April 10, 1963
A bullet from a high-powered rifle was shot through the window of Major General Edwin A. Walker's home, narrowly missing the General. The Warren Commission Report would later claim Lee Harvey Oswald fired the shot with the same rifle he would use to assassinate Presdient Kennedy in November. Lee Harvey Oswald allegedly wrote a two page note to his wife (written in Russian) implicating himself in the General's assassination attempt.
April 17, 1963
"We believe that Communist progress has been blunted and that the situation is improving.
We believe the Communists will continue to wage a war of attrition, hoping for some break in the situation which will lead to victory.
We do not believe that it is possible at this time to project the future course of the war with any confidence."
National Intelligence Estimate prepared by the CIA and U.S. Military
April 24, 1963
"We don't have a prayer of staying in Vietnam. Those people hate us. They are going to throw our asses out of there at almost any point. But I can't give up a piece of territory like that to the Communists and then get the American people to re-elect me." - President Kennedy to journalist Charles Bartlett.
Lee Harvey Oswald moves to New Orleans. His wife, Marina Oswald moves in with Ruth Paine.
Events, mysteries, enigmas, movements, meetings, lies and planning begin to swirl and foam into the maelstrom.