November 23, 1997 |
Exactly 34 years after his assassination, hundreds of people gathered in Dallas' Dealey Plaza to honor former President John F. Kennedy, who was murdered Nov. 22, 1963, as he was driven in an open-top limousine through the plaza. About 500 people stood on the infamous "grassy knoll"--from where some believe Kennedy's true, unidentified killer fired the fatal shot--and held a moment of silence at 12:30 p.m. in what has become an annual ritual.
August 3, 1998 |
Records of the 1963 autopsy performed on John F. Kennedy are incomplete, and the doctors who conducted it undermined the integrity of their work by trying to protect "the privacy and the sensibilities of the president's family," a government review board says.
April 3, 2004 |
The History Channel apologized Friday for presenting a program last November that suggested former President Lyndon B. Johnson was involved in a conspiracy to assassinate his predecessor, John F. Kennedy.
September 22, 1992 |
John F. Kennedy is assassinated in Dallas again tonight. Only this time, the conspiracy is that there is no conspiracy. "Everyone seems to be on the conspiracy bandwagon, but I've never been on it," said Donald P. Bellisario, executive producer of "Quantum Leap," which begins its fifth season with a two-hour re-examination of history at 8 tonight on NBC (Channels 4, 36 and 39).
July 28, 1992 |
The Senate voted Monday to require the government to publicly release its files on the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy. On a voice vote, lawmakers approved a measure compelling officials to release the documents after reviewing them. They would be available to the public through the National Archives.
November 23, 2004 |
A British company chose Monday, the 41st anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination, to release a video game re-creating the 1963 shooting. A spokesman for the president's brother, Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.), called the game "despicable." The Glasgow, Scotland-based firm Traffic said "JFK Reloaded" was an educational "docu-game" that would help disprove conspiracy theories about Kennedy's death.
November 22, 1993 |
The site where President John F. Kennedy was assassinated will be designated as a national historic landmark today, the 30th anniversary of his death. Nellie Connally, widow of former Texas Gov. John B. Connally, who was seriously wounded in the Nov. 22, 1963 attack, was scheduled to make the official presentation of the plaque. The Connallys were riding in the same open-air limousine with the President and his wife when shots rang out in Dealey Plaza, on the west end of downtown.
March 20, 1998 |
An oak rocking chair from John F. Kennedy's suite at New York's Carlyle Hotel sold Thursday for $332,500 as an auction wound up with more enthusiastic bidding than the dismal first day. Total sales figures from the auction at Guernsey's auction house weren't expected to be available until today.