Zapruder Film

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4 'Bystanders' Who Changed History Forever

Sometimes you're just in the right place at a significant time

(Newser) - The people who were actively involved in historical events are important, of course—but in many cases, so are the bystanders, the witnesses, the people who just so happened to be in the right place at the right, or at least a significant, time. Ozy looks at six such people... More »

JFK Assassination Film Is Missing

Orville Nix film could finally settle debate, relative says

(Newser) - The famous Zapruder film of the assassination has a lesser-known but just as important counterpart—and nobody knows where it is. Orville Nix had his camera directed at the infamous grassy knoll, and his six seconds of footage captured the final bullet striking the president. The original film hasn't... More »

Zapruder Almost Never Shot His Film

And he was haunted by it: 'Washington Post'

(Newser) - The Washington Post takes a look back today at one of the minor, interesting players in the Kennedy assassination drama: Abraham Zapruder. The Russian immigrant almost never made the film that made him famous—he'd left his camera at home that morning. "Mr. Z, you march right back... More »

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