"Limit CIA Role To Intelligence"Submitted by JohnPhillipSousa on Mon, 01/14/2013 - 11:32
As you know, Nov. 22 this year is the 50th anniversary of JFK's assassination. I ran across this letter for the first time written by President Harry S. Truman just 30 days after the assassination, yet it seems to be relatively obscure-published one time, in only one newspaper, and not mentioned on radio or TV according to Jim Douglass in his A Letter to the American People(and Myself in Particular) On the Unspeakable
Excerpt from Truman's letter dated Nov. 21, 1963:
"... For some time I have been disturbed by the way CIA has been diverted from its original assignment. It has become an operational and at times a policy-making arm of the Government. This has led to trouble and may have compounded our difficulties in several explosive areas.
I never had any thought that when I set up the CIA that it would be injected into peacetime cloak and dagger operations. Some of the complications and embarrassment I think we have experienced are in part attributable to the fact that this quiet intelligence arm of the President has been so removed from its intended role that it is being interpreted as a symbol of sinister and mysterious foreign intrigue—..."
Go here to read the whole letter: http://ratical.org/ratville/JFK/Unspeakable/TrumanLimitCIA.html