The Liberty Incident

Letter to Cristol from Admiral Isaac C. Kidd, Jr.

In a declaration dated January 9, 2004, Ward Boston claims Admiral Kidd:

(1) told Boston he was ordered to falsify the U.S. Navy Court of Inquiry Report,
(2) accused Cristol of being an Israeli agent,
(3) never spoke of Cristol except in disparaging terms.

The document contains a handwritten letter from Admiral Isaac C. Kidd Jr., USN (Ret) to A. Jay Cristol dated August 3, 1991 (with a typed transcription) and an inscription by Admiral Kidd to A. Jay Cristol on the pages of a US Naval Institute Proceedings article about Kidd. These suggest that Ward Boston has either a faulty memory or a vivid imagination.

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