Video coming later (if no copyright concerns kick it out haha)! The major UK documentary (now seen in Australia and elsewhere and soon to be worldwide) contains 15 major segments from yours truly! Dr. Wecht was filmed the same day (we live in the same hometown!), but separate from me (Covid concerns + timing). Ken O’Donnell’s daughter/author Helen O’Donnell makes a nice appearance, while Phillip Shennon does the “Oswald did it but ya never know-could be more to the story” trip. I have mixed feelings (but mostly positive) about the documentary: they did a sensational job including so much of my security/Secret Service concerns and information that it rivals or is actually BETTER than my short TMWKK appearance and my A COUP IN CAMELOT 15 minutes or so! On the other hand, while they allude to a plot and more to the story, they clearly go with Oswald as the (a) shooter, although they duly note his “I’m just a patsy” and other statements. Wecht receives short time but is able to criticize both the rifle and the single bullet theory. From MY perspective, sensational; from a pro-conspiracy standpoint, not so hot BUT I have seen much worse–at least dissent and other points of view are presented. In this day and age (2021 and the MSM), it is great!
Vincent Palamara was born in Pittsburgh and graduated from Duquesne University with a degree in Sociology.
Although not even born when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated, Vince brings fresh eyes to an old case. In fact, Vince would go on to study the largely overlooked actions - and inactions - of the United States Secret Service in unprecedented detail, as well as achieving a world's record in the process, having interviewed and corresponded with over 80 former agents (the House Select Committee on Assassinations had the old record of 46 with a 6 million dollar budget and subpoena power from Congress), not to mention many surviving family members, White House aides, and even quite a few Parkland and Bethesda medical witnesses for a corresponding project. The result was Survivor's Guilt: The Secret Service & The Failure To Protect President Kennedy.
Vince is also the author of the books JFK: From Parkland To Bethesda, The Not-So-Secret Service, Who's Who in the Secret Service, and Honest Answers about the Murder of President John F. Kennedy: A New Look at the JFK Assassination.
All told, Vince has been favorably mentioned in over 140 JFK and Secret Service related books to date (including two whole chapters in Murder in Dealey Plaza, The Secret Service: The Hidden History Of An Enigmatic Agency by Philip Melanson, and the Final Report of the Assassination Records Review Board, among many others), often at length, in the bibliographies, and in the Secret Service - and even medical evidence - areas of these works.
Vince has appeared on the History Channel's THE MEN WHO KILLED KENNEDY (VHS and DVD), C-SPAN, Newsmax TV, A COUP IN CAMELOT (DVD/BLU RAY), KING KILL '63, THE MAN BEHIND THE SUIT (DVD), National Geographic's JFK: THE FINAL HOURS (including on DVD), PCN, BPTV, local cable access television, YouTube, radio, newspapers, print journals, at national conferences, and all over the internet. Also, Vince's original research materials, or copies of said materials, are stored in the National Archives (by request under Deed Of Gift by the ARRB), the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, Harvard University, the Assassination Archives and Research Center, and the Dallas Public Library.
Vince Palamara has become known (as he was dubbed by the History Channel in 2003) "the Secret Service expert." As former JFK Secret Service agent Joe Paolella proclaimed: "You seem to know a lot about the Secret Service, maybe even more than I do!" Agent Dan Emmett calls Vince a Secret Service expert in his new book.