Assassination of JFK

Don Delilo’s Libra presents a range of people who had some role in the killing of President John F. Kennedy. Larry Parmenter represents the Alpha 66/Cuban refugee perspective. Win Everett represents the CIA/FBI/Federal government perspetive. David Ferrie represents the southern conservative/racist/John Birch perspective. George de Mohrenschild represents a mysterious underworld of wealthy and powerful people, some in government and some in crime.

In a five-paragraph essay, examine how three of the four perspectives listed above contribute to the actions of Lee Oswald and the assassination of the President.

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