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JFK: Inside the Target Car

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact:

Elizabeth Hillman: 240.662.2664

October 30, 2008 elizabeth_hill...@discovery.com – OR –

Joshua Weinberg: 240.662.5274

joshua_weinb...@discovery.com

DISCOVERY CHANNEL’S ‘JFK: INSIDE THE TARGET CAR’ EMPLOYS

STATE OF THE ART FORENSIC SCIENCE THAT YIELDS DEFINITIVE PROOF:

THE FATAL SHOT WAS FIRED FROM THE TEXAS SCHOOL BOOK DEPOSITORY

-- World Premiere One-Hour Special Airs Sunday, November 16, 2008, at

9 PM (ET/PT) --

(Silver Spring, Md.) –- Marking the 45th anniversary of the

assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Discovery Channel examines

that fateful day in Dallas, methodically employing cutting-edge

forensics and Zapruder film archives to definitively prove that the

fatal bullet was fired from the Texas School Book Depository. The

investigation is detailed in a world premiere special JFK: INSIDE THE

TARGET CAR, premiering Sunday, November 16, 2008, at 9 PM (ET/PT).

Decades after the Warren Commission determined that three shots were

fired from the Depository building; theories still linger about

additional locations and accomplices. To find the answers once and for

all, Discovery Channel assembles a team of experts to set up an array

of ballistic tests, trajectory analysis and the latest in forensic

artificial body creation.

To ensure the greatest accuracy in testing all possible theories, the

producers of the special traveled to Adelaide, Australia to employ

Adelaide T&E Systems, an engineering company that specializes in

creating exact human specimens utilized in military weaponry

development. Working with Kennedy’s hat size they create a replica –

matching the size and density of a human head. A special effects team

also built the Presidential limousine passenger area to finite

specification.

“JFK: INSIDE THE TARGET CAR is the latest example of using

break-through technology to authenticate scientific theories,” said

John Ford, president and general manager, Discovery Channel. “This

special encompasses an intensive forensic investigation that proves

the origin of the fatal bullet. It’s momentous for the network to

help support the science behind this definitive evidence.”

DISCOVERY CHANNEL / JFK – Page 2

The investigation team includes Gary Mack, Curator of The Sixth Floor

Museum at Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Texas and a 25-year veteran of

Kennedy investigations; world renowned sharpshooter Michael Yardley;

Wesley Fisk, Chief Operating Officer of Adelaide T&E Systems; and

veteran crime scene and forensic examiners Tom Bevel and Steve

Schlieble. A graduate of Britain’s Royal Military Academy Sandhurst,

Yardley has won more than 500 competitions as a civilian marksman.

To further assemble the pieces of the puzzle, the special interviews

key players from that November day. Jack McNairy and H.B. McLain are

two eyewitnesses who saw the blood-splattered limo before the Secret

Service ordered it cleaned and sent back to Washington D.C. Bobby

Hargis, a Dallas police officer in 1963 riding directly behind the

limo, provides crucial information about the effects of gunfire. And

finally, in one of her last recorded interviews, the late Nellie

Connally, who, with her husband, Texas Governor John Connally, was in

the car with President and Mrs. Kennedy.

Yardley looks through the scope of a high-powered rifle from four

different possible angles focused on a duplicate Presidential

limousine. The limo is in the exact spot where Kennedy was fired on

and filled with actors the same size as the passengers that day. From

vantage points at the south end of the overpass, the north end of the

overpass and on the grassy knoll, Yardley determines whether a shot

could have come from a second gunman at any of these spots.

After careful analysis of possible shot locations, the forensics team

structures, on a California firing range, the exact distances, angles,

and even wind speed in Dallas on November 22, 1963. High-speed

cameras roll as Yardley takes his best shot at the head replicas,

utilizing a Mannlicher Carcano rifle - the same type supposedly used

by Lee Harvey Oswald.

The results of these precision ballistics tests provide some clear

answers to the events that unfolded in Dealey Plaza. Comparing the

splatter patterns from these test angles, with the historical evidence

gleaned from eyewitness testimony and Secret Service reports, as well

as an exact digitized overlay of the Zapruder film, the forensic team

draws the definitive conclusion that the fatal shot could have only

come from the sixth floor window of the Book Depository and not

anywhere else, just as the Warren Commission determined in 1964.

DISCOVERY CHANNEL / JFK – Page 3

JFK: INSIDE THE TARGET CAR is the culmination of a four-part

investigative mini-series that has been supported by and aired on

Discovery Channel over the last five years. DEATH IN DEALEY PLAZA

(2003) analyzed all the photography of the assassination. JFK

CONSPIRACIES (2004) offered a detailed recreation of Lee Harvey

Oswald’s movements on the day of the assassination. Finally, BEHIND

THE MAGIC BULLET (2005) fired and closely duplicated the trajectory of

the so called “magic bullet” using many of the same forensic

investigators featured in JFK: INSIDE THE TARGET CAR.

Screeners are available as well as interviews with Gary Mack, Jack

McNairy and H.B. McLain and Executive Producer Erik Nelson.

JFK: INSIDE THE TARGET CAR is produced for Discovery Channel by

Creative Differences. Erik Nelson is executive producer and writer

for Creative Differences. Suzy Geller-Wolf is executive producer for

Discovery Channel.

About Discovery Channel

DISCOVERY CHANNEL (DSC) is dedicated to creating the highest quality

non-fiction content that informs and entertains its consumers about

the world in all its wonder, diversity and amazement. The network,

which reaches 98.1 million viewers in the US, can be seen in over 170

countries, offering a signature mix of compelling, high-end production

values and vivid cinematography across genres including, science and

technology, exploration, adventure, history and in-depth,

behind-the-scenes glimpses at the people, places and organizations

that shape and share our world. For more information, please visit

www.discovery.com.

About Discovery Communications

Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISAD, DISBD, DISCK) is the world’s

number one nonfiction media company reaching more than 1.5 billion

cumulative subscribers in over 170 countries. Discovery empowers

people to explore their world and satisfy their curiosity through

100-plus worldwide networks, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal

Planet, Science Channel, Planet Green, Investigation Discovery and HD

Theater, as well as leading consumer and educational products and

services, and a diversified portfolio of digital media services

including HowStuffWorks.com. For more information, please visit

www.discoverycommunications.com.

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What garbage......If you use altered, doctored and fabricated evidence as your starting point you will get a bogus result......BS in BS out........The throat shot was from the front........The wound in the back was too low to exit his neck and hit Connally......Exit wound in back of JFK head.......Miss that wounded Teague.......Miss that hit sewer apron on Elm.....Miss that hit street behind JFK limo......Miss that hit sidewalk in front of knoll......Miss that hit chrome on front winshield and possibly windshield itself......Wounds to Connally........Evidence of doctored Z film........Altered autopsy photos.......Altered X-rays.....Missing autopsy photos.......Missing brain........I can go on and on.....I am sure these are all addressed adequately in this LN piece of crap.......Spare us.......

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I wasn't directly involved with the section on the fatal headshot that seems to have taken over the program, though I am aware of how it evolved. I am not supposed to talk about the program until it airs. At that time I will have a lot to say.

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Are any of these available on line?

They should give a pretty good indication as to where these people are coming from.

If by forensic they mean what can be introduced into a court of law, then the next show should be a forensic autopsy of the victim - filmed for all to see.

JFK: INSIDE THE TARGET CAR is the culmination of a four-part

investigative mini-series that has been supported by and aired on

Discovery Channel over the last five years. DEATH IN DEALEY PLAZA

(2003) analyzed all the photography of the assassination. JFK

CONSPIRACIES (2004) offered a detailed recreation of Lee Harvey

Oswald’s movements on the day of the assassination. Finally, BEHIND

THE MAGIC BULLET (2005) fired and closely duplicated the trajectory of

the so called “magic bullet” using many of the same forensic

investigators featured in JFK: INSIDE THE TARGET CAR.

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Bill :

They are all available here........

http://shopping.search.discovery.com/Disco...earchbutton.y=3

Though I am sure one could find the previous three used, perhaps at Amazon....

They have all previoulsy come to the same conclusion, one shooter,LHO, SBT, from the TSBD....none other...

Which is well known...

That is where these people are coming from....which again is well known from the past.....

Saying anything after a program is released, and out there, and that barn door has been opened, and the horse is out,

has done absolutely no good in the past.

B.....

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The information in the press release gives a clear indication of the case they want the program to make. But they can't tell people how to think, can they? Could the public today possibly be as naive as we were in 1964 when the WCR came out?

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Are any of these available on line?

They should give a pretty good indication as to where these people are coming from.

If by forensic they mean what can be introduced into a court of law, then the next show should be a forensic autopsy of the victim - filmed for all to see.

JFK: INSIDE THE TARGET CAR is the culmination of a four-part

investigative mini-series that has been supported by and aired on

Discovery Channel over the last five years. DEATH IN DEALEY PLAZA

(2003) analyzed all the photography of the assassination. JFK

CONSPIRACIES (2004) offered a detailed recreation of Lee Harvey

Oswald’s movements on the day of the assassination. Finally, BEHIND

THE MAGIC BULLET (2005) fired and closely duplicated the trajectory of

the so called “magic bullet” using many of the same forensic

investigators featured in JFK: INSIDE THE TARGET CAR.

Once their programs air there is usually a 'fan site' where you can post comments about the program. This one is not in the lineup yet, but here is the link.

http://dsc.discovery.com/search/siteindex.html

It's my recollection that BTMB got beat up on pretty badly there when it first aired.

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Are any of these available on line?

They should give a pretty good indication as to where these people are coming from.

If by forensic they mean what can be introduced into a court of law, then the next show should be a forensic autopsy of the victim - filmed for all to see.

JFK: INSIDE THE TARGET CAR is the culmination of a four-part

investigative mini-series that has been supported by and aired on

Discovery Channel over the last five years. DEATH IN DEALEY PLAZA

(2003) analyzed all the photography of the assassination. JFK

CONSPIRACIES (2004) offered a detailed recreation of Lee Harvey

Oswald's movements on the day of the assassination. Finally, BEHIND

THE MAGIC BULLET (2005) fired and closely duplicated the trajectory of

the so called "magic bullet" using many of the same forensic

investigators featured in JFK: INSIDE THE TARGET CAR.

Once their programs air there is usually a 'fan site' where you can post comments about the program. This one is not in the lineup yet, but here is the link.

http://dsc.discovery.com/search/siteindex.html

It's my recollection that BTMB got beat up on pretty badly there when it first aired.

Knowing their track record, why would you or someone like Gary Mack have anything to do with them, let alone sign a confidentiality agreement?

BK

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Are any of these available on line?

They should give a pretty good indication as to where these people are coming from.

If by forensic they mean what can be introduced into a court of law, then the next show should be a forensic autopsy of the victim - filmed for all to see.

JFK: INSIDE THE TARGET CAR is the culmination of a four-part

investigative mini-series that has been supported by and aired on

Discovery Channel over the last five years. DEATH IN DEALEY PLAZA

(2003) analyzed all the photography of the assassination. JFK

CONSPIRACIES (2004) offered a detailed recreation of Lee Harvey

Oswald's movements on the day of the assassination. Finally, BEHIND

THE MAGIC BULLET (2005) fired and closely duplicated the trajectory of

the so called "magic bullet" using many of the same forensic

investigators featured in JFK: INSIDE THE TARGET CAR.

Once their programs air there is usually a 'fan site' where you can post comments about the program. This one is not in the lineup yet, but here is the link.

http://dsc.discovery.com/search/siteindex.html

It's my recollection that BTMB got beat up on pretty badly there when it first aired.

Knowing their track record, why would you or someone like Gary Mack have anything to do with them, let alone sign a confidentiality agreement?

BK

I thought I had an opportunity to go to NARA to view the windshield. I've been trying to do that since 2001. NARA refused access to the windshield, even though my congressman. Jim Ramsted, wrote a great letter.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact:

Elizabeth Hillman: 240.662.2664

October 30, 2008 elizabeth_hill...@discovery.com – OR –

Joshua Weinberg: 240.662.5274

joshua_weinb...@discovery.com

DISCOVERY CHANNEL’S ‘JFK: INSIDE THE TARGET CAR’ EMPLOYS

STATE OF THE ART FORENSIC SCIENCE THAT YIELDS DEFINITIVE PROOF:

THE FATAL SHOT WAS FIRED FROM THE TEXAS SCHOOL BOOK DEPOSITORY

-- World Premiere One-Hour Special Airs Sunday, November 16, 2008, at

9 PM (ET/PT) --

(Silver Spring, Md.) –- Marking the 45th anniversary of the

assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Discovery Channel examines

that fateful day in Dallas, methodically employing cutting-edge

forensics and Zapruder film archives to definitively prove that the

fatal bullet was fired from the Texas School Book Depository. The

investigation is detailed in a world premiere special JFK: INSIDE THE

TARGET CAR, premiering Sunday, November 16, 2008, at 9 PM (ET/PT).

Decades after the Warren Commission determined that three shots were

fired from the Depository building; theories still linger about

additional locations and accomplices. To find the answers once and for

all, Discovery Channel assembles a team of experts to set up an array

of ballistic tests, trajectory analysis and the latest in forensic

artificial body creation.

To ensure the greatest accuracy in testing all possible theories, the

producers of the special traveled to Adelaide, Australia to employ

Adelaide T&E Systems, an engineering company that specializes in

creating exact human specimens utilized in military weaponry

development. Working with Kennedy’s hat size they create a replica –

matching the size and density of a human head. A special effects team

also built the Presidential limousine passenger area to finite

specification.

“JFK: INSIDE THE TARGET CAR is the latest example of using

break-through technology to authenticate scientific theories,” said

John Ford, president and general manager, Discovery Channel. “This

special encompasses an intensive forensic investigation that proves

the origin of the fatal bullet. It’s momentous for the network to

help support the science behind this definitive evidence.”

DISCOVERY CHANNEL / JFK – Page 2

The investigation team includes Gary Mack, Curator of The Sixth Floor

Museum at Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Texas and a 25-year veteran of

Kennedy investigations; world renowned sharpshooter Michael Yardley;

Wesley Fisk, Chief Operating Officer of Adelaide T&E Systems; and

veteran crime scene and forensic examiners Tom Bevel and Steve

Schlieble. A graduate of Britain’s Royal Military Academy Sandhurst,

Yardley has won more than 500 competitions as a civilian marksman.

To further assemble the pieces of the puzzle, the special interviews

key players from that November day. Jack McNairy and H.B. McLain are

two eyewitnesses who saw the blood-splattered limo before the Secret

Service ordered it cleaned and sent back to Washington D.C. Bobby

Hargis, a Dallas police officer in 1963 riding directly behind the

limo, provides crucial information about the effects of gunfire. And

finally, in one of her last recorded interviews, the late Nellie

Connally, who, with her husband, Texas Governor John Connally, was in

the car with President and Mrs. Kennedy.

Yardley looks through the scope of a high-powered rifle from four

different possible angles focused on a duplicate Presidential

limousine. The limo is in the exact spot where Kennedy was fired on

and filled with actors the same size as the passengers that day. From

vantage points at the south end of the overpass, the north end of the

overpass and on the grassy knoll, Yardley determines whether a shot

could have come from a second gunman at any of these spots.

After careful analysis of possible shot locations, the forensics team

structures, on a California firing range, the exact distances, angles,

and even wind speed in Dallas on November 22, 1963. High-speed

cameras roll as Yardley takes his best shot at the head replicas,

utilizing a Mannlicher Carcano rifle - the same type supposedly used

by Lee Harvey Oswald.

The results of these precision ballistics tests provide some clear

answers to the events that unfolded in Dealey Plaza. Comparing the

splatter patterns from these test angles, with the historical evidence

gleaned from eyewitness testimony and Secret Service reports, as well

as an exact digitized overlay of the Zapruder film, the forensic team

draws the definitive conclusion that the fatal shot could have only

come from the sixth floor window of the Book Depository and not

anywhere else, just as the Warren Commission determined in 1964.

DISCOVERY CHANNEL / JFK – Page 3

JFK: INSIDE THE TARGET CAR is the culmination of a four-part

investigative mini-series that has been supported by and aired on

Discovery Channel over the last five years. DEATH IN DEALEY PLAZA

(2003) analyzed all the photography of the assassination. JFK

CONSPIRACIES (2004) offered a detailed recreation of Lee Harvey

Oswald’s movements on the day of the assassination. Finally, BEHIND

THE MAGIC BULLET (2005) fired and closely duplicated the trajectory of

the so called “magic bullet” using many of the same forensic

investigators featured in JFK: INSIDE THE TARGET CAR.

Screeners are available as well as interviews with Gary Mack, Jack

McNairy and H.B. McLain and Executive Producer Erik Nelson.

JFK: INSIDE THE TARGET CAR is produced for Discovery Channel by

Creative Differences. Erik Nelson is executive producer and writer

for Creative Differences. Suzy Geller-Wolf is executive producer for

Discovery Channel.

About Discovery Channel

DISCOVERY CHANNEL (DSC) is dedicated to creating the highest quality

non-fiction content that informs and entertains its consumers about

the world in all its wonder, diversity and amazement. The network,

which reaches 98.1 million viewers in the US, can be seen in over 170

countries, offering a signature mix of compelling, high-end production

values and vivid cinematography across genres including, science and

technology, exploration, adventure, history and in-depth,

behind-the-scenes glimpses at the people, places and organizations

that shape and share our world. For more information, please visit

www.discovery.com.

About Discovery Communications

Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISAD, DISBD, DISCK) is the world’s

number one nonfiction media company reaching more than 1.5 billion

cumulative subscribers in over 170 countries. Discovery empowers

people to explore their world and satisfy their curiosity through

100-plus worldwide networks, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal

Planet, Science Channel, Planet Green, Investigation Discovery and HD

Theater, as well as leading consumer and educational products and

services, and a diversified portfolio of digital media services

including HowStuffWorks.com. For more information, please visit

www.discoverycommunications.com.

Ah yes , right on time for the anniversary season, as usual.

It's gotten so I don't even have to look at my calender. :rolleyes:

-Bill

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Anything that appears on a television network about this subject has to support the official fairy tale. Other than the wonderful "The Men Who Killed The President" series, everything that has appeared on television about the assassination, since the moment Oswald was killed, has been a clear and obvious part of the coverup.

We are now 45 years removed from this event. What possible reason does someone producing a documentary about the JFK assassination have, at this point, to continue distorting the truth? For those of you who don't think there was a massive conspiracy, with the most powerful forces in the world behind it, how do you explain this continuing adherence to an account that any average first grader could see was impossible? The people writing and producing this stuff were either not born in 1963, or very small. Unlike the Tom Wickers and Dan Rathers of the journalism world, they shouldn't have an axe to grind here- they aren't merely covering up their own woefully inadequate performance in covering the crime of the century. Obviously, the powerful forces behind JFK's death still exist, or otherwise there would be no purpose behind the continuing coverup. I don't think the Discovery Channel is producing this sort of unbelievable nonsense in order to protect some long dead anti-Castro or renegade CIA elements.

The tact of using "technology" in order to sway those unknowledgable about the facts in this case, began in earnest on a "NOVA" PBS special back in the late 1980s. Walter Cronkite was trotted out one more time to lie about the assassination, and we were assured that the then new computer graphics could easily prove that such things as the single-bullet theory were possible. Since then, the likes of Dale Myers have used convoluted "technology" and seemingly impressive graphics to prop up the worn out, absurd Warren Commission fairy tale.

There is no independent press in this country outside of the internet. When it comes to subjects like the JFK assassination, there is no "left" or "right." Everyone with a public platform (congressmen, reporters, producers) agree that there was no conspiracy.

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Surprisingly, there was a FoxNews 2-hour special in 2003 that I did limo research for that did take a conspiracy stance. That was refreshing. However, they didn't do much more than pull out the usual suspects, such as Cyril Wecht, and go through issues that were not new.

Ironically, some of the work on the limo would have been new research, because it discussed how the WC used incorrect measurements and the wrong car for the re-enactment. That part was cut at the last minute, so it is possible that they too fell prey to the forces of the ongoing coverup.

But a tv program is basically entertainment that may also inform. A program can certainly present a case for an issue, but that's about it. Anything that attempts to tell the public what to think, such as the ABC/Peter Jennings show in 2003, is over-reaching its format.

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What garbage......If you use altered, doctored and fabricated evidence as your starting point you will get a bogus result......BS in BS out........The throat shot was from the front........The wound in the back was too low to exit his neck and hit Connally......Exit wound in back of JFK head.......Miss that wounded Teague.......Miss that hit sewer apron on Elm.....Miss that hit street behind JFK limo......Miss that hit sidewalk in front of knoll......Miss that hit chrome on front winshield and possibly windshield itself......Wounds to Connally........Evidence of doctored Z film........Altered autopsy photos.......Altered X-rays.....Missing autopsy photos.......Missing brain........I can go on and on.....I am sure these are all addressed adequately in this LN piece of crap.......Spare us.......

What does it tell us when 45 years after the assassination books such as CASE CLOSED and RECLAIMING HISTORY as well as tv programs such as the ABC/Peter Jennings 2003 show are spun through their publicity to be presented as though their had never been years of research and questioning? Aren't they simply the WCR redux? The spin process used with them is just the same as that used with the WCR when it came out in 1964, isn't it? People in high places, whom we are supposed to 'trust', tell us that something is so, even though it makes no sense, and we are supposed to follow like sheeple and not think for ourselves? What about the Garrison case in 1967 and the NBC White Paper that was simply a piece of distorted propaganda?

We can take a step back if we wish and observe the ongoing coverup that is taking place. Even boards such as this one are monitored by some who lurk and then report back to others. What does that tell us?

Who is it who makes the decisions to try yet another xxxxx? If there is nothing to hide, why would this even be necessary?

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Don,I have to respectfully disagree with you.I have seen a episode on the History Channel that shows Dr.Mantik addressing the altered X-Ray.Good stuff.

Edited by Michael Crane

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Don,I have to respectfully disagree with you.I have seen a episode on the History Channel that shows Dr.Mantik addressing the altered X-Ray.Good stuff.

Don :

This is not in reference to a History Channel.....program.

http://www.history.com/

It is another Discovery Channel program, in a so far series of four...

all coming to the same old...the W/C got it right.........

..Whose earlier programs have all been well known .....

for several years now, in doing so..........Nothing new.......

*******

But then it was the History Channel going back it was they who presented

TMWKK...and yes there was great information within, but as we know, they

were bought out after The Lady Bird siced her dogs , lawyers ?? on it.....

The last two in the series never to be made available again....more same old.

The LBJ, video undid it all.....

http://dsc.discovery.com/

Horse of a different colour......one could say...... :blink:

B........

Edited by Bernice Moore

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