The Final Schedule
15 April 1999


Friday 16 April 1999

7:30–10:00 p.m.: Social hour in the President's Lounge, second floor of CCE. A relaxed setting in which presenters and attendees can meet, socialize, and exchange ideas.

Saturday 17 April 1999

9 a.m.–12 p.m.: Opening session

9:00–9:30: Welcoming remarks by Rahn, Drago, and Gerry Tyler, head of URI's Political Science Department
9:30–10:45: Major presentation by co-chairman Charles R. Drago: Sinful Harvest: The Reaping and Marketing of Lies in the Field of JFK Assassination Inquiry
10:45–12:00: Major presentation by co-chairman Kenneth A. Rahn: Toward An Epistemology of the JFK Assassination

12:00–1:15 p.m.: Lunch (on your own)

1:15–5:30 p.m.: Afternoon session

1:15–1:55 Stewart Galanor: A History of the Medical Evidence
1:55–2:35 Rex Bradford: New Medical Evidence in the JFK Assassination
2:35–3:15 W. Anthony Marsh: The Zapruder Film Is Authentic
3:15–3:55 Martin Kelly: To Bury JFK
3:55–4:10 Coffee break
4:10–4:50 John McLoughlin: "Little" Orphan "Annie" and "Big Daddy" Warbucks: New England's Fascists and the JFK Assassination
4:50–5:10 David Sullivan (URI JFK class): Was A Sabot Used in the JFK Assassination?
5:10–5:30 Nancy Martins, Dawn Vigue, and Sara Bendoraitis: (URI JFK class): Continuing Relevance And The Purpose Of Our JFK Class

5:30–7:30 p.m. Dinner (on your own)

7:30–11:00 p.m.: Evening session

7:30–8:10 Andrew Winiarczyk: The Kennedy Assassination: Crime of the (20th) Century or Endless Wound?
8:10–8:50 William Cheslock: How Books on American History Report the JFK Assassination to High-School Readers
8:50–9:30 Up to two additional short talks (K.A. Rahn on the NAA; slot for second talk available)
9:30–11:00 Educational round-table—Teaching Courses On The JFK Assassination

Sunday 18 April 1999

9–11 a.m. Talks by students in K. Rahn's URI class (Please come and support these hard-working students!)

9:00–9:12 Kim Darigan: Polling The URI Community: Facts vs. Fictions in The JFK Assassination
9:12–9:24 John Young and Stephen Thibodeau: The Case Against Lee Harvey Oswald
9:24–9:36 Jennifer Carusone: A Brief Look At The Psychology of Lee Harvey Oswald
9:36–9:48 Jonathan Gruca: The psychology Of Conspiracy And Conspiracy Theory
9:48–10:00 Jean-Paul Dujardin: Is The Single Bullet Theory Possible?
10:00–10:12 Matthew J. Frank: The Zombie Speaks
10:12–10:24 Colin Mulcahey and David Perrotta: Is Oliver Stone's JFK Political Propaganda?
10:24–10:36 Scott Lord and Paul J. Kippenhan: The JFK Assassination As Developing American Folklore
10:36–10:48 Elizabeth Gamble: Did JFK Know What Was About Happen To Him?
10:48–11:00 John Cardente: Why Do So Many Conspiracy Theories Disagree While Their Proponents Defend Them So Tenaciously?

11 a.m.–12 p.m. Closing session

11:00–11:10 Remarks by K.A. Rahn
11:10–11:20 Remarks by C. Drago
11:20–12:00 p.m. General discussion

12:00 p.m. Conference adjourns

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