Mae Brussell

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Mae Brussell (May 29, 1922 – October 3, 1988) was a radio personality whose work has mainly focused on the assassination of US president Kennedy and the history of fascism.


Born in Beverly Hills, California, Mae was the daughter of the prominent Wilshire Boulevard Temple Rabbi Edgar Magnin[1] and great-granddaughter of Isaac Magnin, founder of the I. Magnin clothing stores.

In her early life, she was a married housewife with five children and living in Southern California. After the Kennedy assassination, she bought the 26-volume Warren Commission Hearings [2] and started studying, for herself, the evidence that Lee Harvey Oswald was a lone assassin.

In May 1971, after seven years of research, Mae appeared as a guest on KLRB, an independently owned local FM radio station. The response to her appearance was so good she became a regular weekly guest and afterwards had her own talk show Dialogue: Conspiracy (later changed to World Watchers International). In 1983 Mae's show moved to KAZU FM in Pacific Grove (picked up a by listener-sponsored) and there it stayed until her last broadcast (#862) on June 13, 1988. On October 3 of that year, at the age of 66, Mae died of cancer.

She also published articles in Paul Krassner's magazine The Realist.


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