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To: marksw
Happy New Year, marksw. Interesting that you found and revived this thread. When I was a kid, I believed wholeheartedly that JFK's assassination was carried out by a conspiracy. It was only after some of the autopsy photos became public -- and I was a much better educated and informed adult -- that what's on the Zapruder film became obvious to me.

It unmistakably shows that the right front portion of JFK's head explodes outward and upward. It is a massive exit wound. The fatal shot came from somewhere behind JFK. Once I realized that the cottage industry that had sprung up about the assassination was essentially lying to me, it became much hard to trust any conspiracy theory.

246 posted on 01/02/2005 11:58:36 AM PST by Wolfstar (Where are you, Miss Beazley?)
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To: Wolfstar
I just want to say that i really agree with what a lot of you are saying. I believe that Oswald was the only shooter, and obviously shot Kennedy from behind. I don't really believe there was any sort of conspiracy, i think that the evidence speaks for itself. When you look at the Nix film, it's a lot easier to see the president's lean back after the head shot, so it makes sense that the shot came from behind. I'm writing a term paper on the assassination and reading a bit of what has been posted before seems logical and sensible, not thrown around and played with.
Our president was shot dead, that is a huge tragedy, it's something that people should make stories up about or demand that we lie about evidence to make it seem like there was a conspiracy. I've read all about these conspiracy theories; they all question every little thing, trying to make it look like there had to have been a conspiracy.
I just have one question:
Did the assassination make JFK look like a better president than he was thought to be?
247 posted on 02/22/2005 3:49:50 PM PST by sarahk
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