Dealey Plaza on November 22, 1963, Digitally Restored For National Geographic Channel Doc



Speaking of a Dealey Plaza's redo ...

I've had a copy of National Geographic Channel's JFK: The Lost Bullet sitting on the desk for a week; haven't watched it yet, but there's time -- it doesn't air till Sunday at 8 p.m. And while it's said to show Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone on November 22, 1963, its more intriguing selling point is its restoration of several home movies taken on that fateful day in Dealey Plaza -- not only the Zapruder film, but also one taken by Robert Hughes. Per FOX News's selling point for its sister channel's special, the Hughes film upgrade shows "a shadowy figure moving about inside the sixth floor of the Texas School Book Depository building -- a figure believed to be Oswald." Well, that settles it.

Anyway. The video above offers a teasing glimpse of the special and of downtown on that day, which has never looked better.

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jfk
jfk

it was oswald (period). you can view the evidence here:http://www.youtube.com/user/8m...what is most frustrating about this national geo production is they promote high res 8mmof various witnesses films, specifically bell & nix but they only tease you with snippets, clips. you never see them in their entirety. 

11-22-1963
11-22-1963

As Mr. Wilonsky points out, home movies provide crucial depth in ultimately solving the assassination of  President Kennedy.  What continues to make this among the biggest mysteries of the 20th Century is that most Americans believe there was a conspiracy to assassinate the president.  A US House investigation agreed. 

Sixth Floor Museum official Mr. Gary Mack remarked this year on the discovery of a recently released film taken during President Kennedy's last night alive: "When I look at these films, I see people in the background with cameras and I know those pictures from that angle have not surfaced yet...and I wonder 'Where are these pictures? Why have these people not come forward?'"

Thousands of witnesses were on hand when President Kennedy visited Dallas and many brought cameras with them. Unseen home movies taken during President Kennedy's Dallas visit have been discovered untouched in attics and drawers nearly half a century later. The answer to the JFK assassination riddle is likely to be solved with such new evidence. The new novel 11-22-1963: New Evidence reveals how more movies surrounding the JFK assassination could surface. For details, visit http://11-22-1963.com.

Markallen
Markallen

Maybe when the Zapruder film finally makes it to blu-ray we'll be able to make the 2nd & 3rd gunmen out in the background, on our high definition TVs!

scottindallas
scottindallas

ed wallace seems to think the jfk murder is suspicious

tah dah
tah dah

This is still an open murder case in Dallas. But I'm pretty sure no one cares.

Not_fifty
Not_fifty

More agenda driven movie reviews. Pfui.

Fletch
Fletch

I have significant doubts that Oswald could've acted alone considering the moving target and piece-of-junk rifle he was using.

Also, I find it troubling that Fox News has ownership of The National Geographic Channel.  I enjoy Nat Geo's programming quite a bit, but I loathe Fox News.  Very disappointing.

Robert Wilonsky
Robert Wilonsky

Actually, per DPD: "The case was turned over to the Feds. The Warren Commission investigated federally. As far as official federal designation by Feds as open or closed, I don't know. We don't have any of the case file anymore."

Robert Wilonsky
Robert Wilonsky

I believe it's actually closed. Rather quickly too. But you know what: I've asked DPD. (A spokesmen there says they were told in the academy it was closed "in an hour and a half.")

Hannah Jossart
Hannah Jossart

Hilarious that no matter how much proof and evidence you're presented, even in HD, it isn't enough.  You're an effing idiot.  Turn your brain on.

dt&ot
dt&ot

That rifle is more than accurate enough, the shots have been duplicated and the distance from target was not that far.

Tom L (No, Not That L)
Tom L (No, Not That L)

I have significant doubts that Fletch could've acted alone in making his post considering the moving target and piece-of-junk computer he was using.

Also, I find it troubling that the Voice Media Group has ownership of The Observer.  I enjoy The Observer's Unfair Park quite a bit, but I loathe the Village Voice.  Very disappointing.

Jj
Jj

oh, brother. get over yourself.

Avi S. Adelman
Avi S. Adelman

The City Secretary has a website full of documents related to the Kennedy assassination.

http://www.ci.dallas.tx.us/cso...

"In 1989, and later through City of Dallas Ordinance 92-0438, the Dallas Police Department transferred to the Dallas Municipal Archives, Office of the City Secretary, all police records relating to the assassination. These records have been available to researchers since the transfer. The collection contains 11,406 documents and photographs, including homicide reports, affidavits, witness statements, newspaper clippings and correspondence. The collection is also available on microfilm. The Municipal Archives possesses the original files, except those that have been transferred to the federal government permanently."

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