Archive | John D. Sullivan

Who Knew What Before Freedom Summer

Months before the murders of Michael Schwerner, Andrew Goodman and James Chaney Mississippi Sovereignty Commission officials were talking about “doing something about the outsiders.” Here’s a fascinating memo sent to the head of the Commission by Vicksburg detective John D. Sullivan who did investigative work for the state-funded spy organization. Interestingly, a year before this […]

Searching for Information on John D. Sullivan

Cold weather is great for reading books. And I’ve been holed up for the past week doing just that while trying to learn more about John D. Sullivan, a Vicksburg, Miss. private detective and former FBI agent, who “committed suicide” Oct. 23, 1966, three years after the assassination of JFK. ——————El tiempo frío es grande […]