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From newsbusters.org

Liberal Radio Host/Lawyer Perpetuates Slander That Dallas Schoolchildren Cheered News of JFK's Death

by Jack Coleman

January 16, 2011

Excerpt:

How do we know that grade-school students in Dallas spontaneously cheered the news that President John F. Kennedy was murdered in their city?

Because it's been repeated ad infinitum for almost half a century. Therefore it must be true, right?

It's a belief that's taken on the aura of holy writ to liberals, thanks to propapandists like radio host and lawyer Mike Papantonio in

preserving its mythology for each new generation of true believers....

....The suspicious assertion about Dallas schoolchildren originated with a specific journalist, one whose career was derailed decades later

after another spurious claim, this time alleging that future president George W. Bush had dodged National Guard service -- an ambitious young

CBS reporter named Dan Rather.

Then chief of the new CBS News bureau in New Orleans, Rather was in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963 to cover the Kennedy visit. In his 1977 book

"The Camera Never Blinks: Adventures of a TV Journalist," here's how he recounts the origins of the story about Dallas schoolchildren --

Full story: http://newsbusters.org/blogs/jack-coleman/2011/01/16/liberal-radio-hostlawyer-perpetuates-slander-dallas-schoolchildren-che

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Dan Rather was also the first conduit for bringing forth the new claim that JFK had a large exit wound at the front of his head.

A few months after Humes viewed fabricated autopsy photos at the National Archives, Humes decided that it was safe to move the massive exit wound up to the front of the head. Dan Rather interviewed Humes in June 1967 and during that interview, Humes stated, "The exit wound was a large irregular wound to the front and side; right side of the President's head," which means three and a half years after the assassination, the exit wound was in front.

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