The Assassination Of John F. Kennedy's Statement

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JFK Assassination

John F. Kennedy was the 35th President of the United States of America. He was shot while riding through Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Texas on November 22, 1963. He was then rushed to Parkland Hospital and approximately 30 minutes later he was pronounced dead at the age of 46. At 1:00 P.M. his body was removed and taken back to Washington aboard Air Force One with Jackie and his successor. It is said that Lee Harvey Oswald fired three shots for the sixth floor of the Texas School Book Depository. This harshly wounded John F. Kennedy and it also injured Governor Connally. Kennedy was buried below Arlington House with full military honors and then an eternal flame was lit near the window to mark the grave. ("John F. Kennedy Assassinated.") I interviewed both of my grandma’s to show how one age
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I got to see how a 17 year old felt and reacted about the situation and I also got to see how an 8 year old was affected by this horrifying event. The Assassination of John F. Kennedy shocked the nation. These interviews helped me to better understand and also helped to put a huge perspective of what it was like when this was happening. The first interviewee that I was able to interview was my grandma, Debra Krist. She helped me to comprehend how it felt as an 8 year old and what it meant to our country. My first question to her was Prior to JFK’s assassination how did you feel about Kennedy. She said “I thought he was a good President.” (Krist, Debra.) She talked about all the things he did in his time of presidency and believed he was good for the country. Another question I asked her was do you remember the moment you heard about the Assassination and what were your thoughts during this? She answered with, “Yes, everyone was sent home from school early and everyone was sad and crying.” She added, “People were watching T.V. to keep themselves updated on the

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