Entries by Cheryl Rofer

What Could a Mysterious U.S. Spy Know About the JFK Assassination?

Records about June Cobb, an American spy in Cuba during the early 1960s, are to be released soon  (Politico) and apparently have some bearing on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. She worked in Cuba and Mexico, apparently fairly close to Castro. I am taking this with a grain of salt, but more information […]

Caption Contest

  This has been all over Twitter today. It’s for those of us who don’t know anything about CUPS in dogs. I spent a good part of the afternoon at the New Mexico History Museum’s new exhibit on the 1960s counterculture in New Mexico. It was so-so. But this does look like something out of […]

I Can’t Even

It looks like the reason Trump kept the American press out of the meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov last week was he didn’t want them to hear this: “I just fired the head of the F.B.I. He was crazy, a real nut job,” Mr. Trump said, according to the document, which was read […]