Nathan Whitlock. 15 Ibid. 16 McCollough: An Act of State, by William F. Pepper Verso, 2008 edition, pp. 73-74. 17 Army intelligence: William F. Pepper talk on his book, An Act of State, in San Francisco, Feb. 4, 2003. http://www.ratical.org/ratville/JFK/WFP020403.html. 18 Pepper quote: Ibid. 19 Gelber lead: FBI Headquarters file, Murkin King Section 10; Birmingham to director with copies to Memphis, L.A., Mobile/response to Miami report of April 6, 1964. 20 Hoover edict: FBI Headquarters File, Murkin King Section 10, director to SAC’s in Birmingham, Memphis, and Los Angeles. Order to hold ID checks and leads. 21 Ray phone call: Legacy of Secrecy, p. 604. 22 Judge Gelber later stated that Dade County state attorney files on the Milteer case—literally thousands of pages—had somehow disappeared from a warehouse in Miami. 23 Ray brother and Stoner: Ibid., p. 697. 24 William Bradford Huie, He Slew the Dreamer, New York: Delacorte Press, 1970, pp. 91-97. (The original title for Huie’s book was They Slew the Dreamer —until he decided to go with the Ray-as-lone-assassin scenario). 25 Ray and hypnosis: Legacy of Secrecy, p. 559. 26 Von Koss and intelligence work: Letter from Bernard Fensterwald Jr. to Harry Arons, Association to Advance Ethical Hypnosis, April 29, 1970, in Committee to Investigate Assassination archives, Washington, D.C. 27 Ray brother: Legacy of Secrecy, p. 561.