George Hickey was born in 1923. He became a member of the Secret Service working for the White House in Washington. During the Dallas Motorcade tour on November 22, 1963, Hickey was in the follow-up car, directly behind the presidential limousine.
When President John F. Kennedy was shot, he stood up with his AR-15 machine gun, but did not fire.Winston G. Lawson claimed: “When the lead car passed under this bridge, I heard the first loud and sharp report, and then two more sounds that were more like gunshots.
I could see it. The man on the left side of the convoy vehicle was running away. I noticed that Agent Hickey was standing in the car behind with an automatic weapon. At first I thought he had shot someone.” The next day, Hickey quickly denied that he had driven. One shot. He issued a statement saying: “After a short distance, I heard a loud report, which sounded like a firecracker. It seemed to come from the rear right, which seemed to me to be on the ground.
I stood up and looked to my right and back, trying to recognize it. Apart from people yelling and cheering, nothing caught my attention. “The agent Tim McIntyre who was standing next to him at the time also confirmed that he did not shoot.The Warren Committee reported: “Secret Agent George W. Jr. in the back seat of the President’s follow-up car” underpass and left the shooting scene, but Hickey prepared automatic weapons as the car drove to the hospital. Most of the other Secret Service agents in the convoy drew their pistols. “
The book is based on the following evidence: SM Holland saw Hickey stand up and lose his balance when shooting; AR-15 bullets were wrapped in thin copper, which easily shattered on impact, hitting John F. Kennedy The same goes for the bullet in the head; The Mannliher-Carcano bullet does not break when hitting the target; Ralph Yarborough and other witnesses smelled gunpowder shortly after the shooting, indicating that at least one shot was fired from the street Two witnesses Austin Miller and Royce Skelton believed that one of the shots came from near the presidential limousine, and Howard Donahue believed that the trajectory of the bullet hitting Kennedy’s head indicated that it came from Hickey’s gun.
In April 1995, George Hickey wrote about St. Martin’s press in “Mortal Error: The Shot that Killing JFK” (Mortal Error: The Shot that Killing JFK). Martin’s Press)’s remarks filed a lawsuit. His lawyer Mark S. Zaid: “We are now trying to stop this while Hickey is still alive… He doesn’t want his grandson to grow up, and then hear other children say, Hey, your grandfather killed the President of the United States.”
According to Zaid: “We resolved this case at the time, but only if it included an apology from the publisher, which would convey the flawed message to the most reasonable person. “George Hickey died in 2011. Bonar Menninger realized that he could no longer be prosecuted, so he collaborated with senior Australian police detective Colin McLaren to produce a documentary film “Kennedy: Smoking Gun” (JFK). : The Smoking Gun), repeated allegations