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Portrait of Lyndon B. Johnson, 1964
President Lyndon B. Johnson appointed the President's Commission on the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963

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Jack Ruby Shot Accused-Kennedy-Assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald
November 24, 1963

After Kennedy was killed, Vice President Lyndon Johnson became president, and he appointed the President's Commission on the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Chaired by Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren, the Commission investigated circumstances surrounding the shootings of Kennedy and Oswald. In September 1964, the commission reported it had found no evidence that Oswald and Ruby were involved in a conspiracy to assassinate the president.
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