I’m one of that generation who gave up on the concept of democracy when JFK was gunned down in Dealey Plaza 49 years ago today, except I’ve always had my own spin of the deal. When they shot Jack – CIA style – that was tragic, but when Jack Ruby took out Lee Oswald – Mob style – I knew instinctively something was wrong. Very wrong..
“November 22 marks the 49 anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963. The memory of the tragedy in Dallas seems to be fading in America's collective consciousness. Few people younger than myself (I'm 54) have any memory of the day it actually happened. 9/11 has certainly replaced 11/22 as the time stamp of American catastrophic angst. Yet the JFK story still acts as a gravitational vortex in America's pop culture galaxy. released of audio tapes of First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy conversations shortly after her husband's death. The factually grounded but over the top Jesse Ventura blamed JFK's assassination on Stephen King published a called . Bill O'Reilly wrote an JFK book. And next year, Tom Hanks plans to release a big-budget assassination drama called Parkland, the hospital where JFK died. In this media spectacle, the Internet is a mixed blessing. The Web keeps the JFK story alive by providing a platform and audience for ever more fantastical theories about the death of the 35 president. More constructively, the Web has made the government's troubling records about JFK's death available for the first time to millions people outside of Washington and the federal government. I believe this diffusion of knowledge is slowly clarifying the JFK story for everybody.” (Click here for more)
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