JFK Files Describe Mysterious Call 25 Minutes Before Assassination

Other new details include a seashell bomb plot
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 27, 2017 3:42 AM CDT
Updated Oct 27, 2017 6:28 AM CDT
In this Nov. 23, 1963, file photo, surrounded by detectives, Lee Harvey Oswald talks to the media as he is led down a corridor of the Dallas police station for another round of questioning.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – A trove of thousands of previously classified documents relating to the assassination of John F. Kennedy was released by President Trump Thursday evening, just in time to comply with the 25-year deadline a 1992 law put into place. Multiple news outlets have been poring over the 2,800 documents, which can be seen here. Plenty of fascinating information has been found, and a few new mysteries have arisen. But so far, no bombshells have surfaced to back up far-fetched conspiracy theories—like Trump's claim that Ted Cruz's father associated with Lee Harvey Oswald. Some of what has been uncovered:

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