Wednesday :: May 16, 2007
Science Clashes With The "Lone Gunman" Theory
Those of you who questioned the “lone gunman” theory can sit up and take notice.
In a collision of 21st century science and decades-old conspiracy theories, a research team that includes a former top FBI scientist is challenging the bullet analysis used by the government to conclude that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone in assassinating President John F. Kennedy in 1963.
The "evidence used to rule out a second assassin is fundamentally flawed," concludes a new article in the Annals of Applied Statistics written by former FBI lab metallurgist William A. Tobin and Texas A&M University researchers Cliff Spiegelman and William D. James.
Let's see how fast a reporter can get to Arlen Specter for a reaction.