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Cast

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Edwin Newman ... Himself - Narrator
Lee Harvey Oswald ... Himself (archive footage)
Earl Warren ... Himself (archive footage)
Vincent Bugliosi ... Himself
Gerry Spence ... Himself
Lucius D. Bunton ... The Hon. Lucius D. Bunton
Wesley Frazier ... Buell Wesley Frazier (as Wesley Buell Frazier)
Charles Brehm ... Charles Brehm
Harold Norman ... Harold Norman
Eugene Boone ... Eugene Boone
Marrion L. Baker ... Marrion Baker
Ted Callaway ... Ted Callaway
Johnny Brewer ... Johnny Brewer
Cecil Kirk ... Cecil Kirk
Charles Petty ... Charles Petty
Monty Lutz ... Monty Lutz
Vincent Guinn ... Vincent Guinn
Lyndal Shaneyfelt ... Lyndal Shaneyfelt
Nelson Delgado ... Nelson Delgado
Ruth Paine ... Herself
W.E. Newman Jr. ... William Newman
Tom Tilson ... Tom Tilson
Cyril H. Wecht ... Cyril Wecht
Paul O'Connor ... Paul O'Connor
James P. Hosty ... James Hosty
Edwin Lopez ... Edwin Lopez
Seth Kantor ... Seth Kantor
Edwin P. Moriarty ... Edwin P. Moriarty

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Ian Hamilton 
 
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Richard Drewitt .... executive producer
Mark Redhead .... producer
 

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5 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Superb Legal Documentary, 14 June 2007
Author: jamesplea from United States

This was a landmark documentary for me for two reasons. First it introduced me to the legal maneuvering and brilliant mind of Gerry Spence, America's premier trial lawyer. If you have never had the pleasure of watching Mr. Spence in action, this is one of the few opportunities you get to watch a truly brilliant legal mind in action.

Secondly, this was filmed before Oliver Stone's JFK, and was the first documentary I had ever seen that raised serious questions about the assassination of John F Kennedy. These two factors, combined with the legal give and take between Spence and Vincent Bugliosi, make this well worth watching.

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