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LHO vs. JFK

Some pundits have dismissed witness testimony placing shots in the area of the grassy knoll because Dealey Plaza is an echo chamber.

But Dealey Plaza isn't an echo chamber, is it? Among the witnesses who identified a shot location, it was one of two places: The TSBD Building or the grassy knoll. An echo chamber would have created multiple sound sources such that the shots couldn't be pinpointed, or witnesses would have identified more than two sources.

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Ever since Jack Ruby iced Oswald, people have speculated that LHO was part of a conspiracy or that maybe he didn't even pull the trigger – and not all of the questions and inconsistencies around the Oswald narrative can be resolved.

However, when Marina Oswald learned that the shots were fired from the Texas School Book Depository Building, she immediately suspected that her husband was the shooter.

How many women in America suspected their husbands of killing the president that day?

The Warren Commission 'concluded' that three shots were fired at the motorcade, and all three shots originated from the Texas School Book Depository Building, mainly due to the discovery of three spent shells on the sixth floor - then it mused that perhaps only two shots were fired and the third shell was used as a chamber plug.

So which is it, Earl? If there were three shots, but only two fired from the Texas School Book Depository Building, then shouldn't we be looking for another shooter?

Texas had Miranda before Miranda - not that it helped LHO.

Consistent with the patriarchal attitudes that dominated most of the 20th Century, the panel of psychiatrists consulted by the Warren Commission wanted to blame Marina Oswald for the murder of the president.

In a rare moment of clarity, the Commission declined to pursue this vector.

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