J.F.K. Creative Writing (continued)

What happens immediately? Where is your character going to go? What are your character’s concerns? What is worrying them? Who are they thinking about, and why? What are their intentions – what are they going to do? What does Dealey look like as they leave?   The Lincoln accelerated away and the plaza was suddenly teeming with life: people were running all over the place, … Continue reading J.F.K. Creative Writing (continued)

J.F.K. Creative Writing (continued)

Part Two Where is your character? What can they see? What are they hoping will happen today? What thoughts are on their mind? What has happened to them recently? I was standing in the doorway of the bookstore. There was a heck of a crowd gathering. That didn’t surprise me none because, well, Kennedy had as many enemies as friends in Dallas, and ever’body came … Continue reading J.F.K. Creative Writing (continued)

J.F.K. Creative Writing

  Notes from class… Part One Dealey Plaza Tall buildings around a small square of grass A road (Elm Street) cuts through it Red brick building – Texas Schoolbook Depository Spectators Weather Music – radio (Beach Boys – Surfin’ U.S.A./ Angels – My Boyfriend’s Back/ Martha and the Vandellas – Heatwave) Types of cars (Ford Thunderbird/ Studebaker Avanti/ Buick Riviera) Types of clothing Smokers The … Continue reading J.F.K. Creative Writing

JFK – More Quotes

The HSCA also concluded that there were at least four shots fired, that there was a “high probability” that two gunmen fired at the President, and that it was probable that a conspiracy existed. “The strongest element in the case against Lee Harvey Oswald was the Warren Commission’s conclusion that his rifle had been found on the 6th floor of the Book Depository building. Yet … Continue reading JFK – More Quotes

JFK – Evidence – Quotes

Below are a variety of quotations from some important figures involved in the circumstances around JFK’s assassination: “We took care of Kennedy . . . The hit in Dallas was just like any other operation we’d worked on in the past.”—Sam Giancana to his brother “The committee believes, on the basis of the evidence available to it, that President John F. Kennedy was probably assassinated … Continue reading JFK – Evidence – Quotes

The Assassination of JFK

You are going to answer the question:-“Who shot JFK?” IntroductionIN YOUR OWN WORDSExplain that the shooting of JFK is an important moment in 20th century history.Tell us what JFK symbolised (hope, peace, opportunity, equality) and what the impact of his death was.Explain that the question “Who shot JFK?” is still discussed. Paragraph One – Who was JFK?35th President of USA.Born in 1917. War hero in … Continue reading The Assassination of JFK