Thursday, June 11, 2009

Why Jackie Kennedy crawled across the back of the Lincoln convertible

Karen Beckman's 60-second lecture at Penn explains:
She was not going for help, nor was she trying to retrieve her husband’s head. Rather she believed, I contend, that if she crawled quickly enough, she could move backwards through filmic frames of time against the forward drive of both the automobile and Abraham Zapruder’s newly invented portable camera.
Now you know.

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