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  1. Good Day.... The Dealey Plaza Detailed Map is now updated that further provides 11-22-63 evidence, victims precise kill zone locations, witnesses locations, films + photos witnesses locations, suspected bullet trajectories, + additional important information + considerations gathered for you in one convenient resource + is always freely available for your key considerations + independent determinations, here.... https://i.imgur.com/iCxCJFb.gif (this Dealey Plaza Detailed Map updates my prior maps provided during the recent 21 years) .... Following the Dealey Plaza Detailed Map are also provided 5 additional key info graphics + considerations. (attached with this post is also available the Dealey Plaza Detailed Map without the additional info graphics + considerations) .... The easy to follow directions for printing your own free copy of the map are detailed for you on page 5 within my "Men of Courage: President Kennedy-elimination" homepages website. With respect to when you want to freely link to it for your research posts, presentations, and for including for your forum and website, please feel free to do so, anytime. .... Please feel free to share the DP map updated link with all friends + researchers. Best Regards in Research, ++++Don Donald Roberdeau United States Navy U.S.S. John F. Kennedy, CV-67, plank walker Sooner, or later, The Truth emerges clearly For your key considerations + independent determinations.... Homepages Website: "Men of Courage": President Kennedy-elimination Evidence, Witnesses, Photographers, Outstanding Researchers Discoveries, Suspects, + Key Considerations.... http://droberdeau.blogspot.com/2009/08/1-men-of-courage-jfk-assassination_09.html The Dealey Plaza Detailed Map: Documented 11-22-63 Victims Precise Locations + Reactions, Evidence, Witnesses Locations, Photographers, Suspected Bullet Trajectories, Outstanding Researchers Discoveries, + Important Information + Key Considerations, in One Convenient Resource.... https://i.imgur.com/iCxCJFb.gif ( updated map, + new information ) Discovery: Very Close JFK Assassination Witness ROSEMARY WILLIS Zapruder Film Documented 2nd Head Snap: West, Ultrafast, and Directly Towards the Grassy Knoll .... http://droberdeau.blogspot.com/2011/01/discovery-close-jfk-assassination.html Visual Report: The First Bullet Impact Into President Kennedy: While JFK was Still Hidden Under the "Magic-limbed-ricochet-tree".... http://i.imgur.com/rfRH5jX.gif Visual Report: Reality Versus C.A.D. : the Real World, versus, Garbage-in-garbage-out.... http://i.imgur.com/r8Ga26x.gif T ogether E veryone A chieves M ore For the United States: http://www.dhs.gov
  2. Good Day.... This is the audio recording of an interesting 11-22-13 interview accomplished with the ARRB's Deputy Director (and a judge), THOMAS E. SAMOLUK. Interestingly, in 1996 Mr. SAMOLUK stated to researcher VINCE PALAMARA that when Mr. SAMOLUK had been speaking directly with JFK's White House Aide and very good friend, DAVID POWERS, that POWERS, "agreed with your take on the Secret Service".... AUDIO: http://boston.cbslocal.com/?podcast_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.podtrac.com%2Fpts%2Fredirect.mp3%2Fnyc.podcast.play.it%2Fmedia%2Fd0%2Fd0%2Fd1%2Fd4%2Fd6%2FdP%2Fd0%2F146P0_3.MP3&podcast_name=NightSide+with+Dan+Rea&podcast_artist=Dan+Rea&station_id=&audio_link=true&config_file=config.xml&dcid=CBS.BOSTON ARTICLE: http://boston.cbslocal.com/2013/11/26/nightside-thomas-samoluk-talks-about-jfks-assassination/ Best Regards in Research +++Don Donald Roberdeau United States Navy U.S.S. John F. Kennedy, CV-67, plank walker Sooner, or later, The Truth emerges Clearly For your key considerations + independent determinations.... Homepage: President KENNEDY "Men of Courage" speech, and Assassination Evidence, Witnesses, Photographers, Suspects, + Outstanding Researchers Discoveries + Key Considerations.... http://droberdeau.blogspot.com/2009/08/1-men-of-courage-jfk-assassination_09.html The Dealey Plaza Detailed Map: Detailing 11-22-63 Victims Precise Locations + Reactions, Evidence, Witnesses Locations, Photographers, Suspected Bullet Trajectories, Important Information + Key Considerations, in One Convenient Resource.... http://img835.imageshack.us/img835/3966/dppluschartsupdated1111.gif (updated map, + new information) Visual Report: The First Bullet Impact Into President Kennedy: While JFK was Still Hidden Under the "magic-limbed-ricochet-tree".... http://img504.imageshack.us/img504/2446/206cropjfk1102308ms8.gif Visual Report: Reality Versus C.A.D. : the Real World, versus, Garbage-in, Garbage-out.... http://img14.imageshack.us/img14/5066/jsf.gif Discovery: "Very Close JFK Assassination Witness ROSEMARY WILLIS Zapruder Film Documented 2nd Headsnap: West, Ultrafast, and Directly Towards the Grassy Knoll".... http://droberdeau.blogspot.com/2011/01/discovery-close-jfk-assassination.html T ogether E veryone A chieves M ore For the United States: http://www.dhs.gov
  3. Good Day.... FYI.... http://onlineathens.com/local-news/2013-11-23/texas-doctor-tried-save-kennedys-life <QUOTE> Texas Doctor Tried to Save Kennedy's Life By JON MARK BEILUE MORRIS NEWS SERVICE – updated Saturday, November 23, 2013 - 11:05pm Sean Steffen / AGN Dr. Don Curtis speaks during a symposium at the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum Thursday, November 7, 2013 about his experiences in the Emergency Room at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas when President Kennedy was brought in. This year is the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination. Sean Steffen / AGN Media A surgery was scheduled for the afternoon, and Don Curtis thought it best to get a bite to eat in the Parkland Hospital cafeteria while he could. At about 12:30 p.m., the same ahead seemed routine, or as routine as it could be in a hospital. Curtis, who grew up in Amarillo, was 26. He was a resident in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Parkland in Dallas. But Curtis soon felt the weight of history was thrust upon him. “I saw what I thought was the president’s car, and it looked like it had just arrived at the ER entrance,” Curtis said. “I was walking down the hall, and a policeman ran up to me and said, ‘Are you a doctor?’ I said, ‘Yes.’ He said, ‘Hurry, come with me.’” In a matter of seconds, about 12:45 p.m. on Nov. 22, 1963, young Dr. Curtis was in Trauma Room 1 along with Dr. Charles Carrico and a nurse futilely attempting to save the life of President John F. Kennedy. Curtis didn’t have time to be overwhelmed by the enormity of the moment. He didn’t have time for anxiety. All he could do was be a doctor. Carrico was at the president’s head. He placed an endotracheal tube down the president’s throat and applied a respirator into the tube to maintain artificial respiration. Curtis then unbuttoned Kennedy’s bloody shirt and saw what he was certain was a bullet entrance wound in the pretracheal area of the throat. There was large swelling and blood on the president’s neck. Curtis then moved toward Kennedy’s ankle to perform a cutdown, where an incision is made and a vein is dissected for a catheter. “I pulled the president’s pants leg up and saw a piece of his brain and that gave me a clue his prognosis was not good,” Curtis said. By then, the trauma room was filled with every senior doctor as they watched their colleagues work on the president. Another doctor stepped in to replace Dr. Kemp Clark, a neurosurgeon who’d been working on Kennedy. He pulled up the president’s head to examine the back. Then came the words that will always stay with Curtis. “He said, ‘Stop. Stop resuscitation. This is incompatible with life.’” The room was quiet. “No one knew what to say,” Curtis said. “We just stood there looking at each other.” With all the hospital chiefs there, Curtis — a first-year resident — thought it best to now excuse himself. But Jackie Kennedy, the presidents’s wife, blocked his exit. So he remained as each chief examined the fatal head wound and left. Curtis, too, said he “got a good look at it.” The cerebellum of the brain was gone. Curtis went to tell the patient scheduled for afternoon surgery it was postponed. He made his rounds and then went home. In a meeting the following Monday, one day after assassin Lee Harvey Oswald was killed, the doctors there came to an understanding they would mention as little of what they had seen as possible. That is until President Lyndon Johnson put together the Warren Commission, a group charged with investigating the assassination. In short time, Curtis had a pre-interview with special counsel Arlen Specter. To Curtis, it seemed the future Pennsylvania senator was trying to sway, if not intimidate, him about Kennedy’s wounds. Curtis, along with several other Parkland doctors, he said, thought the throat wound was an entrance wound, not an exit one, which would mean more than one assassin. Specter kept pushing that he see it as an exit wound or a hematoma. Curtis believed later that narrative fit the official Warren report version that Oswald acted alone. Fifty years ago, there were no burgeoning conspiracy controversies. Curtis, familiar with gunshot wounds from his trauma room work at Parkland, just knew what he saw. In the official deposition with the Warren Commission on March 24, 1964, Specter asked Curtis 57 questions. Specter’s questions danced around the throat wound. Curtis tried to put that time behind him. He went on to a long and distinguished career in Amarillo. It unnerved him, he said, that of around 1,400 people called to testify before the Warren Commission, 118 died unusual and sometimes mysterious deaths. Oliver Stone’s 1991 conspiracy-centric movie, “JFK,” didn’t help. When the Warren Commission released its report in September 1964, more than 80 percent of Americans believed the veracity of its conclusion that Oswald was a lone demented gunman. Since then, conspiracies have sprouted and never gone away. According to a Gallup poll last month, 61 percent of Americans — including Curtis — believe the assassination was a conspiracy, though that’s down from 75 percent in 2003. There are those who have known Curtis for 40 years who didn’t know his place in history. Only as the 50th anniversary approached has he broken his silence, first with a civic club or two, then two weeks ago, at an event at West Texas A&M University. He could be the only living witness to the events in Trauma Room 1 at Parkland on that day a half-century ago. It’s a notion that has impacted him. “Through the years, it has been of little interest to me,” Curtis said, “but it has become worrisome to me in the last year. It was a terrible event. And it is still worrisome to me that I can’t reconcile my knowledge of what I saw with the findings of the government.” • Jon Mark Beilue is an AGN Media columnist. He can be reached at jon.beilue@amarillo.com or (806) 345-3318. His blog and video blog appear on amarillo.com. <END QUOTE> Best Regards in Research +++Don Donald Roberdeau United States Navy U.S.S. John F. Kennedy, CV-67, plank walker Sooner, or later, The Truth emerges Clearly For your key considerations + independent determinations.... Homepage: President KENNEDY "Men of Courage" speech, and Assassination Evidence, Witnesses, Photographers, Suspects, + Outstanding Researchers Discoveries + Key Considerations.... http://droberdeau.blogspot.com/2009/08/1-men-of-courage-jfk-assassination_09.html The Dealey Plaza Detailed Map: Detailing 11-22-63 Victims Precise Locations + Reactions, Evidence, Witnesses Locations, Photographers, Suspected Bullet Trajectories, Important Information + Key Considerations, in One Convenient Resource.... http://img835.imageshack.us/img835/3966/dppluschartsupdated1111.gif (updated map, + new information) Visual Report: The First Bullet Impact Into President Kennedy: While JFK was Still Hidden Under the "magic-limbed-ricochet-tree".... http://img504.imageshack.us/img504/2446/206cropjfk1102308ms8.gif Visual Report: Reality Versus C.A.D. : the Real World, versus, Garbage-in, Garbage-out.... http://img14.imageshack.us/img14/5066/jsf.gif Discovery: "Very Close JFK Assassination Witness ROSEMARY WILLIS Zapruder Film Documented 2nd Headsnap: West, Ultrafast, and Directly Towards the Grassy Knoll".... http://droberdeau.blogspot.com/2011/01/discovery-close-jfk-assassination.html T ogether E veryone A chieves M ore For the United States: http://www.dhs.gov
  4. The 11-22-63 Dealey Plaza Detailed Map Updated, + New Address Good Day.... The Dealey Plaza map that details 11-22-63 evidence, victims precise kill zone locations, witnesses locations, filmers + photos, suspects + suspected bullet trajectories, & additional important information + considerations gathered for you in one convenient resource has been updated with new evidence + information, and is now always freely available for your key considerations + independent determinations, here.... https://i.imgur.com/6omK72h.gif (this Dealey Plaza Detailed Map updates my prior maps provided during the recent 21 years) .... Following the DP map are also provided 5 additional key graphics + considerations. .... The easy to follow directions for printing your own free copy of the map are detailed for you on page 5 within my "Men of Courage" homepages website. With respect to when you want to freely link to it for your research posts, presentations, and for including for your forum and website, please feel free to do so, anytime. .... Please feel free to share the DP map updated link with all friends + researchers. Best Regards in Research, + ++Don Donald Roberdeau United States Navy U.S.S. John F. Kennedy, CV-67, plank walker Sooner, or later, The Truth emerges clearly For your key considerations + independent determinations.... Homepages Website: "Men of Courage": President Kennedy-elimination Evidence, Witnesses, Photographers, Outstanding Researchers Discoveries, Suspects, + Key Considerations.... http://droberdeau.blogspot.com/2009/08/1-men-of-courage-jfk-assassination_09.html The Dealey Plaza Detailed Map: Documented 11-22-63 Victims Precise Locations + Reactions, Evidence, Witnesses Locations, Photographers, Suspected Bullet Trajectories, Outstanding Researchers Discoveries, + Important Information + Key Considerations, in One Convenient Resource.... https://i.imgur.com/6omK72h.gif ( updated map, + new information ) Discovery: Very Close JFK Assassination Witness ROSEMARY WILLIS's Zapruder Film Documented 2nd Head Snap: West, Ultrafast, and Directly Towards the Grassy Knoll .... http://droberdeau.blogspot.com/2011/01/discovery-close-jfk-assassination.html Visual Report: The First Bullet Impact Into President Kennedy: While JFK was Still Hidden Under the "Magic-limbed-ricochet-tree".... http://i.imgur.com/rfRH5jX.gif Visual Report: Reality Versus C.A.D. : the Real World, versus, Garbage-in-garbage-out.... http://i.imgur.com/r8Ga26x.gif T ogether E veryone A chieves M ore For the United States: http://www.dhs.gov
  5. Good Day.... FYI.... http://www.dailymail...nstruction.html <QUOTE> Found: The Only Full-color Footage of Remarkable JFK Assassination Reconstruction School project leads principal to previously unseen video of assassination re-enactment Video had been sitting in the Lemons' kitchen cupboard for more than four decades City of Dallas planning ceremony with the tolling of church bells, a moment of silence and readings from JFK's most famous speeches 45-minute memorial will be free and open to the public By DAILY MAIL REPORTER PUBLISHED: 20:00 EST, 21 November 2012 | UPDATED: 23:18 EST, 21 November 2012 A school project centered around the assassination of President John F. Kennedy has unearthed a previously unseen video - a re-enactment of one of America's most historic moments. Seventh-grader Alyssa Leverton immersed herself in all things JFK for a school project about his death and the conspiracy theories that followed. The report was so well done that it was featured at a state competition, a feather in the cap of Miss Leverton's principal Mike Merrell, who boasted about the comprehensive assignment to anyone who would listen. Reconstruction: The video shows an agent posing as John F. Kennedy, with markings showing where the president had been shot PHOTO http://i.dailymail.c...239_634x469.jpg Catalyst: The discovery stemmed from a school project by seventh-grader Alyssa Leverton, who had immersed herself in all things Kennedy for the report Scene of the crime: Bobby Lemons' camera was rolling as he captured a federal investigation of the JFK assassination in Dallas - months after it happened One of a kind: The Lemons' footage is the only known color video of the reconstruction Bobby and Jan Lemons were no different, but they had something to add to the conversation - the only full-color video of a subsequent investigation into Kennedy's death. KTAB News reported that the video had been sitting in a kitchen cupboard in the Lemons' Big Country, Texas, home for decades. They said that they were a young couple when they visited Dallas in 1964 - months after Kennedy's death. As they arrived at the fateful roadway in Dealey Plaza, they found federal officials conducting a reconstruction of the murder. Mr Lemons took out his camera and began filming as they witnessed an agent posing as Kennedy, with markings showing where the president had been shot. It's the only known color video of the investigation. Planning: Officials can be seen staging the re-enactment as a man posing as Kennedy can be seen in the back seat PHOTO http://i.dailymail.c...291_306x423.jpg http://i.dailymail.c...268_306x423.jpg They didn't know what they had: The video sat in Jan and Bobby Lemons' kitchen cupboard for nearly 50 years. They were a young couple when they caught the re- enactment in 1964 PHOTO http://i.dailymail.c...841_634x465.jpg Hindsight: Activity can be seen at the window from which Lee Harvey Oswald shot Kennedy in the re-enactment video PHOTO http://i.dailymail.c...-83_634x421.jpg The real thing: President Kennedy smiles in the sun as he rides from the Dallas airport into the city with his wife and Texas Governor John Connally in a photo taken moments before he was shot Until they showed the video to Mr Merrell, the couple believed that what they had was of little significance. They have since donated the video to the Sixth Floor Museum in Dallas, which is located in the book depository from which Lee Harvey Oswald fired the fatal shots on Kennedy. Earlier this week, the city of Dallas announced that it will mark the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination next year with a ceremony featuring the tolling of church bells, a moment of silence and readings by Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough from the president's speeches. 'I think what we want to do is focus on the life and legacy and leadership of President Kennedy,' Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings said on Tuesday. Mayor Rawlings added: 'The tone is going to be serious, simple, respectful, and it's going to be about his life.' The commemoration on November 22, 2013, will take place in Dealey Plaza, where Kennedy's motorcade through downtown Dallas was passing as shots rang out. PHOTO http://i.dailymail.c...111_634x501.jpg Fateful Ride: President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy, and Texas Governor John Connally ride in a motorcade in Dallas, Texas, on November 22, 1963 The ceremony will begin at 12:25pm with the tolling of church bells across the city, followed by a moment of silence at 12:30pm, the time of the shooting. The Warren Commission that investigated the president's death concluded that Lee Harvey Oswald fired at Kennedy's motorcade from the sixth floor of the Texas School Book Depository and acted alone. Rawlings convened a committee of more than two dozen Dallas civic leaders to decide how to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination. He said the committee decided the commemoration should be a tribute to Kennedy's life. He added that students throughout the city will be learning about Kennedy and talking about ways they can fulfill his charge to think about what they can do for their country. PHOTO http://i.dailymail.c...925_634x417.jpg The Arrival: President Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy shake hands with dignitaries at Love Field airport in Dallas, Texas The ceremony, expected to last about 45 minutes, also will feature a performance by the U.S. Naval Academy Men's Glee Club in honor of Kennedy, who was a U.S. Navy veteran. Religious leaders will offer prayers and a benediction, and there will be a military flyover. 'This is an important day in a lot of people's lives – this is true for people throughout the world,'; Rawlings said. McCullough has written acclaimed biographies of Presidents Harry S. Truman and John Adams. He's won two Pulitzer Prizes as well as many other awards. The memorial will be free and open to the public. Read more: Couple Discovers Video's Historic Value 49 Years Later http://bigcountryhom...7113_start=3675 <END QUOTE> Best Regards in Research, ++Don Donald Roberdeau U.S.S. John F. Kennedy, CV-67, plank walker Sooner, or later, The Truth emerges Clearly For your key considerations.... Homepage: President KENNEDY "Men of Courage" speech, and Assassination Evidence, Witnesses, Suspects + Outstanding Researchers Discoveries and Considerations.... http://droberdeau.bl...ination_09.html Dealey Plaza Map Detailing 11-22-63 Victims precise locations, Witnesses, Films & Photos, Evidence, Suspected bullet trajectories, Important information & Considerations, in One Convenient Resource.... http://img831.images...dated110110.gif (updated map coming in 2012) Visual Report: "The First Bullet Impact Into President Kennedy: while JFK was Hidden Under the 'magic-limbed-ricochet-tree' ".... http://img504.images...k1102308ms8.gif Visual Report: Reality versus C.A.D. : the Real World, versus, Garbage-In, Garbage-Out.... http://img248.images...ealityvscad.gif Discovery: "Very Close JFK Assassination Witness ROSEMARY WILLIS Zapruder Film Documented 2nd Headsnap: West, Ultrafast, and Directly Towards the Grassy Knoll".... http://educationforu...?showtopic=2394 T ogether E veryone A chieves M ore For the United States: http://www.nationalt...ry7regional.gif http://www.dhs.gov/dhspublic/
  6. Good Day.... FYI.... http://www.science.t...u/articles/969/ (QUOTE) With Eye Toward Justice, Prof Takes Statistics to the Courtroom (PHOTO) http:// * no space * www.science.tamu.edu/articles/Spiegelman_USconstitution.jpg DR. CLIFF SPIEGELMAN Texas A&M statistician Cliff Spiegelman applies his professional expertise to make a difference in the courtroom, helping to provide justice for those wrongly convicted of crimes on the basis of flawed forensic science. (PHOTO) http:// * no space * www.science.tamu.edu/articles/Bullets_Spiegelman.jpg EVIDENCE IS EVERYTHING Photograph of one of the two full boxes of Mannlicher-Carcano bullets -- the same type believed to have been used in President John F. Kennedy's assassination -- that Spiegelman's team bought and he helped analyze for their previous award-winning study. Manufactured in 1954, the bullets now are considered antiques, Spiegelman says, mainly because most surviving bullets have been bought up by conspiracy buffs. COLLEGE STATION -- Cliff Spiegelman keeps a thank-you note from a client, along with a retainer for his professional services on that effort, a $1 bill. That's more than the distinguished professor in the Texas A&M University Department of Statistics often gets for his public service. But his mission to improve forensic science in the criminal justice system isn't about money. "I couldn't sleep at night, knowing that I didn't stand up and do the right thing," Spiegelman said from his office, where the United States Constitution, in four-poster-sized frames, looms over his desk. Spiegelman makes a few out-of-state trips a year to testify in cases in which he believes the forensic science is flawed. He often works with the Innocence Project, the national non-profit legal clinic dedicated to exonerating wrongfully convicted people through DNA testing and other post-verdict methods. But before Spiegelman agrees to take on a trial-level case, he has a prerequisite: He has to be convinced there's a chance the defendant is innocent. "My conversations with the defense lawyers go something like this: If your guy confessed to you and you believe him, please find someone else," Spiegelman said. Relying on his statistics expertise, Spiegelman was an ardent opponent of a method of forensic testing called Comparative Bullet-Lead Analysis (CBLA), which partly through his work the FBI discredited in 2007. The abandoned technique, which used chemistry to link bullets from a crime scene to those owned by a suspect, was first used following the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Spiegelman admits it's often been a challenge bringing statistics to the criminal justice system, where the concept of stare decisis -- the legal reverence to precedence -- makes changes to the system difficult. But, he says, it's a mistake not to embrace statistics in the courtroom. "There's always the chance of error," he said. "So, for instance, if a hair from the defendant is similar to one found at the crime scene, the issue is, what is the frequency of hairs that are similar in the general population? Ninety percent? Ten percent? One percent? The relevance of the evidence is based in part on how common it is. And that's a statistical issue." Spiegelman's interest in statistical forensics was sparked in 2002, when, because of his expertise in statistics in chemistry, he was appointed to serve on a National Research Council (NRC) panel to study bullet lead evidence. During the meetings, he would step out to inject himself in the stomach with a high dose of interferon as part of a difficult chemotherapy treatment. Spiegelman's doctor gave him a 50 percent chance of living. Instead of quitting the panel to focus on his treatment, Spiegelman immersed himself in the work with the stark realization that it could be his last professional act. The treatment was a success, and while he overcame the threat to his life, his passion for statistical forensics remained. In 2008, Spiegelman was a co-recipient of a prestigious national award for leading a team**** that published a paper finding that forensic evidence used to rule out the presence of a second shooter in President Kennedy's slaying was fundamentally flawed. He shared the American Statistical Association's 2008 Statistics in Chemistry Award with Simon Sheather, professor and head of the Texas A&M Department of Statistics, William D. James, a researcher with the Texas A&M Center for Chemical Characterization and Analysis (CCCA), and three other co- authors. ( ****NOTE.... the entire team that published its "The Annals of Applied Statistics" (2007) peers-reviewed research paper was Cliff Spiegelman, William A. Tobin, William D. James, Simon J. Sheather, Stuart Wexler and D. Max Roundhill.... The paper, "CHEMICAL AND FORENSIC ANALYSIS OF JFK ASSASSINATION BULLET LOTS: IS A SECOND SHOOTER POSSIBLE?" is always available for you here.... http://arxiv.org/pdf/0712.2150.pdf ) The paper showed that the bullet fragments involved in the assassination were not nearly as rare as previously thought, and that the likelihood that all the fragments didn't come from the same batch of bullets also was greater than previously thought. Bullet matches were found to be much more likely than was indicated in testimony presented before the House Select Committee on Assassinations, which was formed in 1976 to investigate the assassinations of President Kennedy and Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., as well as other shootings with similar national prominence. Spiegelman doesn't take a stance on whether he believes presumed assassin Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone. That's beyond his scope of examining the quality of the CBLA forensic science, he says. And though he often receives letters because of his assassination research -- like the one from a clergyman who says he delivered last rites to a condemned mobster in Central America who said the mob was involved, and the Aggie who claims to have found the second shooter's rifle in a hotel room the day after the assassination -- he stresses that he's not a Kennedy assassination buff. But Spiegelman says the Kennedy case is the ultimate example: If the science could be wrong in a case with intense public interest and with the government having all the resources it needed, then it certainly could -- and has often been -- wrong in much more low-profile cases. Spiegelman says the discrediting of CBLA as an unreliable procedure was the result of a years-long, multi-pronged effort. One of his co-authors on the Kennedy paper -- William A. Tobin, a former chief metallurgist for the FBI -- had been raising concerns about the technique since the 1990s, leading to the convening of the NRC panel that studied the technique. But it wasn't until national media such as CBS' 60 Minutes and The Washington Post started reporting on CBLA in 2007 that the FBI officially announced it would permanently discontinue use of the procedure. "It takes a village to take down bad forensic science," Spiegelman said. Spiegelman was a founder within the statistical sciences of the field of chemometrics, the science of using data to extract information from chemical systems. He also is a senior research scientist at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute, the state of Texas' transportation research agency. He joined the Texas A&M Department of Statistics in 1987 as an associate professor and became a distinguished professor in 2009. For more about Texas A&M Statistics, visit http://www.stat.tamu.edu. To learn more about the Innocence Project, go to http://www.innocenceproject.org. (END QUOTE) Best Regards in Research, Don Donald Roberdeau U.S.S. John F. Kennedy, CV-67, plank walker Sooner, or later, The Truth emerges Clearly For your considerations.... Homepage: President KENNEDY "Men of Courage" speech, and Assassination Evidence, Witnesses, Suspects + Outstanding Researchers Discoveries and Considerations.... http://droberdeau.bl...ination_09.html Dealey Plaza Map Detailing 11-22-63 Victims precise locations, Witnesses, Films & Photos, Evidence, Suspected bullet trajectories, Important information & Considerations, in One Convenient Resource.... http://img831.images...dated110110.gif (updated map coming in 2012) Visual Report: "The FirstBullet Impact Into President Kennedy: while JFK was Hidden Under the 'magic-limbed-ricochet-tree' ".... http://img504.images...k1102308ms8.gif Visual Report: Reality versus C.A.D. : the Real World, versus, Garbage-In, Garbage-Out.... http://img248.images...ealityvscad.gif Discovery: "Very Close JFK Assassination Witness ROSEMARY WILLIS Zapruder Film Documented 2nd Headsnap: West, Ultrafast, and Directly Towards the Grassy Knoll".... http://educationforu...?showtopic=2394 T ogether E veryone A chieves M ore For the United States: http://www.dhs.gov/dhspublic/ + + + + + + + + + + + + + "Better to light a candle, than, curse the darkness." 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