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
Did You Know?
When President and Mrs Kennedy are shown on Air Force One on November 22, 1963, they are told that they will shortly be landing at Love Field. The President is holding a newspaper which has a photo of the launch of a Saturn V Moon rocket. The first Saturn V launch took place on November 9, 1967 - 4 years later. See more
The Battle Hymn of the Republic
Written by Julia Ward Howe
Performed by William Steffe See more