Examples Of Kennedy's Conspiracy Theory

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Throughout the history of the United States, there has been no shortage of conspiracy theories. Different events or people can cause these theories such as 9/11, Area 51, Elvis Presley, and Kurt Cobain are just a few. One conspiracy that has withstood the test time and that is the assassination of the 35th President of the United States of America, President John Fitzgerald Kennedy (JFK). President Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas on November 22, 1963 while traveling in a Presidential motorcade through downtown Dallas. Lee Harvey Oswald was placed in custody shortly after and was informally charged with the murder. The assassination of President John F. Kennedy is a strong example of a conspiracy theory because many people think the mafia was responsible, some think it was the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), and others believe the Secret Service was responsible.One popular theory of the assassination of JFK is the mafia being the people responsible for the murder. The motive for the mafia was strong because of the Kennedy administration, and its efforts to dismantle organized crime. Richard Carter is an author for the New York Amsterdam News, in an article he wrote titled “Was Lee Harvey Oswald Real Killer of President Kennedy?” states “So why did big-time organized crime want JFK killed? Simple: President Kennedy …show more content…
The public will never have any solid evidence to conclude truth in any story. This means the assassination of President Kennedy remains one of the country’s greatest conspiracy theories. The popular beliefs include the involvement of the mafia and a crime boss, the CIA being responsible for slaying the President. A different angle is taken when a ballistics expert claims the Secret Service was the culprit. President Kennedy’s death, was unfortunate, but it created a strong and undeniable conspiracy theory and arguably the greatest this country has ever

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