John F Kennedy Assassination Conspiracy Theories

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Throughout the history of the United States, Presidents have proven to be top influential figures. When a president is assassinated, as only four have been, many questions arise. Why were they killed? Who was behind the killing? Was there an unknown reason as to their assassination? Our 35th president, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, was the last of our American Presidents to be assassinated. I am going to address his assassination, common conspiracy theories surrounding the assassination, and the largest conspiracy theory that is around. November 22, 1963, was the day that air left John F. Kennedy’s body for the very last time. In Dealey Plaza, Dallas, Texas, President Kennedy as well as Texas Governor John Connally were each struck by the gun shots.…show more content…
CNN.com said the three groups that have are the most likely to have done it are the Chicago, Miami, and New Orleans mafias. As Attorney General, John’s brother, Robert, was tackling down on the illegal activities from members of the mafia. Because of him, there was a large increase in the number of prosecutions of mafia members, However, the mafia obviously wasn’t happy that something was being done to stop their wrongdoings. Also Jack Ruby, who killed Oswald, had close connections to the mob which led many. including the author of 22november1963.org, to believe they could have played a role in some way Although this conspiracy theory is talked about often, there isn’t much evidence to support that the mafia was responsible for the assassination. The next conspiracy might startle…show more content…
The results of the report said Oswald had assassinated the president on his own with no kind of conspiracy involved. However, the evidence that the Warren Report used to justify their answer, lacked many facts and was mainly speculation. According to the House of Representatives Select Committee on Assassinations, a group who reinvestigated President Kennedy’s death, concluded that there was a great chance there was a second gunman. On history.com, where it talks about the results of the report, it says the report also stated that JFK most likely died from an unknown conspiracy. This report, as you can tell, was majorly different from that of the criticized Warren Report. A member of the Warren Commission, Judge Burt Griffen is quoted saying “We spent virtually no time investigating the possibility of conspiracy. I wish we had.” This shows that the group who is responsible for telling all the people why and how President Kennedy died, barely looked into one huge debate around his
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