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Dr. Michael Kurtz, 50th Anniversary of the Kennedy Assassination (2013)

The Press Club



Genre: Public Affairs, News, Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-11-18

Duration: 00:28:31

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Kurtz, Michael L., 1941- | History | Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 -- Assassination | WARREN COMMISSION


  • Kurtz, Michael Speaker


A speech by Dr. Michael Kurtz before the Baton Rouge Press Club on November 18, 2013. Kurtz is a history professor at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond and a leading authority on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the assassination, he discusses: the events surrounding the assassination on November 22, 1963; the shortcomings of the Warren Commission; the evidence supporting multiple gunmen; and credible conspiracy theories involving Fidel Castro, anti-Castro Cubans, the mafia, and the CIA.