After all, it's just back-chatter and set dressing, it's not like people will be scrutinizing such trivial details for the next 30 years...right?
Considering that we are discussing and scrutinizing such trivial details still after the past 30 years, I wouldn't be too surprised if we were to continue this for the next 30 years.
I don't see the need for "belief" (has such a dogmatic connotation
). Unless we get first hand accounts from the actual people involved there is plenty of room for speculation with the possibility that things may be different from what many of us assume these to be. Can we agree on that?