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JFK presentation

  1. 1. Lt. John F. Kennedy, 1942
  2. 2. The President and Mrs. Kennedy in Love Field, Dallas, TX.
  3. 3. Kennedy’s Limousine arrives at Dealey Plaza, 12:30 p.m. • Seated in rear: Mr. & Mrs. Kennedy • Seated in Front: Mr. & Mrs. John Connally
  4. 4. Gunfire sounded as the car passed the Texas School Book Depository • Gunfire struck the President in the neck and head. Gov. Connally was also struck.
  5. 5. Walter Cronkite, CBS Anchor, Nov. 22, 1963
  6. 6. Lyndon Johnson was sworn in as President on Air Force One
  7. 7. Snapshot of Lee Harvey (c) 2003 Wadsworth Group All rights reserved Lee Harvey Oswald, a recently hired employee of the Texas Book Depository, was arrested for the assassination of President Kennedy
  8. 8. Jack Ruby, a night club owner in Dallas, killed Oswald on Nov. 24 in what many believe was a cover-up. • Oswald’s assassination while being transferred to county jail in Dallas. It was aired on live TV.
  9. 9. Why did Jack Ruby kill Oswald?
  10. 10. The Warren Commission was formed to investigate the assassination of JFK
  11. 11. By-stander Abraham Zapruder captured the assassination of President Kennedy on his camcorder • Abraham Zapruder (right) describes to WFAA-TV's Jay Watson the President's head wound on live television hours after the assassination
  12. 12. Film: JFK • Starring Kevin Costner and directed by Olive Stone, the 1991 film JFK revived America’s interest in the Kennedy Assassination.
  13. 13. What conspiracies have you heard about Kennedy’s Assassination?
  14. 14. Jack Ruby kills Lee Harvey Oswald
  15. 15. November 22, 1963
  16. 16. Snapshot of Lee Harvey Oswald (c) 2003 Wadsworth Group All rights reserved
  17. 17. The Kennedys waving to people of Dallas, Texas moments before the President was shot. (c) 2003 Wadsworth Group All rights reserved
  18. 18. • The U.S. House of Representatives Select Committee on Assassinations (1978) re-opened the investigation of President Kennedy’s assassination and concluded that the President was very likely assassinated as a result of a conspiracy.

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