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President John F. Kennedy and wife Jackie riding in his motorcade through the streets of Downtown Dallas on November 22, 1963

Remembering JFK In Dallas, Boston, & Around The World

An account of Friday’s ceremonies and events in Dallas, nationwide and around the world making the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s assassination

11/22/2013

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Bishop Shares His Connection With JFK

The man who will offer the invocation for Friday’s 50th anniversary of President Kennedy’s assassination has a special connection to the former president.

11/21/2013

R.C. Nelson, the often patrol partner of murdered Dallas police Officer J.D. Tippit.  (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Exclusive: J.D. Tippit’s Partner Talks For The First Time

On Friday it will be 50 years since the assassination of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy. But there was another murder on that dark day in Dallas — one you don’t hear as much about.

CBSDFW.COM–11/20/2013

People photograph an 'x' on Elm street where John F. Kennedy was assassinated near the former Texas School Book Depository, now the Dallas County Administration Building. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

X’s Marking Spots Where JFK Was Shot Removed

The ‘X’s that mark the spots on the street where President John F. Kennedy was assassinated are gone. The disappearance of the marks came as Dallas prepares for events to commemorate the 50th anniversary of JFK being assassinated.

11/19/2013

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Surgeon Who Tried To Save JFK Reflects On Assassination Anniversary

Memories are flooding back from 50 years ago when President JFK was gunned down in Dallas, especially for the last surviving surgeon who tried to save his life.

CBS 11–11/18/2013

President John F. Kennedy and wife Jackie riding in his motorcade through the streets of Downtown Dallas on November 22, 1963

Best Events To Honor JFK’s Memory

There are many events this week to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy.

11/18/2013

From the mug shots police took of Lee Harvey Oswald to the homicide report for the president he was accused of killing, a collection of rarely seen artifacts related to the assassination of John F. Kennedy are on display at Dallas City Hall. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Dallas Displays Oswald Fingerprints, Mug Shots

From the mug shots police took of Lee Harvey Oswald to the homicide report for the president he was accused of killing, a collection of rarely seen artifacts related to the assassination of John F. Kennedy has gone on display at Dallas City Hall.

CBS 11–11/14/2013

As the anniversary of the John F. Kennedy assassination looms, the City of Irving is making a museum out of the home where Marina and Lee Harvey Oswald spent their final night together. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Oswald Home In Irving To Open As Museum

Fifty years after JFK’s assassination, Irving is opening a house it hopes will tell a part of the story many people don’t know; where Marina and Lee Harvey Oswald spent their last night together.

10/18/2013

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Texas Exhibit To Show Connally’s Clothing When JFK Shot

Texas state archivists now have readied the suit and shirt worn by Texas Gov. John Connally from the day JFK was shot as the centerpiece of an exhibit to mark next month’s 50th anniversary of Kennedy’s assassination.

10/15/2013

President John F. Kennedy and wife Jackie riding in his motorcade through the streets of Downtown Dallas on November 22, 1963

JFK Art Project Spreads ‘Love’ Around Dallas

About 30,000 works of art reflecting on love will be displayed throughout Dallas this fall to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy as his motorcade passed through downtown.

09/21/2013

Former President John F. Kennedy, pictured on November 9, 1960. (credit: AFP/AFP/Getty Images)

5,000 Allowed Into JFK Anniversary Event In Dallas

By their own admission, the officials in charge of the ceremony marking President John F. Kennedy’s death have set up a relatively complex process for those wanting to attend.

06/20/2013

In this handout photo provided by the Nueces County Sheriff's Department, Manssor Arbab Arbabsiar is seen in this 2001 mug shot. Arbabsiar, along with Gholam Shakuri, was charged October 11, 2011 with plotting to killing the Saudi Arabian Ambassador to the U.S. and to bomb the Israeli and Saudi Arabian embassies in Washington DC. Arbabsiar. The U.S. alleges that Arbabsiar, a naturalized U.S. citizen originally from Iran, is linked to the Quds Force, a faction of Iran's Revolutionary Guards. (Photo courtesy of Nueces County Sheriff's Office via Getty Images)

Texan Gets 25 Years In Prison For 2011 Saudi Assassination Plot

A federal judge in New York has sentenced a Texas man to 25 years in prison for plotting to kill Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the United States.

05/30/2013

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