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.
On the day that President Kennedy was assassinated, 50 years ago in downtown Dallas, Hugh Aynesworth was a 32-year-old reporter. But he was there only as a spectator.
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.
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.
Jack Douglas Jr. was just a boy when President Kennedy was assassinated, but he received a very interesting phone call that day, from someone looking for his father.
A wristwatch that’s believed to have been used to declare the time of President John F. Kennedy’s death is going on the auction block in New York City.
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.
Several new additions are in place at the Sixth Floor Museum in Dallas, in honor of the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy’s assassination. Check out what is now on display.
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.