Published on September 27, 2021 by Leigh A. Jones, Evening/Weekend Reference Librarian  

President John F. Kennedy was assassinated on Nov. 22, 1963, in Dallas, Texas. A week later, newly-sworn in President, Lyndon B. Johnson, issued an Executive Order that created a commission to investigate the assassination of President Kennedy. The commission, led by Chief Justice Earl Warren, issued its report to President Johnson on Sept. 24, 1964. Three days later, on Sept. 27, 1964, the Report of the President’s Commission on the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy (Warren Commission Report) was released to the public.

The Warren Commission Report can be found in several locations online:

Here, find links to different parts of the report.

A searchable PDF is available on this site.

To find more information about the events surrounding this moment in history, visit the following:

By an act of Congress, it is mandated that all materials relating to the assassination are housed in a single collection at the National Archives.

HeinOnline has organized and indexed the assassination records in a way that makes the documents easy to navigate. In addition to relevant government documents, the database provides supplemental information, such as books and scholarly articles on the topic.

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