The Raleigh Call

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Dr. Grover B. Proctor, Jr.
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  1. Affidavit of Mrs. Alveeta Treon (previously unpublished; reproduced here with Mrs. Treon's own handwritten corrections, additions, and notes), switchboard operator at the Dallas jail, who reports on Lee Harvey Oswald's attempt to call a former Army Counterintelligence Special Agent from inside the Dallas jail.

  2. House Select Committee on Assassinations Report: John Hurt Allegation (previously unpublished), summarizing the results of the HSC's investigation of the Raleigh Call, authored by HSCA Senior Staff Counsel Surell Brady.

  3. Declassified documents from the House Select Committee on Assassinations concerning John David Hurt, Mrs. Alveeta Treon, and the Raleigh Call:
    • 8/4/77 Memo from Jim Kostman, research director, Assassination Information Bureau, to Donovan Gay, Chief Researcher, HSCA
    • 12/5/77 Memo from Harold A. Rose, investigator, to Cliff Fenton, chief investigator
    • 2/6/78 Interview Notes by Harold A. Rose, concerning interview with Louise G. Swinney of Dallas, Texas
    • 3/13/78 Letter from G. Robert Blakey, HSCA Chief Counsel and Director, to Harold Brown, Secretary of Defense
    • 4/10/78 Outside Contact Report by Surell Brady, concerning telephone contact with Judy Miller, Department of Defense
    • 4/11/78 Interview Notes by Surrell Brady, concerning interview with John David Hurt
    • 4/11/78 Interview Notes by Harold A. Rose, concerning interview with John David Hurt
    • 4/20/78 Letter from John G. Kester, Office of the Secretary of Defense, to G. Robert Blakey, Chief Counsel, HSCA, with attached "Fact Sheet on John David Hurt Request"
    • 4/20/78 Outside Contact Report by Harold A. Rose, concerning interview with Louise Swinney of Dallas, Texas, concerning the Raleigh call incident
    • 5/3/78 Outside Contact Report by Cynthia Cooper, concerning contact with Bob Goff of U.S. Secret Service, concerning information request on John David Hurt
    • 5/4/78 Letter from G. Robert Blakey, HSCA Chief Counsel and Director, to David Pogoloff, Veterans' Administration
    • 5/15/78 Outside Contact Report by Harold A. Rose, concerning interview with Alveeta Treon of Springfield, Missouri, concerning the Raleigh call incident and her unsigned affidavit
    • 9/27/78 Outside Contact Report by Surell Brady, concerning review of Veterans Administration file of John David Hurt
    • 11/7/78 Outside Contact Reportby Surell Brady, concerning telephone interview with Mrs. Alveeta Treon
    • 11/7/78 Letter from Surell Brady, staff counsel for HSCA, to Mrs. Alveeta Treon
    • 11/9/78 Memo Outside Contact Report concerning interview by Surell Brady with Sheriff Owen, Springfield, Missouri, concerning origin of Mrs. Treon's affidavit
    • 12/4/78 Memo Outside Contact Report concerning interview by Surell Brady with Alveeta Treon of Springfield, Missouri, concerning her unsigned affidavit
    • 12/4/78 Memo Outside Contact Report concerning interview by Surell Brady with Winston J. Smith of Springfield, Missouri, concerning the origin of Mrs. Treon's affidavit
    • 12/13/78 Memos Outside Contact Reports concerning interview by Surell Brady with Ms. Carolyn Rabon, Southern Bell Telephone Co., concerning telephone numbers found on Mrs. Treon's handwritten slip
    • 12/16/78 Memo Outside Contact Report concerning telephone interview by Surell Brady with Sharon Kovac, daughter of Mrs. Alveeta Treon, who visited her mother at the Dallas Jail switchboard the night of the "Raleigh Call"

  4. Biographical Outline of John David Hurt, prepared by an investigator and sent to Bernard Fensterwald, Chief Counsel of the Senate Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Administrative Practice and Procedure, in 1968. The information was forwarded to the House Select Committee on Assassinations ten years later.

  5. The Issue of John Hurt's Telephone Number, raised by the telephone slip written out by Mrs. Treon, explored by the House Select Committee, and answered once and for all by reference to telephone book listings.

  6. Coup d'Etat in America by Canfield and Weberman (excerpt), where the story of the Raleigh Call first broke into print.

  7. Conspiracy by Anthony Summers (excerpt), where more details on the Call were revealed. (Summers would later take this section out of his revision of this book.)

  8. "The Case That Would Not Rest" by Andrew Hacker from The New York Review of Books (excerpt), an early and extended review of Conspiracy by Anthony Summers.

  9. JFK and the Unspeakable by James W. Douglass (excerpt), a more recent (2008) explication of the Raleigh Call events, which tends to support this site's original conclusions.

  10. Interviews with John David Hurt and former CIA official Victor Marchetti (by phone) by Grover Proctor, for his 1980 articles on The Raleigh Call.

  11. Letter to Chief Counsel Bernard Fensterwald (9/9/1968), from investigator who compiled biographical outline of John David Hurt (see above), detailing his phone conversation with Hurt in September 1968.

  12. Letter to Sheriff, West Carroll County, Louisiana (9/16/1968) by Chief Counsel Bernard Fensterwald, following up on biographical outline of John David Hurt (see above), plus reply from Sheriff's office.

  13. Letter Regarding Treon Affidavit and Phone Slip (4/15/1968) from attorney John Hosmer to journalist Iain Calder, requesting that he forward these materials to Bernard Fensterwald.

  14. Possible Explanation for the "Hurt Slip" in Skolnick's Suit, dated June 12, 1970, by researcher Paul Hoch. This is an important analysis, which Hoch provided to me in confidence in 1980, reproduced here with permission from the author.

  15. A Few Questions on the Raleigh Call, dated July 15, 1980, by researcher Paul Hoch. This is an important analysis, which Hoch provided to me in confidence in 1980, reproduced here with permission from the author.
     Dr. Grover B. Proctor, Jr. is a historian and former university Dean who is widely acknowledged as an expert on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. He has published numerous articles, lectured extensively, and has frequently been consulted by print and broadcast media.
     While most of his work comprises analysis and interpretation of the assassination research phenomenon, he broke new ground in the investigation in the early 1980's with his work on Lee Harvey Oswald's alleged telephone call from the Dallas jail to a former military counterintelligence agent in Raleigh, N.C.
Dr. Grover B. Proctor, Jr.


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