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A Guide to Forensic Testimony: The Art and Practice of Presenting Testimony as an Expert Technical Witness by Rebecca Gurley Bace, Fred Chris Smith

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Introduction

W. C. Fields (to Charlie): Quiet, you flophouse for termites, or I'll sic a beaver on you.

Edgar Bergen: Now, Bill….

Charlie McCarthy: Mr. Fields, is that a flame thrower I see or is it your nose?

W. C. Fields: Why, you little blockhead, I'll whittle you down to a coat hanger.[1]

Every Dummy Wants to Be the Ventriloquist

As David Goldblatt says, ventriloquism is a bizarre practice.[2] From its origins as the purported voice of God and in the abuses of spiritualist seances, ventriloquism emerged into popular culture on stage, first as part of magic shows and vaudeville. Later, as pure entertainment, ventriloquism became an art form of nearly universal appeal. Ventriloquists were admired and renowned to the degree that they perfected the ...

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