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  • An American Tragedy - 1,103 words
    An American Tragedy An American Tragedy Where were you November 22, 1963? Any and every American old enough to mourn, to feel sorrow, remembers where they were and what they were doing when they received the news that President John F. Kennedy had been murdered. The event had an effect on the entire nation. Men and women, Democrats and Republicans, adults and children mourned the loss of their fallen leader. President Johnson, the Warren Commission, and every fascinated watcher-on in the world would closely scrutinize that day and the following events. The facts of the day are still hotly contested. Politicians have made their careers on the case. Conspiracy theorists have had a field day wr ...
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  • Assassination Of Jfk - 1,679 words
    ... ove Hunt was the third tramp, but it is worth noting that he bears a strong resemblance to a man who was arrested in Dealey Plaza shortly after the assassination. The Mafia had the means, the motive, and the opportunity to assassinate President Kennedy. Prior to the assassination, various Mafia leaders were heard to threaten JFK's life. The Mafia were believed to of pay JFK's way into Power. They thought they had someone in the White House, however JFK began to crack down on Mafia. On November 20, two Mafia men told Rose Cheramie that it was common knowledge in the underworld that Kennedy was about to be killed. Mafia-CIA man David Ferrie was very probably involved in framing Oswald whil ...
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  • In November 1960, At The Age Of 43, John F Kennedy Became The Youngest Man Ever Elected President Of The United States Theodo - 2,098 words
    ... was in May. In the spring of 1961 the Bay of Pigs near Havana, Cuba, was invaded by opponents of Cuba's Communist premier, Fidel Castro. The rebels were defeated quickly. The invasion had been aided by the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Kennedy was criticized by some for having approved the CIA's support of the invasion. Others blamed him for the operation's failure. Kennedy met with Premier Nikita Khrushchev of the Soviet Union in Vienna in June to discuss the German question. The conference did not alter Communist goals. The Berlin Wall was built in August Domestic and Latin American Affairs At home Kennedy won Congressional approval of a number of his proposals, incl ...
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  • Jfk - 1,153 words
    J.F.K. J.F.K On November 22, 1963, it was said that everything changed. This was the day that President John Fitzgerald Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. The facts of the J.F.K. assassination will be assessed and the many different conspiracy theories will be explored and explained. How did one of the greatest and most influential Presidents of our time become assassinated, and why? Throughout this paper the facts will be brought to your attention and therefore you will be able to draw your own conclusions. By midday of November 22, 1963, the skies overlooking Dallas, Texas showed the threat of possible rain. This did not stop President Kennedy from greeting the crowds from his open ...
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  • Jfk - 1,132 words
    ... cene of the killing. Within eighty minutes of the assassination, Oswald resisted arrest by attempting to shoot another Dallas police officer. Nevertheless, after thorough investigation, the assassination commission had found no evidence that anyone assisted Oswald in planning or carrying out the assassination. One other conspiracy theory is Lyndon B. Johnson Theory. President Kennedy was planning to run for re-election and wanted to exclude Johnson from the ticket as vice-presidential candidate. This upset Johnson, therefore he planned and coerced the assassination of JFK. LBJ was obviously the one with the most to gain from the murder. It is established the Johnson was allegedly the typ ...
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  • Jfk - 2,346 words
    ... ouse and asked him to answer questions in their Midland office. He says he took his father's effects with him and the FBI made copies of all the items except the diary. He says after several hours of questioning he returned home with all his father's effects. Later that same day, White says, FBI agent Tom Farris came to his house to retrieve a notebook he had inadvertently left in the box of Roscoe White's effects. White says he became aware that the diary was missing three or four days later. "I never said that the (FBI agents) took it," he says. "I am just saying he was the last one to leave that box." Agent Farris, who is in the Midland FBI office, transferred inquiries about the diar ...
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  • Jfk Life - 2,039 words
    ... man into outer space in April 1961, Kennedy asked for a greatly increased budget for space research. This new phase of the cold war was called the space race. The first United States manned space flight was in May. In the spring of 1961 the Bay of Pigs near Havana, Cuba, was invaded by opponents of Cuba's Communist premier, Fidel Castro. The rebels were defeated quickly. The invasion had been aided by the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Kennedy was criticized by some for having approved the CIA's support of the invasion. Others blamed him for the operation's failure. Kennedy met with Premier Nikita Khrushchev of the Soviet Union in Vienna in June to discuss the German q ...
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  • John F Kennedy - 1,015 words
    ... ba. Cubas communist government, led by Fidel Castro, was very friendly with the Soviet Union. President Kennedy faced a very difficult decision. Should he ignore the missiles even though they were very close to the United States ?. Should he use force to remove the missiles, even at the risk of starting a nuclear war?. What other actions could he take? because he did not want to let Cuba and the Soviet Union know that he knew about the missiles, Kennedy met in secret with his advisers for several days to discuss the problem. After many long and difficult meetings, he decided to place naval blockade, or ring of ships, around Cuba to prevent the Soviets from bringing in more military suppl ...
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  • John F Kennedy Was Born On May 29, 1917 In Brookline, Massachusetts He Was The Second Child Of Nine Children He Lived In The - 675 words
    John F. Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917 in Brookline, Massachusetts. He was the second child of nine children. He lived in the suburbs of Boston but as his family grew his father's income increased and they moved back to Brookline. John had a seemingly happy childhood. He attended private selementary schools where he played sports and games. Though never making the varsity, his father encouraged him to take part in athletics. He was taught by Roman Catholic lawmen at Canturbery School and later spent four years at the Choate School in Wallingford, Connecticut. Though suffering from many illnesses, his classmates voted him "most likely to succeed." He graduated in 1935, he ranked 64th in a c ...
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  • Kennedy - 1,128 words
    ... sident Richard Nixon but was able to preform well in a series of television debates against Nixon, using poised and vigorous performances to win over voters. He promised tougher defense policies and progressive health, housing, and civil rights programs. He also promised to lead the nation out of economic stagnation through his "New Frontier" plan. Kennedy won the election by a narrow margin of 113,000 votes out of 68,800,000 cast, but had to accept reduced Democratic majorities in Congress. In 1961, his first year in office, Kennedy experienced a series of political setbacks due to a series of adverse international developments. He inherited a secret plan to overthrow Fidel Castro in Cu ...
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  • Kennedy - 1,302 words
    ... of the New York Times and in Time Magazine. He was often mistaken in Congress as a Senate page or an elevator operator. It was during this time period in which Kennedy met and fell in love with Jacqueline Bouvier. "Jackie", as she was known, came from a wealthy Catholic background as prestigious as the Kennedys. She attended Vassar College and the Sorbonne in Paris, France. She spoke French, Italian, and Spanish fluently. They were wed on September 12,1953, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Newport, Rhode Island. All seemed well, yet after three two-year terms as a Congressman, Kennedy became frustrated with House rules and customs and decided to run for Senate. In 1952, Kennedy ran for S ...
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  • Kennedy - 1,846 words
    Kennedy John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the 35th President of the United States, the youngest person ever to be elected President, the first Roman Catholic and the first to be born in the 20th century.Kennedy was assassinated before he completed his third year as President, therefore his achievements were limited.Nevertheless, his influence was worldwide, and his handling of the Cuban Missile Crisis may have prevented the United States from entering into another world war.Kennedy was especially admired by the younger people and he was perhaps the most popular president in history.Kennedy expressed the values of 20th century America and his presidency had an importance beyond its political achiev ...
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  • Kennedy Assassination - 1,830 words
    Kennedy Assassination Kennedy Assassination "President Kennedy was dead. I stopped by a giant live oak tree on the vast front lawn of Parkland Hospital and cried." As this reporter said, people everywhere were distraught when they heard that President Kennedy had been assassinated. News reporters from other countries flew in, called up, and sent letters back to tell the people in their country what had happened and to give advice to the Dallas Police Station. Everyone everywhere was upset by this tragic loss. People were sent home from work, kids sent home from school, and an entire nation with one question, who? The only answer that was given and is still the accepted answer is that, Lee Ha ...
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  • Kennedy Murder - 1,940 words
    Kennedy Murder If Lee Harvey Oswald killed J.F.K. and it wasnt a conspiracy, then why is the government still withholding reports done on the assassination from the publics eyes, in the FBIs possession? President Kennedy was assassinated in 1963 on November 22. He was elected president in 1961. First he was a senator. Then he went straight from Capitol Hill to the White House. Robert Kennedy was attorney general and was J. F. K.'s brother. He was head of the investigation of the assassination after Kennedy was killed (3: 1-5). Both Robert and J. F. K. knew that people wanted to kill them. J. F. K. didnt worry about it. But after John F. Kennedy was killed, his brother Robert Kennedy ordered ...
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  • Part 1 The First Ricky White News Story Nov 22, 1963: Another Story Blurs The Facts Son Of Dallas Cop Says Dad Was 1 Of 3 Who - 2,346 words
    ... e and asked him to answer questions in their Midland office. He says he took his father's effects with him and the FBI made copies of all the items except the diary. He says after several hours of questioning he returned home with all his father's effects. Later that same day, White says, FBI agent Tom Farris came to his house to retrieve a notebook he had inadvertently left in the box of Roscoe White's effects. White says he became aware that the diary was missing three or four days later. "I never said that the (FBI agents) took it," he says. "I am just saying he was the last one to leave that box." Agent Farris, who is in the Midland FBI office, transferred inquiries about the diary t ...
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  • Son Of Dallas Cop Says Dad Was 1 Of 3 Who Shot Kennedy - 2,410 words
    Son of Dallas Cop Says Dad Was 1 of 3 Who Shot Kennedy (Part 1 - The first Ricky White News Story) NOV. 22, 1963: ANOTHER STORY BLURS THE FACTS SON OF DALLAS COP SAYS DAD WAS 1 OF 3 WHO SHOT KENNEDY By Andrew Likakis In another bizarre twist to a mystery that has haunted Americans for more than a quarter century, the son of a former Dallas police officer plans to tell the world that his father was one of the assassins of President John F. Kennedy. Ricky White, a 29-year-old, unemployed oil equipment salesman in Midland, says he "had no conception of ever, ever giving this story out" but decided to do so after FBI agents began asking questions in May 1988. "I'm telling you a story that has to ...
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  • Son Of Dallas Cop Says Dad Was 1 Of 3 Who Shot Kennedy - 2,351 words
    ... hree agents came to his house and asked him to answer questions in their Midland office. He says he took his father's effects with him and the FBI made copies of all the items except the diary. He says after several hours of questioning he returned home with all his father's effects. Later that same day, White says, FBI agent Tom Farris came to his house to retrieve a notebook he had inadvertently left in the box of Roscoe White's effects. White says he became aware that the diary was missing three or four days later. "I never said that the (FBI agents) took it," he says. "I am just saying he was the last one to leave that box." Agent Farris, who is in the Midland FBI office, transferred ...
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  • The Jfk Assassination: - 1,455 words
    The JFK Assassination: Conspiracy or Single-gunman? Adolf Hitler, the Nazi dictator of Germany during World War II, once said, "The bigger the lie, the more people will believe it.". Although this may sound ludicrous, we can see many example of this in the world's history. One example would have to be the John Fitzgerald Kennedy assassination. For over thirty years the people of the United States were led to believe that a single gunman shot and killed Kennedy in Dallas on November 22, 1963, at 12:30 p.m... However, in this paper, I will dispute the ancient analization of the facts that show a single gunman was involved, and try to show that a conspiracy must have been present. According to ...
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  • The Jfk Conspiracy - 1,784 words
    The JFK Conspiracy On November 22, 1963 President John F. Kennedy arrived in Dallas to a crowd of excited people lining the streets hoping to get a glimpse of the President. As his motorcade proceeded down Elm Street, Governor Connally's wife said, You can't say that Dallas isn't friendly to you today Mr. President. Upon that, John F. Kennedy, the thirty-fifth President of the United States was assassinated. The United States mourned the death of its young and inspiring President. It has been thirty-seven years since the assassination of John F. Kennedy and many people are still uncertain as to who is actually responsible for his assassination. Through the years there have been numerous theo ...
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  • The Sixties - 1,275 words
    The Sixties Why were the sixties a importance to our country's history? The sixties were an exciting, revolutionary, turbulent time of great social and technological change: assassination, unforgettable fashion, new musical styles, Camelot, civil rights, women's liberation, a controversial and decisive war in Vietnam, the anti-war protest to go along with the war, space exploration and the space race, peace marches, flower power, great TV and film and sexual freedom, and of course the great babyboomers. The sixties also showed Communism coming into the Western hemisphere and thus coming to the Cuban Missile Crisis. Movements towards the end to poverty, helping the environment, and the women' ...
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