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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

R.C. Nelson, the often patrol partner of murdered Dallas police Officer J.D. Tippit.  (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Exclusive: J.D. Tippit’s Partner Talks For The First Time

On Friday it will be 50 years since the assassination of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy. But there was another murder on that dark day in Dallas — one you don’t hear as much about.

CBSDFW.COM–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

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

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

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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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Parkland Memorial Hospital Draws International Intrigue

Parkland Memorial Hospital is gaining a lot of international attention for the role the hospital played on November 22, 1963 — the day President John Fitzgerald Kennedy was assassinated.

CBS 11–10/25/2013

On the morning of Nov. 22, 1963, Lee Harvey Oswald left his wedding ring in a cup on the dresser and left $170 in one of its drawers before he headed for work at the Texas School Book Depository. (credit: CBS News)

Oswald Wedding Ring Sells For $118,000 At Auction

Lee Harvey Oswald’s gold wedding band has sold at auction for $118,000.

10/24/2013

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