Today, thanks to the ubiquitous nature of the cell phone, just about everyone has a video camera on hand. We document everything with it, from popular revolutions to playful kittens, but it was not that long ago that capturing live events took a lot more forethought and a great deal of luck. In 1963, when Abraham Zapruder caught President John F. Kennedy’s assassination on his home movie camera, he was one of the only people to do so. At less than 30 seconds of film, it is the most complete visual documentation of the slaying. The media-wary Zapruder entrusted the film rights to only one journalist who he thought had the cojones and credibility for the job: Richard... More >>>