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Chambers, G. Paul, 1957-
Head shot : the science behind the JFK assassination / G. Paul Chambers
Alternate Title Science behind the JFK assassination
Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2012, c2010
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  E842.9 .C46 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 -- Assassination
Subject(s) Forensic ballistics -- United States -- Case studies
Physical Description 264 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Reprint. Originally published: 2010
Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-256) and index
Contents The Warren Commission -- Edward Epstein : the single bullet theory challenged -- The witnesses -- How science arrives at the truth -- The medical evidence -- House Select Committee on Assassinations : the acoustic evidence -- Reclaiming history? -- The Zapruder film -- The second rifle in Dealey Plaza -- Why it matters
Summary What more can be said about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy? A great deal, according to this author, a physicist and ballistics expert. Drawing on his fifteen years experience as an experimental physicist for the US Navy, the author demonstrates that the commonly accepted view of the assassination is fundamentally flawed from a scientific perspective. He claims that the physics behind lone-gunmen theories is not only wrong, but impossible. The author devotes separate chapters to the Warren Commission, challenges to the single-bullet theory, the witnesses, how science arrives at the truth, the medical and acoustic evidence, the Zapruder film, and evidence for at least a second rifleman in Dealey Plaza

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