On May 11, 1970 (two days after the fatal crash), the DN set itself apart from all four, of the other papers, when an article was printed asking: What caused the, crash of Reuthers jet? So with the current anti-democracy campaign intended to Nazify America (and you know which orange figurehead and faithless political party this involves, as with Republican Senator Lundeen in 1940), Rachel Maddow 's new podcast Ultra (which premiered today!) He had been with the company three years. MISS MILDRED CHESSER, 1738 M. St., NW., Washington, D. C. His remains were spread about the area of impact. The Barfield Report, which was based on the primary examination of the unit, agreed: "One of the set screws was out of the rocking shaft, allowing the calibration arm assembly to be loose in the shaft. In the . Washington The death of 128 persons in Saturday's tragic two-plane crash points up weaknesses in the nation's 21-year-old air traffic control system. If you have questions, firstname.lastname@example.org. An even bigger problem is the complete lack of attention on what happened to the anthrax after it came from Ivins flask, if it did. If it was placed in the end of the shaft that did not have an end stone, it means that the improper jewel installation in the rocking shaft A was noted." However, the Civil Aeronautics Board, created only a year earlier after Sen. Bronson Cutting of New Mexico was killed in a plane crash ironically, Lundeen pushed for the legislation that created it raised further doubts in November when it issued an 87-page report of its investigation into the accident, even while concluding that the accident probably was caused by an extraordinary lightning effect., The report noted the fact that all-metal airplanes are frequently struck by lightning with no injurious results, and that the character of the lightning discharge, as well as its effect on the airplane and crew, in the present instance must be regarded as an extremely unusual occurrence. It added, Nothing within the ordinary range of experience and no combination of events of which the occurrence could be regarded as at all likely, would have sufficed to have produced this accident., Whatever the actual cause of the accident, Lundeens death had far-reaching political repercussions, just as Wellstones death did when Republican Norm Coleman defeated former Vice President Walter Mondale, who was a last-minute stand-in for Wellstone just 12 days before the election, and led eventually to Colemans defeat by Democrat Al Franken last November after a marathon vote recount. . This article was printed on May 11, 1970. As the court documents allege, the parent material of the anthrax spores used in the attacks was a single flask of spores, known as RMR-1029, that was created and solely maintained by Dr. Ivins at USAMRIID. 14 March 2000. That high-profile stance drew Vierecks attention. MISS EVELYN GOLDSMITH, of Pittsburgh and 1200 Euclid St., Washington. So were the bodies. Like so many on the Left then and now, he did not realize that those who fight for social change on behalf of the less-privileged elements of society are abhorred by conservative elites whether they be communists or not. Theme by AcademiaThemes, Formation of the Lovettsville Historical Society, Lovettsville Historic District Listed On the National Register of Historic Places, The History of Lovettsvilles Oktoberfest Celebration, History of the Potomac River Crossing at Berlin/Brunswick, Street Names of Lovettsville and Their Meanings, African-American Methodist Episcopal Church, Lovettsville, Virginia, New Jerusalem Lutheran Church, Lovettsville, Virginia, New Jerusalem Lutheran Church from WPA Historical Inventory Project, 1938, Providence Primitive Baptist Church (former site of Old Presbyterian Church), Lovettsville, Virginia, Reformed Church (now St. James United Church of Christ), Lovettsville, Virginia, St. James Reformed Church from WPA Historical Inventory Project, 1938, Brown Funeral Home, Lovettsville, Virginia, Freedom Masonic Lodge No. I believe. In 1985, when Detroit newsman William Gallagher asked why Nixon had wanted the file, Krogh was evasive, claiming a lack of memory.). The pieces of wreckage were strewn all over a two-acre stretch of ground. William Dee Becker (1876-1943) also known as William D. Becker of St. Louis, Mo. My study was confined to the following. He tried undercover techniques to keep me from finding out how he spent it. Odd that if the NTSB based their findings on the reports by Barfield and Kollsman Instruments that not only is there no independent confirmation of their existence but the safety boards report made no mention of the them or the first company and the second was only mentioned in passing. Its engines burst from theirnacelles. J. P. MOORE, co-pilot, Washington, D. C. U.S. Sen. Ernest P. Lundeen died 69 years ago this week in a crash that remains shrouded in mystery.  Also on board were "a Special Agent of the FBI, a second FBI employee, and a prosecutor from Criminal . But the prosecutor, John Rogge, went on to collect new information about the conspiracies in Germany after the U.S. military obtained control of Nazi government documents. In C. Wright Mill's words: "What people are interested in is not always what is to their interest; the troubles they are aware of are not always the ones that beset them. Whether this was due, to some form of political subversion or other powerful entities, we may. The Detroit Police nor J. Edgar Hoovers Federal Bureau of Investigation, attempted to discover who the perpetrators were.5, Why doesnt anyone seem to find it strange that this article was not enough. Lundeen cited a 2022 bill Polis signed that, he said, allowed for restrictive environmental building codes that raise housing costs. During World War II, Hoover made preparations to put all three Reuther brothers in custodial detention. When Senator Ernest Lundeen, an isolationist, was killed in a plane crash, Stassen appointed Ball to fill the remaining two years of Lundeen's term. A small plane crashed on a highway northwest of Atlanta, Georgia Wednesday morning, shutting down traffic, authorities said. "I was deeply saddened to learn that . The FBI reported: "He ran for the Common Council in Detroit in the 1937 election on a Communist Party of the United States of America ticket." Member donations are crucial to the work of our nonprofit newsroom. If the screw was. The plane hit . A drawing of this shaft and its jeweled bearings pointed out several areas of "possible interference" with the altimeter's accuracy as a result of these mismatches. Senator, and two FBI agents, because it is not what you think. My maternal grandfather was thrown in, front a moving train. In 1961, Attorney General Robert Kennedy asked him, Victor, and Joseph Rauh, an attorney for the UAW, to investigate the ultra-Right. with an altimeter setting 29.75 inches" This was similar to the altimeter reading uncovered after the crash of October 1964. Can you point to Senate votes on aid to the allies or sanctions against the Axis where shift of 1 or 2 votes would have made a difference? However, he had to temporarily step aside because his appointment expired the day of the election rather than at the end of Lundeens term. But five years earlier, a question: was the 1940 plane crash and the death of Senator Lundeen linked to the creation of the atomic bomb? Reuther said: I went to the icebox to get a bowl of fruit salad, my wife was just a foot from me. Though Lundeen had begun his political career as a Republican, he had run for office as a Farmer-Labor "Democrat" since 1933. Second, in the years before the fatal crash there had been assassination attempts against Walter and Victor. When I wrote my book I had not seen these files. . What good is another $100 pension if the world goes up in atomic smoke?" 2. FBI chief J. Edgar Hoover certainly never lost his violent bitter taste, stalking Walter for some forty years, using undercover informants and illegal bugging equipment. Former Minnesota U.S. Sen. Ernest Lundeen was killed in a plane crash on Aug. 31, 1940. These unions, as Victor Reuther describes them, were run by people who were "well soaked with both U.S. corporate and CIA juices. It was a dark and rainy night on May 9, 1970 near Pellston, Michigan. In the future he probably would have, he was a wonderful guy and it's too bad he didn't come around earlier. Willy Phillips Jr was 13 years old when he survived a plane crash that killed his father in 2010. Donations made by check can be made out to MinnPost and mailed to us at PO Box 18438, Minneapolis, MN 55418. The technical part of the report was like a foreign language to me. Apr 4, 2021 Thirty years ago, Republican Sen. John Heinz then Pennsylvania's most popular public figure died in a midair collision in Lower Merion. He then went on to become Minnesota Senator from 1937 until his untimely death in a plane crash on August 31, 1940. The bodies were burned beyond recognition except for dental records. It is hard to fathom what national security concern is involved or why the FBI and CIA still keep so many secrets about Walter Reuther's life and death. A National Assembly information official declined to comment on the possible meeting. 10) The News in Brief. Christian Science Monitor. This personality tranformation, called once famously a "trance-formation," was induced by the hyper-raumatizing, savage rape, torture and murder of innocent children in front of other children such as myself. To republish, copy the HTML at right, which includes our tracking pixel, all paragraph styles and hyperlinks, the author byline and credit to MinnPost. Ball, the youngest member of the Senate at the time and the first senator required to register for the military draft, served the remaining two years of Lundeens term and was elected to a full term in 1942. The jet Walter Reuther was on had been initially assigned a ferry job from Columbus to Akron, Ohio. No one received material from that flask without going through Dr. Ivins. The podcast said President Harry Truman was involved in that decision. This error was significant. ", Where you "not insinuating" the plane was sabotaged" Or only "not insinuating" FDR or Hoover were responsible? Im confused Tom because Evan, another moderator, asked us to keep out posts on this thread on the topic of the assassination but shortly after that you post irrelevant stuff like this you guys need to get your signals straight. I wanted to know more about him and, this paper gave me the opportunity to do just that. On Aug. 31, 1940, a Pennsylvania Central Airlines plane carrying Sen. Ernest Lundeen, along with 20 other passengers and four crew members, went down in a heavy rainstorm near Lovettsville, Virginia. She also said that parallels could be drawn between the attempts of Nazi Germany to undermine American democracy and in the 1930s and 1940s and the efforts of Russia and other nations to sow discord in the U.S. political system now. It is a shame that the political and, social atmosphere of the time would allow such a thing to happen. David Halberstam related the President Kennedy planned to replace John McCone as CIA Director with Jack Conway, Walter Reuther's chief political lobbyist. It said action is urgently needed to overhaul the system . The investigators recovered an altimeter believed to be the pilot, s and took it back to Washington, DC for analysis.12, The DFR, DN, MC, and NYT all printed the initial findings of the National, Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), but the final report that was released, on December 22, 1970 was totally ignored. FBIs Robert Mueller Still Engaging in an Anthrax Cover-Up, By: emptywheel Sunday November 1, 2009 6:55 am. Its wings flew off. MinnPost's in-depth, independent news is free for all to access no paywall or subscriptions. As the rocking arm rotated, erroneous information would be transmitted to the dials from the altimeter's pressure capsule. him, testimonials, and details about Reuthers funeral rites. MARGARET CARSON, hostess, Pittsburgh. The altimeter looked intact, even though it had been tampered with. U.S. army investigators approach the wreckage of a Air Force T-43 plane on April 6, 1996, near the Dubrovnik airport. Just as I started to look out the window I heard a terrific noise., We ran outside without even thinking of raincoats. The pilot had his engines wide open. There were several unusual defects noted, 1) A brass screw was found loose in the instrument case. . It is not only that [people] can be unconscious of their situations; they are often falsely conscious of them.". Fish could still shout. On the opposite end of the same rocking shaft the end stone was missing and the ring jewel was pushed off center. The senator would not say why. Viereck provided moral and financial support to a range of virulently anti-Semitic and racist organizations across the United States. Reuther, developed his passion for social justice from his father. You will be able to leave a comment after signing in, 1) A brass screw was found loose in the instrument case. A Kollsman Instrument Report attempted to explain the indentation: "Examination of the shaft indicated physical damage adjacent to the questionable screw hole in the shaft. For this he earned the wrath of powerful corporate and political interests. . "Pin installed was a P/N 371-80 (should be 1357-37)." It was suggested to the FBI by one of its informants that Walter Reuther's anti-communism was insincere, and merely a self-serving ruse in his quest for power. When recovered, the rocking shaft was bent, so the screw must have changed position. In early 1968 the UAW withdrew from the AFL-CIO and joined forces with the Teamsters and two smaller unions to form the Alliance for Labor Action (ALA), with a membership totaling over four million. It was explained to Victor Reuther that an intelligence agency was often involved in sabotage of a sophisticated nature. and that this was the question that faced them. Victor Reuther wrote: "I was still in Paris when the transfer of the $50 bills took place. Senator: Near Lovettsville, Virginia: Pennsylvania Central Airlines Douglas DC-3 NC21789 cn:2188: Flying through a thunderstorm in turbulence the plane nosed over and plunged to earth. Why is, that? A. H. ELLIOT, 5757 McKinley St., Washington, D. C. Lundeen's candidacy had as much or more to do with clearing her husband's name than in actually winning his Senate seat. Twenty minutes on the ground gave the saboteur enough time to change an altimeter. The spores in the attack came from RMR-1029 and Ivins controlled access to that flask. It was, in effect, an exercise in trade union colonialism.". Third, like the suspicious near-crash that occurred the previous year, the fatal crash also involved a faulty altimeter in a small plane. The story, unearthed while the nation is still trying to grapple with the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, is a reminder that democracy in the United States has been under threat before. A plane crash has killed at least 68 people, according to Nepal's . But there was no fire. As progressives in the AFL-CIO try to rally their forces, they would do well to remember those few especially dedicated and gifted union leaders who understood the broader social and political dimensions of the labor struggle. A. HOLLOWAY, interstate commerce commission, Washington. He served as Director of Naval Intelligence from September 1974 to July 1976, then moved to the Defense Intelligence Agency where he served as Vice Director until 1977. In 1937 Walter Reuther became the leader of a United Automobile Workers insurgent faction that included Communists. You suspect "the MSM has not shown the integrity or accuracy in its reporting and choices of what to cover" re:the crash (among other incidents) but I see no signs you looked at more than 1 or 2 articles. 9) Robert F. Kennedy Biography. He could not be sure whether he had introduced Viereck to his secretary, George Hill. Some were due to aircraft failures, but most by pilot inexperience. Every instrument rated pilot sets the field elevation published on the front of the control tower when he takes off. Its 22 passengers, two pilots and stewardess were all killed. He did not believe Walter Reuther's death was the result of a conspiracy, nor did he believe CIA had any motive to assassinate him. The gangling, trumpet-tongued Congressman was on the witness stand in Washington, called there to explain his relations with George Sylvester Viereck, veteran Nazi propaganda agent. Lundeen's husband, who had been tragically killed in a plane crash near the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia two years earlier, was reportedly under investigation by the FBI at the time of his death. Fish replied: "I am referring to you. union in America provided him with many resources to promote his agenda. BBC Radio 5 Live. I believe that the murder, attempt in 1938 had been retribution for his union activities at Ford Motor, Company. Lundeen doesnt do any of these things. By Albert Eisele Sept. 3, 2009 Courtesy of the Minnesota Historical Society Ernest. It was pointed out to Victor Reuther that no mafia figures had offered valid information on the plane crash. It was the first fatal accident in the airlines history and it shattered the proud safety mark set by the nations Commercial Airlines which had flown one and a quarter billion miles since March 26, 1939 without a single passenger fatality. He was previously the representative for Minnesota 's 3 rd congressional district as a Farmer-Labor from 1935 to 1936; the representative for Minnesota 's at-large district as a Farmer-Labor from 1933 to 1934; and the . 8) Martin Luther King-A Historical Examination. Click HERE to see this. Probably something wonderful. Right after her husband died in the crash, Norma Lundeen traveled to Washington, D.C. to remove a file that contained all the correspondence between Lundeen and Viereck from her husbands Capitol Hill office. Senate probe Our newspapers seem to have. refute those who believe that Walter Reuther was murdered? At one point he does try to visit the troops and is turned away by the military because hes seen as a, an almost unpatriotic figure.. The Kollsman Report stated: "The link from shaft A to the capsule is the unit which had the improper link pin in the spring clip on the capsule.". Lundeen was a senator from Minnesota and was a Farmer-Labor. The Wonderful Life and Strange, 15) Parenti, Michael and Peggy Norton. None this precludes the possibility that the plane might have be sabotaged, after all Ruether had a lot of powerful enemies but light is not going to be shown on the case by the likes of Weberman, he should stick to ruffling through peoples trash. They said it appeared the big ship was in trouble and the pilot had been trying to find a field large and flat enough for a forced landing. The struggles of Walter Reuther's life should cause us to give more than cursory attention to the questionable circumstances of his death. learn about all our free newsletter options, How a U.S. Lawyer ; Judge, Missouri St. Louis Court of Appeals, 1916-40; defeated, 1940; mayor of St. Louis, Mo., 1941-43; died in office 1943. 11) Pip, Edwin G. What caused the crash of Reuthers jet? Detroit News. The Fatal Crash: Some Disturbing Evidence. Ernest Lundeen 62, Minnesota U.S. . time (of the crash). Ella was born on May 14 1860, in Judson Township, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States. However, a bright spot on the arm in the area indicated (ref D) was in position in line with the set screw hole at the time the mechanism was removed from the case.". A driver's dashcam footage obtained by Fox News Digital shows the . ..Indication that the pilot. Perhaps Ultra will expound upon such a topic as its episodes go on. The mechanism construction isolated the unit to one of three major types, each of which had numerous variations, none of which were TSO certified. Click HERE to see this. Reuther's demise appears as part of a truncation of liberal and radical leadership that included the deaths of four national figures: President John Kennedy, Malcolm X Martin Luther King, and Senator Robert Kennedy, and dozens of leaders m the Black Panther Party and in various community organizations. The correct link pin ends were flat, while the incorrect one was tapered on one end. None of the hearers, however, were able to determine whether the plane had motor trouble. was a sham. That afternoon, Lundeen was killed in a Virginia . W. M. BURLESON, 57 Lock Lane, Richmond, Va. This finding was based on a test during which the rocking shaft "calibration arm set screw was loosened. This and is republished here under a Creative Commons license., Courtesy of the Minnesota Historical Society. Both papers had many details about his life and the plane crash that killed. His last major position was as the Deputy Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, a post he held from February 12, 1981 to June 10, 1982. Death of senator from Minnesota still shrouded in mystery, By Albert Eisele | Thursday, Sept. 3, 2009. What good is a dollar an hour more in wages if your neighborhood is burning down? Massey Managers Believed Coal Company Was Target of Obama Conspiracy, By Jef Feeley and Sophia Pearson - May 24, 2011 5:20 PM ET. Nearest to the scene, apparently, was LESTER MASON, whose farm home is on the opposite side of a knoll from which the plane flowed into the ground. According to Victor Reuther: "It was on the ground only 20 minutes, taxiing in and out before it loaded Walter and his party at 8:44 p.m. Suddenly the plane--flying on visual rules, not ground, controlledwas lower than it should have been. I'll say it again, on behalf of a lot of us, sorry, David, you don't get to be "that" guy. He was Johnson's biggest supporter. Ironically, the crash occurred almost exactly one year after Nazi Germany invaded Poland, touching off World War II. After talking to a scheduler for the Wellstone campaign, however, he reversed his decision and took off for Eveleth with Senator Wellstone and 7 others aboard. Meanwhile Lundeens widow, Norma, kept up a constant defense of her husband and threatened media outlets with lawsuits if they wrote about the conspiracies. And many of the released documents-some of them forty years old-are totally inked out. Trevor Lawrence threw four interceptions (one short of a Nathan Peterman) and the Chargers took a . Note that: i) it had been in the plane for AT LEAST 3 532.3 flight hours before the crash ii) was last reinstalled almost 500 flight hours before the crash and iii) its entire history from manufacture till crash seems to be known. Senator Ernest Lundeen reported killed today in the crash of a Pennsylvania Central Airlines plane, was the second member of the United States Senate to die in an airplane crash.. The crash that aviation officials deemed a " senseless accident " occurred when a helicopter flew too close to inspect the landing gear of the plane carrying Heinz. his home. Checking into such things is no easy task. His father, Valentine, a socialist, trained. (Victor believes the attempt against him was intended as a message to Walter.) After Rogge made public appearances to discuss those findings, he was fired. Victor Reuther: "My brother came out against it and that opposition persisted through the Johnson years. Consider the assassinations of the following individuals: 1) John Fitzgerald Kennedy our 35th president was murdered on November 22, 1963 while visiting Dallas, Texas. (Bloomberg) -- Taiwan's exports of integrated circuit chips rose in 2022 for a seventh consecutive year, further solidifying the economy's leadership status in a global semiconductor industry . There were three, witnesses who heard the plane before it crashed and then were subsequently, at the scene. Although funding non-communist labor unions was a common practice, had Walter Reuther misappropriated any of these funds, the CIA would have been able to get a handle on him. The lawmakers involved with Viereck all lost their seats in their next election. Who do you think now seems more reasonable and attractive to the MSM, David, you, Fetzer, or Adm. Inman. Victor Reuther wondered if organized crime or the Communist Party was involved. German ancestry. 14 March 2000. http://www.webcorp.com/civilrights/malcomx.htm. With all of, this information being public knowledge and not to mention a sensational, story, why did only one of the newspapers (DFP), provide any in-depth, reporting into the possibility of assassination? Lundeen was adamantly opposed to the United States involvement in World War I and campaigned on that stance. She later told federal officials the file had been lost in a burglary of her home. 2) An incorrect pivot was installed in one end of a rocking shaft. In 1938 he severed this association and some years later, after gaining control of the UAW board, he launched a purge of dedicated UAW organizers who were communists or close to the party. MinnPost | P.O. 14 March 2000. http://www.americanpredidents.com/kennedy.html, 7) Malcolm X. Senator from Minnesota became a key player in a Nazi plot, St. Paul Winter Carnival organizers intentional about inclusion, Not sitting this out: Minnesota Medical Association votes to support decriminalization of illicit drugs, Minnesota GOP stops bail out for Cleveland-Cliffs as part of mining unemployment extension bill, Program supporting Black mothers through pregnancy adds cultural component to maternal care, With or without court ruling, Minnesota lawmakers seek to restore ex-offender voting rights, D.C. Lend-Lease for example passed 60 31, with Lundeens successor voting in favor so it would have gone 59 32 if he lived. Certainly in the context of the rest of the post the message being comported was that you suspected the crash was not accidental. Former Senator for Minnesota. Another webpage written by Webberman* has what purports to be links to images of the Kollsman Report but they are dead and there is no trace of them on the Internet Archive (as if they never existed). One local store keeper said the engines sounded about as usual. Does Rep. Pete Stauber know the difference between the agencies he oversees? The jet engines were immediately stopped by the branches. This letter was distributed to political leaders, corporate. Don Jonz, 38, the owner of Pan Alaska, piloted the plane. Passengers: That certainly was not the case with the, The NTSBs preliminary ruling of what caused the crash of Walter Reuthers, plane on May 9, 1970, was printed on May 14, 1970 in the DN. Many of the newspapers went through the process of trying to explain, something about the life and times of Walter Reuther. He took it like a man who was loyally suppressing a big secret. ", HEMMING commented: "Sabotage of the altimeters would not do the job. The right engine ingested wood and. You don't file with just one clue. If it had crashed into the sea, this theoretically could have disrupted the signal of the plane's emergency transmitter, and sinking to the bottom in the frigid water could have made sure it was kept hidden . Born in East St. Louis, St. Clair County, Ill., October 23, 1876 . Pip mentions that there was absolutely no sign of trouble reported at the. Having succeeded in partnering with Lundeen, Viereck eventually enlisted another two dozen or so U.S. Senate and House members to help him establish a mass-mailing Nazi propaganda effort run out of the U.S. Capitol. Lovettsville is located in the northern tip of Loudoun county, Virginia, about five miles from Harpers Ferry, W. Va., and conceded by pilots to be one of the trickiest areas on the Washington Pittsburg run. Many details about his life and times of Walter Reuther attempt against him was as. 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