This blog originally founded by Blogger who holds a theological degree and a doctorate in Counseling Psychology. Taught Psychology for 32 years and is now Professor Emeritus. Is a board-certified psychologist and was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award in his profession. Ministered as a chaplain, and pastored Baptist and Episcopal churches. Publications cover the integration of psychology and theology. Served in the Army, the Merchant Marines and the Peace Corps.
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
48 YEARS AGO - The Kennedy Assassination
I was in the Service and driving to my girl friend's house in Florida...Somewhere on HiWay 17 between Savannah Ga, and Brunswick Ga, the news came over the car radio...
I wasn't very politically inclined at the time, but I remember being fixated on the event and the aftermath during the next few days. I watched live TV as Oswald was brought out of the Dallas PD basement and was shot. I watched the funeral and was glued to the TV until I had to return to base.
In the years that followed, I suppose I became somewhat of a conspiracy theorist - probably because it seemed so improbable that one individual could so alter the course of history with a single violent act! I read about everything that was published on the topic over the next few decades - and still have no idea as to the truth behind what occured...
November 22, 1963
Posted by NewGuy at 9:42 AM