Interview with John Conyers

How many witnesses were there? Can you give me a sense of what the hearings were like?


Well, first of all we went actually to the residence in which they were killed and made a physical examination of it, with lawyers and representatives of the families of the slain men so that they were pointed out the detail, we were examining bullets, and, ah, and, ah, where they were fired at, and, ah, the position that they were sleeping in the bed when they were killed, that this was actually a government execution that then had to go to the next step as frequently develops in government crimes is that there has to be a cover-up. So there was this exotic description of, ah, how there was some kind of alleged shoot out--as it turns out there wasn't at all, and, ah--