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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

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