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Josiah Thompson on how to think about November 22

Josiah Thompson, known to friends as Tink, is the JFK researcher emeritus. As a philosophy graduate student in 1966, he was the first person (outside the CIA) to make a serious forensic analysis of Abraham Zapruder’s film of the assassination of President Kennedy. As a private investigator, he had a fascinating 30 year career.

Now Thompson is back with a new book, “Last Second in Dallas,” revising his findings in his classic “Six Seconds In Dallas.” I haven’t read the new book but this review is good and it highlights something I, and many other learned from him: how to think about the JFK story.

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Coming: ‘Last Second in Dallas,’ by Josiah Thompson 

Josiah Thompson was headed for a dull career as a college philosophy professor when he took an interest in the assassination of JFK.

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Comment of the week

By Photon – November 7

Willy, do you have any evidence that the bullet pictured as Wright’s pointed bullet actually IS Wright’s pointed bullet?

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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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