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Unformatted text preview: Kennedy Assassination Kennedy Cutting through Conspiracies November 22, 1963 November JFK was in Dallas JFK trying to get support for next year’s election. year’s Dallas had an Dallas unfriendly reputation towards politicians. politicians. Lee Harvey Oswald Lee Shown here in Shown Oak Cliff, Texas. Texas. Tried to defect to Tried the Soviet Union and Cuba. and School Book Depository School LHO got a job in this building. He would LHO eventually shoot JFK from the sixth floor. eventually 6th floor Sixth Floor of the School Book Depository Sniper’s perch Sniper’s This is Lee Harvey This Oswald’s view from the 6th floor from of the School Book Depository Book Zapruder’s film was the most famous evidence famous He was filming from here. He Sniper perch 1st shot 3rd shot This plaque sits next to where he was fatally shot. fatally Kennedy was rushed to Parkland Kennedy Oswald fled the scene He checked into He his boarding house on 1026 Beckley. on Officer J. Tippit Officer stops on the street to talk to Oswald. to Oswald shoots him Oswald 4 times to death times Lee Harvey Oswald walked 8 blocks to Texas Theatre on Jefferson Blvd. to Arrested Arrested The Cops beat The him up after Oswald resists arrest at the theatre. theatre. LBJ was sworn in at Love Field LBJ LHO was being escorted to another jail. jail. Oswald transferred to another jail. Oswald Jack Ruby, a Jack Dallas nightclub owner, shoots Oswald on live TV. TV. LHO will never go LHO on record why he did what he did. He is now dead. He LHO killed LHO “You killed You the President, you rat!” you Case Closed? Case Oswald fired 3 shots (missed the first one) The assassination was filmed (Zapruder) The government investigated the murder for The years and concluded that Oswald acted alone. years Virtually no witness at that time gave Virtually indication that more than 3 shots were fired at Kennedy. Kennedy. However. . . . 80% of people today believe JFK was killed by someone else!!!! Composite Conspiracy Story Composite JFK was killed by a conspiracy of high JFK government officials with LBJ working with the CIA, the mafia and anti-Castro Americans who all want revenge for Kennedy’s lack of support in the failed Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba. At the same time (in contradiction), Castro same in killed JFK with Russia’s help. Jack Ruby killed LHO so he wouldn’t talk. Ruby died with a deep, dark secret! died Let’s keep in mind Let’s Many people thought Elvis was alive for Many decades after his death. decades Many people think Tupac Shakur is alive. Many people think that NASA never landed on Many the moon. the Many think Bush let 9-11 happen on purpose. To make matters worse. . . To Oliver Stone made a Oliver movie called JFK in JFK 1992. 1992. The movie is full of The errors, lies and bad science. science. Stone’s JFK helped advance these JFK falsehoods about the assassination: falsehoods Oswald could not have shot JFK from the sixth Oswald floor in less than 6 seconds. floor Kennedy was shot from the front by gunmen Kennedy on the grassy knoll. on Jack Ruby killed Oswald on orders from the Jack mafia to keep Oswald quiet about everything. mafia Could Oswald have made those shots? shots? Yes! Oswald was a Yes! sharpshooter trained by the US Marines. the He scored a 212 out of He 250 on a 200 yard shooting range. shooting JFK’s car was only 50 JFK’s yards away from the sniper’s nest and moved 10mph 10mph Jack Ruby Jack Conspiracists believe Conspiracists Jack Ruby was a mobster who killed Oswald to silence him. Oswald Ruby died in jail a Ruby couple of years later, supposedly with some deep dark secret. deep However. . . However. Jack Ruby knew Jack gangsters but was not one. (He knew lots of cops too!) cops He was a night club He owner. owner. Those that knew him Those said he couldn’t keep a secret for 2 minutes! secret Ruby Ruby Ruby’s assassination Ruby’s was not planned. Ruby left his dog and Ruby his girlfriend in the car when he left to shoot Oswald. Oswald. No conspiracy here No from Jack Ruby! from Was Kennedy shot from the front? Was 2nd assassin? Zapruder Back and to the left? Back Many assume Many based on JFK’s bodily motion and blood spray that he was shot from the front. from No witnesses reported gunshots that day! day! 2nd assassin? Zapruder wall All witnesses that day described shots from where Oswald was shots Witness described people but no shots behind fence Oswald Picket fence Picket View from behind fence (x marks the spot) spot) 3rd shot Picket fence shooter theory Picket There were plenty of witnesses in that area. There None reported hearing shots. A few attention seekers claimed they did years later. seekers The witness behind the fence died in a single The car crash 2 years later, festering conspirators' ideas. ideas. Many witnesses have been accused of being a Many part of the conspiracy, including Zapruder (born in Russia). (born Autopsy Autopsy Kennedy was hit in the back of the neck, not Kennedy the front. the He was hit in the back of the head, not the He front. front. A shooter could not have hit JFK from the shooter fence without hitting Jackie or her area. fence Magic Bullet? Magic Oliver Stone argued that a single bullet could Oliver not have hit JFK and Governor Connally the way reported. way Magic Bullet? Magic Using the bullet wounds, Stone used this Using diagram to convince people that one bullet could not hit JFK and the governor the way reported. reported. Notice both heads are level with each other. each JFK sat elevated above Connally JFK wrong Single Bullet Theory Single Once their seats are properly aligned, the Once single bullet theory appears to be valid! single Umbrella Man? Umbrella Some say there was a mysterious man fanning Some an umbrella right as Kennedy was shot. Oliver Stone said he was signaling to shoot JFK. Stone here Umbrella Man Umbrella Not much mystery here. Not The man was questioned and identified. identified. He was trying to heckle He JFK with his umbrella in a way that he himself did not quite understand. understand. One guy told me he was One a Soviet agent. Soviet here Badge Man? Badge Was there a mysterious Was man wearing a badge near the fence? near Again, no shots were Again, fired from this area. JFK’s entry wounds JFK’s were in the back of his neck and head. neck Motives? Motives? Everybody seemed to have a reason Everybody to kill JFK if one thinks about it hard enough. enough. Lyndon B. Johnson Lyndon Supposedly, JFK Supposedly, wanted to withdraw from Vietnam. Vietnam. LBJ had him LBJ killed so he could continue the war (supposedly). (supposedly). LBJ LBJ Kennedy gave no Kennedy clear evidence of exiting Vietnam. exiting LBJ showed no LBJ desire for escalating this “bitch of a war.” (LBJ’s words). (LBJ’s The Mob? The The mob supposedly wanted to murder The Kennedy. Kennedy. Sam Giancana connections Sam Supposedly upset Supposedly about JFK’s lack of support for killing Fidel Castro. Fidel Mob continued The mob was upset The about Robert Kennedy’s pursuit of organized crime. crime. RFK was the Attorney RFK General (top cop) General The mafia did not kill JFK The The FBI had the Chicago mafia’s phone The tapped and their offices tapped for years before 1963. No evidence was heard. 1963. The mafia had no real interest in JFK. Maybe The his brother Robert, but not the President. his Did Mob control Oswald and Ruby? Did Oswald was a lone Oswald actor, just as he acted alone in an attempted murder of a General Walker. Walker. Ruby knew mobsters, Ruby but he was not trusted by them. by Did Castro Kill JFK? Did Motive: The CIA Motive: tried several times to kill Fidel Castro. Operation Mongoose considered poisoned cigars, poisoned diving suits, mafia rub out. rub Did Castro kill JFK? Did Castro did not have the Castro means to do so. Castro wanted the US to Castro leave Cuba alone. An assassination would have led to an invasion. (Castro said this.) (Castro Oswald was refused Oswald entry into Cuba. entry Did the Russians kill JFK? Did Motive: The USA Motive: was a serious rival in the Cold War. Killing JFK would provide instability in the military and government. government. Russians killed JFK? Russians Why would the Why Russians risk nuclear war? Having LBJ as President would not have benefited have the Soviets. the Conclusion Conclusion People (including me) believe what People they want to believe. they Some want to believe JFK was not Some killed by some lone nut. killed Some enjoy being in the minority Some opinion. opinion. Let’s let celebrities die in peace! Let’s This powerpoint was kindly donated to www.worldofteaching.com http://www.worldofteaching.com is home to over a thousand powerpoints submitted by teachers. This is a completely free site and requires no registration. Please visit and I hope it will help in your teaching. ...
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