On the morning of November 22nd, 1963 it was about seven o’clock in the morning as a man by the name of James Files awakens to the cold seeping through his motel window. Files has soon come to the thought that this day will be one of the biggest days his life has come to see. In just a few hours, Files will be on his way to downtown Dallas with another man by the name of Charles Nicoletti for President Kennedy’s motorcade route through Dallas. It is now time for Files to be secretly remembered forever. As the men arrive in Dealey Plaza, Files parks directly in front of the Schoolbook Depository building, along the curb. Exiting the burgundy chevrolet impala, the men start to become aware of their surroundings as they notice people. Around nine o’clock that morning clouds had formed to start rain in which has caused a few problems for some men that had planned to be in Dealey Plaza during Kennedy’s route. As the two men head to Dallas from Mesquite,Texas a handful of topics had been discussed between the men. As the discussion continues, Files is offered $30,000 to be a shooter in Dealey Plaza alongside Nicoletti. Files immediately accepted simply because he was never a fan of Kennedy, and he did not support most of the decisions Kennedy had made since being a President. Approximately 10:40am, Files and Nicoletti decide to walk toward the back of the stockade fence above the grassy knoll. As Files light’s takes a look around, Nicoletti says “Where do you think the best place for me to be positioned would be Jimmy?”. The men both take a vivid view of the entire Dealey Plaza, and Files says “Well, since you have security in the DalTex building, I think you should take position on the ...
... middle of paper ...
...t it placed on the stockade fence. Files flips his jacket inside out, puts the Remington in the briefcase, put his fedora on and stands back to his feet. The two men dressed in the railroad uniforms now approach Files as one man says “Turn around, and walk away casually. Don’t cause any attention to yourself”. Files now decides to walk away, without a care in the world. As he arrives to his car, he places the briefcase in the trunk. As Files started the Chevrolet, Nicoletti opens the passenger door and quickly says “Okay Jimmy, Now head to the gas station just down Houston, we have another car waiting for us to head back to Chicago”. November 22nd, 1963 will be remembered forever in our history but many will never know it was James Files that took the life of our lovely President.
“Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable”
Need Writing Help?
Get feedback on grammar, clarity, concision and logic instantly.Check your paper »
- A grassy knoll, a picket fence, a magic bullet, a man with an umbrella, a city of witnesses who all say they didn’t see anything, and all in the heart of the city of Dallas. Yes the assassination of President John F Kennedy is filled with mystery and unsolved riddles. The funniest thing about this topic to me was the actually goal of the paper, and I quote “Who killed Kennedy and why?” I will admit I found myself laughing hysterically, because that’s like the easiest question ever right Dr. McDaniel.... [tags: John F. Kennedy, John F. Kennedy assassination]
918 words (2.6 pages)
- Lone suspect or conspiracy Decades after the assassination of beloved president John Fitzgerald Kennedy and still no closer to solving the mystery of whether or not Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone in the killing or if the assassination was conspired by more the one person. Three keys items that will help you the reader take a stance on this subject are the mental stability of Mr. Oswald, a declassified report of withheld by the CIA, and a report saying that JFK 's assassination was supposed to happen in Chicago, not Dallas First a report of the mental instability of Oswald as an adolescence performed by Renatus Hartogs, M.D., Ph.D.... [tags: John F. Kennedy assassination, John F. Kennedy]
1178 words (3.4 pages)
- The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy On the morning of November 22nd, 1963 it was about seven o’clock in the morning as a man by the name of James Files awakens to the cold seeping through his motel window. Files has soon come to the thought that this day will be one of the biggest days his life has come to see. In just a few hours, Files will be on his way to downtown Dallas with another man by the name of Charles Nicoletti for President Kennedy’s motorcade route through Dallas. It is now time for Files to be secretly remembered forever.... [tags: John F. Kennedy assassination, John F. Kennedy]
1485 words (4.2 pages)
- President John F.Kennedys assassination On November 22 1963, the whole word was shocked after John F. Kennedy the 35th President of United States was assassinated. This happened as he was traveling through Dallas in Texas in an open convertible. He was accompanied in the Lincoln convertible by his wife Jacqueline Kennedy and the Texas governor Connally and his wife. As they were waving a crowd passing through downtown Dallas streets, a gunman fired shots from top of Texas School Book Depository building injuring the President and governor (Davis, 2009).... [tags: American History, United States President]
1255 words (3.6 pages)
- Few people knew what events the day held on November 22, 1963, but by mid-afternoon one of the most tragic events to ever plague not only the United States but the entire world. The assassination of President John F. Kennedy would go on to be one of the most infamous days in history; surrounded in scandals, controversy, and conspiracy. There were three main reasons that the president was in Dallas, Texas. One of those reasons being his mission of reelection. Another reason was to raise more Democratic Party presidential campaign funds for the November 1964 presidential election.... [tags: American History]
1580 words (4.5 pages)
- The Merriam Webster Dictionary defines a patsy as “a person who is easily manipulated or victimized : pushover” (www.merriam-webster.com). This is what Lee Harvey Oswald claimed he was when the Dallas Police Department arrested him on November 22, 1963 for assassinating President John Fitzgerald Kennedy. At the time of the assassination, not many believed Oswald was innocent. Today, though, the vast majority of Americans believe Oswald’s words, claiming that there was more behind the tragic assassination than government investigators once portrayed.... [tags: Lee Harvey Oswald]
925 words (2.6 pages)
- ... On March 8th 1964 Malcolm left the nation of Islam. He decided to form his own organization called Muslim Mosque, incorporated for those who followed him. This was seen as a direct challenge to the nation of Islam. In response Islam started to portray Malcolm as a hypocrite and start comparing his to Judas in their magazines. Malcolm however maintained his patience and did not let the slander swayed him. According to those around him he was the calmest he’s been in years. In April 1964 Malcolm traveled to Saudi Arabia to perform his Hajj.... [tags: Malcolm X, African American, Martin Luther King]
723 words (2.1 pages)
- ... Martin Luther King and the President’s brother Robert Kennedy, in 1968. These incidents attracted a lot of suspicion and the American public started questioning why so many US figures had been assassinated in the time span of four years, when this type of incident has been rare. The HCSA was interested in the possibility that the assassinations were related. At the time there was also an increasing awareness of corruption and scandal within the government. The Watergate Scandal in 1974 involving President Nixon had clearly shown that American government was not entirely free of foul play.... [tags: oswald, investigation, fbi, cia]
574 words (1.6 pages)
- In the eulogy that President John F. Kennedy gave for the lately departed poet, Robert Frost, only three out of the four common elements that Kunkel and Dennis found in eulogies can be found in this specific eulogy. The elements I found in this eulogy are positive reappraisal, praise, and problem-focused coping while self-disclosure of emotion, credibility, affirmation of vivid past relationships, and continuation of interactive bonds could not be found. John Kennedy imminently starts off with a positive reappraisal: “Robert Frost was one of the granite figures of our time in America.... [tags: John F. Kennedy, John F. Kennedy assassination]
711 words (2 pages)
- Every president strives to remain positive in the public’s eye. Yes, a despised president can still hold office, but the country will always respond much more positively and remember the president better if he or she is viewed favorably. This is particularly true during times of great distress or crises, such as the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in 2001, or Hurricane Sandy in 2012. On April 10, 1962, the United States’ largest steel companies raised steel prices by 3.5 percent. President John F.... [tags: John F. Kennedy, John F. Kennedy assassination]
1452 words (4.1 pages)