Essay on The Assassination Of John F. Kennedy

1058 Words Dec 11th, 2015 5 Pages
On November 22, 1963, the world would change forever. America’s president would be killed by a single man for unknown reasons. In Dallas, Texas on November 22, 1963, John F. Kennedy would be killed by a lone shooter. This tragic event would change the world. Many questions surround John F. Kennedy’s assassination. Lee Oswald never gave a reason for shooting Kennedy. Jack Ruby mysteriously killed Oswald. Oswald may not have been alone. What happened in the aftermath?
Lee Harvey Oswald’s motive for the assassination of president John F. Kennedy remains a mystery. Lee Oswald was killed before he could be thoroughly questioned by the police, and he died without admitting his crime or motive. What makes this more confusing is the fact that in “The President Has Been Shot : The Assassination of John F. Kennedy”, author James Swanson states that “There is no evidence that Oswald hated the president. Much evidence suggests that he rarely thought about him at all.” In the online article “Why did Lee Harvey Oswald Kill President Kennedy?”, author Jeremy Bojczuk shows that Lee Harvey Oswald was known to hate authority and approve of communism, shown by his attempt to defect to the Soviet Union. This shows that Oswald’s views did not match those of the United States or the president, showing that Oswald could have killed president Kennedy for political reasons. In “The President Has Been Shot : The Assassination of John F. Kennedy”, it is stated that Lee Harvey Oswald wanted to star…

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