that this post has become extremely controversial. I offer it here in
the original form in which it has appeared on this site since 1998.
I also suggest that interested readers pursue the additional links below.
The extended debate between Josiah Thompson and me over this post has
now been chronicled (in part) in the following post,
which may also be found on Rich DellaRosa's JFKresearch Forum (see www.jfkresearch.com):
More recently, he has announced that his book, SIX SECONDS IN DALLAS
(1967), is going to be reprinted in collaboration with
The 6th Floor Museum, which raises many interesting questions. See, for example,