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Reflections on President Kennedy's Assassination

John F. Kennedy's Casket in the White House

John F. Kennedy's Casket in the White House

Dallas, Texas
Saturday, November 16, 2013

This November 22nd marks the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy’s assassination. Dr. Thomas McConnell, who was the Medical Officer of the Day at the Pentagon on the day JFK was assassinated, talks about his experiences at the White House, the U.S. Capitol and at Arlington National Cemetery in the days after the president’s death. The Sixth Floor Museum in Dallas, Texas hosted this event. The museum is located in the old Texas School Book Depository which employed Lee Harvey Oswald, the prime suspect in the president’s murder. Evidence that shots were fired from the building’s sixth floor was discovered after the assassination

Updated: Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 12:33pm (ET)

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