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  • Writer's pictureFred Litwin

Was Sylvia Meagher a CIA Agent?

Updated: Jul 22, 2023

Conspiracy theorists like to accuse people they disagree with of being CIA agents. I've been on the receiving end of these accusations for many months -- you can see some of the examples in the links section below.

Vincent Salandria believed that Josiah Thompson was a CIA agent (see below). And I was quite surprised to see that Sylvia Meagher was also accused of being a CIA agent:

Here is the text of the letter:

Note for the Record, Feb. 6, 1987

The phone rang this evening and I heard a stream of obscene abuse. It was Ted Gandolfo, AKA Bob Foster. He said he had just learned what I "did to Garrison's book" -- That I was a "fucking CIA cunt" -- and that he would "expose me to the whole country". I said absolutely nothing. After further filthy language and verbal abuse, he hung up.

S. Meagher

Ted Gandolfo had a radio show and also published a conspiracy newsletter. He was a big fan of Jim Garrison and was clearly upset about Meagher's role as a referee in evaluating Garrison's manuscript for Prentice Hall. She wrote a 26-page critique of his manuscript, but recommended that his book be published because Garrison argued that Oswald was innocent. That conclusion overrode her concerns about much of the other content.

Previous Relevant Blog Posts

A letter from Vincent Salandria to Raymond Marcus explaining why Josiah Thompson is a CIA agent.

Vince Salandria accuses Josiah Thompson of being a CIA agent.

Lisa Pease accuses James Kirchick of being a CIA agent.

A variety of people have accused me of being a CIA agent.

A book review on Amazon accuses me of being a CIA agent.


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