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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

Dealey Plaza in downtown Dallas.(credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Dallas County Buildings To Close For JFK Day

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.

11/19/2013

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Tourists Flock To Dealey Plaza As Dallas Remembers JFK

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.

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

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Bob Schieffer Recalls JFK Assassination

CBS News chief correspondent Bob Schieffer was in Dallas when President Kennedy was shot, and spoke with CBS 11 News from Dealey Plaza about that day, 50 years ago.

11/15/2013

This photo shows the Grassy Knoll and the former Texas School Book Depository Building in Dealey Plaza, where the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy took place in Dallas, Texas. (credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Zapruder Film: Images As History, Pre-Smartphone

If anything happens in this era of smartphones and multi-G wireless networks, a horde of “citizen journalists” will likely capture and broadcast it. In Dallas’s Dealey Plaza on Nov. 22, 1963, only a handful managed to record the assassination of JFK.

11/05/2013

The journalists pictured all covered the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. It was the first time televised reports "went live" from the field. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Journalists Recall Kennedy Assassination; Discuss Fateful Day

In a little more than a month Dallas and the rest of America will mark a solemn anniversary: the killing of President John F. Kennedy at Dealey Plaza. On Saturday four men who were journalists there that day shared their thoughts at Dallas’ Sixth Floor Museum.

10/19/2013

Trayvon Martin

Shooting Death Of Florida Teen Sparks Nationwide Movement

One month since the shooting death of a Florida teen, the movement for action has spread across the nation, including three straight days of rallies in Dallas.

03/25/2012

Dallas Ferris Wheel

Alternate Location Sought For Dallas “Observation” Wheel

The company hoping to build a Ferris wheel-type attraction in Dallas has decided to “reassess” their proposal.

10/31/2011

Dallas Ferris Wheel

Dallas Commissioners Set To Vote On “Observation” Wheel

Dallas County commissioners are scheduled to vote Tuesday on whether or not to build a massive “observation” wheel that’s expected to be a lot like others already in Europe.

10/25/2011

Dallas Ferris Wheel

Another Ferris Wheel Could Come To Dallas In 2012

Downtown Dallas could soon have a brand new attraction around the JFK Memorial and Dealey Plaza — a 17-story Ferris Wheel.

10/18/2011

Protestors rallied in Downtown Dallas for Libya and Iran on Feb. 20, 2011.

Protests Held In Downtown Dallas For Freedom In Libya, Iran

They’re thousands of miles from Libya, but dozens of people at two demonstrations in Downtown Dallas Sunday said they feel they can make a difference.

02/20/2011

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