JFK Facts Top 5: Oswald and the theologians

The single most popular story on JFK Facts for the week of April 10-17 recounted how Lee Oswald apparently fired a rifle shot at Gen. Edwin Walker, a right-wing firebrand and critic of JFK, in April 1963. The second most popular story linked United Methodist minister Lance Moore and theologian James Douglass as a unique type of JFK author:

The top five:

1) April 10, 1963: Oswald tries to shoot Gen. Walker (April 10, 2014)

2) What theologians can tell us about the JFK story (April 15, 2014)

3)  Ex-flame says Jack Ruby ‘had no choice’ but to kill Oswald (March 21, 2013)

4) Didn’t do it: George H.W. Bush (April 6, 2014)

4) Was JFK going to pull out of Vietnam? (April 10, 2014)

1 thought on “JFK Facts Top 5: Oswald and the theologians”

  1. I was surprised the Bill Newman credible witness discussion didn’t make the top 5; it attracted some of the top Internet ‘Oswald did it’ sharks in waves. William Manchester has an interesting analysis of LHO in his 1967 book, ‘The Death Of A President’: Lee was competing with Ruth Paine for the affection & attention of Marina. The competition level increased after Ruth wrote Marina a letter telling her she ‘loved her’ & asked Marina to live together permanently. In other words(according to Manchester), Marina dumped Lee for a woman & Lee tried to impress her by shooting at both Walker & JFK. Pretty heavy stuff for 1967.

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