15 April 1999
Friday 16 April 1999
7:3010:00 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
9:009:30: Welcoming remarks by Rahn, Drago, and
Gerry Tyler, head of URI's Political Science Department
9:3010:45: Major presentation by co-chairman Charles R. Drago: Sinful Harvest: The Reaping and Marketing of Lies in the Field of JFK Assassination Inquiry
10:4512:00: Major presentation by co-chairman Kenneth A. Rahn: Toward An Epistemology of the JFK Assassination
12:001:15 p.m.: Lunch (on your own)
1:155:30 p.m.: Afternoon session
1:151:55 Stewart Galanor: A History of the
1:552:35 Rex Bradford: New Medical Evidence in the JFK Assassination
2:353:15 W. Anthony Marsh: The Zapruder Film Is Authentic
3:153:55 Martin Kelly: To Bury JFK
3:554:10 Coffee break
4:104:50 John McLoughlin: "Little" Orphan "Annie" and "Big Daddy" Warbucks: New England's Fascists and the JFK Assassination
4:505:10 David Sullivan (URI JFK class): Was A Sabot Used in the JFK Assassination?
5:105:30 Nancy Martins, Dawn Vigue, and Sara Bendoraitis: (URI JFK class): Continuing Relevance And The Purpose Of Our JFK Class
5:307:30 p.m. Dinner (on your own)
7:3011:00 p.m.: Evening session
7:308:10 Andrew Winiarczyk: The Kennedy
Assassination: Crime of the (20th) Century or Endless Wound?
8:108:50 William Cheslock: How Books on American History Report the JFK Assassination to High-School Readers
8:509:30 Up to two additional short talks (K.A. Rahn on the NAA; slot for second talk available)
9:3011:00 Educational round-tableTeaching Courses On The JFK Assassination
Sunday 18 April 1999
911 a.m. Talks by students in K. Rahn's URI class (Please come and support these hard-working students!)
9:009:12 Kim Darigan: Polling The URI
Community: Facts vs. Fictions in The JFK Assassination
9:129:24 John Young and Stephen Thibodeau: The Case Against Lee Harvey Oswald
9:249:36 Jennifer Carusone: A Brief Look At The Psychology of Lee Harvey Oswald
9:369:48 Jonathan Gruca: The psychology Of Conspiracy And Conspiracy Theory
9:4810:00 Jean-Paul Dujardin: Is The Single Bullet Theory Possible?
10:0010:12 Matthew J. Frank: The Zombie Speaks
10:1210:24 Colin Mulcahey and David Perrotta: Is Oliver Stone's JFK Political Propaganda?
10:2410:36 Scott Lord and Paul J. Kippenhan: The JFK Assassination As Developing American Folklore
10:3610:48 Elizabeth Gamble: Did JFK Know What Was About Happen To Him?
10:4811:00 John Cardente: Why Do So Many Conspiracy Theories Disagree While Their Proponents Defend Them So Tenaciously?
11 a.m.12 p.m. Closing session
11:0011:10 Remarks by K.A. Rahn
11:1011:20 Remarks by C. Drago
11:2012:00 p.m. General discussion
12:00 p.m. Conference adjourns
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