The assassination of john f kennedy

Apr 2018
2
Australia
#1
Hi i just need anyone (literally anyone) to answer these 3 questions for me :) it would help me out alot.

1. What is your age?
- <15
- 16-18
- 18-25
- 25-35
- 35+

2. In your opinion, who do you believe shot President Kennedy? If you are able to justify your opinion please elaborate.

3. Has anything influenced your opinion? (i.e movies, books, articles etc.) If so please specify
 

Bart Dale

Ad Honorem
Dec 2009
6,866
#2
Hi i just need anyone (literally anyone) to answer these 3 questions for me :) it would help me out alot.

1. What is your age?
- <15
- 16-18
- 18-25
- 25-35
- 35+

2. In your opinion, who do you believe shot President Kennedy? If you are able to justify your opinion please elaborate.

3. Has anything influenced your opinion? (i.e movies, books, articles etc.) If so please specify
Just saw this.

1. +35

2. Lee Harvey Oswald.

The gun that shot Kennedy was found in the building where Oswald worked, Oswald was known to have such gun, and Oswald was responsible for killing cop later tne same day. Not widely reported, but many did hear and see the gunmen in the window of the Book Depository. Oswald tried killing someone else before, Walker, and although not proven, the fragment of the bullet found at the scene had the same chemical analysis as the bullet that killed Kennedy.

Also, Oswald left work in the middle of the day just after the shooting, and did not wait around to be interviewed by the police, who certainly would have wanted to interview all tne people who worked at the building for what they had seen. I know that there is talk of a conspiracy, but everybody would have to be in on it - his wife, and others that gave information on him that help supported the view Oswald was the killer. Numerous witnessed identified him as the man who killed the cop. To support a conspiracy, you would have to suppose the use of someone who looked just like him, demomstrate more competency than the CIA has ever shown.

3. I was strongly influenced by MLark Fuhrman's "A Simple Act of Murder: November 22, 1963". He pointed out that police investigations are often more sloppy, with mistakes, than we like to think. (I recall that when the Prime Minister of Sweden was murdered, it was a reporter who found shells from the gun that shot him several days later.

The police had missed crucial evidence that an ordinary reporter easily found). Because of prestige of the victim, the autospy was conducted by military personnel who didn't havd experience in murder autospies, instead of more experienced police corners. Vital evidence was lost - windshield of the Presidential Limo was simply repaired, without preserving the damaged windshield frame as evidence. Fuhrman actually rejects the single bullet theory, but still believes Oswald was the lone gunman. Fuhrman believes that the single bullet tneory was created because vital evidence was lost or not preserved, and the single bullet theory was created to explain away tne lost evidence. And evidence like tne Zapruder film can be misleading. Fuhrman, who was an experienced detective, explained in real murder cases, you don't always get all the pieces to fit.

Fuhrman said there were lots of conspiracies - conspiracy to hide the fact of lost evidence, conspiracy to hide poorly conducted autopsy not done by corners experienced in murders, all kinds of conspiracies. Just not a conspiracy in killing the President, it was simple act of murder.
 

Pedro

Forum Staff
Mar 2008
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#3
Hi i just need anyone (literally anyone) to answer these 3 questions for me :) it would help me out alot.

1. What is your age?
- <15
- 16-18
- 18-25
- 25-35
- 35+

2. In your opinion, who do you believe shot President Kennedy? If you are able to justify your opinion please elaborate.

3. Has anything influenced your opinion? (i.e movies, books, articles etc.) If so please specify
It would be more instructive to know your age.
 
Aug 2015
2,254
uk
#4
1.+35

2. I certainly think Oswald shot at the cavalcade, but I think others knew and there was perhaps at least one other gunman, perhaps two. But Oswald was the 'stand out' gunman and so the 'patsy'.

3.Seen lots of documentaries and a couple of movies. Probably the most interesting theory is the one about the FBI accidentally letting off his gun, and firing into the President's car. Although fiction, I also enjoyed King's novel.
 

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