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Motorcade Witnesses On November 22 1963 John F Kennedy 35th President of the United States was assassinated in Dallas Texas President Kennedy rode in the back of an open top limousine through the downtown area of Dallas Thousands of people lined the designated route of the planned motorcade hoping to catch a glimpse of their President As the motorcade slowed to its end traveling through Dealy Plaza shots resonated through the city and through the hearts of the American public ultimately killing the beloved JFK Immediately secret service men rushed the President to Parkland Hospital desperately hoping to save his life The doctors efforts were futile within an hour the President was proclaimed dead A great deal of controversy surrounds the case A government appointed investigation team the Warren Commission published their conclusions in a book called The Warren Report Their conclusions remain the American Governments official stance on the case Today there are as many critics of The Warren Report as there are believers The witnesses and their testimonies who participated in the motorcade provide compelling evidence towards theories that do not all support the Warren Reports conclusions The author Gerald Posner who wrote Case Closed a book that supports the Warren Reports theories prints conclusions that are also found to be questionable after strictly reviewing the testimonies of the involved parties from the motorcade At 1140am CST Air Force One landed at Dallas Love Field Airport The vice-presidents plane Air Force Two arrived about five minutes earlier A sizable but controllable crowd gathered to welcome the President and wave him off as the motorcade began its trip through Dallas The motorcade traveled at about 25-30 mph as it proceeded to the pre-arranged route As the motorcade entered the downtown area of Dallas the crowds began to thicken and the motorcade slowed down There were no reported irregularities as the motorcade made its way through the crowded downtown streets except for two
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