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Was Fletcher Prouty an Antisemite? Part Two

Updated: Apr 17, 2023

I noted Prouty's association with the Liberty Lobby, an organization founded by Willis Carto who believed that the Jews were “public enemy number one.”

This caused some controversy when Oliver Stone's film JFK was released. Stone repeatedly excused Prouty, noting in one forum that “he never made any single one anti-semitic comment” and that “he joined the Liberty Lobby late in life.”

Readers of my book, On the Trail of Delusion -- Jim Garrison: The Great Accuser, will know that I actually provided firm evidence of an antisemitic comment by Fletcher Prouty. I have now decided to post this evidence here so that everybody can see it.

It comes in the form of a letter that Fletcher Prouty wrote in 1981. I found this letter at NARA when going through the correspondence of Richard E. Sprague, a conspiracy theorist who focused on the photographic evidence.

Here is the letter:

The offensive material is found on the first page:

The letter discusses the problems of military technology. Note the second paragraph: "Suppose the guy running it is a Jewish Sgt.?"

Fletcher Prouty was an antisemite.


Here is the ADL report on Willis Carto which mentions Fletcher Prouty

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Previous Relevant Blog Posts on Fletcher Prouty

Jeremy Gunn tells an audience that Fletcher Prouty was totally unreliable.

Fletcher Prouty actually claimed that Marina Oswald was in on the plot.

Mr. DiEugenio can't explain why Fletcher Prouty did such a poor job of testifying before the ARRB.

A summary document of his interview with the ARRB

Here is a link to the complete transcript of Prouty's interview with the ARRB along with some other documents.

Another summary document from the ARRB about Prouty's allegations and Army intelligence.

Prouty had some very unsavory relationships with antisemitic groups.

Was Fletcher Prouty's Trip to Antarctica Unusual?

Regarding Christchurch, New Zealand and The Christchurch Star

Regarding the 112th Intelligence Corps (INTC) Group and/or the 316th INTC Detachment

Did Prouty keep the notes from his supposed phone call about Army intelligence?

Prouty's experience with military presidential protection duties.

Flagrant failure by the Secret Service to take minimum precautions?

Did Lee Harvey Oswald participate in a covert program in Indonesia in 1958?

Was General Edward Lansdale in one of the pictures of the three tramps?


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