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Book: Doctors thought there was a second JFK shooter

Patrick Howley Political Reporter

Four different emergency room doctors and two medical students confirmed that President John F. Kennedy was shot from the front, according to the new book “We Were There,” a copy of which was obtained by the Washington Examiner’s Paul Bedard Tuesday.

The new revelations cast further doubt on the Warren Report’s official line on the Kennedy assassination, which depicts Soviet sympathizer Lee Harvey Oswald acting alone and shooting Kennedy from behind.

“They were unanimous that the neck wound was an entry wound,” the book’s author Dr. Allen Childs wrote of the doctors who operated on Kennedy at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas.

Ron Jones, a Dallas doctor who treated the president, said that Warren Commission member Arlen Specter, a future Pennsylvania senator, told him that the Commission had no interest in investigating the possibility of a second shooter.

“We have people who would testify that they saw somebody shoot the president from the front. But we don’t want to interview them, and I don’t want you saying anything about that either,” Specter told Jones, according to Jones.

“I’m just a patsy,” Oswald said after being taken into custody in Dallas on November 22, 1963, before he was shot to death on November 24 by gangster Jack Ruby, who claimed to be part of a conspiracy involving high-ranking officials.

“The world will never know the true facts of what occurred, my motives,” Ruby said.

The Daily Caller plans to delve deeper into the conspiracy in our forthcoming review of Roger Stone’s new book “The Man Who Killed Kennedy: The Case Against LBJ.”

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