By the time The Christchurch Star was published on the afternoon of Saturday 23 November 1963, it would have been hard to find someone in Christchurch who had not already heard that the President of the United States, John Fitzgerald Kennedy had been assassinated earlier that morning (7:00am New Zealand time). 830 more words
Some Words About JFK
November 22, 2017, is the fifty-fourth anniversary of the assassination of US president John Fitzgerald Kennedy.
At 12:30 PM Central Standard Time on the 22nd of November 1963, three shots rang out in rapid succession over President John Fitzgerald Kennedy’s motorcade gliding along Elm Street through Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Texas. 2,635 more words
The assassination of John Fitzgerald Kennedy became one of the watershed moments of the 20th century.
Just after noon on November 22, 1963, the 35th President of the United States was shot and killed by Lee Harvey Oswald, an ex-marine. 283 more words