Talk:Robert F. Kennedy assassination conspiracy theories

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Enyart Film[edit]

Maybe I missed it - but I didn't see any mention of the film that was seized from Enyart:

From Spartacus Website:

"Jamie Scott Enyart was born in 1953. On 6th June, 1968, Enyart, a 15 year old high school student, a high-school student, was taking photographs of Robert F. Kennedy as he was walking from the ballroom of the Ambassador Hotel to the Colonial Room where the press conference was due to take place. Enyart was standing slightly behind Kennedy when the shooting began and snapped as fast as he could.

As Enyart was leaving the pantry, two LAPD officers accosted him at gunpoint and seized his three, 36-exposure rolls of film. Later, he was told by Detective Dudley Varney that the photographs were needed as evidence in the trial of Sirhan Sirhan. The photographs were not presented as evidence but the court ordered that all evidential materials had to be sealed for twenty years.

In 1988 Scott Enyart requested that his photographs should be returned. At first the State Archives claimed they could not find them and that they must have been destroyed by mistake. Enyart filed a lawsuit which finally came to trial in 1996. During the trial the Los Angeles city attorney announced that the photos had been found in its Sacramento office and would be brought to the courthouse by the courier retained by the State Archives. The following day it was announced that the courier’s briefcase, that contained the photographs, had been stolen from the car he rented at the airport. The photographs have never been recovered and the jury subsequently awarded Scott Enyart $450,000 in damages." —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 07:53, 2 December 2009 (UTC)

When did those theories surface?[edit]

I think the historic context when those theories surfaced is interesting. Was it immediately, after a couple of years, or in the recent decade? If anybody has such sources and can add that information, that would be great for the article, I think. Tony Mach (talk) 12:53, 5 January 2014 (UTC)