29 November - The Warren Commission begins JFK assassination investigation

Only five days previously, JFK’s assassin had himself been assassinated in a police station. The country was in chaos and gripped by conspiracy theories. In an attempt to calm the panic and paranoia, the newly appointed President, Lyndon B. Johnson established the Warren Commission. Its findings were eagerly awaited, but equally disputed...Read the full Assassination of JF Kennedy Crime File

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