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Feb 02 2008

Similarities Between Assassinations of Lincoln and Kennedy

Lincoln Kennedy Lincoln was elected to Congress in 1846 Kennedy was elected to Congress in 1946 He was elected President in 1860 He was elected President in 1960 His wife lost a child while living in the White House His wife lost a child while living in the White House He was directly concerned with Civil Rights He was directly concerned with Civil Rights Lincoln had a secretary named Kennedy who told him not to go to the theater *1 Kennedy had a secretary named Lincoln who told him not to go to Dallas **2 Lincoln was shot in the back of the head in the presence of his wife Kennedy was shot in the back of the head in the presence of his wife Lincoln shot in the Ford Theatre Kennedy shot in a Lincoln, made by Ford He was shot on a Friday He was shot on a Friday The assassin, John Wilkes Booth, was known by three names, comprised of fifteen letters The assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald, was known by three names, comprised of fifteen letters Booth shot Lincoln in a theater and fled to a warehouse Oswald shot Kennedy from a warehouse and fled to a theater Booth was killed before being brought to trial Oswald was killed before being brought to trial There were theories that Booth was part of a greater conspiracy There were theories that Oswald was part of a greater conspiracy Lincoln’s successor was Andrew Johnson, born in 1808 Kennedy’s successor was Lyndon Johnson, born in 1908 *1 Note: It is an urban myth that Lincoln had a secretary named Kennedy.

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