Fifty years ago today, President John F Kennedy was to have delivered a speech at the Dallas Trade Mart. The text of the speech was preserved and will be delivered in public for the first time tonight, in the form of a film.
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 remembers the life, legacy and leadership of America’s 35th President, John F. Kennedy.
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.
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.
The man who will offer the invocation for Friday’s 50th anniversary of President Kennedy’s assassination has a special connection to the former president.
An auction house has withdrawn from sale the original artwork for a 1964 Superman comic book featuring President John F. Kennedy.
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.