Warren Commission Report (Terrorism: Essential Primary Sources)
Assassination of President John F. Kennedy
By: Report of the President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Date: September 27, 1964
Source: "Report of the President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy," as published by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA).
About the Author: On November 29, 1963, President Lyndon B. Johnson (1908973) established a committee, led by Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court Earl Warren (1891974), to evaluate the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, TX, on November 22, 1963, and the killing of his assassin Lee Harvey Oswald by Jack Ruby on November 24, 1963. "The Warren Commission" released its findings in September 1964 in an 888 page report.
The assassination of President John F. Kennedy (1917963) on November 22, 1963 in Dallas, Texas, took the country by surprise. Kennedy was shot in the head during a parade while riding in an open convertible, seated next to his wife, Jacqueline. Within hours, Lee Harvey Oswald, a former Marine and vocal communist,...
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