"JFK" Film Consultant to Speak at MCC Venice

(Venice, Fla., Oct. 31, 2007) - Researcher Jack Rabito will discuss the assassination of President John F. Kennedy at 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 20, in the Selby Room, building 800, at Manatee Community College (MCC) Venice, 8000 S. Tamiami Trail. Rabito served as a consultant to director Oliver Stone during the making of the controversial film, "JFK."

Rabito spent 23 years researching the assassination and taught a popular class on the subject at Rock Valley College, Rockford, Ill. He will present countertheories to the Warren Commission's conclusion that Lee Harvey Oswald was the lone assassin. Rabito also will give his interpretation of the 26-second film of the shooting by bystander Abraham Zapruder.

Sponsored by the MCC Progressive, History and Political Science clubs, the lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, e-mail Dr. Doug Ford at or Michael Rogers at


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