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History Presentation - JFK Assassination
Transcript of History Presentation - JFK Assassination
and fall, but an idea lives on. ask what you can do for your country. Ask not what your country can do for you, President JFK's Assassination Kennedy, Governor Connally, and their wives sat together in a motorcade route through Downtown Dallas. The same bullet went through Connally, and the next one missed. Lee Harvey Oswald opened fire from the sixth floor of the empty building. The last shot hit Kennedy’s right skull and
caused blood to gush over his wife.
At approximately 1 P.M, President Kennedy
was announced dead at Parkland hospital. The first shot hit the President on the back, near his neck. Lee Harvery Oswald was the leading suspect. The Shooting Itself and What Happened http://www.history.com/videos/john-f-kennedy-assassinated Clip Declaration/Autopsy/ Funeral Conspiracy Theories Lyndon B. Johnson Conspiracy CIA Conspiracy "He didn't even have the satisfaction of being killed for civil rights . . . . It's — it had to be some silly little Communist." Government of Cuba Conspiracy Warren Commission Official
Commission Church Committee President John F. Kennedy- Parkland,
Trauma Room 1 Dr. William Kemp Clark
Bethesda Naval Hospital Dr. George Burkley The shots November 25, 1963 Assassinations
Review Board The Building From Where Oswald Shot JFK Kennedy's Car Lee Harvey Oswald: The Declared Assassin His Early Life A former U.S. Marine, served as an air flight controller Became a sharp shooter Supports Marxism from a young age. 1959-Moved to the Soviet Union Wanted to commit suicide to avoid being deported = accused for being an American spy Soviets let him stay in Minsk, where he married Marina. 1962: Moved back to USA- Dallas Worked at graphic arts firm-did classified work for the government Began to rally up support for Cuba 1963: Attempted to go through Mexico City to Cuba, but was not able to. The Assassination At 12:30 P.M, Oswald shot three times from the sixth floor of the Texas School Book Depository, where he was employed. Two of the shots hit Kennedy and wounded Texas Governor John B. Connally. Oswald was seen leaving the scene, and was confronted by Dallas police officer J.D. Tippit, who he allegedly fatally shot. Oswald was arrested at about 1:50 P.M at the Texas Theater, located the Dallas suburb of Oak Cliff. Oswald never saw a trial. Two days after the assassination, while Oswald was being taken to a county jail, a Texas nightclub owner, Jack Ruby, shot him to death. "I didn't shoot anyone!" "I'm just a patsy!" The Rifle In 1963, Oswald purchased a handgun and a rifle and told his wife to take a picture of him with his guns. That picture was used as evidence to prove Oswald's guiltiness. Introduction Heading over to Dallas Started out in San Antonio, to Houston, to Fort Worth, then to Dallas. Accompanied by Vice President, the Texan Governor and his wife, and of course, the First Lady. Dealey Plaza Friday November 22nd, 1963 12:30 pm JFK, First Lady, The Texan Governor and his wife were in the motorcade headed towards the Dealey Plaza. As they passed Main St, gunfire suddenly shook the plaza Reaction, Results, and Impact of this Assassination Shocked the entire nation. Called up unfairness
and tragedy of life Made the world seem like a crueler place to live in. Lyndon B. Johnson was sworn into Presidency. The Warren Commission concluded that Oswald acted alone and was not part of any conspiracy. However many people did not believe in the findings of the Commission. 1979: A congressional investigation concluded that it is most probable that Oswald was assisted. But no other suspect was found. Artifacts, Museums, Memorials Arlington National Cemetery Located in Arlington County, Virginia The Sixth Floor Museum Located in Dallas, TX Located in Dallas, TX JFK Memorial President JFK Assassination Records Collection Act of 1992 The resulting Collection consists of more than 5 million pages of assassination-related records.