A student walks past a copy of Aaron Shikler’s official portrait of US President John F. Kennedy during an exhibit at the Newseum in Washington in April 2013. Photo: AFP
A student walks past a copy of Aaron Shikler’s official portrait of US President John F. Kennedy during an exhibit at the Newseum in Washington in April 2013. Photo: AFP

New trove of John F. Kennedy assassination files made public

  • The US National Archives have now released a 97 per cent of the records, but some have been held back over national security concerns
  • The 1963 shooting continues to be the subject of numerous conspiracy theories, despite an investigation concluding that gunman Lee Harvey Oswald had acted alone

A student walks past a copy of Aaron Shikler’s official portrait of US President John F. Kennedy during an exhibit at the Newseum in Washington in April 2013. Photo: AFP
A student walks past a copy of Aaron Shikler’s official portrait of US President John F. Kennedy during an exhibit at the Newseum in Washington in April 2013. Photo: AFP
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