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CASEY J. QUINLAN

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Casey J. Quinlan was born and raised in the greater Kansas City area and has been a high school American history and government teacher for the past 37 years. He served in the U.S. Army with the 9th Infantry as a medical corpsman during the Vietnam War. He has a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Social Studies and a Master’s Degree in American History from Emporia State University in Kansas. He is the director of Project JFK, a student-oriented educational experience designed for high school, college and adults exploring the murder of President Kennedy.


Mr. Quinlan has been the featured lecturer at many universities throughout the Midwest, including; the Alf Landon Lecture Series at Kansas State University; The William Allen White School of Journalism at the University of Kansas; The Student Lecture Series at Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, Kan., and Student Activities at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kan. He has served as a historical lecturer, on a number of occasions, for the Kansas State Historical Society in Topeka, Kansas.


In 1991, Mr. Quinlan was a guest historian for the A & E Network and the History Channel for Oliver Stone’s blockbuster movie, JFK. He was named Outstanding Educator in 1994, 2008 and 2011 by JFK Lancer, a national research organization. From 1995 to 2010, he was an adjunct instructor at Friends University in Wichita, Kan.; Ottawa University in Ottawa, Kan.; Mid America Nazarene University in Olathe, Kan., and Washburn University in Topeka, Kan.


In 2007, Mr. Quinlan presented Beyond the Fence Line: The Ed Hoffman Story at the National JFK Lancer Conference in Dallas, Texas. His first publication, Beyond the Fence Line: The Eyewitness Testimony of Ed Hoffman and the Murder of President Kennedy, continues to be a best seller. 


He has been studying the assassination of President Kennedy for more than 50 years and has read more than 1,165 books and publications on this subject. He has been a featured lecturer at the JFK Lancer National Conference since 2007. Mr. Quinlan received the JFK Lancer 2011 and 2012 “New Frontier Award” for continued efforts to write and inform students of the truth behind the murder of JFK. His National lecture series, The Eyes of Texas, (2011) unveils the people behind the murder of President Kennedy; Lee Oswald and the Great Coca Cola Caper (2012) explains where Lee Oswald was during the murder of President Kennedy and the Edge of Apocalypse (2013) explains who killed JFK and why.

BRIAN K. EDWARDS

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Brian Edwards has been researching the JFK assassination since 1969 and has accumulated and read over 600 books on the case. He has interviewed the majority of the Dealey Plaza eyewitnesses; Dallas police officers and detectives who were directly involved in the investigation. In addition, he has interviewed many of the doctors and medical personnel who were inside Trauma Room 1 at Parkland Hospital. He has also interviewed several of the navy corpsmen who were on duty at Bethesda Naval Medical Center.


Brian has given hundreds of presentations on the assassination throughout the United States and since 2001 has been a regular presenter at the JFK Lancer Conference in Dallas. He was a frequent contributor to many JFK assassination-related publications, including Dealey Plaza Echo, The Third Decade, The Fourth Decade, Deep Politics Quartly and the JFK Assassination Chronicles. 


Holds a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Washburn University and from 1994 to 2001, served as an adjunct instructor with the criminal justice department at the school. 


Mr. Edwards served as a police officer with the Lawrence Kansas Police Department and was assigned to the department’s crime scene search team as a crime scene photographer; was an instructor in the police academy; field training officer, and one of the department’s self-defense instructors. From 1983 to 1990, Mr. Edwards served on the department’s counter-assault team.


His original research on the Zapruder film has been cited in several books:  Assassination Science (1998); Murder in Dealey Plaza (2000); The Zapruder Film (2003) and The Hoax of the Century (2004). He is the co-author of Beyond the Fence Line and is currently working on his second book entitled, Lancer is Down: A Tactical Analysis of the Ambush in Dealey Plaza.


On November 17, 2017, he testified as an expert witness for the defense in the mock trial of Lee Harvey Oswald at the North Texas School of Law in Houston. 

DAVID J. KNIGHT

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David J. Knight was born in Kansas City and graduated from Olathe South High School and, has been researching the JFK assassination since 1989.


He made his first visit to Dealey Plaza in 1991.  Since that time he has been to Dealey Plaza over 20 times, and interviewed eyewitnesses, authors, and researchers. He has read over 400 books on the case, and has made eleven documentaries. Mr. Knight has been a collaborator of other researchers and author’s works. He has given numerous presentations to high school and college students throughout the midwest on the assassination since 1993.


Mr. Knight has been involved with Project JFK since 1991. In 1994, he and  Marina Oswald were interviewed on local television during a nationl assassination conference in Olathe Kansas. In 2010, he became the videographer/producer for JFK Lancer's national conference held each year in Dallas Texas.


In 2015, in association with William Matson Law and Debra Conway, he produced the film The Gathering, a research video detailing the accounts of the medical personnel who participated in the autopsy of President Kennedy.  Mr. Knight produced a 90-minute DVD and a 9-hour box set for the second printing of the book, In The Eye Of History by William Matson Law.

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