November 22, 1963 in Dallas was shot and killed U.S. President John Kennedy

November 22, 1963 in Dallas was shot and killed U.S. President John Kennedy

55 years ago, was assassinated U.S. President John F. Kennedy — one of the most popular American leaders, but led the country he lived. Officially, Kennedy was killed by a lone assassin, but the majority of Americans still believe that the US President fell victim to a conspiracy.


Open car, in it — smiling man welcoming the crowd, which, waving to his motorcade. Shots are fired. The man, who was wounded in the head, falls on the shoulder sitting next to women. These tragic footage shot with an Amateur camera, so many times the whole world has seen the death of U.S. President John Kennedy in Dallas (Texas) in the eyes of his wife Jackie Kennedy and thousands of people, was a shock to all of America.

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Even the venerable moderator, renowned journalist Walter Cronkite could not hide his excitement when he read a news alert that the President of the United States died in the hospital. Removing the glasses, he stared at one point.

Despite the tensions between the USSR and the USA, on the death of an American President immediately responded Moscow. The U.S. Embassy in the Soviet Union called well acquainted with the late President, the head of the Soviet foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko to Express my most sincere condolences to the American people and the President’s family.

“Deeply saddened to hear of the tragic death of the outstanding statesman,” writes newly appointed Vice-President Lyndon Johnson and Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev.

Despite the fact that Kennedy carried his share of responsibility for the Cuban missile crisis of 1962, in the USSR, the President of the United States ordinary people are treated with sympathy.

The reason was largely the charm of John Kennedy and his wife Jackie, far from politics, people would just a happy couple.

Kennedy was not like the typical presidents — such as its predecessors. He turned the White house into a kind of club of successful Americans, where his guests were writers and cultural figures.Yuri Rogulev study Foundation USA name of Franklin Roosevelt, the President for change

In office, democratic Senator from Massachusetts spent a little less than two years. As noted by Rogulev, Kennedy was too little power to “leave a significant trace in the history”, but he was a politician of a new type:

He came up with a new platform where social liberalism combined with technocratic ideas.

Rogulev recalls that Kennedy was simultaneously advocated lower taxes and increased social spending, and also entered into dialogue with the civil rights movement.

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At the same time, that is during the reign of Kennedy, there was the attempt of the CIA to overthrow Cuban leader Fidel Castro, and there was the Cuban missile crisis, which almost brought the world to the brink of nuclear war.

Thus the crisis was avoided not only because Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev backed down, but because Kennedy himself had “showed realism in a poignant moment of history,” says Rogulev.