Entries by jasonpartin

Havana 7

“The Committee believes, on the basis of the evidence available to it, that President John F. Kennedy was probably assassinated as a result of a conspiracy. The Committee is unable to identify the other gunman or the extent of the conspiracy.” “The Warren Commission was, in fact, incorrect in concluding that Oswald and Ruby had […]

Havana 3

“Partin was a big tough-looking man with an extensive criminal record as a youth. Hoffa misjudged the man and thought that because he was big and tough and had a criminal record and was out on bail and was from Louisiana, the home states of Carlos Marcello, the man must have been a guy who […]

Havana 6

“The defense then tried to get into the record some reference to Partin’s friendliness with Fidel Castro. It sought to introduce a letter from a Cuban general thanking Partin for help in training Castro’s militia. It tried to show that Partin had been trying to lease freighters to run arms into Cuba. But, needless to […]

Havana 5

“These [Baton Rouge Teamster] hoodlums make Marcello and the Mafia look pretty good.” “I won’t let Edward Partin and his gangster Teamsters run this state!” “[We’re going to arrest Partin] as soon as we get the evidence against him.” “Walter, get him out of my state. Now listen to what I am saying to you. […]

Havana 4ish

“These [Baton Rouge Teamster] hoodlums make Marcello and the Mafia look pretty good.” “I won’t let Edward Partin and his gangster Teamsters run this state!” “[We’re going to arrest Partin] as soon as we get the evidence against him.” “Walter, get him out of my state. Now listen to what I am saying to you. […]

Havana 4

“[Jimmy Hoffa’s] mention of legal problems in New Orleans translated into his insistence that Carlos Marcello arrange another meeting with Partin, despite my warning that dealing with Partin was fruitless and dangerous.” “He wanted me to get cracking on the interview with Partin. In June, Carlos sent word that a meeting with Partin was imminent […]

Havana 2

“We can report that Edward G. Partin has been under investigation by the New Orleans District Attorney’s Office in connection with the Kennedy Assassination investigation… based on an exclusive interview with an Assistant District Attorney in Jim Garrison’s office. We can report that Partin’s activities have been under scrutiny. In his words: “We know that […]

Havana: 01 March 2019

“Edward Grady Partin was a big, rugged man who could charm a snake off a rock. Jimmy Hoffa, the opening lines of Chapter 10 – The Chatanooga Choo Choo – in “Hoffa on Hoffa,” published by Stein and Day just after Hoffa vanished in 1975 Who can wait in stillness while the mud settles? Who […]