Event in history.
November 22. 1963.
President Kennedy came to Dallas because he needed the south to win reelection in 1964.
In the 1960S Dixiecrat's were against the civil rights movement.While civil rights activist
wanted to change segregation Law's that had been in place since reconstruction.furthermore,
many considered president Kennedy a mere bystander in the civil rights movement.
Taking up up the ad mintration:s time was the Berlin wall go in up in 1961, Cuban missile crisis in
1961 while the spread of comm unisism was a issue in the . President Kennedy
understood his Chance's of winning the 1964 election increased if the he could win the quoth and
the civil rights activist at the same time.
President Kennedy place his arm around his wife and joked."This must not be the 62% of
Texans that vote for Richard Nixon in 1960.
The happy mood was interupted by gunfire. Governor John Connolly a ex
perinced deer hunter, knew the sound all too well it was the sound of high powered a rifle going off.
The governor turned his head and ad he did so, he saw president Kennedy shot in the left
shoulder then he was also shot but in the throat.
Both Ellie and Jacqueline Kennedy grab ed their respective husband"s to their side.
One last shot was fired but not before secret service agent Gerald Blaine climbed from the back
of the president"s car and acted as a human shield for the president.