| Richard Russell |
Richard Brevard Russell Jr.|
Winder, Georgia, U.S.
1971-01-21 (Age 73)|
Washington D.C., U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Georgia School of Law|
|Member of||The Warren Commission|
Not to be confused with JFK Assassination researcher Dick Russell
Describing the JFK Assassination, Mark Gorton notes that Richard Russell was "a man of great integrity and despite his being LBJ’s mentor in the Senate, he insisted on issuing a dissenting report. However, Senator Russell’s report was suppressed and only surfaced decades later in his private papers".
|Hale Boggs||“This is somewhat like the position the Warren Commission took when Richard Russell, Hale Boggs and John Sherman Cooper refused to sign the draft of the Warren Report until a qualifying statement was inserted. The statement read, ‘Because of the difficulty of proving negatives to a certainty the possibility of others being involved with either Oswald or Ruby cannot be established categorically but if there is any such evidence it has been beyond the reach of all the investigative agencies and resources of the United States and has not come to the attention of this Commission.’”||Hale Boggs|
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