JFK Witnesses: A closer look at the HSCA list of 21 Deaths
Dec. 31, 2013
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In the late 1960s, an actuary engaged by the London Sunday Times calculated a 1 in 100,000 trillion probability of 18 material JFK witness deaths in the three years following the assassination (8 homicides, 3 accidents, 2 suicides, 3 heart attacks and 2 natural causes).
In 1978, the House Select Committee on Assassinations (HSCA) statistician claimed that the actuary’s calculation was invalid because the number of witnesses was unknowable. But this was incorrect since 418 witnesses testified at the Warren Commission and 134 gave depositions or affidavits (552 total). In addition, an estimated 500-600 witnesses were sought in three other investigations.
The actuary’s calculation has been confirmed for 459…
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