JFK Assassination

The window where Lee Harvey Oswald allegedly assassinated President John F. Kennedy, seen at the Sixth Floor Museum, formally the site of the Texas School Book Depository on October 8, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

New Features Come To Sixth Floor Museum

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.

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

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Exhibit Shows JFK’s Time In Fort Worth

The assassination of President John F. Kennedy happened 50 years ago this week. But a new exhibit at UTA shows the happier side of that fateful trip, before he arrived in Dallas.

11/18/2013

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FWISD Debuts Documentary To Remember JFK Assassination

Fort Worth ISD is remembering the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy with a short documentary.

CBS 11–11/15/2013

Picture dated 22 November 1963 of US President John F. Kennedy and his wife Jacqueline, shortly before his assassination in Dallas. Photo prise le 22 novembre 1963, du Président J. F. Kennedy et son épouse Jacqueline, juste avant son assassinat à Dallas. (Photo credit should read OFF/AFP/Getty Images)

Dan Rather Recalls ‘Four Dark Days’ In Dallas

News correspondent Dan Rather was in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963, hoping to coordinate coverage of a routine visit by then President John F. Kennedy.

11/15/2013

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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

Tourists visit the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

Sixth Floor Museum Adds Ruby Photo Items

The Dallas museum chronicling the life and death of President John F. Kennedy has added several items visible in a Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph of Jack Ruby shooting Kennedy assassin Lee Harvey Oswald.

11/08/2013

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

Historic JFK Assassination Items On Display

Many items that make up the searing images from the assassination of President John F. Kennedy are available for public viewing 50 years later, in cities all over the country.

11/08/2013

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

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Irving House Where Oswald Stayed Turns Into Museum

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.

CBS 11–11/04/2013

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Free Downtown Dallas Shuttle Service Begins

A new Dallas shuttle bus service will help highlight the city’s history and cater to crowds expected for the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

11/04/2013

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