I was 16 years old when John F Kennedy was assassinated. It seemed more like a movie script than real life. Over the next few decades all kinds of theories abounded about who killed JFK and why?
DEJA VU: Inthe Warren Commission, after 8 months of studying the JFK assassination, published a book purporting to solve the case; they got virtually uncritical media support and coverage, but they were wrong. Inafter three years of studying the JFK case, Mark Lane published a book purporting to solve it; he got mountains of media coverage, but he was wrong. Inafter 17 years of studying the case, David Lifton published a book purporting to solve it; Time magazine devoted two pages to his book, and he got a lot of television coverage, but he was wrong.
Marina resided in suburban Dallas with Ruth Paine, a Quaker woman who was separated from her husband, Michael. Both women had two children, who also resided in the Paine home, while Michael resided in a nearby apartment. Ruth never charged Marina rent, noting the benefits she received from the friendship, including learning Russian, which Marina spoke proficiently.
With the high profile of many of these movies and the lack of detailed history curriculum in many schools, is Hollywood acting ethically in portraying less than factual accounts of actual events? Very few movies can display the passage of time accurately; so selective editing is required to maintain a decent running time for the movie. This problem in and of itself leads some historians to discount the use of the cinema as an accurate representation of events.
Rick Bauer, a reader in Florida, writes to tell of his personal experience in with David Ferrie, the New Orleans pilot who has been the target of JFK conspiracy speculation for decades. I was a USN scholarship student at Tulane. My instructor was David Ferrie ….
It is also riveting, earnest, dishonest, moving, irritating, paranoid, and, more frequently than one might expect, outright brilliant. Kennedy is a slick piece of propaganda that mostly works both dramatically and cinematically. As JFK progresses at an increasingly frenetic pace, we are continually hit with a barrage of images and sounds that are at times confusing — so as to heighten our own sense of paranoia — but that are invariably spellbinding.
Garrison was a man throughout the first nine seasons of South Park, but in " Mr. Garrison's Fancy New Vagina ," he became a woman. He later got a reverse sex change operation in " Eek, A Penis!
He recently won a national investigative-reporting award from the Society of Professional Journalists for his more-than decade-long investigation into a Philadelphia homicide. Shaw, a gay man, was the only person ever put on trial in connection with JFK's assassination. Garrison espoused that theory after investigators founds whips, chains, and leather regalia inside Shaw's residence. It took a New Orleans jury less than an hour to acquit Shaw.