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No Stranger To Conspiracy Theories, Alexandra Zapruder On How They Take Hold

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No Stranger To Conspiracy Theories, Alexandra Zapruder On How They Take Hold

No Stranger To Conspiracy Theories, Alexandra Zapruder On How They Take Hold

No Stranger To Conspiracy Theories, Alexandra Zapruder On How They Take Hold

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Her grandfather accidentally filmed President John F. Kennedy's assassination. Now, writer Alexandra Zapruder's local pizza place, Comet Ping Pong in Washington, D.C., is the center of a baseless conspiracy that prompted a gunman to go there to "self-investigate."

The author of a recent New York Times commentary on the case of Comet Ping Pong talks to NPR's Audie Cornish.