The Assassination Of John F. Kennedy Essay

1857 Words Jun 29th, 2015 8 Pages
John F. Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917 in Brookeline, Massachutes. He was married to Jacqueline, whom he had four kids with. John F. Kennedy was our 35th president of the United States. Before he became the president, John was a Civil Rights Activist, U.S Representative and a U.S Senate. As a President, John F. Kennedy faced number of foreign crises especially to Cuba and Berlin, but managed to secure achievements as the Nuclear Test- Ban Treaty and the Alliance for Progress. On November 22, 1963, present John F. Kennedy was assassinated while riding in a motorcade in Dallas, Texas. On the day of the assassination, it set the country on a different course and took American history on a pivotal turn. In 1976, the U.S Senate ordered a fresh inquiry on JFK assassination. The people who worked or Warren Commission investigation were asked to make fresh statements. The FBI and CIA were persuaded to release their documents on Lee Harvey Oswald (which they refuse to give up). The most important files were the pieces of evidence such as photos and sound recordings. According to the Warren Commission JFK was struck by two bullets. One from above and one from behind him. According to the Warren Commission, the first bullet struck the president near the base of the back of the back and slightly right of the spine and exited through the front of the neck. The second bullet entered the right rear of the John Kennedys’ head and exited from the right side of the head causing a large…

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