Abraham Zapruder
OCCUPATION :
Owner of Garment Company
LOCATION :
Top of Knoll
SOURCE OF SHOTS :
Could Not Tell
NUMBER OF SHOTS :
2
SECRET SERVICE REPORT: November 22, 1963.
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[ The quality of the National Archives' photographic copy of this hand written report is so poor that many of its words cannot be made out in a scanned copy. Consequently, we have provided below a typed copy ]

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             CO2 34030                               11/22
                                                                 9:55

To:             Chief Rowley
From:        Max D. Phillips
Subject:    8mm movie film showing President
                   Kennedy being shot

     Enclosed is an 8mm movie film
taken by Mr. A. Zapruder, 501 Elm St., Dallas
Texas (RI8-6071)

     Mr. Zapruder was photographing
the President at the instant he was shot.

     According to Mr. Zapruder, the position of
the assassin was behind Mr. Zapruder.

     Note: Disregard personel scenes
shown on Mr. Zapruderís film. Mr. Zapruder
is in custody of the "master" film. Two prints
were given to SAIC Sorrels, this date.
The third print is forwarded.

                              Max D. Phillips  
                              Special Agent - PRS  

FBI REPORT: December 4, 1963.
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Zapruder advised he could not recall but having heard only two shots and, also stated that he knew that from watching through the viewfinder that the President had been hit. [Report does not reveal if Zapruder was asked the source of the shots.]
DEPOSITION: July 22, 1964.
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Mr. LIEBELER. Did you have any impression as to the direction from which these shots came?
Mr. ZAPRUDER. No, I also thought it came from back of me.