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.
Two flags that were displayed by President John F. Kennedy in the Oval Office, and one of his rocking chairs, sold at auction on Saturday night for nearly $513,000.
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.
From around the world, they flocked downtown saying the dreary weather would not keep them away… keep them from marking this dark day in Dallas’ history and indeed the nation’s.
Conspiracy theorists are among those gathered in Dallas as the city marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
Fifty years ago today President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jackie began their day at a chamber of commerce breakfast in Fort Worth. This morning, the chamber held a breakfast at the same hote
Former President George W. Bush remembered JFK as a defender of liberty. Bush released a statement honoring the slain president on the anniversary of the assassination.
Tom Owens is the last surviving officer from the Fort Worth Police Department who was tasked with protecting President Kennedy the night before he traveled to Dallas.
Sercret Service agent Clint Hill jumped into President Kennedy’s limo when shots were fired, and he was in DFW again on Friday for the 50th anniversary of that dark day.
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.