On November 22, 1963, one of the darkest days in the history of the United States, the announcement of the assassination of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy came as a shock to the entire country. Coming amid a large amount of doubtful evidence and suspicious theories, the story given to the public was merely a heavily sugar coated version of the events of the day. Under the surface of the case, there lay a trail of conspiracy and cover-up a mile long. Several of the theories that arose from this trail pointed fingers at some high branches of the U.S. government. Yet, from the moment the president’s convertible fell under a hail of gunfire, to the day the Warren Commission released its unbelievable “Warren Report”, one man always seemed to come up when discussing the assassination and his name was Lee Harvey Oswald. Some wonder if Oswald acted alone in his assassination of President Kennedy, while others wonder if he never acted at all, and was just the fall guy for the American Government.
Popular opinion would have you believe that Oswald did indeed shoot President Kennedy from the sixth floor window of the Texas School Book Depository, and that the only real question about Lee Harvey Oswald is whether he acted alone, or if he was the Lone Gunman. Nothing could be further from the truth. Lee Harvey Oswald was nothing more then the fall guy for some of the most respected organizations in the United States; CIA, FBI, secret service, even Kennedy’s Vice President, Lyndon B. Johnson. Lee Harvey Oswald was the only man charged with a crime that was actually committed by many other people. So, the most important question in regards to the assassination of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy is not'did Oswald act alone?' More importantly,'did Lee Harvey Oswald act at all,' or was he in fact, an innocent man.
According to the Warren Commission’s twenty-seven-volume report, which was thrown together in just nine…


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