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Re: Suspects And Confessions
« Reply #4410 on: September 11, 2020, 08:46:35 PM »
Yup, and Tina might know things she doesn't realize are important, too.

At the moment, the big question I have for Tina AND the FBI is why they were tailing Tina and her husband in the mid-1970s. I spoke with Alan a couple of weeks ago and he confirmed that they were followed on multiple occasions. He is convinced they were FBI, but doesn't know if it was for surveillance or protection.

Getting some kind of conversation going with Tina is going to take something along the lines of Divine Intervention. Somebody, somehow who can earn her trust in a legitimate way, and help her open up about Norjak. Yes, Allison Berg got her on to the HC set, and as great an accomplishment as that was, it only touched the tip of the iceberg. Neither Allison, nor her boss at LMNO, Ted Skillman, really pushed the issues - why the silence, did she really talk with Byron H. Brown, what happened on 305 during the re-fueling, her relationship with the FBI, their surveillance, her medical status in 1979, what was Cooper really like, etc.

Gawd, the HC had such a gold mine at their fingertips - Bill Rataczak, Tina, Tom Fuentes, John Detlor, Robert Fuhriman, Himmelsbach, and they got so distracted by the Colbert-Rackstraw show. That might be the real legacy of "DB Cooper - Case Closed?" So many principals, so little probing....

...was it intentional? Orchestrated? Hmmm...
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Re: Suspects And Confessions
« Reply #4411 on: September 11, 2020, 08:57:08 PM »
Who talked her into coming on the show?
 

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« Reply #4412 on: September 11, 2020, 09:16:39 PM »
One could speculate that not a whole lot of leads were coming in and they possibly looked at Tina since she spent so much time with him..they might of looked at the whole crew as they do family members in a murder case..
 

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Re: Suspects And Confessions
« Reply #4413 on: September 11, 2020, 09:33:31 PM »
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Yup, and Tina might know things she doesn't realize are important, too.

She was decently thorough during the initial interviews, but her silence and reclusive lifestyle are confusing at best and tend to make her look suspicious. An innocent individual, regardless of their desire to be left alone, would should want to clear their name. The modicum of doubt surrounding her innocence will only grow stronger with silence.
 

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« Reply #4414 on: September 11, 2020, 09:40:34 PM »
You have to keep in mind she was constantly called upon to look at photo's answer questions. the media was probably ringing her phone off the wall for sometime..some people don't like the attention..celebrities act similar...
 

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Re: Suspects And Confessions
« Reply #4415 on: September 11, 2020, 10:59:11 PM »
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Who talked her into coming on the show?

Allison Berg. Allison said that she simply sent Tina a letter explaining the show wanted to tell a full story on Cooper, and she said yes.

Sounds a little too easy, eh?
 

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« Reply #4416 on: September 11, 2020, 11:00:28 PM »
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You have to keep in mind she was constantly called upon to look at photo's answer questions. the media was probably ringing her phone off the wall for sometime..some people don't like the attention..celebrities act similar...

Yup, it begs the question why she never hired a publicist to handle all the attention, or why NWO didn't provide her with that service.

I've volunteered to be her press agent, but I haven't heard back....
 

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« Reply #4417 on: September 11, 2020, 11:02:28 PM »
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Yup, and Tina might know things she doesn't realize are important, too.

She was decently thorough during the initial interviews, but her silence and reclusive lifestyle are confusing at best and tend to make her look suspicious. An innocent individual, regardless of their desire to be left alone, would should want to clear their name. The modicum of doubt surrounding her innocence will only grow stronger with silence.

I think her silence is deeply rooted in her effort to protect herself. But protected from whom and what remains undetermined.

One clue may be her religiosity. What woman carries a bible to work everyday? And why???

A side note: I just found out that Tina converted from Lutheran to Catholic in 1977. Not sure what it means, if anything, but I do find it interesting.
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