Themes Of Jfk Assassination

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Assassination Repercussions Georgia Linden Language Arts Honors 3-4 Mrs. Erickson April 21, 2014 Georgia Linden Mrs. Erickson Language Arts Honors 3-4 April 21, 2014 Assassination Repercussions The authors of Killing Kennedy show that in a country or civilization, the assassination of a political leader ends with the people’s state in turmoil. Assassination is attempted by disgruntled, crazed people. A sane man would not kill another due to a mere disagreement in policy or difference in opinion. April 4, 1968, James Earl Ray made the fateful decision to assassinate Civil Rights Leader Martin Luther King, Jr. For the majority of his life, Ray had skated in and out of jail (Gribben 3). A parole officer had said, "He apparently lacks foresight, or is afraid of the future, as he absolutely refuses to look forward. He claims that he can do his time better if he doesn't think. (He) apparently is enjoying his present situation,” (Gribben 4). Another mentally impaired example is the man who assassinated President Kennedy; Lee Harvey Oswald. Oswald was neglected and abuse...
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