The Jfk Assassination Conspiracy

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JFK Assassination: Is There a Definite Conclusion? The circumstances surrounding the assassination of the 35th president, John F Kennedy, on November 22 1963 have generated various conspiracies and theories due to the difficulty for historians to ascertain a concrete set of evidence as a result of a plethora of factors. Some contributing factors to the unlikelihood of forming a concrete conclusion on his death are the agenda and methodology of the Warren Commission, as well as the adverse range of medical evidence. Together these factors have ensued a great deal of ambiguity and conspiracy theories regarding President Kennedy’s death and has been one of the great mysteries of our time. The Warren Commission was established on November 29,…show more content…
Defenders of the Warren Commission point out that several medical bodies have concluded that President Kennedy was struck by two shots, both from behind, powerful evidence implicating Oswald as the lone gunman. However, the Commission did not use autopsy photos, instead drawings by Naval Corpsman R.A Rydberg in collaboration with Commander Humes and Boswell, the autopsists, as none of them had access to medical evidence and based their theories on their own memories. Each medical body in turn, while "supporting" previous conclusions had overruled earlier findings of the most basic sort. At a news conference on the afternoon of the assassination, the doctors who attended to Kennedy in the Parkland Emergency Room discussed the President’s wounds. Although the Parkland staff did a highly competent job of treating Kennedy and Connally, their statements about the nature of the wounds were confused, contradictory, and often mistaken. There were also problems with the surviving photographic record of the autopsy as they failed to provide clear and unambiguous views of any of Kennedy’s wounds. In particular, they do not allow a definitive description of the wounds to the head. Many conspiracy theorists questioned the authenticity of the medical evidence presented, and a lot of the medical evidence discovered was withheld or ignored by people who could not explain the…show more content…
Lack of consensus, trauma of experience may have exaggerated certain aspects HSCA – established in response to the growing conspiracy theories because no one believed the warren commission. Agreed with single bullet theory and that Oswald was one of the assassins, proposed there was a second shooter on the grassy knoll. Using scientific acoustic evidence they were able to place a fourth shot that would have come from the grassy knoll. Unable to determine its nature or participants (other than that Oswald was still deemed to have fired all the successful shots) acknowledge what the FBI, CIA and Warren commission did right, while also recognizing that each agency had shortcomings while investigating the

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