Presentation on theme: "JFK ASSASSINATION THE KILLING OF A PRESIDENT. WHY DALLAS ? REPAIR FRACTURE OF DEMOCRATIC PARTY RUMOR THAT HE WAS GOING TO DROP JOHNSON AS RUNNING MATE."— Presentation transcript:
WHY DALLAS ? REPAIR FRACTURE OF DEMOCRATIC PARTY RUMOR THAT HE WAS GOING TO DROP JOHNSON AS RUNNING MATE IN THE 1964 ELECTION RAISE MONEY FOR THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY ITINERARY –ONE DAY STOPS IN FORT WORTH, DALLAS, SAN ANTONIO AND HOUSTON
TIME LINE NOVEMBER 21- PRESIDENT ARRIVES IN FORT WORTH, TX NOVEMBER 22- EARY BREAKFAST GATHERING 11:22 AM LEAVES FORT WORTH’S CARSWELL AFB 13 MINUTE FLIGHT TO LOVE FIELD, DALLAS.
Motorcade vehicles and personnel The lead car, an unmarked white Ford: Dallas Police Chief Jesse Curry (Driver) Secret Service Agent Winston Lawson (right front) Sheriff Bill Decker (left rear) Agent Forrest Sorrels (right rear) SS-100-X, a 1961 Lincoln Continental: Agent Bill Greer (Driver) Agent Roy Kellerman (right front), Nellie Connally (left middle) Governor John Connally (right middle) First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy (left rear) President John F. Kennedy (right rear) Halfback, a convertible: Agent Sam Kinney (driver) Agent Emory Roberts (right front) Agent Clint Hill (left front running board) Agent Bill McIntyre (left rear running board) Agent John Ready (right front running board) Agent Paul Landis (right rear running board) Presidential aide Kenneth O'Donnell (left middle) Presidential aide David Powers (right middle) Agent George Hickey (left rear) Agent Glen Bennett (right rear) Varsity, a convertible: Policeman Hurchel Jacks (Driver) Agent Rufus Youngblood (Front Passenger) Senator Ralph Yarborough (Left rear) Second Lady Lady Bird Johnson (Middle Rear) Vice-President Lyndon B. Johnson (Right Rear) DallasJesse Curry Secret ServiceWinston Lawson SheriffBill DeckerForrest Sorrels SS-100-XBill GreerRoy Kellerman Nellie Connally GovernorJohn Connally First LadyJacqueline Kennedy PresidentJohn F. KennedySam KinneyEmory RobertsClint HillBill McIntyreJohn ReadyPaul LandisaideKenneth O'DonnellDavid PowersGeorge HickeyGlen BennettHurchel JacksRufus Youngblood SenatorRalph Yarborough Second LadyLady Bird Johnson Vice-PresidentLyndon B. Johnson
Varsity, a hardtop: A Texas state policeman (driver) Vice Presidential aide Cliff Carter (front middle) Agent Jerry Kivett (right front), Agent Woody Taylor (left rear) Agent Lem Johns (right rear) Press pool car, (on loan from the telephone company): Telephone company employee (driver) Malcolm Kilduff, White House assistant press secretary (right front) For this trip, Kilduff was substituting for Pierre Salinger, who was traveling to Japan with several cabinet officers, including Secretary of State Dean Rusk Merriman Smith, UPI (middle front) Jack Bell, AP (left rear) Robert Baskin, The Dallas Morning News (middle rear) Bob Clark, ABC (right rear) Press Car: Bob Jackson, The Dallas Times Herald Tom Dillard, The Dallas Morning News Mal Couch, WFAA-TVCliff CarterJerry KivettWoody TaylorLem Johns Malcolm KilduffWhite HousePierre Salinger Secretary of StateDean Rusk Merriman SmithUPIAP Robert BaskinThe Dallas Morning NewsABCThe Dallas Times Herald Tom DillardThe Dallas Morning News Mal CouchWFAA-TV
Kennedy Limo Driver- Mr. William Greer Passenger Seat- Mr. Roy Kellerman Jump Seat Behind driver was Nellie Connally And next to her was her husband Governor John Connally Behind Mrs. Connally was the First Lady Jackie Kennedy and behind Governor Connally was the President.
Kennedy’s 1961 Limousine Not bullet proof Bubble top myth Color was Dark blue with a blue interior. People in car - Driver Mr. William Greer - Secret Service - Passenger – Mr. Roy Kellerman- Secret Service -Jump seats- Governor and Mrs. Connally -President and Mrs. Kennedy