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House Assassinations Committee / Kennedy Hearings #56000

ABC Evening News for Friday, Sep 08, 1978
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(Studio) House Assassinations Committee's testimony from ballistics expert supporting Warren Commission conclusion that same bullet struck both late President John F. Kennedy and then-Texas Governor John Connally reported.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) [Army ballistics expert Larry STURDIVAN - says bullet is capable of having gone through as much tissue as claimed and remain intact.] [Dallas Cnty. medical examiner Dr. Charles PETTY - says ammunition was designed to go thru people and that he's not surprised that it went through one person and into another.] Films shown to committee described and shown. [STURDIVAN - discusses reasons that Kennedy's head was thrown backward when bullet supposedly came from behind.] Film of assassination shown; photos also shown. New testimony about tests on fragments in Connally's wrist noted. [Committee cnsl. James WOLF - questions witness about fragments and bullet.] [U. of California chemistry professor Dr. Vincent GUINN - discusses findings connecting fragments and bullet.] Upcoming testimony from Lee Harvey Oswald's widow, Marina, reported Testimony so far stated as supporting Warren Commission

Hume, Brit;
Reynolds, Frank

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