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Flowers are placed at a memorial in Dealey Plaza on November 21, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Dallas Remembers JFK At Downtown Event

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.

11/22/2013

The interior of the Texas Theatre in Dallas, where Oswald hid after shooting President Kennedy.  (Dallas Police Dept. photo)

JFK 50: How November 22nd Changed 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.

CBS 11–11/21/2013

A photo taken from the video shot by then 12-year-old Johnny Haller on November 22, 1963. It shows JFK mere minutes before he was assassinated. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

12-Year-Old Records History Moments Before Assassination

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.

CBSDFW.COM–11/21/2013

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Bishop Shares His Connection With JFK

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.

11/21/2013

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Disputed JFK Comic Art Withdrawn From Auction

An auction house has withdrawn from sale the original artwork for a 1964 Superman comic book featuring President John F. Kennedy.

11/21/2013

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Reporter Blames JFK Chaos On “Wannabes”

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.

11/21/2013

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)

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

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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

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