JFK Assassination

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President John F. Kennedy's limousine heads for Air Force One at Brooks Air Force Base in San Antonio, Nov. 21, 1963. The president and his entourage were heading to Houston. (AP Photo)
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President John F. Kennedy and first lady Jacqueline Kennedy walk through the rain at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland, Nov. 21, 1963, to board the presidential jet for a flight to San Antonio, Texas. The president and his wife plan to spend two days in Texas. (AP PhotoJohn Rous)
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President John F. Kennedy attends the dedication ceremony of the Aerospace Medical Center at Brooks Air Force Base in San Antonio, Tex., Nov. 21, 1963. Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson, first lady Jacqueline Kennedy, Johnson's wife Lady Bird Johnson, Texas Gov. John Connally and his wife Nellie Connally, along with other dignitaries applaud at seats behind rostrum. (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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President John F. Kennedy, front, right, exits the Hotel Texas in Fort Worth, at 8:45 a.m., Nov. 22, 1963. He is on his way to greet crowds and make a speech. At right holding hat and wearing raincoat is Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson. (AP Photo)
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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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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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President John F. Kennedy applauds Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson at the Fort Worth, Tex., Chamber of Commerce breakfast, Nov. 22, 1963. The vice president's wife, Lady Bird Johnson is at far left. (AP PhotoFerd Kaufman)
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ST-C420-47-63 22 November 1963 President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy exit the Hotel Texas after the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce Breakfast, Fort Worth, Texas. Please Credit:"Cecil Stoughton. White House Photographs. John. F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston."
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ST-C420-51-63 22 November 1963 President and Mrs. Kennedy descend the stairs from Air Force One at Love Field in Dallas, TX, 22 November 1963. Please credit: Cecil StoughtonJohn F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston. Scanned from original 2 14" neg
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President Kennedy and the first lady Jacqueline Kennedy receive an enthusiastic welcome as they arrive in Dallas Love Field, Nov. 22, 1963. Later that day the president was assassinated as his motorcade moved through the city. (AP Photo)
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U.S. President John F. Kennedy and first lady Jacqueline Kennedy are riding in the backseat of an open limousine on Main Street at Ervay Street as the presidential motorcade approaches Dealey Plaza in downtown Dallas, Texas, on November 22, 1963. Only moments later the ride ends in the president's assassination. Texas Gov. John Connally, who will be wounded in the ambush attack, and his wife Nellie are seated in the limousine's jump seat. (AP Photo)
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Seen through the limousine's windshield as it proceeds along Elm Street past the Texas School Book Depository, President John F. Kennedy appears to raise his hand toward his head within seconds of being fatally shot in Dallas, Nov 22, 1963. Mrs. Jacqueline Kennedy holds the President's forearm in an effort to aid him. Gov. John Connally of Texas, who was in the front seat, was also shot. (AP PhotoJames W. (Ike) Altgens)
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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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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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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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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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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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Secret Service agent Clint Hill climbs into the back seat of the limousine a moment after President John F. Kennedy and Governor John Connally of Texas were shot in Dallas, Nov. 22, 1963. Black arrow points to Mrs. Connally ducking bullets, and white arrow points out the agent's foot, mistakenly thought to be the president's when the photo first ran. (AP Photo) **NO SALES**
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President Kennedy's limousine speeds along Elm Street toward the Stemmons Freeway overpass moments after he was shot at Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Tex., Nov. 22, 1963. Secret Service agent Clint Hill is seen on the back of the car as Jacqueline Kennedy tends to her fatally wounded husband. (AP Photo)
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Two unidentified women burst into tears outside Parkland Hospital on hearing that President John F. Kennedy died from the bullet fired by an assassin while riding in a motorcade in Dallas, Nov. 22, 1963. Gov. John Connally of Texas also shot and in serious condition. (AP Photo)
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An unidentified plainclothes officer carries the rifle which was used in the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, Nov. 22, 1963. (AP Photo)
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Lee Harvey Oswald sits in police custody shortly after being arrested for assassinating U.S. President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, Texas, Nov. 22, 1963. Oswald was shot and killed two days later by Jack Ruby, a local club owner, as he was being transferred to a city jail. (AP Photo)
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Lee Harvey Oswald, suspected assassin of U.S. President John F. Kennedy, holds up his manacled hands at police headquarters in Dallas, Texas, where he is held for questioning, on Nov. 22, 1963. New testing on the type of ammunition used in the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy raises questions about whether Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone, according to a study by researchers at Texas A&M University. (AP PhotoFerd Kaufman)
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Lt. J.C. Day of the Dallas, Texas, police crime lab holds a fingerprint record of Lee Harvey Oswald, who is formally charged with the assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy, on November 22, 1963. (AP Photo)
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Police Lt. J.C. Day holds aloft the bolt-action rifle with telescopic sight which was allegedly used in the assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy, Dallas, Texas, on November 22, 1963. (AP Photo)
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M.N. McDonald, Dallas patrolman who participated in yesterday's capture of Lee Harvey Oswald, said he arrested two kids for stealing hubcaps, Nov. 23, 1963. "That makes me an ordinary cop, I guess," he said. He is shown holding a revolver of Lee Harvey Oswald's. (AP Photo)
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Lee Harvey Oswald is led down a corridor of the Dallas police station for another round of questioning in connection with the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Nov. 23, 1963. Oswald, who denies any involvement in the shooting, is formally charged with murder. (AP Photo)
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First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy, her dress stained with blood, stands with Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, holding her hand, as they watch the casket of her slain husband, President John F. Kennedy, placed in an ambulance at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., near Washington, November 22, 1963. The body of the president was flown from Dallas, Texas, where he was fatally shot earlier in the day. At right are Evelyn Lincoln, glasses, and Kenneth O'Donnell of the White House staff. Mrs. Lincoln was the late president's personal secretary. (AP Photo)
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Her stockings and dress soiled, widowed first lady Jacqueline Kennedy reaches for the door of the ambulance carrying the body of her slain husband at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., on Nov. 22, 1963. The late President's brother, Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, accompanies her at right. The first lady had just arrived from Dallas with her husband's body aboard a presidential jet. (AP Photo)
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Lee Harvey Oswald, accused assassin of President John F. Kennedy, reacts as Dallas night club owner Jack Ruby, foreground, shoots at him from point blank range in a corridor of Dallas police headquarters, November 24, 1963. Plainclothesman at left is Jim A. Leavelle. (AP PhotoDallas Times-Herald, Bob Jackson)
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Lee Harvey Oswald, accussed assassin of President John F. Kennedy, is placed on a stretcher after being shot in the stomach in Dallas, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 24, 1963. Nightclub owner Jack Ruby shot and killed Oswald as the prisoner was being transferred through the underground garage of Dallas police headquarters. (AP PhotoDavid F. Smith)
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Police and reporters react after the shooting of Lee Harvey Oswald, President Kennedy's assassin, in Dallas, Tex., Nov. 24, 1963. Hat belonging to Oswald's shooter, Jack Ruby, is shown. (AP Photo)
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This diagram shows how Lee Harvey Oswald, suspected assassin of Pres. John F. Kennedy, was slain while being transferred to the county jail, Nov. 24, 1963. He was brought down the elevator en route to an armored car at Commerce Street when gunned down by Jack Ruby. Oswald died a short time later in the hospital. (AP Photo)
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Nightclub owner Jack Ruby is led through the Dallas city jail on his way to his arraignment in Dallas, Tex. on Nov. 24, 1963. Ruby was charged for the murder of Lee Harvey Oswald, the man accused with assassinating John F. Kennedy. Others are unidentified. (AP Photo)

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50th Anniversary of the JFK assassination.

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