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in this interview.
"I had heard that the Warren Commission sealed its records for 75 years.
That bothered me, but I have the answer now, and it’s in the book.
They didn’t seal the records.
The records were sealed, but it had nothing to do with the Warren
Commission. I found an old National Archives rule that when they got
documents from a federal investigative body, as in this case of the Warren
commission, they sealed the records for 75 years, which is believed to be
the normal lifespan of a human. So that had nothing to do with the Warren
Commission. That rule since was completely eviscerated by the 1966 Freedom
of Information Act, and the JFK Act of 1992. So the records were
originally sealed but it had nothing to do with the Warren Commission,
even though an average person who has any view of the case would tell you
the Warren Commission sealed the records. Archives representative said the
Warren Commission got a bum rap on this. "
The sealing of records wasn't part of any cover up. It was normal
procedure. That procedure has been gutted by the two laws which Bugliosi