Best Evidence has ratings and 26 reviews. Pete said: I have to take my hat off to David S. Lifton. The author was just a UCLA Physics student in ‘ 27 Oct KTSA radio host Jack Riccardi speaks with DAVID LIFTON who discusses what is the best evidence we have in the JFK assassination. 1 Nov The Paperback of the Best Evidence: Disguise and Deception in the Assassination of John F. Kennedy by David S. Lifton at Barnes & Noble.

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I don’t know if the hypothesis is correct – I suspect it isn’t – but it is meticulously investigated, researched and footnoted, and for that reason it’s a satisfying read.

I definitely learned more from this book than in my ‘s history class. He uncovers huge differences between the Warren Commission evidence, FBI evidence and the different autopsy reports. As a graduate student in physics, Lifton knew that a shot from behind would not have caused the violent “back and to the left” motion of President Kennedy’s head following the moment of impact.

As a conspiracy theory, Lifton’s is logical and elegant. Feb 06, Jeff rated it it was amazing. Kennedya work that puts forth evidence that there was a conspiracy to assassinate John F. Best of all, the book takes a new look at the Warren Commission and instead of saying look, the Warren Commission was false and a complete cover up he takes a sensible look at their work and how the idea of the body as best evidence affected the commission.

Look, this may have been the best researched book I’ve ever read. I do not put anything past the secret rulers of this country. The book that got me started.

Autopsy findings to fit a shooter from the rear. What went on with Kennedy a few months, weeks and days before the shooting? Back home for a week to accompany my family to Saudi, I stopped in a bookstore, saw this, and picked it up.


Frankly, I’ve long accepted the idea that almost anything is possible when it comes to this infinitely complex case. A real page turner!

David Lifton

Yeah, hard evidrnce swallow. A very powerful book. If you believe there was a cover-up of the assassination and I do, this is a must-read.

Best Evidence by David S. He quit his aerospace job, devoting all his time to the Kennedy assassination.

David Lifton – Wikipedia

Discussing some of the pifton espousing a conspiracy in the assassination of Kennedy, Stephen E. David Lifton’s skilled analysis leads to one irrefutable conclusion: If the evidence presented in this book is as the author claims, it does seem to point to a plot and cover-up of major proportions.

Eddie rated it it was ok Sep 07, Yet it seems foolish, in light of what is now known through the myriad of details, to think that there was no organized effort to kill the president and adjust the evidence. They will embrace or pooh-pooh the concepts and arguments first set down by Mark Lane in “Rush To Judgment”, and none of us will ever know the whole truth.

I don’t know, but the “lucky shot plus magic bullet” theory is as hard to swallow as any conspiracy theory. Lifton grew up in Rockaway Beach, New York. I don’t like conspiracy theories because they require a machine with thousands of moving parts to operate flawlessly in total secrecy. Eidence was a NASA computer programmer who put off going back to grad school to write this weighty tome.

David Lifton – IMDb

Perhaps he had read Lifton’s book. Mick rated it really liked it Jun 17, It’s a very logical and detailed deconstruction of the record surrounding those few days when dvid autopsy was performed at Bethesda Naval Hospital. This is not for the meek.


In connection with his body alteration theory, Lifton hypothesized about when and where the alteration took place. Open Preview See a Problem?

Best Evidence

There were many negative reviews from the major-media outletsnoting poor documentation and spurious claims. You won’t read much about Oswald, Ruby, or the group of standard suspects here. A well written, unputdownable book. As ofLifton lived in West Los Angeles where he was working full-time on a major written work about Oswald entitled Final Charade.

Want to Read saving…. Retrieved May 24, Unlike some researchers, he was never in this for the money; in fact, I don’t know how he managed to support himself over the 15 years or so he devoted to this case. Lifton really stretches to find a different angle.

He contends that once the body of President Kennedy was stolen from Air Force Onea covert team of surgeons surgically altered the corpse before the autopsy later that day Who can judge the truth of it, but fascinating nonetheless! I think I picked this up at the library during the 25th anniversary week of Kennedy’s assassination.

Lifton’s body of evidenc I have to take my hat off to David S. Among the explicitly stated clear implications of the book are the following: Lifton had acquired these photos after the initial publication of Best Evidencefrom a former Secret Service employee who had made private copies with the permission of Agent Roy Kellerman.

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