­ness tes­ti­mony, and the stun­ning behav­ior of Sirhan Sirhan’s “defense” attor­ney Grant [...]

    Posted by Dave Emory: Interview With Russ Baker & The U-2 Incident Revisited – 8/4/2013 | The Freedom Report | August 5, 2013, 3:14 pm

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