On Friday, November 22, 1963 while on a political campaigning visit to Texas, the President John Fitzgerald Kennedy was assassinated on the streets of downtown Dallas.
Shortly after the assassination of President Kennedy, then President Lyndon B. Johnson ordered an investigation of the assassination by a committee made of members selected by President Johnson.This committee, known as the Warren Commission, concluded that a lone assassin named Lee Harvey Oswald committed the murder alone.
Since the findings of the Warren Commission, many discrepancies have been discovered in its findings leading to the many various conspiracy theories that have evolved in the 41 years since President Kennedy's death.These conspiracy theories can be found in the many books written by various authors, several television specials that have been aired, also a major motion picture titled J.F.K.
by director Oliver Stone in 1991. President John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States of America was nearing the end of hisfirst term in office from which he was elected in 1960 when he went to Texas in 1963.The purpose of the Texas trip was to gain support from the state that the majority was for the Republican Party in the 1960 elections.
On November 22, 1963, President Kennedy arrived in Dallas at Love Field after a brief flight from Fort Worth Texas.Upon landing at Love Field, a presidential motorcade left the airport as President Kennedy rode in a limousine that the "bubble top" had been removed from.Accompanying the president in the limousine was the First Lady, Texas Governor John Connelly seated directly in front of President Kennedy, and Governor Connelly's wife.
The motorcade traveled through the streets of Downtown Dallas on Main Street until it reached Dealey Plaza, the historical area in Dallas signifying the birth of the city.From Main Street, the motorcade turned right on Houston Street, traveled a …