Analysis Of John Fitzgerald Kennedy 's ' The Great Gatsby '

1757 Words May 23rd, 2016 8 Pages
A day meant for union, November 22, 1963, became a day of severance. John Fitzgerald Kennedy, a man who once promised to bring youth and innovation to America, was gunned down by a cold hearted killer, 6 floors up, thirsty for vengeance. A gun fired three bullets, one having broken the skin of one of America’s most respected men in the country. In just a single moment, America and all of its people lost their innocence. “My God, I’ve got his brains in my hand! (Jones 90),” exclaimed the first lady as the uncovered limousine, now seating a wounded President, paraded through Dallas. Now lacking a leader, the United States expected to experience turmoil, which was everything that President Kennedy had been fighting to avoid. As if dealing with the grief from losing a loved one was not enough, the Kennedy family was now forced to hide and become more alert to their surroundings. Due to the situation, a pronounced red target quickly began to take up residency upon their backs. Americans are at fault to conclude multiple conspiracies of President Kennedy’s death for a single and uncomplicated reason; the name John F. Kennedy commonly bears the reputation of his death, but not his life and successes. So why is it that a man whom accomplished many obstacles with such adeptness is remembered for an event that was out of his control (Jones 90-106)? Born into the Catholic faith, the nine Kennedy children lived a prosperous childhood due to their wealthy parents.…
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