Remembering JFK

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The limousine carrying mortally wounded President John F. Kennedy races toward the hospital seconds after he was shot in Dallas, Tx., Nov. 22, 1963. With secret service agent Clinton Hill riding on the back of the car, Mrs. John Connally, wife of the Texas governor, bends over her wounded husband, and Mrs. Kennedy leans over the president. (AP PhotoJustin Newman)
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FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 22, 1963 file photo, women burst into tears outside Parkland Hospital upon hearing that President John F. Kennedy died from a shooting while riding in a motorcade in Dallas. (AP PhotoFile)
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President John F. Kennedy is seen riding in motorcade approximately one minute before he was shot in Dallas, Tx., on Nov. 22, 1963. In the car riding with Kennedy are Mrs. Jacqueline Kennedy, right, Nellie Connally, left, and her husband, Gov. John Connally of Texas. (AP Photo)
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Secret servicemen standing on running boards follow the presidential limousine carrying President John F. Kennedy, right, rear seat, and first lady Jacqueline Kennedy, left, as well as Texas Gov. John Connally and his wife, Nellie, in Dallas, Texas, Nov. 22, 1963. Moments later, President John F. Kennedy was shot by an assassin. (AP Photo)
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This Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013 photo of an Associated Press teletype news bulletin from Friday, Nov. 22, 1963 shows news that President Kennedy had been shot in Dallas. The document is in the AP Corporate Archives in New York. (AP PhotoMark Lennihan)
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This Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013 photo of an Associated Press teletype news bulletin from Friday, Nov. 22, 1963 shows early news that President Kennedy had been shot in Dallas, in the AP Corporate Archives in New York. The document is timed at 12:40 p.m. (AP PhotoMark Lennihan)
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This Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013 photo of an Associated Press teletype news bulletin from Friday, Nov. 22, 1963 shows early news that President Kennedy had been shot in Dallas. The document is kept in the AP Corporate Archives in New York. (AP PhotoMark Lennihan)
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This Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013 photo of an Associated Press teletype news bulletin from Friday, Nov. 22, 1963 shows news that President Kennedy had died after being shot in Dallas. The message reads, "TWO PRIESTS STEPPED OUT OF PARKLAND HOSPITAL'S EMERGENCY WARD TODAY AND SAID PRESIDENT KENNEDY DIED OF HIS BULLET WOUNDS." The document is located in the AP Corporate Archives in New York. (AP PhotoMark Lennihan)
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President John F. Kennedy and his wife Jacqueline arrive at Dallas Love Field, Nov. 22, 1963, the day he was assassinated. (AP Photofiles)
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President John F. Kennedy slumps down in the back seat of the Presidential limousine as it speeds along Elm Street toward the Stemmons Freeway overpass after being fatally shot in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963. Mrs. Jacqueline Kennedy leans over the president as Secret Service agent Clinton Hill rides on the back of the car. (AP PhotoIke Altgens)
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President John F. Kennedy and first lady Jacqueline Kennedy holding bouquet, are shown upon their arrival on Air Force One in Houston, Tex., Nov. 21, 1963. With them, from left are: Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson and his wife Lady Bird Johnson Nellie Connally, wife of Texas Gov. John Connally, and Gov. Connally. Woman at far left is unidentified. (AP Photo)
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President John F. Kennedy is greeted by an enthusiastic crowd in front of the Hotel Texas in Fort Worth, Nov. 22, 1963. (AP Photo)
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Jacqueline Kennedy, widow of slain President John F. Kennedy, holds her children's hands outside St. Matthew's Cathedral in Washington, after funeral Mass for the president, Nov. 25, 1963. In front, from left: Caroline, Jacqueline and John F. Kennedy Jr. Behind them are the president's brothers, Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.), left, and Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy. (AP Photo)
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Eager hands reach out to shake hands with President John F. Kennedy and first lady Jacqueline Kennedy as they visited San Antonio, Tex., where the president dedicated the Aerospace Medical Center at Brooks Air Force Base, Nov. 21, 1963. (AP PhotoTed Powers)
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The motorcade of President John F. Kennedy is shown cruising down Main Street in Dallas on the morning of Nov. 22, 1963, moments before shots were fired at his limousine. (AP Photo)
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FILE - In this Nov. 22, 1963 file photo, President John F. Kennedy, center on foreground platform, addresses a rain-soaked crowd in Fort Worth, Texas. In an interview, Secret Service agent Clint Hill recalled, "I heard the noise outside" of a large, friendly crowd gathering, despite the drizzle, for a speech _ Kennedy's first event of a packed day. (AP PhotoFerd Kaufman)
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President John F. Kennedy and first lady Jacqueline Kennedy shake hands with well-wishers who lined the ramp at Houston International Airport to welcome them to the city, Nov. 21, 1963. (AP Photo)
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FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 22, 1963 file photo, Jacqueline Kennedy, with bloodstains on her clothes, holds hands with her brother-in-law, Attorney General Robert Kennedy, as the coffin carrying the body of President John F. Kennedy is placed in an ambulance after arriving at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. near Washington. President Kennedy was assassinated earlier that afternoon in Dallas. (AP Photo)
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FILE - In this Friday morning, Nov. 22, 1963 file photo, President John F. Kennedy, center, and Vice President Lyndon Johnson, center right, walk with others in downtown Fort Worth, Texas. Later in the morning, they headed to Dallas for a motorcade to a planned luncheon speech. It was part of a trip to help mend a rift among Texas Democrats and try to secure the state for Kennedy in the 1964 election. (AP PhotoHouston Chronicle)
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FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 22, 1963 file photo, seen through the foreground convertible's windshield, President John F. Kennedy's hand reaches toward his head within seconds of being fatally shot as first lady Jacqueline Kennedy holds his forearm as the motorcade proceeds along Elm Street past the Texas School Book Depository in Dallas. Gov. John Connally was also shot. (AP PhotoJames W. "Ike" Altgens)
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FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 22, 1963 photo from the White House via the John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library in Boston, Lyndon B. Johnson is sworn in as president as Jacqueline Kennedy stands at his side in the cabin of the presidential plane on the ground at Love Field in Dallas. Judge Sarah T. Hughes, a Kennedy appointee to the Federal court, left, administers the oath. In background, from left are, Associate Press Secretary Malcolm Kilduff, holding microphone Jack Valenti, administrative assistant to Johnson Rep. Albert Thomas, D-Texas. Lady Bird Johnson and Rep. Jack Brooks, D-Texas. (AP PhotoWhite House, Cecil Stoughton, via the John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library, Boston)
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FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 25, 1963 file photo, Marie Tippit, widow of police officer J.D. Tippit who was slain during the search for President John F. Kennedy's assassin, is led weeping from Beckley Hills Baptist Church in Dallas after funeral services for her husband. The services began about the time those for Kennedy were ending in Washington. (AP Photo)

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