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Among the most heinous criminal acts ever committed on American soil is the assassination of United States President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963. When accused gunman Lee Harvey Oswald was himself shot to death two days later while in police custody, Americans were denied hard answers to a brutal and bewildering mystery.
ON TRIAL: LEE HARVEY OSWALD recalls all of the surviving witnesses to determine the guilt or innocence of the man believed to have murdered JFK. First broadcast by the Showtime cable network in 1986 to mark the 23rd anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy, ON TRIAL: LEE HARVEY OSWALD is a daring, one-of-a-kind experiment with the goal to heal a nation.
November 22nd, 2008 marks the 45th anniversary of JFK s assassination.
Features prosecuting attorney Vincent Bugliosi and defending attorney Gerry Spence, two of the most publicly revered legal minds of the 20th century.
... a fascinating lesson in history and law. And, not incidentally, TV s best courtroom drama ever. --Time Magazine
This "trial" was broadcast so long ago I didn't have a VCR on which to record it! The late Vince Bugliosi played prosecutor with his usual élan, everyman Gerry... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Jennifer Lucas
The lone-nutters continue to cling to their myth despite all the evidence to the contrary. They have locked themselves in a mental closet and closed their minds to reason. Read morePublished 7 months ago by George Bailey
I don't know about the content because I couldn't view it. The advert did not make it clear that it was Region 1 format.
However, Amazon have kindly arranged a refund.
The dvd's contain region code 1. So it cannot be played in Europe.Published 11 months ago by Willem Burger
Without the key testimony of the doctors at Parkland, Jackie Kennedy, Marina Oswald, Nellie Connally and Governor John Connally...this trial is insignificant and meaningless.Published 15 months ago by Scott Tuchband
This is truly interesting. Has the real witnesses to JFK assassination circumstances. I do not agree with jury outcome that Oswald did it. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Gary L. Story
It has frequently been said that a good District Attorney can get a Grand Jury to indict a ham sandwich. I have the highest regard for Mr. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Richard Gearon
Have not watched it again, YET! It was a good trial and showed what could have happened if there had been a trial. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Harry