USH kickoff Nov 21-22: the JFK assassination

50 years ago today.

For today’s kickoff, you will be witness to the murder of President John F. Kennedy.    The crime took place Dealey Plaza in Dallas, TX on November 22, 1963.

Dealey Plaza, Dallas TX

Dealey Plaza, Dallas TX

Second, we’ll briefly dicuss the official theory (a lone assassin) and the alternate theory (multiple assassins).

Third, we’ll watch the “Zapruder tape”.   Abraham Zapruder was standing on a pedestal (location G in the photo above) recording the President’s motorcade passing by.   Warning:  gruesome violence.

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click on the photo to see the Zapruder film

Finally, you will write a new blog post giving your “eyewitness testimony”.    What did you see?   Based on what you saw and what you know about Dealey Plaza and the conflicting theories of the crime, where do you think the fatal head shot came from?  Explain your opinion.

100+ of your own words, spellcheck and add a relevant photo.

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