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The Trial of Lee Harvey Oswald (1977)

The bizarre story behind the man accused of assassinating John F. Kennedy and what might have happened had he been brought to trial.
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Anson 'Kip' Roberts
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The bizarre story behind the man accused of assassinating John F. Kennedy and what might have happened had he been brought to trial.

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Better Than "JFK" Ever Will Be
4 June 1999 | by (Athens, OH) – See all my reviews

With all due respect to the previous viewer, what makes this speculative TV movie so effective is *because* it ends up coming down on the side of the Warren Commission conclusions for the most part, which have been vindicated by all subsequent investigations and serious historical analyses, particularly Gerald Posner in "Case Closed." A priceless moment is when the judge berates Oswald's defense attorney (Lorne Greene) for deliberately injecting a grassy knoll gunman during a shooting demonstration.

Skip "JFK", which is all about making things up out of thin air to fit a biased theory. Watch this instead if you can, along with the 1992 Quantum Leap episode "The Oswald Conspiracy".


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