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2561Re: [prezveepsenator] Re: 44 Years After JFK's Death, New Assassination Plot Revealed

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  • Brian Todd
    Nov 23 8:52 PM
      Remember to take into account that John Kennedy was a very unpopular president, and likely would NOT have been re-elected president in 1964.  It sounds very crass, but he did not become popular until after his assassination.

      In Liberty,


      greg wrote:

      Then who would the candidates have been in 1968? Nixon v. Johnson?

      Or, in Ram's scenario, who might have succeeded Reagan in 1980 or 1984?

      This could all easily get too hypothetical.

      --- In prezveepsenator@ yahoogroups. com, "Gregory" <greggolopry@ ...> wrote:
      > I do not think RFK would have run in 1968, had JFK not been killed in
      > 1963. I think JFK could have won another term. And by then the nation
      > would would have needed a change so Robert would have not sought the
      > office.
      > I also think that Vietnam would have never developed as it did had JFK
      > lived.
      > Gregory
      > --- In prezveepsenator@ yahoogroups. com, "Ram Lau" <ramlau@> wrote:
      > >
      > > IMHO, the RFK assassination was much more consequential in a
      > > historical context and deserves much more attention comparatively
      > > speaking.
      > >
      > > RFK would have indeed ended the Vietnam war within his first term and
      > > served till 1976. Had his never-happened presidency turned out to be
      > > as tragic as LBJ's, he would've been succeeded by Reagan immediately
      > > in 1972. It's also quite likely that Ford, Carter, and the Bush family
      > > would never have been occupants of the White House.
      > >
      > > I'm not judging whether that alternative outcome would be better or
      > > worse for the country (even I believe the majority of contemporary and
      > > future generations of Americans would rather want that). My point is
      > > that we would quite certainly be living in a very different world if
      > > it were the course of history. But one could only imagine.
      > >

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