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The Assassination Of Kennedy And The Conspiracies Surrounding It

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John Fitzgerald Kennedy was made president January of 1961. The people of America

adored him and his wife, Jacqueline. However, on November 22, 1963, Kennedy was shot and

killed while riding in the back of his car through Dallas, Texas. The audience of the parade he

was in had to watch in horror as their idol died in front of them. He was 46 years old.

We grew being told in school that the man who shot John F. Kennedy was Lee Harvey

Oswald. However, as I grew older I started learning more and more outside of school about the

real facts. Such as the fact that Oswald was assassinated just before he was supposed to go on

trial for his alleged assassination of Kennedy. Or the fact that Kennedy’s successor Lyndon B.

Johnson had several political and personal differences with Kennedy and that Johnson and his

associates controlled many details of that fatal trip to Dallas’s details.

It may be that these things are just coincidences. The world may never know. However,

there are several alleged pieces of evidence that could be made to prove that Lee Harvey Oswald

was not solely at fault. The purpose of this paper is to analyze some of these tidbits of

information and to make inferences about what could have happened on that horrific day in

November of 1963.

One of my favorite theories involves Abraham Lincoln. It seems that there are several

parallels between Kennedy and Lincoln. Some of these are: both Abraham and John were shot

on a Friday before a major holiday while seated by their wife who was not injured. Both were in

the presence of another couple, and the man of each couple got injured. While in the White

House, each President had a family of three children, and both lost a child through death. Both

had been elected to Congress in ’47 and had been vice-presidential runners up in ’56. They were

both elected president in ’60. Lincoln had a secretary named Kennedy and Kennedy had a

secretary named Lincoln. Both were succeeded by Johnsons (Andrew and Lyndon B., who both

had 13 letters in their name and two daughters). Andrew Johnson was born in 1809 and Lyndon

B. Johnson was born in 1909. Lincoln was shot at the theater named 'Ford.' Kennedy was shot

in a car called 'Lincoln' made by 'Ford. 'John Wilkes Booth was born in 1839, Lee Harvey

Oswald was born in 1939. Lincoln’s assassin shot him in a theatre and fled to a warehouse;

Kennedy’s alleged assassin shot him from a warehouse and fled to a theatre. Both Booth and

Oswald were shot before they could go on trial. A week before Lincoln was shot; he was in

Monroe, Maryland. A week before Kennedy was shot, he was with Marilyn Monroe. And these

are just some of the coincidences. Could what happened to Kennedy be some prophecy

somebody was trying to fill? Of course, this also leads to some serious questions about Lincoln’s

assassination as well…

Two days after Lee Harvey Oswald allegedly shot Kennedy, Oswald was shot by Jack

Ruby. This...

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