Oswald: The Backyard Photographs (1996)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Politics & Government  |   Run Time - 50 min.  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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The name of this video refers to the famous backyard photos of Lee Harvey Oswald. The photographs have been cited as proof that the assassin who shot President John Kennedy and the person arrested for the crime are not the same man. The film's producer, Jack White, has spent 25 years studying the backyard photographs and comparing them to government identification photos of Oswald. In this film, he uses the differences between the two as a springboard to build his case that the killer was a trained spy, who was using Oswald's identity for a cover. Oswald himself insisted that he was a patsy, and there is no doubt he was silenced before he could say much more. The world watched as Jack Ruby shot and killed Oswald while the television cameras rolled. The link between Ruby and the government is just one of the interesting pieces of information used to support White's contention in this documentary.

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assassination, assumed-identity, conspiracy-theories, cover-up, evidence, photography, spy