Huffington Post – The 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy (Part One)

The 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy (Part One)
by Joseph A. Palermo Posted: 11/08/2013 11:26 pm
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As the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy grows nearer the inability of the Establishment news media to consider fairly the facts in the case remains as pronounced as it was during previous commemorations. In trying to explain why opinion polls have shown for decades now that a majority of Americans do not accept the Warren Commission’s “lone gunman” theory, historians and journalists have often fallen back on what has become a familiar (yet unconvincing) narrative about the meaning of those horrific events in Dallas in November 1963.

The dominant storyline goes something like this: The American people could never accept the notion that a high school drop-out loser like Lee Harvey Oswald could single-handedly kill such an inspiring public figure as JFK, therefore they’ve embraced “conspiracy theories” to give meaning to what was essentially a meaningless act.

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