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    Infamousassassinations 101111195020-phpapp02 (1) Infamousassassinations 101111195020-phpapp02 (1) Presentation Transcript

    •    An assassination is the murder of a prominent or public figure, usually by surprise attack and for political purposes Assassinations have claimed, among others:  An Australian Federal police Commissioner, 1989.  3 members of Australian state parliaments  4 US presidents The term derives from The Hashshashin who were as trained killers, responsible for the systematic elimination of o opponents of their religious sect in the Middle Easy from the 10th – 13th Century C.E.
    •    The 35th President of the United States Born into a family of politicians Controversial because of the Bay of Pigs Invasion, Cold War dealings, and Cuban Missile Crisis and his private life
    • JACQUI KENNEDY
    • MARILYN MONROE HAPPY BIRTHDAY MR. PRESIDENT: HTTP://WWW.YOUTUBE.COM/WAT CH?V=HA3PYT4WSGA
    • EVERYONE LOVES A CONSPIRACY    On August 5, 1962, Monroe was found dead at her home. She was 36 years old. The cause of death was a drug overdose. Accidental  Suicide  Murder……? 
    •   Kennedy arrived in Dallas on November 21, 1963 Traveled to Texas for a five city tour for a few reasons:    Lost the 1960 vote in Texas during the Presidential Campaign and wanted to increase his public image in Texas Starting his campaign for the 1964 election The Kennedy/Johnson ticket was not particularly popular in the 1960 election and wanted to make themselves more popular with those in Dallas
    • Jacqui, JFK’s brothers Bobby (right) and Teddy (left) with JKF jnr. saluting the passing carriage of his father.
    •  There are many theories as to who truly killed Kennedy     The Magic Bullet Theory Multiple shooters/ Multiple locations Many are not sure what to believe because nobody can identify how many shots were fired Also, the “back and to the left” theory  A lot of people claim that Oswald couldn't be the lone shooter because Kennedy's head went back and to the left when he was hit, if he were shot from the TSBD, his head would have gone forward and to the right.
    •  Many people believe that there were more shooters than just Oswald that day This gives way to the theory of a conspiracy, because now we have to figure out who else had reason to kill Kennedy  There are many theories as to who would possibly want Kennedy dead due to different political dealings 
    •  The following are two possible locations where the shooters could have possibly shot from: The Texas School Book Depository  The Grassy Knoll 
    •  This is the most famous location Oswald supposedly shot from the 6th Story of the TSBD  Would have given him a rear shot at President Kennedy, giving way to the idea of the “Magic Bullet Theory” 
    •   The Grassy Knoll is an area on the same side of the street as the TSBD Many people claim that shots came from a wall in the Grassy Knoll
    •    The most famous person in the conspiracy The shooter from the Texas School Book Depository Some claim that there is picture evidence that Oswald was actually standing in front of the TBSD during the shooting  Was apprehended two hours after the shooting, in the mean time he had shot Officer Tibbits
    • Two day Lee Harvey Oswald was shot after leaving a court after his first court appearance
    •  Local strip club owner   Club was believed to be controlled by the mafia Many believe that he was sent to kill Oswald in order to silence him from talking because of mob ties to the assassination
    •   President of the U.S.S.R. Lee Harvey Oswald had travelled to and lived in the Soviet Union for a while
    •   The first Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation Kennedy was going to force Hoover to retire as Director of FBI because he was about to turn 70 years old.
    •   Jimmy Hoffa was the infamous leader of the trade unions and closely linked to the mafia Kennedy's father, Joseph, and influential government official got John support from the Mafia during the election in return for not going after the mafia  John and Robert were attempting to go after Hoffa in Court
    •  He was last seen in late July 1975, outside a suburban Detroit restaurant called the Machus Red Fox…. Never to be seen again
    • GANDHI 30 JAN, 1948.
    • NATHURAM GODSE  Hindu nationalist who held Gandhi responsible for weakening India by allowing the partition of Pakistan
    • MALCOLM X FEB 21, 1965
    •   Malcolm's assassins, Talmadge Hayer, Norman 3X Butler and Thomas 15X Johnson were convicted of firstdegree murder in March 1966. The three men were all members of the Nation of Islam.
    • MARTIN LUTHER KING APRIL 4, 1968: HTTP://WWW.YOUTUBE.COM/WAT CH?V=MYCWV_N0ESM
    • JAMES EARL RAY
    • BOBBY KENNEDY JUNE 5, 1968: HTTP://WWW.YOUTUBE.COM/WATCH? V=LMC2EZKRDKI
    • SIRHAN SIRHAN A 24-year-old Christian Palestinian felt betrayed by Kennedy's support for Israel in the June 1967 Six-Day War