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Remembering John F. Kennedy | 50 Years After the Assassination November 22, 1963

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Dallas: Nov. 22, 1963, 12:05 p.m. CT — Bettman/Corbis

AARP Is Gathering Memories About the Event That Stunned a Nation

Many of us remember November 22, 1963, including exactly where we were and how we felt. Please share your experience. Tell us how that moment — and the days that followed President John F. Kennedy's assassination — shaped you. Do


Timeline: Nov. 22 - 25, 1963

JFK Timeline - Noviembre 22 - 25, 1963

Air Force One: Nov. 22, 1963, 2:38 p.m. CT

CHEERS TO TEARS: From the president and first lady's arrival in Dallas to a three-year-old John Jr. saluting his father's coffin, a day-by-day account in words, pictures, film and news footage. Watch

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Ask Not: Pay Tribute to JFK, Become a Volunteer

The words from President Kennedy's inaugural address on January 20, 1961, still resonate: "My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you — ask what you can do for your country." Learn how you can give back to the country, and your community, today. Do


JFK Memories

Our Shared History

Jackie and John Kennedy

Jack and Jackie in Pictures

Photographer Jacques Lowe provided the nation with insider access to JFK and his young family. Lowe's photos are displayed in a special exhibit at the Newseum — and here. Watch

Presidential candidate Richard M. Nixon speaking during a televised debate while fellow candidate John F. Kennedy watches

The 1960 Campaign in Pictures

After one of the closest elections in U.S. history, John F. Kennedy, 43, became the youngest elected president, the only Catholic and the first born in the 20th century. Watch


Newsman Bob Schieffer Recalls the Day Kennedy Was Shot

As a 26-year-old police beat reporter in Fort Worth, Texas, he covered the events of November 22, 1963 — and let Lee Harvey Oswald's mother hitch a ride with him to Dallas. Read

President John F. Kennedy (1917-1963), thirty-fifth president of the United States, relaxes in his trademark rocking chair in the Oval Office

50 Facts About the JFK Assassination

Details you may not know surrounding the death of our 35th president. Here's one: Jackie's blood-stained Chanel suit is in the National Archives and can't be displayed until 2103. Read



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