A Day That Will Forever Be A Mystery Essay

1874 Words Jun 12th, 2016 8 Pages
November 22, 1963 is a day that will forever be a mystery. This was the day that President John Fitzgerald Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. The Warren Commission says that the killer was Lee Harvey Oswald, a Soviet defector who sympathized with the Communists in Russia and Cuba. However, many Americans believe that Oswald couldn 't have done this alone. Theories range from multiple gunmen, to the shots being fired from a different location, as well as those who agree with the Warren Commission. The following information will help to educate you on the events that took place on that infamous day. President John F. Kennedy made a trip to Dallas, Texas, where he was scheduled to give a speech at the Dallas Trade Mart on that fateful November day. The route for the presidential motorcade was designed to get Kennedy to the trade mart while giving the maximum amount of public exposure. The motorcade drove Kennedy through the streets of Dallas, allowing him to be easily seen by spectators standing anywhere that they could to get a glimpse of the President. This particular motorcade was topless, so the president was out in the open. The drive continued as normal until the motorcade reached a turn onto Houston Street. This was due to the fact that the exit to the Trade Mart was only accessible from Elm Street, which the motorcade would get onto from Houston Street. The motorcade continued into Dealey Plaza. As the motorcade drove down Elm Street through Dealey Plaza,…

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