Tag Archive for Forensic Science

JFK: the truth about the first shot

While single-assassin theorists Max Holland and Luke Haag have an ongoing feud over whether the first shot fired at President Kennedy hit a street light mast, or simply hit the street, the strong probability is that both are wrong.

The vast majority of witnesses who saw President Kennedy’s reaction to this shot described a reaction consistent with his being hit by this shot.

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Is the Single Bullet Theory plausible?

A middle-schooler in Birmingham, Alabama, writing a paper for English class, recently asked me for my thoughts on the famous Single Bullet Theory,  the keystone of the official theory of the Lone Gunman.

I referred him to the most balanced and concise appraisal on the Web, which is found on the 22 November 1963 site: The JFK Assassination Single-Bullet Theory Explained.

Do ballistics experts agree Oswald was the lone gunman?

By Don B. Thomas

In a telling passage in his recent piece in Politico Magazine, “Warren Commission staffers remain convinced today that Oswald was the lone gunman in Dallas, a view shared by ballistics experts who have studied the evidence,” reporter Phil Shenon traffics in half-truths. Whatever the Warren Commission staffers think, Shenon’s claim is inaccurate and untrue. Read more

ISO missing Air Force One tape from 11/22/63

Appearing in Washington during Sunshine Week 2014, audio expert Ed Primeau explained his forensic analysis of a recently discovered audio recording from November 22, 1963.

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New JFK audio tape: what forensic science reveals

For Sunshine Week 2014, audio expert Ed Primeau explained his forensic analysis of a recently discovered audio recording from November 22, 1963, the day President John F. Kennedy died.

His comments point to a revelatory audio recording that the U.S. government has never made public in the 50 years since JFK’s assassination.

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