54 years on, documents on JFK assassination to be released

54 years on, documents on JFK assassination to be released

Today, President Donald Trump is expected to allow the release of a final batch of documents relating to the 1963

JFK murder documents to be released

Today, President Donald Trump is expected to allow the release of a final batch of documents relating to the 1963 assassination of US President John F. Kennedy.

Despite speculation from conspiracy theorists, the documents–approximately 3100 in total – are not expected to significantly alter the official FBI story that former Marine Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone when he assassinated the 35th president.

Hopes are high that the documents will shed light on US attempts to assassinate Cuban President Fidel Castro, the 1963 US-approved coup in South Vietnam and Oswald’s meetings with Soviet spies.

The information could be relevant today, with scrutiny on Russia for its interference in US elections and the rollback of relations between Cuba and the US.

Despite being non-instrumental in the release of said documents, Trump’s promotion of event has served as a distraction from his controversial treatment of war widow Myeshia Johnson and the criticism surrounding his lack of progress in ‘draining the swamp’.

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