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Special Report: JFK Remembered

Special Report: JFK Remembered
  • PPR kennedy main 1122 JFK shooting etched in memory

    Sandra Condon was selling a pair of gloves to a woman in Herman's department store in Plattsburgh when the awful news came; others around the North Country recall exactly what they were doing then, too.

    November 22, 2013 4 Photos

  • PPR JFK Nathan Farb 1122 Jay man worked for JFK in 1963

    "Our hands did not move right," writes Nathan Farb of trying to work after hearing the president was dead. "Our brains did not move right."

    November 22, 2013 1 Photo

  • PPR press republican jfk 1122 News family remembers horror of JFK killing

    Retired and current Press-Republican staffers share their memories.

    November 22, 2013 2 Photos

  • JFK and Wright.jpg Former Speaker Wright recalls witnessing JFK's assassination

    Nov. 22, 1963, the day of President Kennedy's assassination, Texas Congressman Jim Wright rode in a car only five vehicles behind the JFK's open convertible. Though now 90 years old, and 50 years later, Wright clearly recalls details of  that fateful day.

    November 22, 2013 1 Photo

  • Screen shot 2013-11-19 at 1.23.37 PM.png Interactive map: The assassination of President John F. Kennedy

    In the 50 years since the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, facts surrounding the event have been debated and scrutinized. Take an interactive look at Dealey Plaza, the motorcade’s route, the spot where Abraham Zapruder filmed his famous footage, and the infamous "grassy knoll."

    November 22, 2013 1 Photo

  • 11-22-13 Sonny Boyd main.jpg Detective remembers Kennedy's assassin as unnaturally calm

    Detective Elmer "Sonny" Boyd was doing a last security sweep through the Dallas Trade Mart, where President John F. Kennedy was scheduled to speak, when he and his partner got word of an incident involving the president's motorcade.

    November 22, 2013 1 Photo

  • news_jfkassassination.jpg JFK assassination: Some enduring conspiracy theories

    Over the years, more than 200 people and three dozen groups have been accused of being involved in Kennedy's assassination, author Vincent Bugliosi recently told CNN. So it’s understandable that conspiracy theories of all degrees of plausibility have gained — and lost — popularity in that time.

    November 22, 2013 1 Photo

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