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Dr. Robert McClelland: ‘a story he feels compelled to share’

The doctor who tried to save JFK’s life shows a memento of a terrible day to WFAA-TV in Dallas. On this occasion, he appropriately chose not share what he has said elsewhere at length: The nature of the president’s wounds indicated he had been shot from the front and the back. Read more

In ‘The Parkland Doctors,’ distinguished physicians talk about JFK’s last moments for the first time

The Parkland Doctors

What prompted Bill Garnet, a man with a long career in the entertaining world of reality TV, to take on the daunting controversy of JFK assassination?

“A gaping hole in the story,” he said in a recent telephone interview “What happened in Trauma Room One?”

Actually Garnet, the Los Angeles-based producer of “The Parkland Doctors,” a forthcoming documentary about the seven doctors who tried to save President Kennedy’s life, has long been a student of the JFK case. As an undergraduate at the University of Miami he wrote his thesis the events of November 22, 1963.

But Garnet’s 30-year career as a TV producer and director took him in different direction.

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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.