Before John F. Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, he and his political advisors were feeling skeptical about the upcoming election in 1964. This is because of Kennedy and his advisors failed to deliver medical care to the senior citizens of the United States. Also Kennedy never gave federal aid to education, so he was thinking that the people wouldn’t vote for him in the next election. The Unemployment rates remained high and the civil rights movement was becoming more intense which he believed that it would change the minds of the voters in the south because of his racial equality speech in June of 1963. Later that year, Kennedy went to Texas to campaign for the upcoming election (Stern).
While in Texas, Kennedy made stops for his campaign in Houston, San Antonio and Fort Worth. JFK, Jacqueline Kennedy, Vice President Johnson, and Governor Connelly Flew to Dallas. The President and his party arrived at Dealey Plaza at around 12:30 in the afternoon, then several shots were Fired. A local resident of the area captured the reaction of the president when the bullet struck him in the neck and the other shot blowing off the back of his head was also caught in the same film. ...
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