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

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 Timescommentary on the case of Comet Ping Pong talks to NPR's Audie Cornish.

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