JFK Assassination Theory

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At 12:30 p.m., on November 22nd, 1963, President John Fitzgerald Kennedy’s motorcade was passing through Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Texas, when he was shot and killed. His assassination shocked the nation, and the police were quick to react. On the same day, Lee Harvey Oswald was arrested for the murder of John F. Kennedy. Two days later, Oswald was shot and killed by Jack Ruby, a nightclub owner, outside the doors of the Dallas Police Headquarters. With no confession or trial to prove Oswald’s guilt, the suspicion of a conspiracy to assassinate the President gripped the American people. However, the United States Government’s position was that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone. They said he was a lone gunman and a mad man, who killed the President with no help whatsoever. In response, there were many speculations about the assassination and the government’s attempt to cover up this particular event. Could a controversial theory prove that there was more than one …show more content…

If it is wrong, then the FBI and the Justice Department investigations that supported the Warren Commision are also wrong. Since there were many unanswered questions, the House of Representatives established the Select Committee on Assassinations in 1976. Based on the scientific evidence presented to them, they concluded that there had to be another shooter, and that Oswald did not act alone. As a result, many believe that the FBI and the Warren Commission are both parts of a giant cover up perpetrated by the U.S. government. Was this cover up an effort to avoid mass hysteria and lay John F. Kennedy to rest? Or was Oswald a scapegoat used by rogue parts of the government to hide their conspiracy against the President? Was there more than one shooter that day? Or did Oswald act alone? Although we will never know the truth, the official story is that Kennedy was simply the victim of a lone, mad

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