The Assassination Of President Kennedy's Conspiracies

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The assassination of president Kennedy is arguably one the most debated conspiracies in American history. In the fall of 1963, president John Fitzgerald Kennedy along with his political advisers were preparing for the presidential campaign. While he had not officially announced his candidacy, it was rather clear that Kennedy intended to run and seemed optimistic about his chances of re-election. As part of his campaign, Kennedy traveled westward through nine different states in less than a week to speak about natural resource and conservation efforts as well education, national security and world peace. He had arrived in Dallas Texas where crowds of excited people lined the streets and waved to the Kennedys.The car turned off Main Street at Dealey Plaza around 12:30 p.m. As it was passing the Texas School Book Depository, gunfire suddenly reverberated in the plaza. Bullets struck the president's neck and head and he slumped over toward Mrs. Kennedy. The governor was also hit in the chest. The car sped off to Parkland Memorial Hospital just a few minutes away, but little could be done for the President. At 1:00 p.m. John F. Kennedy was pronounced dead. And although seriously wounded, Governor Connally would recover. Police had arrested Lee Harvey Oswald, a recently hired employee at the Texas School Book Depository. He was being held for…show more content…
These theories include accusations of the involvement of the CIA, the KGB, Cuban Prime Minister Fidel Castro, sitting Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson, and even the Mafia. In 1964, the Warren Commission concluded that Lee Harvey Oswald was the only person responsible for assassinating Kennedy. In 1979, the United States House Select Committee on Assassinations (HSCA) concluded that Kennedy was probably assassinated as a result of a conspiracy, although it did not identify any individuals or
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