John F. Kennedy´s Assassination

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People who overcome others impose history. Unfortunately, societies easily accept these facts as their absolute truths and never inquire much to gather more information about different perspectives. Humanity is not just black or white; it is made up of different shades of gray. And this, once again, is what some people have told us about one moment in history: the United States thirty-fifth president, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, was shot to death at noon on November 22, 1963 in Dallas, Texas. There is a lot more behind it that what it has been officially stated for over fifty years.
John F. Kennedy was a northerner politician, member of the Democratic Party who was elected to office on the 1961 presidential elections. Being the youngest president to be elected to office, Kennedy brought with him a spirit of change and progress. However, the agitated conjuncture at the time made him gather numerous powerful enemies. Just a few months after assuming office, he allowed the army to invade Cuba and bring down Castro. Unfortunately, the Cubans were prepared and they forced the Americans out rapidly. This event became known as The Bay of Pigs. At the same time, the U.S. was involved in the Cold War, a state of political tension especially with the USSR that produced several dangerous consequences such as the building of the Berlin Wall and the Cuban Missile Crisis, a confrontation that could have produced nuclear war. Due to the convenient involvement of the United Nations, the Kremlin agreed to dismantle their missile station in Cuba if the White House drove theirs out of Turkey, and promised to never attempt invade Cuba again. Additional to this, the African-American Rights Movement was taking place within the U.S nation. Kennedy became a...

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...society as a whole. Kennedy was a victim of his own government. This conspiracy, and then the cover-up meant that that most of the government must have been corrupt. I leave you with my findings, and my own opinion on the topic. This is not an absolute truth, it may have happened this way as it may have occurred in other way. Nevertheless, take a stand on the issue. Speak out. As Russian poet, Yevgeny Yevtushenko said once, “When truth is replaced by silence, the silence is a lie.” The people have the right to know. Fifty years had passed since the people´s president was taken away from them without any logical explanation. This cannot happen again. Look deeper and help find the way out of this dark and unclear tunnel. As history professor, Aaron Rumpza says, “With people´s cooperation, the truth would be obtained at some point. It has to be this way.”

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