Should Juvenile Offenders Be Tried as Adults Essay

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Tara Gianforcaro Caroline Tumolo Background * At age 43, John F. Kennedy was the youngest president to win the presidential election in 1960 against Richard Nixon. * He was the first Roman Catholic President at that time. * This was the closest election in US history. He won by ½ percent of the total votes. * He is the 35th President of the United States of America Assassination * Kennedy was traveling with Jackie (his wife), John Conally (governor of Texas), and his wife in the Presidential motorcade through the Dealy Plaza in Dallas. * He was the most recent of the prior four presidents that were assassinated. * He was fatally shot on November 22, 1963 at 12:30 PM on Friday. * Then, rushed to Parkland Hospital. * They failed to keep him alive by trying a Tracheostomy and other surgical procedures. * He was later pronounced dead at 1 PM. * His body was flown back to Washington on Air Force One with his wife and President Lyndon Johnson (his successor). * The autopsy was performed at Bethesda Naval Hospital. * Kennedy was buried at Arlington National Cemetery on Monday, November 25th. * Lee Harvey Oswald was a former Marine and defector of the Soviet Union. * Oswald was arrested at 2 PM at the Texas Theatre in the Oak Cliff suburb of Dallas charged with murdering a police officer named J.D. Tippit. * He was paraded in front of the cameras and accused of murdering Kennedy. * His defection and Marxist beliefs were in the newspapers because of pro-Castro activities in New Orleans to the attention of Cuban Exiles. * Oswald was interrogated all weekend, but there were no transcriptions or recordings named. * During the transfer, he was shot and killed on Sunday morning, November 24th, on live TV in the Dallas Police station basement. * Jack Ruby was his murderer. Aftermath * J.

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