The Assassination of John F. Kennedy

1930 Words Jan 28th, 2018 8 Pages
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John F. Kennedy severed as the 35th President of the United States of America from January 1961 until November 1963. His presidency was shortly lived due to the fact he was assassinated on November 22, 1963 in Dallas, Texas, while on a campaigning trail with the hopes of regaining his presidency for a 2nd term. On November 22, 1963 at 1230 p.m. while riding in a car with his wife First lady Jackie Kennedy, Texas Governor John Connally and his wife Nellie Connally; President Kennedy was shot in the throat once, in the upper back, and with fatal shot hitting him in the head. Many people speculate that it was Lee Harvey Oswald who was charged with the crime but not convicted because he was later killed by Jack Ruby a mobster on live TV. Oswald wasn’t the only person that people believed to have killed JFK. According to an article written by Ashley M. Williams for USATODAY there have been six conspiracy theories on who killed John F. Kennedy: The Central Intelligence Agency, The Mafia, The Soviets, Lyndon B. Johnson, Two Shooters, and The debunker umbrella man theory ( “Who shot JFK? 6 conspiracy theories”). All these theories are great theories, but none really pin point Lee Harvey Oswald as the killer, let’s take a look at the CIA theory, what would be the motivation for killing the president, according to an article written by David Jackson for the USATODAY he states, “The Central Intelligence Agency may have played a role in his death.…