Silence Before the Screams

1489 WordsFeb 19, 20186 Pages
Who would have thought the world could change in the course of seven seconds? The cheers turned into a deadly silence, everyone dropping to the ground protecting themselves and their children. The presidential limousine speeding off, but where is it going and why? President Kennedy and Governor Connally have been shot, both fighting for their lives, but the question is who shot him, and where was it from? November 22, 1963 Dealey Plaza, people were lining up to get a glance at President John F. Kennedy. Kennedy arrived in Dallas, Texas to deliver a speech for his reelection for Presidency. He was scheduled to arrive and say his speech, but then a terrible turn of events happened. At around 12:30 P.M. as his bubble limousine was turning the corner, no one expected they’d have to be shielding themselves from a gunman, let alone seeing JFK be shot. 12:34 P.M. there was a silence, then screams of horror. Jacqueline Kennedy holding on to her husband as his life is slowly slipping away in her fingers. The police are first to act, but they don’t have much to go on. They enter all the tall buildings surrounding Dealey Plaza, but one employee from The School Depository Building is missing; his name was Lee Harvey Oswald. As questions begin to surface about Kennedy being shot, suspicions grow about Oswald too. Where did Oswald go and why did he have to leave so soon after the shooting? Kennedy had several gunshot wounds. One of the nonfatal wounds was in his

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