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By Rusty Tagliareni, Christina Mathews

Antiquity Echoes is a guided travel of a few of our nation's such a lot compelling deserted destinations. With a large spectrum of locations coated, readers may be jogging the darkish halls of an deserted psychological asylum on one web page and misplaced within the overgrowth of an deserted subject matter park at the very subsequent. With a spotlight on background and first-hand debts through the writer, Antiquity Echoes is much greater than a suite of images and textual content, it's an event story.

Photographer Rusty Tagliareni spent years touring the rustic documenting forlorn destinations during the usa, sharing his deep ardour for heritage and renovation and what has generated alliances with many historical societies and maintenance organizations.

What makes a spot worthy remembering? Antiquity Echoes ventures that this worth derives from the teachings a spot can educate us, even lengthy after it's been of use. regardless of how forgotten a spot has become, beneath the overgrowth, cracked paint, and dust of a while, lie numerous tales looking ahead to a sympathetic ear.

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Richard Helms—at the time a senior officer in the Directorate of Plans (CIA’s operations division), and later one of Johnson’s CIA directors—recalled that Johnson had lacked any real contact with or interest in the Agency before his sudden rise to the presidency. Every day, the vice president’s office received a copy of the CIA’s Central Intelligence Bulletin, but there is no evidence that he read it. Even if he did, the Bulletin included less sensitive intelligence reporting than Kennedy’s closely held Checklist.

And it worked. Clifton liked what he saw so much that he took the first “live” issue of the Checklist to Kennedy the very next day. 22 – the president’s book of secrets Starting a few weeks after John Kennedy’s inauguration in January 1961, the First Family had been spending fewer weekends in Washington than at Glen Ora, their leased country retreat just south of Middleburg, Virginia. Only twenty-five minutes from the White House by helicopter—roughly an hour by car—the four-hundredacre hunt-country estate appealed both to Jackie’s horse-riding habit and to her desire to escape the White House.

McCone, increasingly frustrated by his lost face time with the president, worked with Bundy to expand the Checklist’s distribution. Defense Intelligence Agency director Joseph Carroll had begun to see a copy, for his eyes only, a few weeks after Kennedy’s assassination. In February, copies also started going to a set of next-tier officials, including undersecretaries of state George Ball and Averill Harriman, State Department assistant secretaries Gove Griffith Johnson and Thomas Hughes, deputy secretary of defense Cyrus Vance, assistant secretary of defense for international security affairs William Bundy (the national security advisor’s brother), and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Maxwell Taylor.

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