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Why were witnesses to the initial assassination in “The Parallax View” (1974) systematically killed?

Where @MichaelLorton's excellent answer appeals to the real-world history of the society that makes these stories, I've got an explanation driven by storytelling concerns. When a conspiracy starts ...
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Why were witnesses to the initial assassination in “The Parallax View” (1974) systematically killed?

It is a persistent trope of movies made at that time and since that a conspiracy must be unmasked by its own coverup. At least a dozen films are built around the structure that the protagonist is ...
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