The Assassination Of John F. Kennedy

Tulika Singhal
Mar 14, 2019   •  194 views

John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the 35th president of United States. He ruled United States from the year 1961 until his assassination in the year 1963. He ruled for two years and met his tragic fate when he was assassinated.Assassination means when any important figure is being killed for political, religion or monetary reason. He was the most admired and loved president in the long period of United States. He was the very motivational public speaker.

And his assassination on November 22, 1963 brought down theworst nightmare that United States could ever had.People were very disheartened as it was the most breaking and shocking news for them.Soon after that, many documentation, movies were made on his Assissination.

Episode of Assassination-

John f. Kennedy ‘ Jack’ who was very well known for JFK , hisassassination was all started through the decision of travelling to Dallas, Texas in a open air convertible on November 22, 1963. He was accompanied by his wife Jacqueline Kennedy and the Vice President Johnson with the aim to bring together the Democratic Party for his reselection in 1964. He went out to give speeches to the crow done after one and then the last stop of their trip was Austin. He shook hands with the members of hospitable crowd before boarding the open convertible with the Democratic Texas Governor John Connally and his wife. His next location to give speech was Trade Mart, where around 200000 people were assembled to hear from him. As he moved further, at 12: 30 p.m, the shots were pronounced. The bullet pierced the neck of John F. Kennedy and passed through John Connally hitting him in his thigh.Clint hill his secret service agent tried to shield him but Then, between that minutes another bullet came and directly hit the head of Kennedy. After the President was shot in the head, Mrs. Kennedy began climbing out onto the back of the limousine.Hill believed she was reaching for something, perhaps a piece of the President's skull.

After Mrs. Kennedy crawled back into her limousine seat, both Governor Connally and Mrs. Connally heard her repeatedly say, "They have killed my husband. I have his brains in my hand”.

He was immediately taken to the Parkland Memorial hospital and declared dead at 1 pm. While, John Connally recovered from his wounds but United States lost his president.

Now the question arises who was the planner of this entire episode?

According to the reports, the perpetrator was Lee Harved Oswald.M.N. McDonald, who was one of the arresting officers reported thatOswald resisted arrest and was attempting to draw his pistol when he was struck and forcibly restrained by the police. He was charged with the murders of President Kennedy and Officer Tippit later that night. But Oswald denied shooting anyone. Oswald's casenever came to trial. Two days after the assassination tookplace , as he was being escorted to a car in the basement of Dallas Police Headquarters for the transfer from the city jail to the county jail, Oswald was fatally shot by Jack Ruby who wasthe owner of Dallas nightclub. Ruby was arrested immediately after the shooting and later he said that “he had been distraught over the Kennedy assassination and that killing Oswald would spare’’.

Even today, Clint Hill who was his secret service agent feels guilty that he was not able to save the life of President John F. Kennedy. Since then he has been talking and writing about the assassination.