John F. Kennedy 's Assassination

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There are lots of people that have differing opinions on John F. Kennedy’s assassination. Some even believe that his assassination was a conspiracy. Today I will be explaining three different historians’ views on the matter, but all serious historians didn’t think that there was a conspiracy. I have randomly selected three historians who’s names follow: Michael Rivero, Daniel Czitrom, and Oliver Stone. These are three very credible historians, and have done thorough research on President John F. Kennedy’s assassination. I will first start off with historian Oliver Stone. According to Stone, the President’s Commission on the assassination presented their findings to President Lyndon B. Johnson, which concluded the alleged assassin, Lee…show more content…
They also doubted that one shot was able to hit both President Kennedy AND Governor Connally from behind that caused much destruction of both of their bodies. Stone bashed the Warren Commission, along with other parts of the United States Government, which included: the intelligence agencies like the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), the Federal Bauru of Investigation (FBI), the United States Military, the media, and other perpetrators of the Cold War. Mr. Oliver Stone concludes his movie, (On The Trail of Assassins) by stating that Kennedy got himself into some trouble. When he decided to end the war in Vietnam by withdrawing the first 1,000 troops, he went behind the peoples backs. Also this might have been coupled with another event. Kennedy gave an American University speech, as well as a Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, both in 1963 that also angered Americans, and felt as if they were betrayed. These reasons were seen as Oswald’s motives for murdering the beloved President Kennedy. Daniel Czitrom is a history professor at Mount Holyoke College, as well as a co-author of the book titled “Out of Many: A history of the American People”. Czitrom stated that Kennedy had made great decisions during his presidency, most of them famous in the cold war era. It is a known fact that Kennedy and Richard Nixon were the first President and Vice President to participate in the first televised presidential debate in 1960. Three years later, Kennedy seemed to
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