May 22 1949, US Defense Secretary James Forrestal 'Suicide'

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May 22 1949, US Defense Secretary James Forrestal 'Suicide'

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Was the 1949 'Suicide' of Defense Secretary James Forrestal the First Major Domestic Political Assassination of the Emerging U.S. Deep State After WWII?
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By Jeremy Kuzmarov on Oct 27, 2021 01:13 pm

Will reopening what now appears to be the deliberately covered-up murder of Secretary James Forrestal implicate the CIA?

“He was brought before his time
To Arlington to reside.
Now, at last, the truth is known:
It wasn’t from suicide.�

On May 22, 1949, just before 2:00 a.m., America’s first Defense Secretary James Forrestal plunged to his death from a 16th floor window in the main tower of the Bethesda Naval Hospital in Maryland.

Forrestal had been admitted to the hospital against his will, diagnosed as suffering from “operational fatigue,� and kept in confinement in a room with security-screened windows for seven weeks while being treated with insulin-induced shock therapy and barbiturates.

Nobody except his immediate family was allowed to visit him, though then-Congressman Lyndon B. Johnson managed to gain entrance to his suite “against Forrestal’s wishes.�

The New York Times subsequently reported Forrestal’s death as a suicide, though the belt, or sash, of his dressing gown was tied tightly around his neck—indicating murder.. […]

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