As Dallas prepared for a JFK remembrance ceremony last week, the Xs marking the spots were the President was shot vanished. But one of them has mysteriously returned.
The skies were grey and so was the mood for the thousands who went to Dealey Plaza Friday. The emotions of the dark day in Dallas returned for some and were felt for the first time by others.
A group of DISD students had an up close look at the ceremony honoring JFK, Friday. Eighth-graders from Kennedy-Curry Middle School wrote essays about the life, legacy and lessons the President left behind.
Conspiracy theorists are among those gathered in Dallas as the city marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
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
Dallas and the entire nation will pause to remember President Kennedy on Friday. It was 50 years ago that the President was shot and killed at Dealey Plaza in downtown Dallas.
For one day at the Texas Theatre it is as if nothing has changed in 50 years. Moviegoers can buy a ticket for 90-cents and watch the same movie, “War is Hell”, as those unsuspecting witnesses did in 1963.
The infamous Zapruder Film of the Kennedy assassination is known by just about everyone, but a young boy also shot film of the President on November 22, 1963. It’s video he never shared publicly until now.
There are many events planned in downtown Dallas for the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy’s assassination, and travel around the area is already problematic.
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.
Dallas County government buildings, including courts and the tax office, will be closed Friday as the city marks the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy’s assassination.
From Chicago and New York. From Japan and Denmark. You will find tourists from around the world during a visit to Dealey Plaza, especially this week as Dallas commemorates the 50th anniversary of President JFK’s assassination.