THE ZAPRUDER FILM
AND THE HEAD SHOT


WHAT DOES "BACK AND TO THE LEFT" PROVE?
ANYTHING AT ALL?


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A YOUNG CONSPIRACY BUFF (STUDENT) WROTE:

>>> "[After watching the Zapruder Film], out of 35 students in my classroom, 35 said the [head] shot came from the front; 0 said the shot came from the rear." <<<


DVP REPLIED:

Well, heck yes, they all thought that from JUST focusing on the "back
and to the left" reaction of JFK on the Z-Film. Cripes, who WOULDN'T?

But out of those 35 classmates of yours, how many have ANY idea what the autopsy report says re. JFK's head wounds? And how many have ever read the Warren Commission testimony of one James J. Humes, the lead autopsist? Any of them do those things? (I'm doubting they have.)

The "back and to the left" motion of President Kennedy's head is
definitive proof of NOTHING with respect to the precise direction from
which the bullet came.

The Zapruder Film is ONE PIECE of evidence to look at and evaluate,
sure. But why would anybody simply stop after watching the Z-Film,
toss up their hands, and say "That's it! He was shot from the front!
Let's have lunch!"?

That's silly.

Read the autopsy report and the doctors' statements. Put the pieces
TOGETHER. Don't leave them isolated (like most CTers seem to want to
do).

And there are the autopsy photos too....which tell us this:

There was only ONE entry hole in JFK's head -- and it was IN THE REAR
of Kennedy's head. Hence, there is no way POSSIBLE that the head shot
came from the FRONT:




IN ADDITION:

There's this super-slo-mo version of the Zapruder Film at circa Z312-
Z313 (linked below), verifying beyond very much doubt whatsoever that
at the exact moment the bullet strikes its target (i.e., JFK's
cranium), the President's head is being pushed FORWARD (away from the
Book Depository Building and in the same direction the speeding bullet
is travelling).

Only after this initial forward movement does JFK's head start to move
backward.



Plus (referring to the Z-Film at frames 313-320) --- There's the "ALL
BLOOD IS TO THE FRONT OF THE HEAD" thing too.

And the "NOT A SPECK OF BLOOD CAN BE SEEN AT THE EXIT POINT IN THE
BACK OF THE HEAD IF JFK HAS SUPPOSEDLY JUST BEEN HIT BY A FRONTAL
SHOT" thing too.

Does any conspiracy theorist have any "Frontal Shot" explanation(s) at
all for those two "blood" observations I just mentioned, which can
both easily be seen on Mr. Zapruder's movie?

And CTers can't really very logically use the excuse of "The Z-Film
has been faked". Why? Because almost all conspiracists think that the
"back and to the left" motion of Kennedy's head on the Zapruder Film
almost single-handedly convinces those CTers that a frontal shot hit
JFK in the head.

Therefore, with that popular belief in the minds of so many people --
who in the wide, wide world of conspiracy plots would be stupid enough
to go to the trouble of "faking" a film in such a way so that the end
result of such fakery would PROVE "conspiracy" in the eyes of so many
Z-Film viewers, rather than lead away from that dreaded "C" word?

That's just...well...frankly...crazy.

Food for Z-Film/Head-Shot thought.

David Von Pein
March 2007

LINK TO ORIGINAL POST (MARCH 24, 2007)


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