ASSASSINATION OF A U.S. PRESIDENT?
Harrelson was born in Huntsville, Texas in 1939. Harrelson was a hell-raiser
and he loved his reputation. He drove around Huntsville in Lincoln Continentals,
he wore custom-made suits and he always had massive amounts of cocaine in his
possession. He was also an expert card-shark.
considered him handsome, self-sufficient and charming. He opened the doors
for women, lit their cigarettes and refused to use profanity in their presence.
He also drunk expensive scotch and wine and read a variety of books.
hung out with his best friend Charles Rogers, who was in Navy Intelligence,
in 1956, Rogers joined the CIA. Rogers was suspected of killing his parents
but he disappeared. Reports indicate, that Rogers became an assassin.
was also an expert marksman. In 1960, he became a contract killer, one of the
best (and highest paid) in the world. In 1968, he was hired to kill businessman
Sam Degelia. He would serve time in Leavenworth for the murder.
being released, Harrelson’s wife gave birth to a son, Woody, who later achieved
fame as an actor on “Cheers.”
reporter Jack Anderson believes Harrelson was involved in the assassination
of John F. Kennedy. In the book “The Man On The Grassy Knoll,” John R.
Craig and Philip A. Rogers claim that Harrelson and Charles Rogers (who resurfaced)
were the two gunmen behind the picket fence on the Grassy Knoll and that Rogers
was the Lee Harvey Oswald imposter who traveled to Mexico a month before the
assassination. The book also makes claims that Harrelson and Rogers were
two of the three tramps arrested in Dealey Plaza on November 22, 1963. The Tramps were arrested and photographed. In the documentary “The Men Who Killed
Kennedy” it was revealed, top photographic experts matched Harrelson’s photo
against one of the photos of the ‘Three Tramps.” Conclusion, it’s the same man.
their release, Rogers reportedly left the country in a CIA plane to South America
and hasn’t been seen since. Reports indicate that Rogers was part of the
Iran-Contra program, another report says he was murdered in Honduras.
1979, Harrelson was paid $250,000 to assassinate Federal Judge John H. Wood
on May 29th, 1979. The Judge was killed by a clear perfect shot from a
murder investigation was the most intensive manhunt since the JFK assassination,
over $1 million was spent.
friend of Harrelson’s was arrested for an unrelated crime and turned State’s
evidence against Harrelson. The authorities went to arrest Harrelson.
He held them off for six hours, pressing a .44 against the side of his
face. He finally surrendered.
under arrest, he confessed to the murder of John F. Kennedy. He later
withdrew the confession but was convicted of murdering Judge Wood and sentenced
to two life terms.
1995, Harrelson attempted to break out of Atlanta Federal Prison. He was
recaptured and moved to Florence Maximum Penitentiary in Colorado.
year, son Woody Harrelson assembled a dream team of attorneys to file an appeal
on his father’s behalf. The appeal was denied. Justices declined without
comment to consider the case. At age 65, Harrelson is serving two life
sentences without parole.
Update: Charles Harrelson died in prison of heart failure in 2007.
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