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#1 the 'Hawk

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Posted 27 October 2003 - 09:09 PM

Oswald acted alone: ABC News

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ABC News has conducted an exhaustive investigation of the Kennedy assassination, complete with a computer-generated reconstruction, which irrefutably confirms that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone, the network said today.

A two-hour special on the event is scheduled to air Nov. 20, two days before the 40th anniversary of president John F. Kennedy's killing.

"It leaves no room for doubt," said Tom Yellin, executive producer of the special, narrated by Peter Jennings. He called the results of ABC's study "enormously powerful. It's irrefutable."

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ABC News worked with an expert who created a computer-generated reconstruction of the shooting based on maps, blueprints, physical measurements, more than 500 photographs, films and autopsy reports, ABC said.

It enables a person to view the scene from any number of perspectives, including what Oswald saw from the sixth floor of the former Texas schoolbook depository, Yellin said.

"When you do that, it's chillingly clear what happened," Yellin said.

Nothing like re-opening another of history's wounds, eh?

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#2 DWF

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Posted 27 October 2003 - 09:16 PM

I don't think we'll ever know the truth, but I do find it hard to believe that the "facts" are what we've lead to believe over the years. :unsure:
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#3 Rov Judicata

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Posted 27 October 2003 - 11:41 PM

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ABC News has conducted an exhaustive investigation of the Kennedy assassination, complete with a computer-generated reconstruction, which irrefutably confirms that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone, the network said today.

"Can bees think? A new study confirms that... no, they can't."
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#4 Dev F

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Posted 28 October 2003 - 01:11 AM

Javert Rovinski, on Oct 27 2003, 11:41 PM, said:

"Can bees think? A new study confirms that... no, they can't."
LOL!

I blame Oliver Stone for the fact that this is even an issue for people anymore, outside of conspiracy nutball circles. Though perhaps this isn't the right place to get into my feelings about JFK (in brief: I think it's a reprehensible propaganda piece that panders to and feeds some of the worst aspects of the national consciousness).

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#5 Ilphi

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Posted 28 October 2003 - 05:04 AM

Why do we need to know who shot JFK? Everyone knows that JFK assasinated *himself* to drive the conspiracy nuts crazy...  :angel:
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#6 CJ AEGIS

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Posted 28 October 2003 - 09:04 AM

Ilphi, on Oct 28 2003, 10:04 AM, said:

Why do we need to know who shot JFK? Everyone knows that JFK assasinated *himself* to drive the conspiracy nuts crazy...  :angel:
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#7 Jid

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Posted 28 October 2003 - 09:24 AM

^ You're wrong CJ!

It was Elvis!  ELVIS!

And the lochness monster planned the entire thing ;)
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#8 Nureek

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Posted 28 October 2003 - 01:44 PM

Damnit Ilphi!!!!  That was my line! :lol:

#9 FlatlandDan

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Posted 28 October 2003 - 01:46 PM

I didn't do it!!

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Posted 28 October 2003 - 01:48 PM

Jid, on Oct 28 2003, 02:24 PM, said:

And the lochness monster planned the entire thing ;)
Hey ..the loch ness monster is real  :alien:


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#11 Nick

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Posted 28 October 2003 - 03:49 PM

To steal a joke I heard in Neil Gaiman's "American Gods":

How can we be sure the CIA wasn't involved in Kennedy's assasination?
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He's Dead.

;)

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#12 Jid

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Posted 28 October 2003 - 04:32 PM

Raeven, on Oct 28 2003, 12:48 PM, said:

Jid, on Oct 28 2003, 02:24 PM, said:

And the lochness monster planned the entire thing ;)
Hey ..the loch ness monster is real  :alien:
Yeah... and he planned the entire thing!

Or are you an Elvis Denier ;)
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#13 Kosh

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Posted 28 October 2003 - 04:47 PM

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ABC News has conducted an exhaustive investigation of the Kennedy assassination, complete with a computer-generated reconstruction, which irrefutably confirms that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone, the network said today.



And the myth continues, and so few care.

History channel had a computer expert run the numbers. The guy had testified in over 200 cases. He said no less then three shoters, and none of the shots came from the school book building. The secrect service failed completely, to use their Standed operational procedures, or there wouldn't have even been an open window on all of Daliy Plaza, or anywhere else along the route. You can watch the Zapruder film, and see JFK's head pop backwards, and pieces of his head go out the back. Jackie climbs out onto the hood to grab a piece of his skull before agents pull her back into the car. And people still believe this Osward story. The man never fired a shot. He probably didn't even shoot the cop.
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Posted 28 October 2003 - 04:48 PM

Dev F, on Oct 28 2003, 06:11 AM, said:

Javert Rovinski, on Oct 27 2003, 11:41 PM, said:

"Can bees think? A new study confirms that... no, they can't."
LOL!

I blame Oliver Stone for the fact that this is even an issue for people anymore, outside of conspiracy nutball circles. Though perhaps this isn't the right place to get into my feelings about JFK (in brief: I think it's a reprehensible propaganda piece that panders to and feeds some of the worst aspects of the national consciousness).

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JFK is a seriously flawed movie (especially the unconscionable portrayal of nutball Garrison as a saintly hero), but interestingly, it seems that one of the big slams against Oliver Stone-- his assertion that Kennedy was planning to withdraw from Vietnam-- turns out to be not such a fantasy after all.  

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Posted 28 October 2003 - 07:06 PM

We *do* have software available now that can reconstruct events in a way that wasn't possible in years past. I'd love to see them re-analyze the ALL the forensic evidence (well, outside of exhuming the poor President, that is).
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#16 Uncle Sid

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Posted 28 October 2003 - 07:18 PM

*yawn*

At this point, who cares?  If there was a gigantic conspiracy to do something that was associated with JFK's death, it's already gone off long ago.  Hoover's dead and revealed as a crossdresser, the Communists are discredited and out of power except in NK and Cuba, Vietnam's not much more than an overused buzzword right now.  I assume that this junk is going to keep coming up until the last of the Baby Boomers die off, but at this point, there is no point.
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Posted 28 October 2003 - 07:34 PM

Ilphi, on Oct 28 2003, 05:04 AM, said:

Why do we need to know who shot JFK? Everyone knows that JFK assasinated *himself* to drive the conspiracy nuts crazy...  :angel:
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#18 Kosh

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Posted 28 October 2003 - 08:42 PM

Uncle Sid, on Oct 28 2003, 08:18 PM, said:

*yawn*

At this point, who cares?  If there was a gigantic conspiracy to do something that was associated with JFK's death, it's already gone off long ago.  Hoover's dead and revealed as a crossdresser, the Communists are discredited and out of power except in NK and Cuba, Vietnam's not much more than an overused buzzword right now.  I assume that this junk is going to keep coming up until the last of the Baby Boomers die off, but at this point, there is no point.
A President was murdered. I would think it would be in our countries best interest to know the truth about the thing, as far as possible, even at this late date.
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#19 bandit

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Posted 28 October 2003 - 09:06 PM

Ok ok ok, i confess!
i did it! now can we please move on?!?!  :ninja:

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Posted 28 October 2003 - 09:23 PM

You know, whether Oswald acted alone, or whether it was a conspiracy I don't know but there is something that has always puzzled me.

WHY did the secret service agent who was driving the car Kennedy and Connolly were in not speed off after the "first" gunshot??  Why?  :blink:

(Yes, I read that they had been 'partying' the night before but still, they should have KNOWN what a gunshot sounded like and sped off immediately!)

Just my opinion of course



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