TV channel to re-examine Kennedy killing
BEVERLY HILLS, California (AP) - Weeks before the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination this fall, a TV network will take another look at the killing in a docudrama that suggests a Secret Service agent fired one of the bullets that felled Mr Kennedy.
ReelzChannel's "JFK: The Smoking Gun" is based on the work of retired Australian police Detective Colin McLaren and the book "Mortal Error: The Shot that Killed JFK" by Bonar Menninger.
Mr McLaren spent four years combing through evidence from Mr Kennedy's death on Nov. 22, 1963, in Dallas. He and Mr Menninger also relied on ballistics evidence from an earlier book by Howard Donahue.
The two-hour docudrama airs on Nov 3 in the US, Canada and Australia. It suggests that agent George Hickey fired one of the bullets that hit Mr Kennedy. Mr Hickey, who is now dead, was riding in the car behind Mr Kennedy's limo that day.