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The Assassination Of John F Kennedy

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The assassination of President John F. Kennedy is a legendary event that impacted the world. This tragedy event shocked the nation and it made many people sad. So, we will read a brief description of John F. Kennedy, also where he was at before he got in the car where he got assassinated, and lastly talk about who kill him and everything that happened that day. John F. Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917 in Brookline, Massachusetts. His parents were Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr. and Rose Kennedy. They had 9 children including John F. Kennedy. John became a Democratic Congressman from the Boston area, advancing in 1953 to the Senate. Later on, he married Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis on September 12, 1953. Then, in the general election on November 8, 1960, he defeated the Republican Vice President Richard M. Nixon in a very close race. Kennedy became one of the youngest man elected president at the age of 43 and as well the first Roman Catholic President.…show more content…
Then, arriving at Love Field, the president and Mrs. Kennedy disembarked and immediately walked toward a fence where there was a crowd of people gathered, and they spent several minutes shaking hands. Kennedy’s wife received a bouquet of red roses, which she brought with her to the waiting limousine. Then, the governor John Connally and his wife, Nellie, were already seated in the open convertible as the Kennedys entered and sat behind them. Since there was not anymore rain, the plastic bubble top of the car had been left off. They then leave the airport and traveled along a ten-mile route that wound through downtown Dallas on the way to the Trade Mart where the President was scheduled to speak at a
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