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John F. Kennedy assassination

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DISD Eighth-Graders Witness 50th JFK Commemoration

A group of DISD students had an up close look at the ceremony honoring JFK, Friday. Eighth-graders from Kennedy-Curry Middle School wrote essays about the life, legacy and lessons the President left behind.

CBS 11–11/22/2013

People visit the John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza on November 22, 2013 in Dallas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

JFK Ceremony Attendees Mark Dark Day In Dallas History

From around the world, they flocked downtown saying the dreary weather would not keep them away… keep them from marking this dark day in Dallas’ history and indeed the nation’s.

CBS 11–11/22/2013

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Kennedy Secret Service Agent Returns To North Texas

Fifty years ago today President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jackie began their day at a chamber of commerce breakfast in Fort Worth. This morning, the chamber held a breakfast at the same hote

CBSDFW.COM–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

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

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

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

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

(credit: CBS 11 News)

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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