Richard Case Nagell Visits Europe in 1969...
Updated: Oct 11, 2021
Richard Case Nagell went to Europe in 1969 and his first stop was Zurich in March.
I find it interesting that Nagell claims that "certain interests" didn't want him to testify in the Clay Shaw trial. I have blogged about the various reasons why Nagell did not testify. Notice he is not saying anything about a practice hand grenade.
Here is a Secret Service Report from April 1969:
Here is a Department of State Telegram from May 1969:
Does any of this sound like a sane man? Sounds like another cry for help.
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Did Richard Case Nagell Meet Lee Harvey Oswald?
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Did Richard Case Nagell Warn Fidel Castro about the Assassination?
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Insane Conspiracy Theories about Richard Case Nagell
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Jim Garrison Discusses Richard Case Nagell
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Richard Case Nagell Sends Jim Garrison on a Wild-Goose Chase
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Richard Popkin Writes Garrison About Richard Case Nagell
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Richard Case Nagell's Mental Health
Richard Case Nagell's Fight for a Disability Pension
Nagell won a full disability pension in 1982 and the 60+ page court case provides complete details on his mental problems.
Why Did Richard Case Nagell Shoot Up the First National Bank of El Paso?
Richard Case Nagell told a psychiatrist why he shot up the bank in El Paso in 1963.
Richard Case Nagell's Family Speaks about his Mental Health
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Richard Case Nagell Visits Europe in 1969...
Nagell visited the American consulates in Zurich and Barcelona in 1969. He was a deeply disturbed man.
Richard Case Nagell's Evidence
Richard Case Nagell's Nonexistent Evidence
None of the so-called evidence that Nagell promised would materialize on his death has shown up. Did this evidence ever exist?