Jfk Assassination Research Paper

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The assassination of John F. Kennedy, the 35th president of the United States, remains an unsolved mystery that has been pushed to the back of our minds over the years. Was it really the lone gunman theory—Lee Harvey Oswald—or the result of a conspiracy where the CIA and FBI were involved? A great deal of controversy surrounds the case. Therefore, if I was able to go back in time, I would travel to Nov. 22, 1963, and freeze frame John F. Kennedy’s assassination to find out the truth that lies beneath it all.
Kennedy’s death shocked the nation and many felt that he would have gone on to achieve greatness as a president. The death of Kennedy happened like an old black-and-white killer movie. Kennedy was riding in the back of an open-top limousine through the downtown area of Dallas when the assassination happened. A piercing bang echoed in Dallas and it put the whole world in silence. Kennedy was shot in the back of the head by a sniper and was later pronounced dead. The police then arrested Lee Harvey Oswald, a former U.S. Marine, at a nearby theater and by the next morning he was booked for the murder of the president.
Lee Harvey Oswald, assassin or wrongfully accused? At a glance, it may sound like an open-and-shut case. However, if one takes a closer look, many people who witnessed the murder of Kennedy said that they …show more content…

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