This article was originally published in the Flagpole on November 30,. 2016.


Almost from the moment Dallas police arrested Lee Harvey Oswald two hours after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on Friday, Nov. 22, 1963, the American news media establishment began trumpeting as proven fact the story that Oswald was the killer. This article looks at how Russian and Cuban press's view of the assassination was diametrically opposed to that of the American press.

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