The shooting death of President John F. Kennedy on a Friday afternoon in November 1963 was the Baby Boomers' 9/11. Schools sent kids home early. Businesses closed. Weekend plans were canceled. Millions of Americans gathered in front of their TV sets in shock and disbelief.

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November 23, 1963 was Carolyn and Ken Richardson's wedding day. They were scheduled to get married in a church near the scene of the shooting …

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Philip Jameson met with the President for 30 minutes, while in a very unique situation.

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FILE - In this Nov. 22, 1963 file photo, President John F. Kennedy and his wife, Jacqueline Kennedy, arrive at Love Field airport in Dallas. (…

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JFK Assassination: 50 years later. Where were you? Share your memories of this sad day in American history.

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50th Anniversary of the death of President John F. Kennedy

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They can still hear the voice that brought the news, breaking into a song on the car radio or disrupting a lesson over a school public address…

  • By TED ANTHONY, AP National Writer
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We cannot get past it, we Americans. Not a half century later. Maybe not even ever.

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A joint service color guard awaits the relighting of the JFK Enternal Flame (by the feet of the Soldier on far left) at Arlington National Cem…

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Five decades after President John F. Kennedy was fatally shot and long after official inquiries ended, thousands of pages of investigative doc…

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A clear majority of Americans still suspect there was a conspiracy behind President John F. Kennedy's assassination, but the percentage who be…

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On the very day John F. Kennedy died, a cottage industry was born. Fifty years and hundreds of millions of dollars later, it's still thriving.

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Not that many years ago, three portraits hung in thousands of African-American homes, a visual tribute to men who had helped black people navi…

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ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — The eternal flame at the gravesite of former President John F. Kennedy has been restored at Arlington National Cemetery.

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A visitor wearing a cowboy hat looks out onto Dealey Plaza from the Sixth Floor Museum located in the former Texas School Book Depository buil…

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FILE - In this Nov. 22, 1963 file photo, people, including right-wing protesters carrying a Confederate flag and anti-Kennedy placards, await …

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This Monday, Dec. 17, 2012 photo shows an angry letter to the mayor of Dallas concerning the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and ot…

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FILE - In this Nov. 22, 1963 file photo, President John F. Kennedy and first lady Jacqueline Kennedy ride in the backseat of an open limousine…

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A patron looks at a photo of President John F. Kennedy in a motorcade in Dallas before his assassination, on display at the Sixth Floor Museum…

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FILE - In this Nov. 23, 1963 file photo, people line the street in front of the Dallas criminal courts building and county jail in hope of cat…

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FILE - In this Nov. 23, 1963 file photo, people waiting for flights from Dallas at Love Field read the news of President John F. Kennedy's ass…

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FILE - In this Wednesday, May 22, 2013 file photo, a woman looks a mural of photos in the exhibit "Hotel Texas: An Art Exhibition for the Pres…

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Slow Motion Video of John F. Kennedy Assassination

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Walter Cronkite announcing the death of U.S. president John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963.

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Sgt. Davis, of the Dallas Police Department, believed he had prepared stringent security precautions, in an attempt to prevent demonstrations …

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The University of Virginia has given CBS News access to newly enhanced Dallas police recordings that tell the story of the day President John …

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Reporter Dan Rather was able to see the Zapruder footage and later narrated the film to CBS national television coverage, claiming that he saw…

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A 2009 Documentary that doesn't take sides in the JFK Assassination Debate.

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DALLAS (AP) — The mementoes are everywhere, preserved from a day five decades ago by people who wish they could forget:

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President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, former President Bill Clinton and his wife former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton…

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Suncoast man reflects on meeting JFK

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