Jfk Assassination Conspiracy Theory

The murder of John Fitzgerald Kennedy lead to several people wondering if it was one individual or more involved in the shooting. Lee Harvey Oswald was known to kill the President all by himself. The question is, how can Oswald be the only person that contributed in the killing when there were 3 shots fired? “You probably also know there are hundreds of conspiracy theories about who was behind the assassination, and whether Oswald was the lone gunman or if there was another shooter on the infamous grassy knoll” (Escobedo). With that said, the assassination of President John F. Kennedy was a conspiracy due to the 3 bullets that have been shot. One theory of Kennedy’s murder is the “Umbrella Man”. During the car ride of President Kennedy, witnesses saw one suspicious man holding an umbrella. People are questioning him because nobody else during that time had an umbrella. “The day of the assassination was bright and clear; no one in the crowd is wearing a raincoat or carrying an umbrella except one man” (Who Killed JFK? 50 Years of Enduring Conspiracy Theories). Also, the mysterious man happened to be standing around the place when the shots occurred. …show more content…
“Not all sceptics rely on elaborate conspiracies to explain the killing. A simpler alternative suggests that one of JFK’s own bodyguards fired the fatal shot by accident” (Who Killed JFK? 50 Years of Enduring Conspiracy Years). It makes sense that the bodyguards were trying to shoot where the bullets were coming from and accidently shot President Kennedy. “ As Oswald fired on the president, the theory goes, Secret Service agent George Hickey cocked his automatic rifle to return fire. When the car he was in stopped suddenly, he discharged his weapon by mistake”(Who Killed JFK? 50 Years of Enduring Conspiracy Years). The bodyguard could be afraid to come out confronting that they did it due to that they know the consequences. The could’ve been a tragic

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