Years have past, and individuals are still trying to put together the information on who actually killed John. F Kennedy. Who killed kennedy? Was Lee Harvey Oswald a lone gunman?Were shots fired from the “grassy knoll”. Was the mafia involved?
Surpassing the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy's death, many have reflected on the life and legacy of the former president. Kennedy was shot and killed on November 22, 1963, while riding in a motorcade in Dallas, Texas. The night Kennedy was assassinated, Kennedy planned to give a speech in Texas. The last lines of the speech JFK would've given the night of his assassination included the following: "Neither the fanatics nor the faint-hearted are needed. And our duty as a Party is not to our Party alone, but to the nation, and, indeed, to all mankind.
Most Americans of a certain age remember exactly where they were when President John Fitzgerald Kennedy was assassinated. It was a moment of overwhelming tragedy for our country. JFK, as he is now called, was on his way to the Dallas airport, and was in a parade with his wife, and the Governor of Texas. America witnessed their president 's death while his wife sat beside him. He was the youngest and one of the most loved presidents and America loved not just him, but his young family, too.(Freidel)
He announced about the Vietnam War, Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination, John F. Kennedy’s assassination, and many more. One of the hardest news he had to tell was John F. Kennedy’s assassination. Walter Cronkite was the first newsman to announce that John F. Kennedy had been shot and killed. This announcement took place on November 22, 1963. Cronkite said that he “blinked in disbelief at what he had read.”
The Warren Commission 's Report states that Lee Harvey Oswald was ex marine who defected to soviet union, and became a communist. It was in the soviet union that Oswald developed his hatred for JFK. In The report it claims that Oswald shot JFK from the Texas school book depository building in downtown Dallas. It states that Oswald worked alone, and that no conspiracy was involved either domestic or international.
Brian Hernandez Prof. Cicirelli CM-115-02 11/30/15 JFK Assassination Many conspiracies have taken place within government, but none of them have been more serious then JFK assassination. When JFK had fired its director and other agents, the CIA was scared that Kennedy would take down the CIA permently, he believed to be an extremely terrible agency under the government. The shooter, Lee Harvey Oswald, who was in the marines at one point was planted into the biggest CIA camp somewhere in the Asian pacific and had been wanting to attend the CIA. Apparently he was the guy for the job. Many critics say that Lee Harvey Oswald might have been brain washed by the CIA.
Another man named Christian David said that three men were hired to assassinate JFK. If we think that Oswald and Ruby were in on it, then who was the third person? Well, this could easily be your answer. Some people thought that it could have been a man dressed as a police/ FBI worker because of the smoke from the gun coming from his direction.
Some people can argue that the conspiracy of Lee Harvey Oswald did not act as a lone gunman. The main controversy for many Americans for years is what was the motives that driven Oswald to take down a beloved world leader. According to the New York Times, a friend of Oswald’s wife, Priscilla McMillian, made a statement that Oswald did not hate Kennedy, but rather dislike how the government system was running as a capitalism country and it was tragic that Kennedy supported how the United States was running that led Oswald to assassinate JFK. There is a possibility that Oswald was not a lone gunman because JFK was shot twice in two different areas, the first bullet was shot from the right side of his back and the second bullet was fired, aiming on the right side of his head causing a fatal wound that his head was almost blown. Having two bullets shot at two different places in Kennedy’s body provide a key evidence that Oswald had helped from a second
John F. Kennedy Assassination Conspiracy Theory: Lyndon B. Johnson John F. Kennedy, the 35th United States President, was assassinated on November 22, 1963 during a parade while he and his wife were visiting Dallas, Texas. The Warren Commission has concluded that Lee Harvey Oswald, a lone shooter, was the man who committed the crime. Over the years after Kennedy’s death, people have come up with other ideas of why and how this president died. One of many conspiracies was made by his wife, Jacqueline Kennedy, saying that Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson had something to do with it. She believed that he wanted to become the president so badly that he would kill to get it.
John F. Kennedy was a well know person in the United States. He was America 's 35th President from January 20, 1961 to November 22, 1963. Sadly his life was cut short in a trip to Dallas, Texas. The gunman was later founded and arrested but never stood trial because he was later killed. FBI release that it was a lone gunman work but many people say that there was another person involved in another build.
On the 22nd November, 1963 President John F. Kennedy was assassinated allegedly by a lone gunman by the name of Lee Harvey Oswald. Although this theory has been up held by the United States government for over half a century, as it was supported by the findings of the Warren Commission. It has not appeased the many conspiracy theories that have been proposed, they include: the single bullet theory and the grassy knoll theory. The single bullet theory refers to the second shot from Oswald’s gun that entered the President’s neck, exited his throat preceded to enter the back of the Governor exiting shattering his fifth rib and finally stopping 2 inches into the thigh of the Governor.
It’s the year 1976, the United States Senate has just called for a new inquiry into the infamous assassination of President John F. Kennedy, who was shot in 1963 during his own motorcade in Dallas, TX while running for re-election. The CIA along with the FBI were coaxed into releasing new documents on Lee Harvey Oswald, and individuals who had not given evidence previously were persuaded to come forward. Pieces of evidence such as sound recordings and photographs were being subjected to scientific research analysis using more modern equipment. In 1979 the House Select Committee on Assassinations, or (HCSA), finally came to a verdict that Lee Harvey Oswald shot three times at the president; one of which, hitting his head and killing him. It was also concluded that a fourth shot was taken from ‘the grassy knoll’, which was something that was contradicting to the statement given by the Warren Commission 16 years earlier.
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.
John F Kennedy was elected president in one of the closest elections in United States History. He beat Nixon by 118,550 votes out of a total of 69 million. This was one of the closest election ever and still is. After being elected, he helped with many problems and even started a space program. The space program was a goal that John F. Kennedy had. His goal was to send a man to walk on the moon by the end of the decade. As we can tell, he succeeded. President Kennedy understood the need to restore America's confidence and intended not to match the Soviets, but pass them. On May 25, 1961, he stood before Congress to deliver a special message on urgent national needs. He asked for an additional 7 billion to 9 billion dollars over the next five