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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)

Dallas Roads Closed Ahead Of JFK Events

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.

11/21/2013

A police officer displays his badge. (credit: William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

DPD To Hold Vigil For Officer Slain By Oswald

With the National focus being on the JFK memorial ceremonies this Friday, the Dallas Police Department is planning on honoring one of it’s own that was also lost on that fateful day.

11/20/2013

(credit: Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

TV Programming Note For November 22

I decided to use this week’s blog to advise you, our viewers, about some one-time only midday program changes on CBS 11 and TXA 21 this Friday, due to JFK coverage.

11/20/2013

The permanent JFK Tribute in Fort Worth. (credit: CBS 11 NEWS)

Channel 11 & JFK’s Last Speech, The Live Broadcast

Most people associate live TV and President John F. Kennedy with the moments after his assassination. But Channel 11 carried President Kennedy’s last speech live from Fort Worth, hours before he was killed.

CBS 11–11/20/2013

on November 20, 2013 in Washington, DC. (credit: Getty Images)

Obama Opens JFK Tribute With Freedom Medals

President Barack Obama opened a day of tributes to former President John F. Kennedy on Wednesday by bestowing the Presidential Medal of Freedom on prominent Americans, 50 years after Kennedy was assassinated weeks short of the medal’s first award ceremony.

11/20/2013

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CBS 11 News Producer Recalls JFK Phone Call

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.

11/20/2013

Home video of of President John F. Kennedy, recorded just one day before he was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. (credit: The Botello Film/Sixth Floor Museum)

Watch Believed To Time JFK’s Death For Sale

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.

11/20/2013

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

(credit: Heritage Auctions)

President JFK’s Rocking Chair, Flags Up For Auction In Dallas

One of President John F. Kennedy’s rocking chairs, which he used in the Oval Office, and the flags that hung behind his desk are among the items on display this week for public viewing in Dallas.

CBS 11–11/19/2013

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

(credit: CBS 11 News)

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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