Have any of you seen this new, stabilized version of the original Zapruder film of the JFK assassination?
If you have not seen it, here's a link: www.jfkmurdersolved.com...
Warning, it is VERY graphic (much moreso than the non-stabilized version of the film, because you can really see the gore, in all its detail, without
the shaky camera).
Watching that film, there's absolutely NO question that the shot did, in fact, come from behind.
Remember, when a bullet hits a head, the entry wound is often very small, and very clean. The exit wound is what explodes, as the bullet tears its
way out of the skull. Because of this violent exit force, the head will jerk back towards the shooter, and not away from it, as might initially be
the logical thought.
Simply put, and as can be seen in the newly stabilized Zapruder film, the initial impact causes a forward jerk of the head, followed by a slower
movement backwards, as the bullet travels through the skull, creating the force that causes the exit explosion, followed, finally, by a slump forward,
as he dies.
More on head-shot ballistics can be found here:
All this said, it proves to me that the fatal shot did, in fact, come from the Book Depository. I'm not willing to completely disregard the idea of
a second, or even third shooter. I'm also not willing to disregard conspiracy theories surrounding the assassination. It does make for another
possible conspiracy theory, however: suppose Oswald did act alone, and actually thwarted the CIA/Cuban/Whoever else that was actually planning on
assassinating JFK simply by beating them to the punch. Suppose Oswald really was made to be the patsy, not by government involvement, but out of
convenience - he was in the right place at the right time, and had the same ideas as whoever else was trying to assassinate JFK.
Speculation on conspiracy theories regarding this can go on forever. As far as the shot itself, having seen the stabilized version of the Zapruder
film, however, I think it pretty much closes the case as to where the shot came from.