JFK: THE DEATH OF A CONSPIRACY: Essay

English_Master May 16, 2016 No Comments
JFK: THE DEATH OF A CONSPIRACY There is a plethora of conspiracy theories regarding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. They range from the incumbent of the former Soviet Union to organized crime. Pro-conspiracy groups are in agreement with one theory; the United States government covered up the truth of the assassi­nation. The premise of a government conspiracy to cover up of the assassination is laden with insufficient evidence and unproved theories. The truth of the matter is President Kennedy was assassinated by the lone gunman, Lee Harvey Oswald. On November 22, 1963, at 12:30 p.m., President Kennedy was shot as his motorcade drove through Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Texas. He was rushed to Parkland Memorial Hospital and arrived at 12:35 p.m.The awaiting medical team rushed the President into one of the trauma rooms. Accord­ing to Artwohl, “the doctors were not aware of the massive head damage because the huge flap of frontal scalp that was loosened from the head was held in place by the clotting of the blood on the scalp. This concealed the degree of the wound. They were desperate to save the life of the President and ex­amined him quickly without taking the time…to wash off the blood and debris”. The doctors removed the...
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