After the averted Cuba missile crisis and Jackie's return, JFK seems back on the rails in political and private life. He and his presidential entourage tour the country to rekindle his popularity in view of reelection prospects. During the visit to Dallas, Secret Sevice protection fails to prevent previously non-notable sniper Lee Harvey Oswald from taking aim and prematurely ending the first Catholic presidency. His family and country are shocked, even the world. Written by
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The footage of the motorcade driving through Dallas prior to Kennedy's assassination shows the police inspecting the Texas School Book Depository.
These images were taken minutes after Lee Harvey Oswald allegedly killed Kennedy from the Sixth Floor. See more
The Battle Hymn of the Republic
Written by Julia Ward Howe
Performed by William Steffe See more