John F. Kennedy Assassination

Austin Workman

Who, What, and Why

Shortly after noon on November 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated as he rode through Dealey Plaza in downtown Dallas, Texas by Lee Harvey Oswald. Why he decided to assassinate the President was never determined.
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Perspective A

The Warren Commission struggled to find convincing evidence that would prove Lee Harvey Oswald to be on the sixth floor of the Texas School Book Depository. Although it is undeniable that the shots were fired from there, no photographs or videos show anyone in the southeastern sixth-floor window, which is where the bullet shells were found. There were a total of 10 witnesses that saw suspicious activity between 12:15 until the time of the shooting. Four of these witnesses saw a man in a window, holding a gun. Two witnesses saw a man in a window, but no gun. Four more witnesses saw a gun in a window, but no gunman. Unfortunately the official evidence is ambiguous and incomplete.

Perspective B

The single bullet theory is one of the most popular theories and is most widely believed to be true. The claim of this theory is that only one bullet caused the injuries of Kennedy and Connally. There are two main points that make this theory plausible. No bullets or bullet fragments were discovered in President Kennedy’s body. There is one main reason some people do not believe this is possible. Conspericy theorist's often believe that Connally was sitting directly in front of Kennedy, but in reality he was a few inches to the left as seen in the photo.

Media Bias

The main reason this event is so controversial even today is all of the holes in the story. Things don't line up and some evidence may not be reliable. Many conspiracy theorists still believe the government is hiding parts to the story or if the media told the truth.

Criticism 1

Many people question the involvement of the CIA in this case. Much of the media had a very heavy bias towards the lone gunman claim. On the other hand much of the population rejected the idea of Oswald acting alone.

Criticism 2

Some people asked the question, "Was Oswald framed?" The most blatant indication of a framing of Oswald was the single bullet theory. Due to the lack of evidence of Oswald shooting three shots and causing seven wounds, people think there is no way Oswald acted alone.
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