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« Reply #15 on: November 24, 2013, 02:07:07 AM »

You be the judge, I guess:

http://www.assassinationscience.com/johncostella/jfk/intro/wound.html
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« Reply #16 on: November 24, 2013, 02:09:20 AM »

People have been arguing ever since it was released to the public in 1975 exactly what the Zapruder film shows.  We're not going to settle it here.
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« Reply #17 on: November 24, 2013, 07:30:34 AM »

I still think it was alien squirrels, but no one will listen to me.  Bluesad
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« Reply #18 on: November 24, 2013, 12:09:28 PM »

People have been arguing ever since it was released to the public in 1975 exactly what the Zapruder film shows.  We're not going to settle it here.
Yes, Indy.  One thing's for sure, we're not going to argue about it here. 
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« Reply #19 on: November 24, 2013, 12:12:22 PM »

Then why did you start arguing?
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« Reply #20 on: November 24, 2013, 12:55:18 PM »

A big piece of the United State's spirit, togetherness, and unified drive died with that great man that day, and we've never really quite recovered from it. Such a monumental loss.
Thanks for understanding. 
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« Reply #21 on: November 24, 2013, 04:56:42 PM »

People have been arguing ever since it was released to the public in 1975 exactly what the Zapruder film shows.  We're not going to settle it here.

It'll never be settled, there will always be those who says aliens did it for the Illuminati's birthday pie. TongueOut
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« Reply #22 on: November 24, 2013, 07:06:23 PM »

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People have been arguing ever since it was released to the public in 1975 exactly what the Zapruder film shows.  We're not going to settle it here.




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Feynman found that JFK’s head moved forwards at the moment of impact.

The laws of physics then tell us that the shot must have come from behind!

The backwards movement of the President’s head after Frame 313 then became the mystery. Were there two shots? Could there be some other physics explanation for this strange phenomenon? Did the red spray of blood force his head backwards, like a jet engine? Could his muscles have gone into spasm because of the brain damage?


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But Lifton made a discovery that, for more than two decades, was so incredible that it was not given much credence: the head wound shown on the Zapruder film does not at all match the wound described by eyewitnesses and the doctors that treated JFK in Dallas!



The Zapruder film, and whomever had control of it for all of those years before it was released to the public, raised more questions than it did answers.
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« Reply #23 on: November 24, 2013, 10:58:02 PM »

First Lincoln now this guy. Is JFK the one who pulled the sword from the stone and became King?
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« Reply #24 on: November 25, 2013, 12:12:06 AM »

Poor Lester.  Most Americans look up at least some of our Presidents; I have a feeling you wish the office had never even been created. Bluesad
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« Reply #25 on: November 25, 2013, 12:49:52 AM »

The pamphlets in Dallas were created by the local chapter of the John Birch Society, I believe - a fanatical anti-Communist bunch that flourished in the 1960's.

Thanks, Indy: you've cleared up a lengthy mystery for me. Cheers

Now I know why Don Siegel was referring to the JFK assassination and the society you mentioned in his autobiography while he was shooting The Killers: the studios were closed and one of his crew (a member of the JBS) wanted to work anyway.  Smile
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« Reply #26 on: November 25, 2013, 05:09:57 AM »

I took the time out from my lesson plans today and talked to each class about JFK and what his death meant to the nation, and especially to those of us in the Dallas Fort Worth area . . . I talked about who Kennedy was, and why so many loved him - and why so many hated him as well.  We listened to a portion of his First Inaugural Address.  Then we took the time to review a little bit of the bizarre life of Lee Harvey Oswald as well.  It was a teachable moment, overall.


Something I've always wanted to know and you're the best person to ask: what on earth is this all about?



How can someone accuse the President of treason?


Wow, Trevor, you don't understand American politics! Every President's political enemies accuse him of treason and want him to be impeached.





In America, we think when a politician pursues policies we personally disagree with, it is treason. Isn't that the way it works in other countries?


If I had to accuse my President of treason, I would be in jail very quickly.  Buggedout Buggedout
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« Reply #27 on: November 25, 2013, 05:12:30 AM »

One of the problems in looking into this event is that there were so many people who hated Kennedy that it gets to be like MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS - too many suspects!

And too many frightened seven year old kids in the audience: me in 1974, my first movie.  TeddyR
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« Reply #28 on: November 25, 2013, 08:52:12 AM »


If I had to accuse my President of treason, I would be in jail very quickly.  Buggedout Buggedout

We take our freedom to criticize our public officials very seriously, and even if it gets hateful and ridiculous at times, it is better than the alternative.

Also, even though partisans constantly try to have the sitting President impeached, it's almost impossible to successfully do---we've had more Presidents assassinated than impeached.
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« Reply #29 on: November 25, 2013, 09:17:20 AM »

Also, even though partisans constantly try to have the sitting President impeached, it's almost impossible to successfully do---we've had more Presidents assassinated than impeached.

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