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McAdams, John, 1945-
JFK assassination logic : how to think about claims of conspiracy / John McAdams
1st ed
Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, c2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  E842.9 .M38 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 -- Assassination
Subject(s) Conspiracies -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Physical Description xi, 308 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-298) and index
Contents JFK assassination logic : how to think about claims of conspiracy -- The frailty of witness testimony -- Problems of memory -- Creating false memories -- Witnesses that are just too good -- Witnesses are not always worthless -- Bogus quoting, stripping context, misleading readers -- Things that "defy the odds?" -- More on "defying the odds" : the "mysterious deaths" -- "Foreknowledge" : did people know it was going to happen -- Signal and noise : seeing things in photos -- Think scenario -- Not all evidence is equal : using the reliable evidence -- Opinions are not evidence -- Too much evidence of conspiracy? -- Beware false corroboration -- How do we view government? -- Putting theory into practice : the single bullet theory -- Thinking about conspiracy : putting it all together

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