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...for readers that Dulles had a motive and very extensive classified resources at his disposal to undermine the Leader of the Free World of the early 1960s and cover it up. According to the CIA 's web article written by Sherman Kent "Allen Welsh Dulles: 1893-1969.," "[Dulles] was the living and highly visible exemplar of the inspired master and the expert journeyman in his tireless efforts to defend the faith and serve his country" (Kent). Dulles himself died in 1969, and many of the other parties involved in the assassination have passed away as well. The world, then, may never know who really was behind the odd, circumstantial, and untimely death of the very popular yet controversial 35th President of the United States. It is still the belief that Allen Dulles was the mastermind behind the implausibly oversimplified explanation of who shot President John F. Kennedy.
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