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50 Facts You May Not Know About the JFK Assassination - AARP


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Christeen
- 144 days ago - aarp.org
Some facts about the assassination of J.F.K.



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Kit B. (277)
Friday November 22, 2013, 12:10 pm

Nope, I knew them all, this has been a part of life for many us. There are somethings that people may not know. The day before Lincoln was shot he had signed the first order for the Secret Service to be organized to protect the president. The Secret Service is a part of the Treasury Department. The bubble top on Kennedy's car was not bullet proof. Like Lincoln, Garfield and McKinley, JFK was said to have a premonition of his death, of course being president is not the safest job in the world. Lincoln's son was either at or near the deaths of 3 presidents. His father, Garfield and McKinley at the request of the later two.
There are many trivia facts about these things, and I don't mean to sound like I know it all, I do not. Though I have read copious amounts of history and of course about JFK.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (458)
Friday November 22, 2013, 3:19 pm
There are also amazing connections between Lincoln and Kennedy's death: both men had vice presidents named Johnson, who were both Southern Democrats.Both assassins are referred to their first , middle and last name. There are a couple of others that are not coming to mind.
 

LaurenHealing Kozen (165)
Friday November 22, 2013, 6:08 pm
Noted & Shared. Thanks Christeen.
 

William & Katri D. (77)
Friday November 22, 2013, 8:47 pm
As Kit said many of us have lived during this History.
He was a Great President and we wonder what it would have been if he had lived.
Thank You Christeen
 

Dale O. (176)
Friday November 22, 2013, 9:38 pm
A traumatic event in your nation's history.
 

Jennifer C. (172)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 5:17 am
Thanks.
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 6:45 am
Noted, thanks.
 

Michael Kirkby (82)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 6:46 am
Noted is all I have to say about this except for following the money and who stood to profit. Do that and you will find the truth. It's much simpler than Ollie's JFK.
 

john byrne (48)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 12:49 pm

Who stood to profit most by the death of J.F.K. [ next in line ]
Who had the greatest motive [ Hated Jack Kennedy]
Who had the opportunity. [ Home town boy ]
 

Bob P. (416)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 2:00 pm
Thanks
 

Kit B. (277)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 5:33 pm

Allan is thinking of John Wilkes Booth (known in his time as J Wilkes Booth) who killed Lincoln and Mark David Chapman who killed John Lennon. The three name correlation comes I think more from the book by JD Salinger than any other reason. Lee Harvey Oswald was known as Lee Oswald and rarely used his middle name. He was born in New Orleans but was not really southern. Lincoln's death was in part a conspiracy to kidnap him, Booth changed the game at the last minute, his co-conspirators did not follow through with their assignments. We have no proof of conspiracy in the death of JFK.

JFK's secretary was Mrs Lincoln, Lincoln's secretary was not Mrs Kennedy both of his primary secretaries were men. Most of the parallels are heavily wrapped in urban legend.

 

Patricia H. (477)
Sunday November 24, 2013, 10:07 am
thanks
 
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