F. Kennedy, though there are certain reliable evidences which point out to the action of a single assassin.
The purpose of this paper is to analyze a murder-case of John F. Kennedy. First, it will highlight some biographical details about the president. Further, it will present the information about the assassination and the offender. Also, it will try to investigate the political goals behind the crime.
John F. Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917 in Brookline, Massachusetts. He got a higher education at Harvard. After the graduation, Kennedy fought in a war having joined the U. S. Navy. In the period from 1947 to 1953 he served as a member of the U. S. House of Representatives from Massachusetts. In 1953 he worked as a senator for the same state (“John F. Kennedy”). While establishing the political career, he wrote a book about prominent senators named “Profiles in Courage” and was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for it in 1957. Then, in 1960 John F. Kennedy won the 35th presidential elections and became the youngest and the most favored President of the Unites States. He was also the first Roman Catholic to be chosen for this high post (“Life of John F. Kennedy”).
During his presidency, J. F. Kennedy had to deal with several crises on the international level including the Cuban Missile Crisis and the creation of the Berlin Wall at the initiative of the Soviet Union leader which turned into the most powerful symbol of the Cold War. These events are often associated with the reasons of the President’s murder. However, John Kennedy accomplished great success in the U. S. foreign policy as well. His most remarkable achievements involve the Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty, the creation of Peace Crops and the Alliance for Progress with Latin America. He was also a great proponent of the Civil Rights Movement (“John F. Kennedy”).
On November 21, 1963 John F. Kennedy went to Dallas, Texas, for the promotion of his election campaign. The next day, at around