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The World’s Fisheries: A State of Emergency – Part 1
by Dick Russell from The Environmental Magazine
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Vacuuming the seas – the exploitative potential of commercial fishing Unprecedented Factory Fishing Operations Have Created a Global Crisis, As Species Dwindle and Catches DeclineAt sea 200 miles southwest of Iceland last summer, the crew of a super-trawler big enough to contain a dozen Boeing 747 jumbo jets unloaded a staggering 50 tons of oceanic […]

JFK & The Cuban Connection
by Dick Russell from High Times
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Havana’s Spies Spill the Beans at Top-Level Conference! Like Korea’s DMZ, the 90-mile strait that separates Havana from Miami is a place where the Cold War survives. This particular Cold War hotspot may have been the matrix for the conspiracy on the life of John F. Kennedy. But even as the JFK whodunit became a […]

Testimony of Dick Russell
by Dick Russell
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before the Assassination Records Review Board Hearing of 3/24/95 — Boston, Massachusetts Next, the board would like to hear from Dick Russell. Mr. Russell is the author of the 1992 book The Man Who Knew Too Much. Mr. Russell, we appreciate your joining us today. MR. RUSSELL: Thank you, Mr. Tunheim. I guess I would […]

Confessions of Conspiracy Theorist
by Dick Russell from Los Angeles Times Book Review
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Anyone who has delved into the Kennedy assassination literature knows that this is a stranger-than-fiction realm. Not only do we encounter double- and triple-agents, but double- and triple-Oswalds. Why, according to official government records, is the Lee Harvey who defected to the Soviet Union taller than the one who came back? Later, in New Orleans […]

Richard Case Nagell, The Man Who Knew Too Much
by Dick Russell
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In April of 1994, which was about a year and a half after my book came out, I came down the stairs one day and heard my answering machine going – and recognized this voice. Picked it up, and sure enough, it was Richard Nagell. He had received some documents I’d sent him, including the […]

Saving the Bass
by Angus Phillips from The Washington Post
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Writer Wages One-Man Crusade To Stem Their Rapid Decline Dick Russell remembers the first time. The 21-foot fishing skiff bobbed in the swell off the bluffs of Gay Read on Martha’s Vineyard. He was in the bow, casting a lure into the night. “We were fishing the tide. There’s a feeling when he hits. Even […]

‘I gotta stay here all this time for a million dollars’
by Dick Russell
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His blustery gripes aside, rookie actor Muhammad Ali is giving ‘Freedom Road’ his best shot It was on the last day of rehearsals for Muhammad Ali’s starring role a TV-movie, “Freedom Road,” Oct. 29-30) that John Travolta flew down to the Natchez, Miss., location to pay the world’s heavyweight champion a visit. The Greatest and […]

Little Havana’s Reign of Terror
by Dick Russell from News Times
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With more than 100 bombings in the last 18 months and an average of an assassination a week since last April, Miami’s 450,000 Cuban-émigré community is in the throes of civil war The crowds begin to gather at twilight in Miami’s Little Havana. They gather by the fruit and vegetable stands, and in the sidewalk […]

Back on the Waterfront
by Dick Russell from The Original Brando
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BY DICK RUSSELL On the waterfront, it is Sunday and Hoboken’s 5th Street Pier is still. The demolition team is gone, the Hudson is shuttered behind locked gates, and only the breeze breaks through to crease the trousers of Anthony “Tony Mike” DeVincenzo. “I kept this pier, and the Holland-America Line, closed for 16 days […]

All The Big Money Was On The Red
by Dick Russell from Sports Illustrated
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Led by an Irish import named Country Support in a kind of canine Kansas Relays, greyhounds had the rabbits running wild as the dogs scooted over a coursing park at Abilene for the U.S. Challenge Cup The bettors, decked out in Big Mac Sanforized overalls, perched along the wire fence. They were drinking Coors beer […]

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