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Obituary: L Fletcher Prouty

Title: Obituary: L Fletcher Prouty
Date: Friday, 22 June 2001
Publisher: The Guardian (UK)
Author: Michael Carlson
Main source: guardian.co.uk

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US officer obsessed by the conspiracy theory of President Kennedy's assassination It is appropriate that Fletcher Prouty, who has died of organ failure following stomach surgery at the age of 84, will best be remembered as the model for the mysterious Colonel X, played by Donald Sutherland, in Oliver Stone's film JFK. Prouty, who believed the assassination of President John F Kennedy was a coup d'état perpetrated by elements of the United States military and intelligence communities, was a career military ... [Read the rest at guardian.co.uk]