For years Americans have been fascinated with conspiracy theories. A recent pull has shown that a majority of Americans still believe that Lee Harvey Oswald did not act alone. After reading many articles, I have reached the conclusion that I am not part of that majority. I do believe that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone. I do not think there was another shooter, and I feel that most Americans are unaware of the facts and research that has proven there was only one shooter. The first reason I think there was only one shooter is because Kennedy and Connally were hit by the same bullet, although people don’t think so. The second reason I think there was only one shooter is because Kennedy was shot twice: The first bullet came from the front of him, but in the second looked like it came from behind him, but it didn’t. The final reason that Lee Harvey Oswald didn’t act alone is because digital technology has proven there was only one shooter. I also reached the conclusion that out of even eyewitness testimonies, even in good faith people alter details and hide important clues.
The first reason I think that there was only one shooter is because Kennedy and Connally were hit by the same bullet. Upon doing some research I learned some basic facts. According Killing Conspiracies “On November 22nd 1963, President Kennedy and Texas Gov. John Connally, and their wives were riding in a slow open motorcade through Dallas. As the car turned onto Dealey Plaza, three gunshots rang out. Kennedy and Connally were both shot. The Warren Report concluded that Oswald had fired all three shorts from a window on the sixth floor of the Texas School Book Depository, where he worked.” But in the Warren Report concluding this the...
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