Fascinating Stuff

I don’t know who really shot Kennedy, but I do think Bigfoot was involved.

Lee Harvey Oswald was murdered two days after he was arrested for assassinating US President John F. Kennedy. But before Oswald died, he claimed that a damning piece of evidence against him — a photo showing Oswald holding the rifle that killed the president — was fake. In fact, he said his face was superimposed onto another person’s body to set him up.

The photo’s authenticity has been in question ever since, and it plays a key role in the conspiracy theory surrounding JFK’s death. The shadows in the photo seem inconsistent, and Oswald’s crooked stance under the weight of the rifle looks like he is about to tip over. Plus, his face doesn’t look the same as it does in his mug shot.

For decades, conspiracy theorists have used this image as key evidence to suggest that Oswald was framed. But decades of analysis — including recent 3D forensic analysis — has proved over and over that the photo is likely authentic.

2 Replies to “Fascinating Stuff”

  1. I´ve watched/read a fair amount of conspiracy stuff over the years and don´t recall that photo being as big a deal as some of the ballistics and other supposed weak points of the single assassin theory. But that imaging didactic session was cool.

    The comical aspect for me is the notion that the number of people allegedly involved in any conspiracy would keep this quiet over decades. It´s impossible to keep a secret between three people, and this would involve . . . dozens?

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