JFK files: British paper got anonymous call just before assassination

Memo from CIA to FBI says senior reporter at Cambridge Evening News was told to call the American embassy for ‘some big news’

A reporter on the UK’s Cambridge Evening News received an anonymous call telling him to ring the US embassy for some big news, 25 minutes before the murder of John F Kennedy in Dallas, newly released documents say.

More… JFK files reveal FBI warning on Oswald and Soviets’ missile fears

The publication of nearly 3,000 previously classified files relating to the assassination of John F Kennedy in 1963 reveals that the FBI had warned Dallas police about a threat to kill Lee Harvey Oswald, and claims that Soviet officials feared an “irresponsible” US general could launch a missile strike in the wake of the crisis.

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