Tag Archive for Forensics

Dale Myers v. Max Holland on the first shot

In JFK Files: Holland’s Magic Bullet, Dale Myers critiques Max Holland’s recent writing on the first gunshot fired President Kennedy’s motorcade. Holland has argued that the first shot grazed the arm of a lamp post and missed the motorcade, hit a curb and injured bystander James Tague.

In characteristically sharp language, Meyers finds Holland’s version wanting in evidence and logic. Myers argues for the Warren Commission’s version of the gunfire.

JFK Facts contributor Pat Speer responded to Holland’s theory last week.

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Dr. Robert McClelland on the nature of JFK’s head wound


In his recent 6th Floor Museum talk, scholar Max Holland invokes what he calls a “consensus” of “rational” people about the origins of the gunfire that hit President Kennedy. As this interview with Dr. Robert McClelland of Parkland Hospital shows, there is no such consensus.

 ’11 Seconds in Dallas’: Max Holland comes under fire for his JFK theory

In a huffy blog post,Ballistics and the TruthDale Meyers and Todd Vaughan unload on Max Holland’s reinterpretation of Abraham Zapruder’s film, accusing him of “irrational logic, mockery, and distain (sic) for the truth ” 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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Dallas ER doctor talks about JFK’s wounds

From Deb Galentine, a compelling video interview with Charles Crenshaw, one of the doctors who saw JFK’s body shortly after the shooting.

What you need to know about the Warren Commission is …

via Arnaldo

“… since the very first staff meeting, Earl Warren set the standard:

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JFK GIF explains: Could Oswald have fired all the shots?

Robert Harris’ annotated GIF

Robert Harris offers a closely reasoned answer to that question, complete with a cool GIF of the Zapruder film to buttress his argument.

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Who found Oswald’s wallet?


The story of the murder of Dallas police officer J. D. Tippit on November 22, 1963, took an unexpected twist this past year.

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CTKA disputes NOVA’s ‘Cold Case JFK’

Last year I appeared on a PBS Show “NOVA: Cold Case JFK.”

Dr. David Mantik published an extended critique of the show on the Citizens for Truth about the Kennedy Assassination Web site.

Josiah Thompson also complained about the show’s marshaling of evidence.

JFK denialism limits PBS’s Cold Case

The PBS NOVA show, “Cold Case JFK,” which aired Wednesday night, had a very  limited agenda: proving that Single Bullet Theory (SBT) is plausible and show that a grassy knoll shot was impossible. The show’s focus on ballistics served to exclude the context of JFK’s assassination, and thus distorts the event’s importance by ignoring its political meaning.

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The single bullet theory and the perils of JFK denialism

In this report, CBS News seeks to portray the single bullet theory as “single bullet science” — and mostly fails.

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Audio engineer on the trail of a missing JFK tape from 50 years ago

When audio engineer Ed Primeau learned in 2011 about a previously unknown recording of radio communications to and from Air Force One on November 22, 1963, he volunteered his own time and expertise to enhance the tape for public consumption.

Air Force One

Air Force One on the evening of November 22, 1963 (Mary Ferrell Foundation)

That was the day the President John F. Kennedy was shot dead on a Dallas street and the new President Lyndon Johnson and First Lady Jackie Kennedy flew back to Washington with JFK’s body.

“I thought this could really be exciting,” Primeau said in a phone interview. “I’ve always been fascinated by history and the JFK conspiracy questions.”

Primeau, known nationally for his work analyzing recordings heard in the Trayvon Martin murder trial, worked with JFK researcher Bill Kelly at no charge to enhance the tape.

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Philadelphia exhibit puts visitors in JFK’s limousine seat

As commemorations of the 50th anniversary of JFK’s assassination go, this exhibit at Philadelphia University is one of the most vivid and unsettling.

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Doctor’s story rivets JFK conference

He was there as JFK lay dying.

The story of Dr. Robert McClelland never fails to fascinate. Fifty years ago, McClelland was a 34-year surgery instructor at Dallas’s Parkland Hospital who was called into the emergency room to treat President John F. Kennedy after he had been shot.

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The limits of science: NOVA looks at JFK as a ‘cold case’

What can science tell us about the assassination of President Kennedy assassination — and the investigations that followed?

NOVA, the PBS science show, will take a stab at answering that question with JFK Cold Case, a documentary scheduled to premier next November 13 in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of JFK’s assassination.

From the PBS press release:

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