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House Assassinations Committee / Kennedy Hearings #259849

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 07, 1978
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(Studio) House Assassinations Committee hearings on Kennedy assassination reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Testimony of Dr. Michael Baden, spokesperson for 8 of 9 panelists reviewing autopsy report and Warren Commission findings about Kennedy death, detailed. [BADEN - discusses panel's conclusions, with exception of Dr. Wecht, that 1 bullet struck both Kennedy and then-Texas Governor John Connally.] Baden's testimony about disappearance of Kennedy's brain from National Archives, where it was preserved after autopsy, and about single-bullet theory noted. Dr. Cyril Wecht's objections to single-bullet theory outlined. [WECHT - believes no single bullet or fragment of bullet that is known of could have caused all damage claimed in this case.] Today's testimony reported to support theory that Lee Harvey Oswald was lone assassin. Upcoming testimony mentioned.

Cronkite, Walter;
McManus, Jim

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