“The Men Who Killed Kennedy” and My Fascination Rekindled

I watched the Zapruder film 30 times the other day. Not the entire 26-second clip in its entirety, just focusing on the parts where President John F. Kennedy was visibly hit by bullets. I thought maybe after all these years, I would finally see something I never noticed. I took out a notebook and began…

A Trip to Dealey Plaza

My 8th grade English teacher first introduced us to the JFK Assassination and the various conspiracy theories that came with it. The effect of this lesson and mock courtroom trial and study to follow was an obsession that lasted years. I think we can all agree that us “History Nerds” go through phases. For me,…

Camelot in Smithereens: My Take on the JFK Assassination

Few events in history allow the witnesses to never forget them. Time heals all wounds, and eventually, warps the memory. But for those who were alive and old enough to remember the events of November 22, 1963, the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, the memory lives on. Julie Shutter was an…

Movie Review: JFK (1991)

Whether or not you believe there was a conspiracy in the assassination of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy is beside the point of watching this film. Because this is a movie review and not a political commentary, I will not state my beliefs on whether or not I believe Lee Harvey Oswald was the lone gunman…