(2) Booklet - Who Killed Kennedy? STUDENT TASK: Write a well referenced essay answering the following question. Was the Warren Commission correct in its findings that A Oswald was in the area when and where the assassination took place.
B That Oswald owned the gun used to kill the president.
C That Oswald fired the fatal shots that Killed the President and wounded Governor Connelly.
D There was no evidence that anyone assisted Oswald in planning or carrying out the assassination. Having studied the prosecution and defence evidence are you convinced that the Warren Commission was correct in all of its findings? Your investigation will include research notes on all five issues listed below
Was Oswald in the area where and when the assassination took place?
Did Oswald own the weapon which killed Kennedy?
Did Oswald have the motive and skill to kill the President?
Did Oswald actually fired the fatal shots?
Is there any reliable evidence that others may have been involved in the assassination?
What ever your conclusion, you must support your arguments with evidence. You must interpret the evidence and use it to show how it supports or fails to support your case. You must select reliable evidence to quote in your paragraphs to support your conclusions. You cannot simply state what you believe to be the true.
You must evaluate any evidence presented to you. You must ask these questions: