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JFK: 40 Years Later / Conspiracy Theories (Part III) #742271

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Nov 20, 2003
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) The view of New Orleans district attorney Jim Garrison about a conspiracy in the assassination of President John F. Kennedy 40 years ago presented; details given of his arrest of businessman Clay Shaw for conspiring to kill JFK. [Former "New Orleans States-Item" reporter RoseMary JAMES†- says city residents consider life a theater; recalls the theories of the day in the 1960s.] [In 1967, GARRISON - comments on the case.] [In 1967, Shaw - denies the charges.] ["Case Closed" author Gerald POSNER†- calls Oliver Stone's movie "JFK" a "terrible piece of history."] The entire 26-second Zapruder film shown. [Presidential historian Douglas BRINKLEY - says the film became a piece of history; states America lost part of its innocence when the bullet hit the president in Dallas.] The 1978 theory of a fourth shot recounted; black & white film shown. [POSNER - recounts what can be determined about the shooting.]

Brown, Aaron

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