Kennedy 's Conspiracy Conundrum By John F. Kennedy

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Kennedy 's Conspiracy Conundrum "Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country." These few words are some of John F. Kennedy 's most famous; they were given in his Inaugural Address on January 20, 1961. He would serve, as some say, the most difficult presidential term, enduring the Cuban Missile Crisis and the Bay of Pigs. He would also pass some of the most beneficial laws such as housing for the public, minimum wage policy, and social security. Unfortunately, his contributions would come to an end with his unexpected assassination. The mystery behind John F. Kennedy 's assassination can be summed up by two theories: the assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald, either acted alone or had accomplices. There are many facts about Kennedy’s life that are set in stone; others, however, remain debated. While the fact that Kennedy was the youngest president is indisputable, the question of which person or persons were responsible for his death continues to be discussed. Most theorists can agree that while visiting Dallas, Texas on November 22, 1963, at least three shots were fired from the Texas School Book Depository in Kennedy’s direction as he rode a car in the during the parade. President Kennedy sustained two injuries, one in the neck and one in the right of the head, which was the cause of his death (Warren Commission 3). John Connally, the Texas Governor, was also shot. While a film of the shooting taken by Abraham Zapruder is now available, it is

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