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  • 50 years ago: JFK's tragic final hours

    50 years ago: JFK's tragic final hours

    Friday, November 22 2013 9:55 PM EST2013-11-23 02:55:16 GMT
    Fifty years ago today, President John F. Kennedy died, a stunned nation grieved and a million conspiracy theories were born. It was just after noon local time on Nov. 22, 1963, when the limousine carrying Kennedy entered Dealey Plaza in Dallas, its bubble top down so a smiling president, riding in the back seat with First lady Jackie Kennedy, could wave to an adoring crowd.
    Fifty years ago today, President John F. Kennedy died, a stunned nation grieved and a million conspiracy theories were born. It was just after noon local time on Nov. 22, 1963, when the limousine carrying Kennedy entered Dealey Plaza in Dallas, its bubble top down so a smiling president, riding in the back seat with First lady Jackie Kennedy, could wave to an adoring crowd.
  • Solemn events to mark JFK's assassination

    Solemn events to mark JFK's assassination

    Thursday, November 21 2013 8:29 PM EST2013-11-22 01:29:20 GMT
    Loose gatherings of the curious and conspiracy-minded at Dallas' Dealey Plaza have marked past anniversaries of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, featuring everything from makeshift memorials to marching drummers to discussions about who else might have been in on the killing.
    Loose gatherings of the curious and conspiracy-minded at Dallas' Dealey Plaza have marked past anniversaries of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, featuring everything from makeshift memorials to marching drummers to discussions about who else might have been in on the killing.
  • IMAGES: A look back at President Kennedy's career

    IMAGES: A look back at President Kennedy's career

    Before he was the nation's president, John F. Kennedy served Massachusetts as a U.S. congressman and senator.
    Before he was the nation's president, John F. Kennedy served Massachusetts as a U.S. congressman and senator.
  • JFK remembered in photos

    JFK remembered in photos

    It has been 50 years since the assassination of JFK. Some who worked with the city of Dallas then are looking back on that day and sharing some amazing photos.
    It has been 50 years since the assassination of JFK. Some who worked with the city of Dallas then are looking back on that day and sharing some amazing photos.
  • "Accidental victim" in JFK assassination remembers day of shooting

    "Accidental victim" in JFK assassination remembers

    Wednesday, November 20 2013 10:17 PM EST2013-11-21 03:17:59 GMT
    A lot of folks, even those who think they know a lot about the Kennedy assassination, have missed or forgotten the key role played by James Tague.
    A lot of folks, even those who think they know a lot about the Kennedy assassination, have missed or forgotten the key role played by James Tague, a north Texas man who's still talking about and still writing about what happened to him that day in Dealey Plaza.
  • Obama pays tribute to John F. Kennedy legacy

    Obama pays tribute to John F. Kennedy legacy

    Wednesday, November 20 2013 8:58 PM EST2013-11-21 01:58:11 GMT
    Honoring the legacy of John F. Kennedy, President Barack Obama laid a wreath at the assassinated president's gravesite as a nation remembers that terrible day in Dallas a half-century ago Friday.
    Honoring the legacy of John F. Kennedy, President Barack Obama laid a wreath at the assassinated president's gravesite as a nation remembers that terrible day in Dallas a half-century ago Friday.
  • Conspiracy theories bring in big business around Dealey Plaza

    Conspiracy theories bring in big business around Dealey Plaza

    Tuesday, November 19 2013 9:46 PM EST2013-11-20 02:46:11 GMT
    Dealey Plaza in November is high season for conspiracy theories.
    Dealey Plaza in November is high season for conspiracy theories.
  • Four days away from the 50th Anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy

    Four days away from the 50th Anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy

    Tuesday, November 19 2013 9:02 PM EST2013-11-20 02:02:34 GMT
    We're just four days away from the 50th Anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. In Dallas and here in Washington people have already begun marking the solemn occasion.
    We're just four days away from the 50th Anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. In Dallas and here in Washington people have already begun marking the solemn occasion.
  • JFK Funeral 'Broken Note' remembered

    JFK Funeral 'Broken Note' remembered

    Tuesday, November 19 2013 9:02 PM EST2013-11-20 02:02:25 GMT
    Buglers from across the country gathered at Arlington National Cemetery to pay tribute to Army Sergeant Keith Clark, the man who played taps during President John F. Kennedy's funeral.
    Buglers from across the country gathered at Arlington National Cemetery to pay tribute to Army Sergeant Keith Clark, the man who played taps during President John F. Kennedy's funeral.
  • 'Killing Kennedy' movie premieres at the Newseum

    'Killing Kennedy' movie premieres at the Newseum

    Tuesday, November 19 2013 8:16 PM EST2013-11-20 01:16:54 GMT
    The Newseum rolled out the red carpet for the world premiere of National Geographic Channel's highly anticipated “Killing Kennedy” Monday night.
    The Newseum rolled out the red carpet for the world premiere of National Geographic Channel's highly anticipated “Killing Kennedy” Monday night.
  • Ceremony held to commemorate 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy's visit to Ireland

    Ceremony held to commemorate 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy's visit to Ireland

    Tuesday, November 19 2013 8:16 PM EST2013-11-20 01:16:34 GMT
    A flame from the gravesite of late President John F. Kennedy began its journey from Virginia to Ireland Tuesday morning.
    A flame from the gravesite of late President John F. Kennedy began its journey from Virginia to Ireland Tuesday morning.
  • Newseum marks 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy

    Newseum marks 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy

    Tuesday, November 19 2013 8:16 PM EST2013-11-20 01:16:12 GMT
    The Newseum is commemorating the presidency of John F. Kennedy with a series of special exhibits.
    The Newseum is commemorating the presidency of John F. Kennedy with a series of special exhibits.
  • JFK death news sent `wave of grief' around world

    JFK death news sent `wave of grief' around world

    Tuesday, November 19 2013 8:10 PM EST2013-11-20 01:10:13 GMT
    There is a quiet and somber feel to this small piece of America on an English hillside, near where the Magna Carta was sealed eight centuries ago.
    There is a quiet and somber feel to this small piece of America on an English hillside, near where the Magna Carta was sealed eight centuries ago.
  • Obamas, Clintons to visit JFK gravesite Wednesday

    Obamas, Clintons to visit JFK gravesite Wednesday

    Tuesday, November 19 2013 8:09 PM EST2013-11-20 01:09:41 GMT
    President Barack Obama will visit John F. Kennedy's gravesite next week and pay tribute to two of Kennedy's lasting initiatives as the nation observes the 50th anniversary of his assassination.
    President Barack Obama will visit John F. Kennedy's gravesite next week and pay tribute to two of Kennedy's lasting initiatives as the nation observes the 50th anniversary of his assassination.
  • Eternal flame restored at JFK gravesite near DC

    Eternal flame restored at JFK gravesite near DC

    Tuesday, November 19 2013 8:09 PM EST2013-11-20 01:09:20 GMT
    A permanent eternal flame will be placed at the grave site of President John F. Kennedy this morning. A temporary flame has been at Arlington National Cemetery as upgrades were made to the flame.
    The eternal flame at the gravesite of former President John F. Kennedy has been restored at Arlington National Cemetery.
  • Ireland's new JFK flame proves less than eternal

    Ireland's new JFK flame proves less than eternal

    Tuesday, November 19 2013 8:08 PM EST2013-11-20 01:08:53 GMT
    How long is eternity? In Ireland, less than a week. An Irish eternal flame honoring John F. Kennedy petered out four days after the slain U.S. president's closest relatives and Ireland's prime minister lit it near the Kennedys' ancestral home. The flame had been taken from the original JFK Eternal Flame on his burial plot in Arlington Cemetery - the first time this has been permitted by the Kennedy family. An Irish honor guard ferried the flame in an Olympics-style lantern acros...
    How long is eternity? In Ireland, less than a week. An Irish eternal flame honoring John F. Kennedy petered out four days after the slain U.S. president's closest relatives and Ireland's prime minister lit it near the Kennedys' ancestral home. The flame had been taken from the original JFK Eternal Flame on his burial plot in Arlington Cemetery - the first time this has been permitted by the Kennedy family. An Irish honor guard ferried the flame in an Olympics-style lantern acros...
  • Fire from JFK's eternal flame arrives in Ireland

    Fire from JFK's eternal flame arrives in Ireland

    Tuesday, November 19 2013 8:08 PM EST2013-11-20 01:08:33 GMT
    A torch lit from the eternal flame at President John F. Kennedy's graveside has arrived in Ireland ahead of ceremonies planned to mark the 50th anniversary of his 1963 visit. The flame was flown from the United States and arrived Thursday in a specially designed miner's lamp identical to the one used to bring the Olympic flame from Athens to London last year. Kennedy became the first American president to visit Ireland during his well-remembered four-day visit that celebrated ...
    A torch lit from the eternal flame at President John F. Kennedy's graveside has arrived in Ireland ahead of ceremonies planned to mark the 50th anniversary of his 1963 visit. The flame was flown from the United States and arrived Thursday in a specially designed miner's lamp identical to the one used to bring the Olympic flame from Athens to London last year. Kennedy became the first American president to visit Ireland during his well-remembered four-day visit that celebrated ...
  • JFK exhibit at the Newseum is a huge draw

    JFK exhibit at the Newseum is a huge draw

    Tuesday, November 19 2013 8:07 PM EST2013-11-20 01:07:37 GMT
    As the nation prepares to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the Newseum is offering a chance to delve back into his life.
    As the nation prepares to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the Newseum is offering a chance to delve back into his life.
  • Objects from JFK assassination go on display at the Newseum

    Objects from JFK assassination go on display at the Newseum

    Tuesday, November 19 2013 8:07 PM EST2013-11-20 01:07:11 GMT
    Some never-before-seen artifacts from the minutes and hours following President John F. Kennedy's assassination are going on display Friday, along with an extensive collection of photographs of the young president's family.
    Some never-before-seen artifacts from the minutes and hours following President John F. Kennedy's assassination are going on display Friday, along with an extensive collection of photographs of the young president's family.
  • 49 years after JFK assassination, former Secret Service agent Clint Hill recounts tragedy in book

    49 years after JFK assassination, former Secret Service agent Clint Hill recounts tragedy in book

    Tuesday, November 19 2013 8:06 PM EST2013-11-20 01:06:53 GMT
    On Thursday, our nation is celebrating Thanksgiving - and marking the 49th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
    On Thursday, our nation is celebrating Thanksgiving - and marking the 49th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. One man who was there in Dallas has written a book about that dark November day in 1963, and the woman he grew to know and care for in his role as a Secret Service agent.
  • City crews remove white 'x' marks from Dealey Plaza road

    City crews remove white 'x' marks from Dealey Plaza road

    Tuesday, November 19 2013 6:29 PM EST2013-11-19 23:29:46 GMT
    The City of Dallas ripped up asphalt Monday night on Elm Street – the path of President John F. Kennedy's motorcade when he was shot on Nov. 22, 1963.
    The City of Dallas ripped up asphalt Monday night on Elm Street – the path of President John F. Kennedy's motorcade when he was shot on Nov. 22, 1963.
  • Remembering JFK: Surgeon Ron Jones

    Remembering JFK: Surgeon Ron Jones

    The surgeon who was a doctor at Parkland Hospital in 1953 recalls being in the emergency room to treat both President Kennedy and Lee Harvey Oswald.
    The surgeon who was a doctor at Parkland Hospital in 1953 recalls being in the emergency room to treat both President Kennedy and Lee Harvey Oswald.
  • President John F. Kennedy's Inaugural Address (1961)

    President John F. Kennedy's Inaugural Address (1961)

    Read the full, unedited transcript of President Kennedy's 1961 Inaugural Address.
    Read the full, unedited transcript of President Kennedy's 1961 Inaugural Address.
  • Remembering JFK: Dr. Kenneth Salyer

    Remembering JFK: Dr. Kenneth Salyer

    Monday, November 18 2013 11:59 AM EST2013-11-18 16:59:17 GMT
    Today Dr. Kenneth Sayler is a world-renowned surgeon specializing in facial-cranial reconstruction. But 50 years ago he was a resident at Parkland Hospital and tried to save President Kennedy after he was shot.
    Today Dr. Kenneth Sayler is a world-renowned surgeon specializing in facial-cranial reconstruction. But 50 years ago he was a resident at Parkland Hospital and tried to save President Kennedy after he was shot.
  • JFK assassination witnesses recall shooting

    JFK assassination witnesses recall shooting

    Friday, November 15 2013 10:02 PM EST2013-11-16 03:02:51 GMT
    An estimated 150,000 people came out to see former President Kennedy in Dallas on Nov. 22nd 1963, but no one was closer to him when he was shot than the Newman family.
    An estimated 150,000 people came out to see former President Kennedy in Dallas on Nov. 22nd 1963, but no one was closer to him when he was shot than the Newman family.
  • Black Dallas residents remember JFK assassination ahead of 50th anniversary

    Black Dallas residents remember JFK assassination ahead of 50th anniversary

    Thursday, November 14 2013 10:15 PM EST2013-11-15 03:15:07 GMT
    Next week, the eyes of the world will be on Dallas as they remember the 50th anniversary of the assassination of former President John F. Kennedy.
    Next week, the eyes of the world will be on Dallas as they remember the 50th anniversary of the assassination of former President John F. Kennedy.
  • Dallas City Hall displays Oswald fingerprints, mug shots

    Dallas City Hall displays Oswald fingerprints, mug shots

    The items from the city's Municipal Archives went up for viewing this month ahead of the 50th anniversary of Kennedy's assassination as he rode through downtown Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963.
    The items from the city's Municipal Archives went up for viewing this month ahead of the 50th anniversary of Kennedy's assassination as he rode through downtown Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963.
  • Oswald The Actual Interrogation

    Oswald The Actual Interrogation

    Fox 4's Jenny Anchondo interviews the director and lead actor from Oswald: The Actual Interrogation . The play stars Ben Williams as Lee Harvey Oswald. It is being held at the Casa Mańana Theatre as the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination approaches. For tickets visit http://casamanana.org/ .
  • New Sixth Floor Museum exhibit about Oswald's killing

    New Sixth Floor Museum exhibit about Oswald's killing

    Thursday, November 7 2013 5:48 PM EST2013-11-07 22:48:05 GMT
    For the first time the Sixth Floor Museum has put together an exhibit about the killing of assassin Lee Harvey Oswald just days after JFK's death.
    For the first time the Sixth Floor Museum has put together an exhibit about the killing of assassin Lee Harvey Oswald just days after JFK's death.
  • Reporter Jim Lehrer shares memories of the JFK assassination

    Reporter Jim Lehrer shares memories of the JFK assassination

    Fifty years after President Kennedy was assassinated, reporter Jim Lehrer may put some haunting memories behind him with a book about that day and its aftermath.
    Fifty years after President Kennedy was assassinated, reporter Jim Lehrer may put some haunting memories behind him with a book about that day and its aftermath.
  • Oswald wedding ring sells for $108,000 at auction

    Oswald wedding ring sells for $108,000 at auction

    Lee Harvey Oswald's gold wedding band, which he left in a cup on the dresser as he headed to work the morning of President John F. Kennedy's assassination, sold at auction on Thursday for $108,000.
    Lee Harvey Oswald's gold wedding band, which he left in a cup on the dresser as he headed to work the morning of President John F. Kennedy's assassination, sold at auction on Thursday for $108,000.
  • Kennedy rocking chair part of Nov. auction in Dallas

    Kennedy rocking chair part of Nov. auction in Dallas

    The chair is part of a collection of Kennedy memorabilia Heritage Auctions will offer Nov. 23 in Dallas.
    The chair is part of a collection of Kennedy memorabilia Heritage Auctions will offer Nov. 23 in Dallas.
  • Historic Oswald exhumation papers discovered

    Historic Oswald exhumation papers discovered

    Tuesday, October 15 2013 11:09 PM EDT2013-10-16 03:09:09 GMT
    Historic documents about Lee Harvey Oswald that were lost for decades were found, and now sit in the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza in Dallas.
    Historic documents about Lee Harvey Oswald that were lost for decades were found, and now sit in the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza in Dallas.
  • Remembering JFK: Hugh Aynesworth

    Remembering JFK: Hugh Aynesworth

    Monday, September 2 2013 12:49 PM EDT2013-09-02 16:49:52 GMT
    Shots fired in Dealey Plaza, Hugh Aynesworth was there. After J. D. Tippitt was shot, he was on the scene. The arrest of Lee Harvey Oswald happened in front of him. When Jack Ruby shot Oswald, Hugh Aynesworth was there.
    When shots were fired in Dealey Plaza, journalist Hugh Aynesworth was there. When police officer J. D. Tippit was shot, he was among the first on the scene. The arrest of Lee Harvey Oswald at the Texas Theatre happened right in front of him. And when Jack Ruby shot Oswald, again, Aynesworth was just a few feet away.
  • Mystery of Texas grave next to Oswald's solved

    Mystery of Texas grave next to Oswald's solved

    For years, curiosity-seekers visiting the Fort Worth, Texas grave of Lee Harvey Oswald have wondered about the simple headstone next door, marked "Nick Beef."
    For years, curiosity seekers visiting the Fort Worth, Texas, grave of Lee Harvey Oswald have wondered about the simple headstone next door, marked Nick Beef.
  • Detective handcuffed to Oswald gets commendation

    Detective handcuffed to Oswald gets commendation

    Thursday, August 1 2013 3:08 PM EDT2013-08-01 19:08:18 GMT
    The police detective who was handcuffed to Lee Harvey Oswald when he was shot was honored by the Dallas Police Department.
    The police detective who was handcuffed to Lee Harvey Oswald when he was shot was honored by the Dallas Police Department.
  • House where Oswald's family lived now a museum

    House where Oswald's family lived now a museum

    Thursday, August 1 2013 1:52 PM EDT2013-08-01 17:52:51 GMT
    Fifty years ago Lee Harvey Oswald's wife and infant daughter lived in a little ranch house. The city of Irving is now turning it into a museum.
    Fifty years ago Lee Harvey Oswald's wife and infant daughter lived in a little ranch house. The city of Irving is now turning it into a museum.
  • City tears down Lee Harvey Oswald's former Oak Cliff apartment

    City tears down Lee Harvey Oswald's former Oak Cliff apartment

    The walls are to come tumbling down on an apartment building where Lee Harvey Oswald once lived in Dallas.
    The walls are to come tumbling down on an apartment building where Lee Harvey Oswald once lived in Dallas.
  • JFK statue unveiled in downtown Fort Worth

    JFK statue unveiled in downtown Fort Worth

    Wednesday, November 7 2012 6:43 PM EST2012-11-07 23:43:08 GMT
    When people think about President John F. Kennedy, his assassination in Dallas usually comes to mind. But, another North Texas city also played a historic role in that fateful day.
    When people think about President John F. Kennedy, his assassination in Dallas usually comes to mind. But, another North Texas city also played a historic role in that fateful day.
  • Reporter who broke the news of JFK's death dies

    Reporter who broke the news of JFK's death dies

    Monday, July 23 2012 5:34 PM EDT2012-07-23 21:34:20 GMT
    Eddie Barker, the Channel 4 reporter who broke the new to the world that President John F. Kennedy had died, passed away Monday morning in Dallas.
    Eddie Barker, the Channel 4 reporter who broke the new to the world that President John F. Kennedy had died, passed away Monday morning in Dallas.
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