adored him and his wife, Jacqueline. However, on November 22, 1963, Kennedy was shot and
killed while riding in the back of his car through Dallas, Texas. The audience of the parade he
was in had to watch in horror as their idol died in front of them. He was 46 years old.
We grew being told in school that the man who shot John F. Kennedy was Lee Harvey
Oswald. However, as I grew older I started learning more and more outside of school about the
real facts. Such as the fact that Oswald was assassinated just before he was supposed to go on
trial for his alleged assassination of Kennedy. Or the fact that Kennedy’s successor Lyndon B.
Johnson had several political and personal differences with Kennedy and that Johnson and his
associates controlled many details of that fatal trip to Dallas’s details.
It may be that these things are just coincidences. The world may never know. However,
there are several alleged pieces of evidence that could be made to prove that Lee Harvey Oswald
was not solely at fault. The purpose of this paper is to analyze some of these tidbits of
information and to make inferences about what could have happened on that horrific day in
November of 1963.
One of my favorite theories involves Abraham Lincoln. It seems that there are several
parallels between Kennedy and Lincoln. Some of these are: both Abraham and John were shot
on a Friday before a major holiday while seated by their wife who was not injured. Both were in
the presence of another couple, and the man of each couple got injured. While in the White
House, each President had a family of three children, and both lost a child through death. ...
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