Fifty fake business fronts
to launder money.

They waged a non-stop war against Castro.
Industrial sabotage, crop burning, etc.
All under the control of General Y.
He took the rules of covert warfare
he'd used abroad...

...and brought them to this country.
Now he had the people,
the equipment, the bases...

...and the motivation.
Don't underestimate the budget cuts
that Kennedy called for in March of 1963.

Nearly 52 military installations
in 25 states.

Twenty-one overseas bases.
Big money.
You know how many helicopters
have been lost in Vietnam?

Nearly 3,000 so far.
Who makes them?
Bell Helicopter. Who owns Bell?

Bell was nearly bankrupt when First
National Bank of Boston asked the CIA...

...to use the helicopter in Indochina.
How about the F-111 fighter?

General Dynamics of Fort Worth, Texas.
Who owns that?

Find out the defense budget since
the war began. $75 going on $100 billion.

Nearly $200 billion will be spent
before is over.

In 1949, it was $10 billion.
No war...no money.
The organizing principle
of any society, Mr. Garrison...

...is for war.
The authority of the state over its people
resides in its war powers.

Kennedy wanted to end the Cold War
in his second term.

He wanted to call off the moon race
and cooperate with the Soviets.

He signed a treaty to ban nuclear testing.
He refused to invade Cuba in 1962.
He set out to withdraw from Vietnam.
But all that ended
on the 22nd of November, 1963.

Since 1961, they knew Kennedy
was not going to war in Southeast Asia.

Like Caesar, he is surrounded by enemies.
Something's underway, but it has no face.
Yet, everybody in the loop knows.

Forget about combat troops.
He told McNamara he would pull out
the goddamn advisors!

He fucked us in Laos and now
he will fuck us in Vietnam!

He can't afford to implement it
before the election.