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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

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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

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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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Surgeon Who Tried To Save JFK Reflects On Assassination Anniversary

Memories are flooding back from 50 years ago when President JFK was gunned down in Dallas, especially for the last surviving surgeon who tried to save his life.

CBS 11–11/18/2013

The 50th: Remembering JFK

The 50th: Remembering JFK Programming

CBS 11 News and CBSDFW.COM features coverage of the ongoing commemoration events and in-depth looks at Kennedy’s presidency from all angles, including the space race, civil rights and foreign policy.

11/18/2013

President John F. Kennedy and wife Jackie riding in his motorcade through the streets of Downtown Dallas on November 22, 1963

Best Events To Honor JFK’s Memory

There are many events this week to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy.

11/18/2013

The journalists pictured all covered the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. It was the first time televised reports "went live" from the field. (credit: CBS 11 News)

In Their Own Words: Remembering The JFK Assassination

In honor of the upcoming 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, CBS 11 News interviewed many people who remember that fateful day in history. Here are some of their stories.

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

President John F. Kennedy laughs during a press conference. (credit: National Archive/Newsmakers/Getty images)

Obamas, Clintons To Visit JFK Gravesite Wednesday

President Barack Obama will visit John F. Kennedy’s gravesite and honor two of Kennedy’s lasting initiatives as the nation observes the 50th anniversary of his assassination in the coming week.

11/16/2013

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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

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