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House Assassinations Committee / Kennedy Hearings #55623

ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 11, 1978
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(Studio) Testimony to House Assassinations Committee concerning possibility that 4th shot was fired at motorcade at time of John F. Kennedy's assassination noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Details about tape recording played for committee given; it's reported to have been made recently in acoustics tests in Dallas' Dealey Plaza, site of Kennedy assassination. Dallas police department tape of assassination sounds, made when motorcycle policeman accidently left radio microphone on, mentioned. [Acoustics expert Dr. James BARGER - says no evidence has been found to support theory of more than 4 gunshots, but there may have been 4.] Barger's testimony with regard to impossibility of 1 of 4 possible shots having come from Lee Harvey Oswald's gun detailed. [BARGER - states accuracy percentages for certainty of 2, 3, or 4 shots.] Committee's new tests with regard to time needed to fire Oswald's rifle noted.

(Studio) Committee chairperson Louis Stokes' comments on testimony quoted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Hume, Brit;
Reynolds, Frank

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