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1930 recording of an eyewitness
09-08-2022, 07:11 AM
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RE: 1930 recording of an eyewitness
(09-08-2022 05:56 AM)LincolnMan Wrote:  That truly is an amazing bit of film. I wonder if he was vetted someway back then to authenticate his account. That clip should be featured in Ford’s Theater. Another thing, how old was he at the assassination? Or when the film was made?

Bill, according to Tim Good's book Willis was 86 when he gave his account in 1930. He said he was 18 at the time of the assassination. But if my math be correct he would have been 21 in 1865. (Or he was actually 83 in 1930.)
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RE: 1930 recording of an eyewitness - RJNorton - 09-08-2022 07:11 AM

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