DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: Notes on a Crime

From FBI files last week came new evidence powerfully supporting the hypothesis that Dominican Dictator Rafael Trujillo engineered the international kidnaping of Basque Scholar Jesús de Galíndez from the heart of Manhattan on March 12, 1956. Released were papers of Pilot Gerald Murphy, the onetime Eagle Scout from Eugene, Ore. who flew the kidnap plane and later vanished in the Dominican Republic. Items:

¶ Murphy's log of the flight to Monte Cristi, an isolated airstrip on the north coast of the Dominican Republic.

¶ Murphy's preliminary flight chart.

¶ Notes in Murphy's writing mentioning Galíndez, Arturo...

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