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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

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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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

Picture dated 22 November 1963 of US President John F. Kennedy and his wife Jacqueline, shortly before his assassination in Dallas. Photo prise le 22 novembre 1963, du Président J. F. Kennedy et son épouse Jacqueline, juste avant son assassinat à Dallas. (Photo credit should read OFF/AFP/Getty Images)

Dan Rather Recalls ‘Four Dark Days’ In Dallas

News correspondent Dan Rather was in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963, hoping to coordinate coverage of a routine visit by then President John F. Kennedy.

11/15/2013

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Bob Schieffer Recalls JFK Assassination

CBS News chief correspondent Bob Schieffer was in Dallas when President Kennedy was shot, and spoke with CBS 11 News from Dealey Plaza about that day, 50 years ago.

11/15/2013

From the mug shots police took of Lee Harvey Oswald to the homicide report for the president he was accused of killing, a collection of rarely seen artifacts related to the assassination of John F. Kennedy are on display at Dallas City Hall. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Dallas Displays Oswald Fingerprints, Mug Shots

From the mug shots police took of Lee Harvey Oswald to the homicide report for the president he was accused of killing, a collection of rarely seen artifacts related to the assassination of John F. Kennedy has gone on display at Dallas City Hall.

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Monica Saldivar, 19, will sing the national anthem at the JFK 50th Commemoration in Dallas. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Teen Tapped To Sing At JFK 50th Commemoration

A 19-year-old college student has been tapped to sing the national anthem at the JFK 50th Commemoration later this month in Dallas.

11/08/2013

Dealey Plaza in downtown Dallas.(credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Historic JFK Assassination Items On Display

Many items that make up the searing images from the assassination of President John F. Kennedy are available for public viewing 50 years later, in cities all over the country.

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

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