The facts are in: In 1971 John Kerry attended a meeting of Vietnam Veterans Against the War at which a plan to assassinate U.S. Senators was debated.
This was the company line last week (March 13, 2004):
Kansas City Star – On at least one point the recollections align: A 1971 Kansas City meeting of the Vietnam Veterans Against the War was marred by talk – shouted down by a disgusted majority – of assassinating pro-war politicians.
Members of the group that John Kerry propelled to the center of the anti-war movement and that helped launch his political career do not agree, however, whether the man now on course to the Democratic presidential nomination was around for the debate. […]
John Hurley, who runs the Kerry campaign’s veterans operation, said he spoke to Kerry on Friday night.