Wednesday, December 7, 2016

In this BBC program, FIRST PERSON, you see Bob Jackson watching the video of the Oswald shooting while he recollects what happened.

If you look closely at the monitor, that was before the shooting when Oswald was being led out by Leavelle and Graves. Jackson says that he "was all set up, with my camera pre-focused, and then somebody stepped out from my right, quickly, two steps, real fast."

Then, they give you a close-up view, and you see what he sees up-close, and it's nothing like the Jackson photo.

So, Oswald is cringing there from being shot. So, that is already after the shot, but it's not the Jackson photo. It's very blurry but it's because they made it that way. You can't blame me, and you can't blame Youtube. Blame the BBC. 

Then, what happens is that the film scrambles. You see it rifling, in which you can't really make out anything. It's just noise. And then suddenly it freezes on a Jackson-like image. 

That kinda/sorta looks like the Jackson photo, but it is NOT identical to it. 

Have you seen those magazine puzzles in which they show you the same image twice and ask you to find the differences? Well, you can do that here.

The first thing to realize is that the black and white image does not occur within the footage. It is a still image that the film jumps to and settles on after the scramble. But secondly, it is not identical to the Jackson photo. It is similar to it, but not identical to it. The hand is broader, giving it 5 fingers instead of 4, which is all the Jackson photo has. The thumb is overlapping less, but it is still anatomically impossible since the anatomical thumb does not rise nearly that high versus the other fingers. The thumb is way down compared to the other fingers. And, Oswald's thumb was certainly not as big as that, and few thumbs are; we're talking huge. Note also the different treatment of Leavelle's freaky forearm for the hand-in-the-pants stunt. The folds and wrinkles in his jacket are different. And notice that in the black and white photo, Oswald's hand rises higher, reaching his shirt collar, plus his hand overlaps Leavelle's jacket. 

Those are a lot of differences, which Bob Jackson is seeing as well as I am, yet, nothing registers with him??? No alarm bells go off??? What, is he stupid?????

Then, they settle on the Jackson photo with Blackie Harrison's arm coming over, which you don't see anywhere else. 

I have to wonder: has Bob Jackson ever looked at his own photo? Really looked at it? Examined its content? It's many, many freakeries? 

I guess not. Bob Jackson has been an instrument, a pawn, of the Fascist State. He was richly rewarded for it, I'm sure. But, is he oblivious to his own exploitation, choosing instead just to revel in the fame and fortune? 

The Jackson photo IS a monstrosity. It's purpose is to present the Oswald shooting devoid of any trauma or disruption- of him or his clothing- and with built-in explanations for the lack thereof, as well as the complete absence of blood. And the explanation is: "the area of trauma instantly got covered up by stuff: hands, arms, sleeves, etc. Stuff got in the way." They should write a song about it, Stuff Got In The Way, like Smoke Got In My Eyes

They (pause) asked me how I say
This photo's OK
But, I was not dismayed
All that I could say
Is that stuff got in the way

With due apologies to Jerome Kern and Otto Harbach 

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