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People watch a historical broadcast about the life of former President John F. Kennedy near Dealey Plaza on November 22, 2013 in Dallas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

The Final Hours Of A Full Day Of Remembrance

The skies were grey and so was the mood for the thousands who went to Dealey Plaza Friday. The emotions of the dark day in Dallas returned for some and were felt for the first time by others.

CBSDFW.COM–11/22/2013

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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

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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

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

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

JFK Assassination Through My 6-Year-Old Eyes

The day that changed the world came on November 22, 1963. It was a sunny but cold and windy day in Dallas. I was a fourth-grader sitting in the library when the principal came on the public address system to inform the kids what had happened.

CBS 11–11/06/2013

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

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. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Oswald Home In Irving To Open As Museum

Fifty years after JFK’s assassination, Irving is opening a house it hopes will tell a part of the story many people don’t know; where Marina and Lee Harvey Oswald spent their last night together.

10/18/2013