For over thirty years the people of the United States were led to believe that a single gunman shot and killed Kennedy in Dallas on November 22, 1963, at 12:30 p.m... However, in this paper, I will dispute the ancient analization of the facts that show a single gunman was involved, and try to show that a conspiracy must have been present. According to the old facts regarding the case of the JFK assassination, Kennedy was killed by a single gunman. On November 22, 1963, at 12:30 p.m. CST (Central Standard Time), Kennedy was riding in an open limousine through Dallas, Texas. At this time, Kennedy was shot in the head and neck by a sniper.
Either Oswald did it, or he was set up.” “John F. Kennedy was assassinated in November 1963. Lee Harvey Oswald was arrested and put on trial for his murder. However, before he could reach trial, Lee Harvey Oswald was himself murdered by Jack Ruby. Lee Harvey Oswald always pleaded innocence and many believe the assassination was a conspiracy.” (Pettinger, Biography of John F Kennedy )
October 6, 1998 The Kennedy Assassination "It's the most controversial case in modern American history. Did Lee Harvey Oswald kill JFK by himself, or did a conspiracy do it? And if a conspiracy did it, did the conspiracy include Oswald" (McAdams 1)? It is my opinion that JFK was killed by a conspiracy that included another gunmen besides Oswald. The House Select Committee on Assassination (HSCA) formally concluded that at least one shot was fired at President Kennedy from the grassy knoll.
Now, thirty-five years after the assassination, many Americans still believe the commission's claim that Lee Harvey Oswald was the sole assassin of President Kennedy. However, all evidence points toward the more frightening reality that the United States government might have been involved in a conspiracy to kill the president and an ensuing cover-up. Thus, the question still remains: Who really killed J.F.K.? The day of President Kennedy's assassination, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson was sworn into the office of president while flying back to Washington on Air Force One. Seven days later, Johnson appointed a commission of seven members, headed by Earl Warren, to investigate the assassination.
In order for the bullet to have such a path, it requires the bullet to have taken a turn mid-air. In order to change angle from Kennedy’s throat to Connally’s right shoulder. Furthermore, The President’s Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy, (unofficially known as the Warren Commission), was established by American President Lyndon B. Johnson on November 29, 1963. Its purpose was the investigation of Kennedy’s assassination. This Warren Commission concluded that John F. Kennedy and Connally were hit by the same bullet, simply because they were seated in front of each other.
Most believe that the assassination was the result of a conspiracy, though these same polls also show that there is no agreement on who else might have been involved. Most put forward the idea of involved parties such as Castro supporters, the Mafia, and the U.S Government. The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy, known unofficially as the Warren Commission, was established on November 27, 1963, by Lyndon B. Johnson to investigate the assassination of U.S President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963. Its final report was presented to President Johnson on September 24, 1964, and was made public three days later. The Commission was conducted to evaluate matters relating to the assassination and the subsequent killing of the alleged assassin, and to report its findings and conclusions to him.
While researching the Kennedy assassination there were many articles, saying that the mob was involved in the shooting. The writers were convinced that there was more than one person involved when it came too killing John Kennedy, on that warm sunny day in downtown Dallas. However, while these authors were convinced that there was another party involved, so was the rest of America with eighty percent saying the report was false. The goal of this paper is to bring this topic into the spotlight once more, by connecting the shooting of the president with the mob, and Lee Harvey Oswald. To achieve this goal, the paper is organized into three main sections, they all have a sub-sections.
The public was outraged that President Kennedy was murdered and wanted an explanation. President Lyndon B. Johnson set up the Warren Commission lead by Earl Warren to head investigation. The Warren Commission concluded that Lee Harvey Oswald was the lone assassin in the murder of John F. Kennedy. Lee Harvey Oswald had a major role in the assassination of Pres... ... middle of paper ... ...ce to support a conspiracy. A conspiracy of that level takes months to plan.
I will try to explain or figure out what went on during the 22 of November in 1963. There are many theories on the assassination of JFK. The first theory is that Robert Kennedy, the brother of John and also the attorney general at this time dated a known mobsters’ girlfriend, and Robert also tried to get one of the biggest court cases in the history of the U.S. put upon the mob. In order to get back at him, they killed his brother. Later, they killed him when he was going to run for President.
The Many Theories of the JFK Assassination Introduction There are many theories that have been introduced to people surrounding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The assassination of the 35th President of the United States, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, occurred on November 22, 1963. Kennedy was fatally shot while riding in the presidential limousine through the streets of Dallas, Texas. The projectile that struck his head shattered the right side of his skull. During an interview with the Detroit Free Press (2013), a former secret service agent named Clint Hill recalled his actions moments after the shooting.