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Lincoln & Kennedy Assassinations

bulletBoth Lincoln & Kennedy were concerned with civil rights.
bulletLincoln was elected in 1860, Kennedy in 1960.
bulletBoth were slain in the presence of their wives.
bulletBoth were shot in the head.
bulletTheir successors—both named Johnson—were southern Democrats, and Senators.
bulletAndrew Johnson was born in 1808, Lyndon Johnson in 1908.
bulletJohn Wilkes Booth was born in 1839, Lee Harvey Oswald in 1939.
bulletBooth and Oswald were both killed before going to trial.
bulletBoth presidents’ wives had children die while in the White House.
bulletLincoln’s secretary—Kennedy by name—advised him not to go to the theater. Kennedy’s secretary—Lincoln by name—told him not to go to Dallas.
bulletBooth shot Lincoln in a theater and ran to a warehouse. Oswald shot Kennedy from a warehouse and ran to a theater.
bulletThe names Lincoln and Kennedy each contain seven letters.
bulletThe names Andrew Johnson and Lyndon Johnson each contain 13 letters.
bulletThe names John Wilkes Booth and Lee Harvey Oswald each contain 15 letters.

Source: Weber, K.J. (1977), Read & Think 1. Toronto: Methuen.



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