REX BRADFORD has devoted himself to scanning documents and digitizing
audio recordings related to the assassination of JFK, most recently
in relation to Lee Harvey Oswald's alleged visit to Mexico City.
An author and a designer of games for computers, he resides in
AL CARRIER has an extensive background as a crime scene investigator
and in weapons and ballistics with military and police units.
He has also attended the US Secret Service Dignitary Protection
Course. Among his special interests in the death of JFK are the
shot sequence, ballistic evidence, Secret Service failures, and
Lee Oswald's connections to US intelligence agencies.
GEORGE COSTELLO, a graduate of Johns Hopkins with a J.D. from
Duke Law School, is an attorney for the Congressional Research
Service of The Library of Congress. He has authored several important
book reviews of Gerald Posner's Case Closed, of Gaeton Fonzi's
The Last Investigation, and, most recently, of Murder In Dealey
Plaza, which appeared in The Federal Lawyer (May 2001).
TONY CUMMINGS has applied his unique understanding of computer
graphics and digital enhancements to the photographic record.
In collaboration with Bill Miller and through his company, Interactive
History, he will present a presentation of some of the best visible
details of the assassination that have ever been made available
to the JFK research community.
DAVID DENTON offers courses on the History of Vietnam and
the political assassinations of the 1960s at Olney Central College
in Olney, IL. He has completed several documentaries on World
War II and the Vietnam War, with funding from the Illinois Humanities
Council. From 1996 to 2000, he presented a series of presentations
as a speaker in its Road Scholar Program, including lectures
on the Vietnam War and on Lee Harvey Oswald.
JAMES H. FETZER, McKnight Professor at the University of Minnesota
and Co-Chair of NID 2001, has organized symposia and conferences
on the death of JFK and produced a 4 1/2 hour video, "JFK:
The Assassination, the Cover-Up, and Beyond". He is the
editor of two collections of new studies, Assassination Science
and Murder In Dealey Plaza.
STEWART GALANOR is the author of the highly-acclaimed study,
Cover-up, which Gaeton Fonzi has described as the single best
book on the assassination of JFK. The author of Calculus: A Visual
Approach and of The Paradox Of Tristam Shandy, he is a multimedia
consultant and technical writer for financial institutions and
the television industry.
NICK GERLICH, Ph.D., an associate professor of marketing at
West Texas A&M University, serves as the editor on the subject
of conspiracies for Skeptic Magazine and as an e-commerce and
internet consultant. Largely a skeptic of conspiracy theories,
he has written about the death of JFK and attended NID 2000,
which was the basis for a new piece for Skeptic that is forthcoming.
JAMES GORDON, a graduate of Edinburgh University, teaches
Computing and English at Selkirk High School in the Scottish
Borders. His interest in the death of JFK is of long-standing
and, in his courses, he uses the assassination as a subject for
his students' writing assignments as well as conducting mock
trials of Lee Oswald for oral presentations.
SHERRY GUTIERREZ, a court-certified senior crime scene analyst
and court certified expert on blood splatter analysis, formerly
headed the Forensic Investigative Unit for St. Charles Parish
of the Louisiana Sheriff's Department. A consultant to district
attorneys and other law enforcement officials, she is a member
of the International Association for Identification and has served
on its subcommittee for bloodstain pattern evidence.
LARRY HANCOCK, co-author (with Connie Kritzberg) of November
Patriots, a work of historically-based fiction concerning the
death of JFK, has spent the last thirty years dealing with computers
and communications. Currently Marketing Director for Zoom Telephonics,
Inc, he has expended considerable effort conducting research
on intelligence aspects of the assassination, including the involvement
of Richard Case Nagell.
BILL HOLIDAY, JFK Lancer - Mary Ferrell Teacher of the Year,
1997. A 31 year teacher of Social Science at Noblesville High
School, Noblesville, Indiana, where he also serves as Department
Chairperson. Noblesville's Board of School Trustees have recognized
Mr. Hitchcock's students by regularly hearing presentations regarding
their research and internship. Mr. Hitchcock , through his
Congressman, Dan Burton, and David Marwell, Former Executive
Director of the Assassination Records Review Board, arranged,
for the summer of 1995, an internship opportunity with the
Review Board for these students. Five groups from Noblesville
High School, totaling 56 students, interned with the Board. Current
student's Michele Aleck and Elizabeth Toleno will be assisting.
DAVID W. MANTIK, M.D., Ph.D., practices radiation medicine
at the Loma Linda University Medical Center. He has made path
breaking studies of the original autopsy X-rays, the medical
evidence, and the Zapruder film, which have been published in
Assassination Science and Murder In Dealey Plaza. He may be the
single most qualified individual to ever study the death of JFK.
BILL MILLER is an Illinois resident who has researched the
assassination for nearly two decades. His current interest is
in the analysis and the synthesis of the photographic record,
especially in relation to witness testimony. His recent findings
have included hidden images on the 6th floor immediately following
the shooting and detecting features of JFK's rear head wound
in several assassination films.
JIM OLIVIER, a Louisiana-based television journalist, has
been researching the assassination for more than 30 years. He
has produced numerous television segments on various aspects
of the assassination, including several with Jim Garrison, former
District Attorney of New Orleans, who tried Clay Shaw for involvement
in a New Orleans-based conspiracy to kill President Kennedy.
JERRY POLICOFF became absorbed by the study of the assassination
during the mid-1960s, when he met Sylvia Meagher, Harold Weisberg,
Mark Lane, and other critics of The Warren Report. As an advertising
trainee in New York, he became interested in media coverage of
the event, which led to a long piece on the role of The New York
Times in promoting the cover-up. He has since published in New
Times, The Washington Star, Rolling Stone, The Village Voice,
and The New York Times Op-Ed Page.
CRAIG ROBERTS, a former Marine Corps sniper in Vietnam with
extensive law-enforcement experience, has authored Kill Zone:
A Sniper Looks At Dealey Plaza, widely acclaimed as an outstanding
contribution to studies of the death of JFK. He is an expert
on why many powerful groups--including the CIA, the Mafia, and
banking interests--preferred JFK not remain President.
KENNETH A. RAHN, an atmospheric chemist and professor at the
Graduate School of Oceanography, University of Rhode Island,
earned his Ph.D. in meteorology from the University of Michigan
in 1971. His specialty is measuring trace elements in aerosols
by neutron activation. He offers courses in chemistry, atmospheric
chemistry and global change as well as on scientific writing
and the assassination of JFK, with which he has been seriously
engaged since 1992.
MICHAEL SPARKS leads a non-profit think tank, The 1st Tactical
Studies Group (Airborne), originally based out of Ft. Bragg,
NC, which field-tests military equipment and makes recommendations
to the U.S. Army at no charge. His primary interest in his spin-off
group, The 4th Tactical Studies Group (Conspiracy), is to solve
the assassination of JFK and to restore confidence in our government.
LAWRENCE TEETER, a Los Angeles criminal defense attorney who
began his law practice in 1978, has represented Sirhan Sirhan
since 1994. Teeter has submitted a lengthy Petition for Writ
of Habeas Corpus seeking an evidentiary hearing and a new trial
for Sirhan. The Petition is currently pending before the California
Supreme Court. It contains an elaborate demonstration of the
prosecution of evidence and its methodical interference with
Sirhan's right to effective assistance of counsel. It also demonstrates
that Sirhan could not possibly have shot Robert Kennedy. The
Petition sets forth and is based upon the research discoveries
of Rose Lynn Mangan, Sirhan's researcher.
DONALD THOMAS, who specializes in entomology and has been employed
by the US Department of Agriculture since 1983, has also undertaken
research on the death of President Kennedy, including, most recently,
a major study of echo correlation in Dealey Plaza recorded during
the assassination, which appeared in a British journal of forensics.
He holds adjunct appointments at Texas A&M and at the Universidad
Nacional Autonoma Mexicana and is also a research associate of
The Carnegie Museum and The Nebraska State Museum.
HAL VERB, the former host of a cable television program in
San Francisco during which he interviewed leading students of
the case, has published many pieces in research journals, including
The Fourth Decade and The Kennedy Assassination Chronicles. During
November in Dallas 1999, he was formally recognized as a recipient
of the Mary Ferrell Pioneer Award.
STU WEXLER, currently a Web Developer, who graduated from
Tulane University in 1998 with a degree in history and a minor
in philosophy. He has been researching the JFK assassination
since the 7th grade, and has made presentations on the subject
at his high school. Wexler's main interests in the case are Oswald's
background and the physical evidence.
JOHN WILLIAMS, Ph.D., has developed a keen interest in the
history and activities of the Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board,
especially from November 1962 to October 1964. A faculty member
at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, WI, he offers
courses in its Department of Human Development, Family Living,
and Community Educational Services.