What's Your View?
What did the JFK assassination lead to? Share your thoughts on the watershed events of November 1963, the aftermath, and how America changed.
The Kennedy assassination was a kind of tectonic shift... we knew during that weekend and certainly within days of that weekend in November 1963, that things would never be the same again.Josiah Thompson
We thought that we could change the world. This is the key thing that I think ended, for me certainly, with the murder of Kennedy.Tom Hayden
Culver City, CA
1. Did President Kennedy's assassination and the killings of Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, Jr. and Robert Kennedy bring about a mood of national cynicism?
2. Would there have been so much conflict over the Vietnam War without the turmoil caused by the political assassinations?
3. In the years following the assassination did Americans begin suspecting the U.S. government of acting less democratically?