US releases trove of John F Kennedy assassination files

A picture of President John F. Kennedy taken on July 11 1963. The US government has released a mammoth, long-awaited trove of secret files on his assassination. PHOTO | CECIL STOUGHTON | WHITE HOUSE

What you need to know:

  • Trump said in a memorandum he had agreed to hold back for further review some records relating to the killing.
  • Oswald defected to the Soviet Union in 1959 but returned to the United States in 1962.

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