Dr. John Newman is currently Adjunct Professor of Political Science at James Madison University. For more than 25 years his work has overturned orthodoxies, broken new ground, introduced new facts and produced revelations about America during the Cold War.
Dr. Newman is a retired U.S. Army intelligence officer who served as a strategic intelligence cryptologic analyst before accepting a special two-year appointment to become Military Assistant to the Director, General William Odom at the National Security Agency. He is an expert in Far Eastern studies, a scholar of Christian Theology and comparative religions, an historian and educator. He has testified before various congressional sub-committees, worked as a consultant on PBS Frontline, two Academy Award nominated motion pictures and to U.S. and foreign news agencies.
This talk is part of the online conference The National-Security State and the Kennedy Administration.
This multifaceted exposition, for the first time, pulls together the leads and threads from five of Dr. Newman’s publications: JFK and Vietnam (2017 Edition); ...