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JFK assassination: A teacher's perspective

Worland history teacher gives thoughts on release of documents

 

October 31, 2017

Karla Pomeroy

Worland High School history teacher Randy Durr, has a passion for the 1960s and John F. Kennedy presidency. He took time Monday to discuss the assassination and the recent document release with the Northern Wyoming Daily News. Here, he stands in his classroom with his AP U.S. History I class. The classroom has several JFK memorabilia, including the life-sized figure (at the left), the photo at the airport and a poster (at the right).

WORLAND - Worland High School U.S. history teacher Randy Durr has a passion for the 1960s and President John F. Kennedy. With Kennedy's assassination 54 years in the past, he said it is time for all the documents surrounding the investigation to be released.

Last Thursday, President Donald Trump blocked the release of hundreds of records on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, bending to CIA and FBI appeals, while the National Archives came out Thursday night with a hefty cache of others.

According to the Associated Press, Trump said in a memo, "I have no choice," citing "potenti...



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