THE GRASSY KNOLL HEADSHOT I
Knoxville, Tennessee (JFKASSASSINATION) Today we continue our look at "Enemy of the Truth: Myths, Forensics, & the Kennedy Assassination" by Sherry P. Fiester.
The book, published by JFK Lancer Productions & Publications, Inc. of Southlake, Texas, includes a Foreward by Jim Marrs, & is available at www.amazon.com & www.jfklancer.com.
Chapter 6: The Grassy Knoll Headshot
Today we begin our look at the shot that struck President Kennedy in the head which many believe originated from the so called "Grassy Knoll" in Dealey Plaza.
Sherry reminds us that there is no complete agreement in "the conspiracy community" ... "on the details surrounding the deadly shooting."
Despite this fact, however, Sherry correctly writes...
"They do seem to agree there was a conspiracy manifested by a shooter on the Grassy Knoll."
Here is where Sherry Fiester takes a sharp turn from these people. Sherry asks....
"But, what if there was proof the fatal headshot originated elsewhere?"
Is she referring to the 6th floor corner window of the Texas School Book Depository, or perhaps one of the other buildings in Dealey Plaza?
Sherry argues that by using conventional trajectory reconstruction methods, it can be proved that "the fatal headshot originated from another location within Dealey Plaza."
She then defines trajectory analysis and reminds us that the Warren Commission, the HSCA and others have used this type of analysis in their determination of the origin of the headshot.
As we might have expected, Sherry tells us the Warren Commission "did not calculate a trajectory angle (but instead) identified the downward angle of a preconceived trajectory."
The HSCA used points of entry and exit to determine trajectory but Sherry relates that there is "no credible evidence" to identify such points.
She states further....
"No shooting reconstruction (of the JFK assassination) can provide a factual, scientifically based, and reproducible single line trajectory for Kennedy's fatal headshot, because the necessary criterion for that computation does not exist."
Since doctors at Parkland Hospital were not in agreement on whether the JFK wounds were entry or exit, or whether he was shot from behind or in front, Sherry argues that a trajectory (cone) determined by examination of the photographic evidence can provide the answer.
Will that answer be a shooter from behind the picket fence atop the Grassy Knoll, a rifleman in the 6th floor corner window of the TSBD, or a gunman in another position in one of the buildings in Dealey Plaza, or in some other location?
Check back for our next posting for the answer, or buy "Enemy of the Truth: Myths, Forensics, and the Kennedy Assassination," and read it for yourself.