The blanket in the affidavit, as we shall soon see, was the same blanket that littleJune Lee ³loved´ and ³played with.´ It may be the blanket Lee Oswald mentioned in aletter to his wife, when she was in the hospital recovering from the birth of June Lee, inMinsk, Belarus, USSR. Lee was not allowed to visit her due to hospital regulations.Thus, on Feb. 21, 1962, he wrote to his wife in the hospital. ³Dear Marina,´ hewrote,³Today we received a very nice present for June from the factory: I know you willlike it. They bought: one summer blanket, 6 light diapers, 4 warm diapers«´ Another blanket is mentioned in a subsequent letter to Marina, suggesting that a winter-weight blanket would also be nice, and that perhaps her relatives would respond to that need.
The blanket that supposedly lay on a cement floor for two monthsin a garage where wood chips and debris abounded was clean.
Researcher Bill Kelly correctly notes the following concerning the blanket, its fibers, andthe rifle:³«the blanket the gun was supposedly wrapped in was mentioned by MichaelPaine, Ruth Paine and Marina, but for some reason that should catch the attentionof homicide investigators, the well oiled and greased gun that was wrapped in the blanket not only didn't have any clear fingerprints, but it didn't have anymicroscopic fibers from the blanket, a practical impossibility. If you read theWarren Report on the fiber evidence, they found ONE single fiber on the stock of the rifle«[it] DID NOT match the blanket, even in color, but the FBI forensic labspecialist testified it COULD HAVE come from the shirt Oswald had on at thetime of his arrest. It's just a shame he changed his shirt after the shooting so that