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Head Shot: The Science Behind the JFK Assassination
     

Head Shot: The Science Behind the JFK Assassination

by G. Paul Chambers
 

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After more than four decades and scores of books, documentaries, and films on the subject, what more can be said about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy? A great deal, according to the author. This provocative, rigorously researched book presents evidence and compelling arguments that will make you rethink the entire sequence of terrible events on that

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After more than four decades and scores of books, documentaries, and films on the subject, what more can be said about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy? A great deal, according to the author. This provocative, rigorously researched book presents evidence and compelling arguments that will make you rethink the entire sequence of terrible events on that traumatic day in Dallas. Drawing on his fifteen years of experience as an experimental physicist for the US Navy, the author demonstrates that the commonly accepted view of the assassination is fundamentally flawed from a scientific perspective. The physics behind lone-gunmen theories is not only wrong, says Chambers, but frankly impossible.

This is the first book to: identify the second murder weapon, prove the locations of the assassins, and demonstrate multiple shooters with scientific certainty. It concludes with a persuasive chapter on why this horrible event, now almost half a century old, should still matter to us today. Originally published as a hardcover in 2010, this paperback edition contains a new preface and postscript in which the author addresses some interesting developments since the book was first published as well as the fiftieth anniversary of the assassination.

For anyone seeking a fresh understanding of the JFK assassination, this is an indispensable book.


From the Trade Paperback edition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781616145620
Publisher:
Prometheus Books
Publication date:
04/03/2012
Sold by:
Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
612,464
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

G. Paul Chambers has worked as a contractor for the NASA Goddard Optics Branch and is currently working on the development of renewable energy sources with Bellatrix Energy, LLC. Formerly he worked as a supervisory research physicist for the Energetic Materials and Detonation Sciences Department of the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Maryland and as a research physicist for the Condensed Matter and Radiation Sciences Division of the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington,DC.


From the Trade Paperback edition.

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