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The assassination of President John F. Kennedy on a Friday afternoon in November 1963 was the Baby Boomers’ 9/11. On this day, 50 years ago, Abraham Zapruder’s 8mm Kodachrome camera caught the event on film. 50 years later, two major government investigations, a staggering 40,000 books, several films and Lord knows how many articles, haven’t fully clarified what happened in Dallas that day. The murder remains wildly controversial, and the conspiracy theories that have sprung up around range from the ‘magic bullet’ theory, the grassy knoll, a long list of culprits, the CIA, the Mafia, the Kgb, the Little Green Men and The Illuminati – but what about the other people who were taking pictures and filming that day? That’s the question that Errol Morris focuses on in this 14 minute documentary about the president’s shooting. The director sits down with Josiah “Tink” Thompson, the author of the book Six Seconds in Dallas, »

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